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 CRITIQUES BIDEN ENERGY POLICY ACTIONS THAT COST JOBS, TARGET STRATEGIC INDUSTRIES
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today offered a somber critique of President Biden’s early energy policy actions, decrying the loss of jobs and policy shifts already taking place in the first weeks of the administration.
WICKER, HYDE-SMITH JOIN BILL TO BLOCK BIDEN ENERGY BAN
Miss. Senators Work to Protect Thousands of Energy Jobs
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) on Thursday joined U.S. Senator Cynthia Lummis (R-Wyo.) in introducing the Protecting our Wealth of Energy Resources (POWER) Act of 2021.
The POWER Act would prohibit the President or his Secretaries of the Interior, Agriculture, and Energy from blocking energy or mineral leasing and permitting on...
MISS. LAWMAKERS APPLAUD $32 MILLION GRANT TO MEMA FOR VACCINE DISTRIBUTION
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), and U.S. Representatives Steven Palazzo (R-Miss.), and Michael Guest (R-Miss.) today applauded a $32 million Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) grant to the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) to support COVID-19 vaccine distribution efforts.
“This additional funding for vaccine distribution is great news for the...
Key Field in line for pandemic funds
By Bill Graham
U.S. Senators Roger Wicker, R-Miss., and Cindy Hyde-Smith, R-Miss., have announced $11.6 million in grants to 63 Mississippi airfields experiencing economic disruption because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The awards were funded in the...
Mississippi congressman co-sponsors bill calling for construction of Keystone Pipeline to resume
By Josh Carter
JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) - Congressman Steven Palazzo announced Tuesday that he has co-sponsored a bill that, if passed, would cause the Keystone XL Pipeline to resume...
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MDOT Awards $763k In Grants For Improvements To Port Of Greenville, Airport
By Jon Alverson
While Greenville isn’t in a unique transportation situation, it is rare to find a town with all four options for multi-modal transportation.
Greenville’s port, airport,...