Issues & Regions

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Senator Hyde-Smith, a cattle farmer and the former Mississippi Commissioner of Agriculture and Commerce, understands the importance of the state’s $7.5 billion agricultural and forestry industries. 
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Rural Communities

Senator Hyde-Smith believes the United States is strong when agriculture and rural America are strong.  The Senator understands the unique challenges faced by...

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Jobs & Economy

Senator Hyde-Smith supports federal policies to foster an economic environment that encourages job growth in Mississippi and the nation.  She supports the tax cuts and reforms enacted by...

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Infrastructure & Public Works

Senator Hyde-Smith believes rebuilding infrastructure is key to the future of Mississippi and the nation.

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Energy and Envirornment

Senator Hyde-Smith knows dependence on foreign oil poses economic and national security risks for the United States. The Senator supports responsible... 
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Law Enforcement & Public Safety

Senator Hyde-Smith has great respect and admiration for the law enforcement and first responder personnel who dedicate their lives to protecting the public.

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Second Amendment

Senator Hyde-Smith, who holds an enhanced-carry permit, is a strong advocate for protecting the Constitutional right of law-abiding citizens to keep and bear arms.

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National Security

Senator Hyde-Smith is committed to fulfilling the constitutional responsibility to “provide for the common defense” of the United States, including by ensuring the availability of the resources necessary to rebuild America’s military and maximize readiness.

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Homeland Security

​​​​​​​ The U.S. Department of Homeland security, as the lead agency for the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and U.S. Coast Guard, plays an important role in Mississippi.


Senator Hyde-Smith believes preparedness is imperative to protecting lives and property when severe storms and natural disasters hit Mississippi and other areas of the country. 

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Border Security & Immigration

Senator Hyde-Smith believes the federal government’s first responsibility is defense of the American people, which includes securing the nation’s borders.  

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Senator Hyde-Smith, as a conservative and small business owner, understands the importance of responsible fiscal policies.  

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Senator Hyde-Smith understands the importance of education to ensure a better future for Mississippi children and their ability to be part of an economically-strong state. 

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Health Care

​​​​​​​Senator Hyde-Smith supports common-sense, patient-centered health care reforms to help Mississippi families afford health insurance coverage without expanding the government’s role in providing health care. 

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As a Christian, Senator Hyde-Smith believes in the sanctity of life and the need for federal policies that strengthen America’s families.  She is committed to supporting policies and legislation to protect the lives of unborn children.  
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Senator Hyde-Smith is committed to ensuring the federal government meets its commitments to the men and women who have bravely served in the Armed Forces. 

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Foreign Affairs

Senator Hyde-Smith is committed to supporting foreign affairs policies that ensure the security of the American people first and foremost.  She understands the need for the United States to foster and maintain mutually-beneficial relations with allies to promote our national security, freedom, and fair trade.

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Mississippi Special

Senator Hyde-Smith cherishes the diversity of the people of Mississippi and celebrates their accomplishments—both past and present.