Photo of an empty road with fencing on both sides of the road

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 WARY OF BIDEN OFFSHORE PLAN AS INTERIOR SEC. WON’T COMMIT TO FUTURE LEASE SALES

HYDE-SMITH WARY OF BIDEN OFFSHORE PLAN AS INTERIOR SEC. WON’T COMMIT TO FUTURE LEASE SALES

Senator Seeks Details on Interior’s 2023-28 Draft Proposed Leasing Program at Appropriations Hearing

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VIDEO: Senator Hyde-Smith Questions Interior Secretary on Future OCS Leases.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today remained wary of the proposed five-year offshore leasing program offered by the Biden administration after Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland wouldn’t rule out...

HYDE-SMITH QUESTIONS TREASURY DEPT. MOVES ON POPULAR COMMUNITY INVESTMENT PROGRAM, NEW SMALL BUSINESS REGS

HYDE-SMITH QUESTIONS TREASURY DEPT. MOVES ON POPULAR COMMUNITY INVESTMENT PROGRAM, NEW SMALL BUSINESS REGS

Biden Budget Seeks Less for CDFI Bank Enterprise Program Used by Miss. Banks & Credit Unions

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VIDEO:  Senator Hyde-Smith Questions Budget Request for Bank Enterprise Program.
VIDEO:  Senator Hyde-Smith Questions New Regulatory Burdens on Small Businesses.
PHOTO:  Senator Hyde-Smith with Subcommittee Chairman Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.).

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.)...

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH PRAISE NOMINATION OF BILL RENICK TO SERVE ON TVA BOARD

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH PRAISE NOMINATION OF BILL RENICK TO SERVE ON TVA BOARD

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.), a member of the Committee on the Environment and Public Works, and U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today released the following statements regarding President Biden’s nomination of Mississippi native Bill Renick of Ashland to be a member of the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) Board of Directors:

“The Tennessee Valley Authority has long been vital for...

Inflation Reduction Act: Legislation Opposed by All Senate Republicans

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Inflation Reduction Act: Legislation Opposed by All Senate Republicans

By Becky Gillette

Agriculture is taking a huge hit from drought, extreme heat, flooding and other impacts that scientists have linked to climate change caused from greenhouse gas emissions leading to high...

Amtrak opens new platform at Laurel Train Depot

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Amtrak opens new platform at Laurel Train Depot

By Malaysia McCoy

LAUREL, Miss (WHLT) – The City of Laurel is celebrating the a new platform of Amtrak launching at the Laurel Train Depot.

Leaders, including Mayor Johnny McGee, held a ribbon cutting ceremony at the Laurel Train...