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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.


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...

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH ANNOUNCE $11.6 MILLION IN CORONAVIRUS RESPONSE GRANTS FOR MISSISSIPPI AIRPORTS

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

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...

Deb Haaland's last chance to win over Republicans

Environment and Energy News 

Deb Haaland's last chance to win over Republicans

Emma Dumain, E&E News reporter

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...

$11.6M in coronavirus response grants awarded to Mississippi airports

WJTV-TV Jackson

$11.6M in coronavirus response grants awarded to Mississippi airports

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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...