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: 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.
EPA HEAD TO HYDE-SMITH: AGENCY RECONSIDERING 2008 DECISION THAT HALTED DELTA FLOOD CONTROL PROJECT
Senator Presses EPA Administrator on Current and Past Flooding Disasters in South Delta
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today gained public verification that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is reevaluating its 2008 decision to stop a critical flood control project for the...
HYDE-SMITH PRAISES SIGNING OF 2018 FARM BILL
Miss. Senator Attends Ceremony as Trump Signs Five-Year Bill Setting Policies to Support U.S. Agriculture, Rural Development & Forestry
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) praised the enactment of the 2018 farm bill, which strengthens the safety net for Mississippi’s agricultural producers as they navigate market fluctuations amid trade tensions.
Hyde-Smith attended the White House ceremony at which President Trump signed...
Funds Squared Away for Restoration on Ship Island
By Erikka Miller
Federal funds have been landed to continue restoration work on Ship Island.
US senator Cindy Hyde-Smith has just announced that more than $56 million dollars has been allocated to carry out phases three and...
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...
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal, Tupelo
Tupelo airport awarded grant to replace emergency response vehicle
By Taylor Vance
TUPELO • Federal officials awarded a $741,000 grant to the city’s regional airport to help the facility purchase a new emergency response vehicle for the site.