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 RENEWS SUPPORT FOR LIVESTOCK HAULERS LEGISLATION
Bill Would Ease Burdensome Federal Regs on Haulers, Set More Flexible Rules
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) has renewed her support for legislation to ease federal hours of service (HOS) and electronic logging device (ELD) regulations imposed on haulers of livestock and insects.
Hyde-Smith is an original cosponsor of the Transporting Livestock Across America Safely Act (S.1255), which was reintroduced by...
HYDE-SMITH AGAIN GOES TO BAT FOR MISS. FLOOD VICTIMS, LOST CROP YEAR FOR FARMERS
Senator Seeks Support from Heads of the USDA and Army Corps of Engineers
WASHINGTON, D.C. – At two separate hearings this week, U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) called for cooperation from federal agencies to address the short- and long-term needs of flooded residents in the Mississippi Delta and farmers up and down the Mississippi River facing a lost crop year.
Hyde-Smith addressed the Mississippi crisis in...
HYDE-SMITH: USDA ISSUES $148.8 MILLION LOAN FOR RURAL ELECTRIC SYSTEM UPGRADES IN MISSISSIPPI
USDA Rural Development Issues Funds to Cooperative Energy for Work in 55 Counties
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today announced the award of a $148.8 million loan to a Hattiesburg-based rural electric partnership to finance system upgrades for a rural electric system serving 55 Mississippi counties.
Senator Hyde-Smith: $56.6 Million Boost for Ship Island Restoration
Mississippi Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith has announced the award of a $56.6 million contract to carry out Phases 3 and 4 of a barrier island restoration project on Ship Island.
The U.S. Army Corps of...
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal, Tupelo
ARC chooses three local professionals for leadership institute
By Michaela Gibson Morris
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Three Northeast Mississippians have been chosen to join the first Appalachian Leadership Institute.
The Appalachian Regional Commission selected...
Congressional leaders to FEMA: De-obligation of millions is ‘unacceptable’
By WLOX Staff
BILOXI, Miss. (WLOX) - Mississippi lawmakers sent a letter to FEMA last week decrying the emergency agency’s decision to deny millions of dollars to Biloxi.
Senators Roger Wicker and Cindy Hyde...