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Senator Hyde-Smith believes rebuilding infrastructure is key to the future of Mississippi and the nation.  She understands that aging highways, bridges, and basic public works infrastructure represents an impediment to public safety and economic growth.  She includes the need for greater broadband access among these needs.  Senator Hyde-Smith is committed to using her committee assignments to support responsible efforts to improve infrastructure, particularly in rural areas.


HYDE-SMITH, CASSIDY & COLLINS CALL FOR SWIFT PASSAGE OF LEGISLATION TO PROVIDE $500 BILLION TO LOCAL GOVERNMENTS AMID COVID-19

HYDE-SMITH, CASSIDY & COLLINS CALL FOR SWIFT PASSAGE OF LEGISLATION TO PROVIDE $500 BILLION TO LOCAL GOVERNMENTS AMID COVID-19
 
Senators File the SMART Act as an Amendment to the COVID-19 Relief Package

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today joined Senators Bill Cassidy, M.D. (R-La.) and Susan Collins (R-Maine) to file the State and Municipal Assistance for Recovery and Transition (SMART) Act as an amendment to the Senate COVID-19 relief package.  Consideration of the...

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH, PALAZZO, & GUEST ANNOUNCE $16.02 MILLION FOR MISSISSIPPI ROAD IMPROVEMENTS

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH, PALAZZO, & GUEST ANNOUNCE $16.02 MILLION FOR MISSISSIPPI ROAD IMPROVEMENTS

Hattiesburg, Barnett Reservoir Projects Receive Major Boost from U.S. Department of Transportation BUILD Grants

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) and Representatives Steven Palazzo (R-Miss.) and Michael Guest (R-Miss.) today announced the award of $16.02 million in federal grant funding for road improvements in Hattiesburg and the Jackson metro area...

HYDE-SMITH ADVOCATES FOR EXPANDED AVIATION WORKFORCE TRAINING

HYDE-SMITH ADVOCATES FOR EXPANDED AVIATION WORKFORCE TRAINING

Miss. Senator Joins Bipartisan Push for USDOT, FAA to Implement Two Workforce Grant Programs

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today joined a bipartisan push for full implementation of two aviation workforce grant programs created by Congress in 2018 to expand the development of the next generation of aircraft pilots and maintenance technicians.

Hyde-Smith is among 20 Senators who signed a letter to...

CTA receives $7.9 million in CARES Act funding

WLOX-TV Biloxi

CTA receives $7.9 million in CARES Act funding

By WLOX Staff

BILOXI, Miss. (WLOX) - The Federal Transportation Administration has awarded $7.9 million to the Mississippi Coast Transit Authority through CARES Act funding.

The CTA will use these funds to continue providing transit...

East Mississippi airports receive federal grants for upgrades

Meridian Star

East Mississippi airports receive federal grants for upgrades

By Bill Graham 
 
Two airports in East Mississippi are in line for federal grants to improve their facilities. 

The FAA grants include full reimbursement for the local match requirement as a result of the CARES Act,...