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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.


MISS. LAWMAKERS ANNOUNCE $9.77 MILLION FOR IMPROVEMENTS TO LOCAL AIRPORTS

MISS. LAWMAKERS ANNOUNCE $9.77 MILLION FOR IMPROVEMENTS TO LOCAL AIRPORTS

Federal Aviation Administration Approves 20 Grants to Support Statewide Transportation Upgrades

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), and Congressman Steven Palazzo (R-Miss.) today announced the award of $9.77 million for improvements to 20 airports across the state.

The grants will be awarded by the U.S. Department of Transportation on behalf of the Federal Aviation...

HYDE-SMITH STRESSES FARM SAFETY NET & RURAL INFRASTRUCTURE AT ‘STATE OF RURAL AMERICA’ HEARING

HYDE-SMITH STRESSES FARM SAFETY NET & RURAL INFRASTRUCTURE AT ‘STATE OF RURAL AMERICA’ HEARING
 

Senator Hyde-Smith at ‘State of Rural America’ Hearing

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today stressed the importance of a farm safety net and rural infrastructure development during her first hearing as a member of the Senate Agriculture Committee.
 
Hyde-Smith posed several questions to Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue, who was the sole witness at a...

Hyde-Smith announces $7.5M in additional funding for backwater pumps

Vicksburg Post

Hyde-Smith announces $7.5M in additional funding for backwater pumps

By Tim Reeves

An additional $7.5 million has reportedly been allocated to address future flooding issues in the Yazoo Backwater Area.

The additional funding was announced Monday by U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith and is...

Biloxi Mayor To Appeal To Council To Approve Spillway Effects Resolutions

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Biloxi Mayor To Appeal To Council To Approve Spillway Effects Resolutions

By Toni Miles

Mayor Andrew “FoFo” Gilich will be asking the City Council this week to approve four measures designed to help avoid a repeat of last summer’s disastrous Bonnet Carre Spillway openings. The mayor...