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 QUESTIONS INTERIOR NOMINEE ON MISS. JOB LOSSES IF OIL & GAS LEASE BAN LASTS
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...
WICKER, HYDE-SMITH ANNOUNCE $11.6 MILLION IN CORONAVIRUS RESPONSE GRANTS FOR MISSISSIPPI AIRPORTS
FAA Airport Coronavirus Response Grants Offer Support to 63 Facilities Statewide
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today announced the award of $11.6 million in grants to 63 Mississippi airfields experiencing economic disruption because of the COVID-19 public health emergency.
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) awards were funded in the...
WICKER, HYDE-SMITH, PALAZZO ANNOUNCE $3.22 MILLION TO CONSTRUCT KEESLER VISITOR CENTER
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), and U.S. Representative Steven Palazzo (R-Miss.) today announced the U.S. Air Force approval of $3.22 million to fund the construction of a 4,036-square-foot visitor center at Keesler Air Force Base in Biloxi.
“As a premier military installation and one of the largest employers in the area, Keesler Air Force Base serves...
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Deb Haaland's last chance to win over Republicans
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Rep. Deb Haaland will be subjected this morning to a second round of questioning by the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee — a continuation of her confirmation hearing that began...
Hearing for Haaland, first Native American pick to run Interior Dept., focuses on fossil fuels
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By Darryl Fears
$11.6M in coronavirus response grants awarded to Mississippi airports
JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – On Friday, U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) announced the award of $11.6 million in grants to 63 Mississippi airfields experiencing economic...