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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, WICKER WELCOME APPOINTMENT OF JOHN G. CAMPBELL TO LEAD USDA RURAL DEVELOPMENT IN MISSISSIPPI

HYDE-SMITH, WICKER WELCOME APPOINTMENT OF JOHN G. CAMPBELL TO LEAD USDA RURAL DEVELOPMENT IN MISSISSIPPI

Miss. Senators Recommended Greenville Native and Hyde-Smith Aide for Key USDA Agency in Mississippi

John Gordon Campbell
John Gordon Campbell

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) and Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) today welcomed the appointment of Greenville native John G. Campbell as the new State Director for USDA Rural Development in Mississippi.

The Mississippi Senators recommended Campbell,...

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH PRAISE AWARD OF $15.57 MILLION FOR IMPROVEMENTS TO LOCAL AIRPORTS

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH PRAISE AWARD OF $15.56 MILLION FOR IMPROVEMENTS TO LOCAL AIRPORTS

Annual FAA Grants Include Additional Aid for Coronavirus Relief

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today marked the award of $15.56 million in grants to make improvements at 22 Mississippi airports.

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) awards include a $4.97 million for the Louisville-Winston County Airport and $3.86 million for the Golden Triangle...

HYDE-SMITH ANNOUNCES $2.32 MILLION IN PILT PAYMENTS TO MISS. COUNTIES

HYDE-SMITH ANNOUNCES $2.32 MILLION IN PILT PAYMENTS TO MISS. COUNTIES

Dept. of the Interior Program Helps Counties with Federal Lands, Installations

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today announced that 72 counties in Mississippi with tax-exempt, federal property will receive $2.32 million in Payment in Lieu of Taxes (PILT) payments for 2020.

The U.S. Department of the Interior issues the PILT payments to counties, with local officials retaining authority to allocate...

Trump Signs Order To Reduce Regulatory Delays

Waterways Journal

Trump Signs Order To Reduce Regulatory Delays

By Jim Myers

Washington, D.C.—President Donald Trump, who has made regulatory reform a hallmark of his administration, signed another executive order directing federal agencies, including those important to the waterways industry, to...