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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. LAWMAKERS APPLAUD $32 MILLION GRANT TO MEMA FOR VACCINE DISTRIBUTION

MISS. LAWMAKERS APPLAUD $32 MILLION GRANT TO MEMA FOR VACCINE DISTRIBUTION

 
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), and U.S. Representatives Steven Palazzo (R-Miss.), and Michael Guest (R-Miss.) today applauded a $32 million Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) grant to the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) to support COVID-19 vaccine distribution efforts. 

“This additional funding for vaccine distribution is great news for the...

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH JOIN BILL TO BLOCK BIDEN ENERGY BAN

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH JOIN BILL TO BLOCK BIDEN ENERGY BAN

Miss. Senators Work to Protect Thousands of Energy Jobs

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) on Thursday joined U.S. Senator Cynthia Lummis (R-Wyo.) in introducing the Protecting our Wealth of Energy Resources (POWER) Act of 2021.

The POWER Act would prohibit the President or his Secretaries of the Interior, Agriculture, and Energy from blocking energy or mineral leasing and permitting on...

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH RENEW SUPPORT FOR CONSERVATION FUNDING PROTECTION ACT

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH RENEW SUPPORT FOR CONSERVATION FUNDING PROTECTION ACT

Reintroduced Measure Would Protect Offshore Energy Production and Associated Conservation and Economic Benefits

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today renewed their support of the Conservation Funding Protection Act, legislation that would protect jobs, energy exploration, and conservation initiatives along the Gulf Coast.

The Mississippi lawmakers joined Senator John...

USACE publishes record of decision for Yazoo Area Pumps Project

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USACE publishes record of decision for Yazoo Area Pumps Project

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VICKSBURG, Miss. (WJTV) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) published its Record of Decision for the Yazoo Area Pumps Project on Friday, January 15.

The Record of Decision details USACE’s decisions on the...

Mississippi pump project gets go-ahead, but needs funding

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Mississippi pump project gets go-ahead, but needs funding

By Emily Wagster Pettus

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on Friday gave the green light to long-debated flood control project in Mississippi. But the project still needs federal funding, and the start of...