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.
WICKER, HYDE-SMITH ASK DOD TO COMMIT TO NAVY SHIPBUILDING REQUIREMENTS
Five Senators Sign Letter Saying ‘The U.S. Navy Must be Prepared to Compete’ to Counter Chinese Shipbuilding Growth
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) on Thursday signed a letter to Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin and Deputy Secretary Kathleen Hicks requesting a commitment to the U.S. Navy’s shipbuilding requirements to ensure America stands ready to deter Chinese...
WICKER, HYDE-SMITH & GUEST ANNOUNCE $5.26 MILLION FOR RURAL HEALTH, EDUCATION PROJECTS
USDA Rural Development Provides Funds to Improve Telemedicine, Distance Learning Capabilities Across Mississippi
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), with U.S. Representative Michael Guest (R-Miss.), today welcomed the award of more than $5.26 million to boost rural telemedicine and distance learning capabilities across Mississippi.
The U.S. Department of...
HYDE-SMITH QUESTIONS INTERIOR NOMINEE ON MISS. JOB LOSSES IF OIL & GAS LEASE BAN LASTS
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today indicated she wants more assurances from the Secretary of the Interior nominee that job protection and the economy will be given greater weight as the Biden administration works to curtail fossil fuel production.
Hyde-Smith serves on the Senate Energy and...
$11.6M in coronavirus response grants awarded to Mississippi airports
JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – On Friday, U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) announced the award of $11.6 million in grants to 63 Mississippi airfields experiencing economic...
Key Field in line for pandemic funds
By Bill Graham
U.S. Senators Roger Wicker, R-Miss., and Cindy Hyde-Smith, R-Miss., have announced $11.6 million in grants to 63 Mississippi airfields experiencing economic disruption because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The awards were funded in the...
Mississippi congressman co-sponsors bill calling for construction of Keystone Pipeline to resume
By Josh Carter
JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) - Congressman Steven Palazzo announced Tuesday that he has co-sponsored a bill that, if passed, would cause the Keystone XL Pipeline to resume...
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...