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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.


MISS. DELEGATION WELCOMES FEDERAL DISASTER DECLARATION APPROVAL

MISS. DELEGATION WELCOMES FEDERAL DISASTER DECLARATION APPROVAL

Delegation Supported Gov. Reeves’ Request for Federal Aid Following Fatal April Storms

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) and U.S. Representatives Bennie Thompson (D-Miss.), Trent Kelly (R-Miss.), Michael Guest (R-Miss.), and Mike Ezell (R-Miss.) today welcomed President Biden’s approval of Governor Tate Reeves’ request for a federal disaster declaration after severe storms...

HYDE-SMITH SAYS REPUBLICAN FRAMEWORK SHOULD PROPEL SENATE TO COMPLETE NEW FARM BILL

HYDE-SMITH SAYS REPUBLICAN FRAMEWORK SHOULD PROPEL SENATE TO COMPLETE NEW FARM BILL

Commodities & Risk Management Ranking Member Says Plan Holds Key to Modernized Agriculture Programs

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today commended the unveiling of a Republican-led Farm Bill framework that she says should propel the Senate toward completing legislation that meets the modern challenges facing farmers, ranchers, and stakeholders across the country.

Hyde-Smith, ranking...

HYDE-SMITH COSPONSORS CRUZ BILL TO REPEAL BIDEN NATURAL GAS TAX

HYDE-SMITH COSPONSORS CRUZ BILL TO REPEAL BIDEN NATURAL GAS TAX

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) last week joined U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas) in introducing legislation to repeal the natural gas tax included in the Biden administration’s climate change law.

S.4405 would repeal the section of the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) that authorizes a new fee on methane emissions from certain types of facilities in the oil and gas sector.  The fee is a tax that escalates...

Biden Changes Course On A Major Power Grid Rule After Backlash

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Biden Changes Course On A Major Power Grid Rule After Backlash

Facing bipartisan pushback and a nationwide shortage of electrical transformers, federal regulators tweaked a major new energy-efficiency rule.

By Alexander C. Kaufman

In the years before the United States’ aging network of...

Battle rages over Biden’s pause of natural gas exports

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Battle rages over Biden’s pause of natural gas exports

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By Jessi Turnure

WASHINGTON (NEXSTAR) — Senate Republicans are accusing President Joe Biden of waging a war against their natural gas producing states after he ordered a freeze on new liquid natural gas exports.

The group of GOP...

LEGISLATIVE SESSION

LEGISLATIVE SESSION

Congressional Record Vol. 169, No. 148
(Senate - September 13, 2023) PDF

  Mrs. HYDE-SMITH. Mr. President, I am pleased the Senate is beginning 
consideration of the Military Construction-Veterans Affairs, 
Agriculture, and Transportation, Housing and Urban Development 
appropr...

Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Historic U.S. Moon Landing

CELEBRATING THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE HISTORIC U.S. MOON LANDING

Congressional Record (Senate - July 17, 2019)

Mrs. HYDE-SMITH. Mr. President, I am pleased to join my colleagues in commemorating the 50th anniversary of American astronauts becoming the first humans to walk on the Moon.

It was 50...