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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 & GUEST ANNOUNCE $5.26 MILLION FOR RURAL HEALTH, EDUCATION PROJECTS

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH & GUEST ANNOUNCE $5.26 MILLION FOR RURAL HEALTH, EDUCATION PROJECTS

USDA Rural Development Provides Funds to Improve Telemedicine, Distance Learning Capabilities Across Mississippi

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), with U.S. Representative Michael Guest (R-Miss.), today welcomed the award of more than $5.26 million to boost rural telemedicine and distance learning capabilities across Mississippi.

The U.S. Department of...

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH ASK DOD TO COMMIT TO NAVY SHIPBUILDING REQUIREMENTS

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH ASK DOD TO COMMIT TO NAVY SHIPBUILDING REQUIREMENTS

Five Senators Sign Letter Saying ‘The U.S. Navy Must be Prepared to Compete’ to Counter Chinese Shipbuilding Growth 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) on Thursday signed a letter to Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin and Deputy Secretary Kathleen Hicks requesting a commitment to the U.S. Navy’s shipbuilding requirements to ensure America stands ready to deter Chinese...

HYDE-SMITH QUESTIONS INTERIOR NOMINEE ON MISS. JOB LOSSES IF OIL & GAS LEASE BAN LASTS

HYDE-SMITH QUESTIONS INTERIOR NOMINEE ON MISS. JOB LOSSES IF OIL & GAS LEASE BAN LASTS

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VIDEO: Hyde-Smith Questions Interior Secretary nominee, New Mexico Rep. Debra Haaland.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today indicated she wants more assurances from the Secretary of the Interior nominee that job protection and the economy will be given greater weight as the Biden administration works to curtail fossil fuel production.

Hyde-Smith serves on the Senate Energy and...

Virtual Meeting Addresses Jackson’s Water Issues

Northside Sun

Virtual Meeting Addresses Jackson’s Water Issues

By Nell Luter Floyd 

Jackson Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba encouraged listeners during a virtual town hall meeting focused on the city’s water issues to contact state and national leaders and ask them to support improvements to the system.

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Senate confirms Michael Regan to lead EPA

Environment and Energy News

Senate confirms Michael Regan to lead EPA

By Kevin Bogardus

The Senate this evening confirmed Michael Regan to be EPA administrator in a vote with bipartisan support.
President Biden's nominee to lead the agency was approved 66-34, with several Republican senators joining...