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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.


WICKER, HYDE-SMITH WELCOME $7.7 MILLION FOR NORTH MISS. INFRASTRUCTURE

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH WELCOME $7.7 MILLION FOR NORTH MISS. INFRASTRUCTURE

Appalachian Regional Commission Awards Nine Grants for Road and Building Improvements, Site Developments, and Water Infrastructure

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today welcomed the award of $7.7 million for nine infrastructure projects in multiple Mississippi counties in the Appalachia region.

The Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) approved the grants, which are...

HYDE-SMITH PRAISES $30.3 MILLION USDA GRANTS TO EXPAND INTERNET SERVICE IN RURAL MISS.

HYDE-SMITH PRAISES $30.3 MILLION USDA GRANTS TO EXPAND INTERNET SERVICE IN RURAL MISS.

USDA Rural Development ReConnect Grants Will Support More Broadband Fiber Service in Seven Counties

WASHINTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today praised the award of more than $30.0 million in U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development funding for broadband fiber delivery to residents in seven rural Mississippi counties.

Hyde-Smith, who serves on the Senate Agriculture...

HYDE-SMITH ASKS BIDEN ADMIN. TO AMEND FUNDING REQUEST TO INCLUDE JACKSON WATER CRISIS

HYDE-SMITH ASKS BIDEN ADMIN. TO AMEND FUNDING REQUEST TO INCLUDE JACKSON WATER CRISIS

Miss. Senator Suggests Capital City Emergency Warrants as Much Attention as Other Disasters and Monkeypox

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today asked the Biden administration to submit a new funding request to Congress to help resolve the water crisis in Jackson, arguing the Mississippi capital city’s emergency needs to be on par with other disaster situations around the country.

In...

Holly Springs Road completion celebrated

DeSoto County News

Holly Springs Road completion celebrated

By Bob Bakken 

DeSoto Holly Springs Road

Officials said Monday it will be Tuesday at 10 a.m. when Holly Springs Road is fully opened to traffic. A main county road through DeSoto County that also affects parts of Tate and Marshall counties can now be fully used,...

Working on farm bill, senators frustrated by what counts as rural

CQ Roll Call

Working on farm bill, senators frustrated by what counts as rural

By Ellyn Ferguson, CQ

Senate Agriculture members from both parties on Tuesday offered a glimpse into what could be a thorny issue as lawmakers begin work on the 2023 farm bill: the federal definition of rural. 
 
The...