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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. As a member of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry, the Senator will work on legislation, programs, and policies to allow agriculture and related industries to grow in Mississippi and the nation.

The Senator’s record includes protecting private property rights against eminent domain abuses, helping to open foreign markets for Mississippi agricultural products, and supporting country-of-origin labeling.


WICKER, HYDE-SMITH & COLLEAGUES CHALLENGE BIDEN WOTUS RULE 

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH & COLLEAGUES CHALLENGE BIDEN WOTUS RULE 

Republican Senators Oppose Massive Government Overreach by Biden’s EPA

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) have joined all of their Republican colleagues in introducing a formal challenge to the Biden administration’s Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule through a Congressional Review Act (CRA) joint resolution of disapproval.

The CRA was introduced in response to a new WOTUS rule...

HYDE-SMITH REFUTES ROSY WHITE HOUSE TALES, SAYS FAMILIES CAN’T AFFORD BIDEN ADMINISTRATION

HYDE-SMITH REFUTES ROSY WHITE HOUSE TALES, SAYS FAMILIES CAN’T AFFORD BIDEN ADMINISTRATION

In Advance of Biden’s State of the Union Speech, Miss. Senator Says Americans Understand When Things Aren’t Going Well

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VIDEO:  Senator Hyde-Smith Counters White House Economic Spin, Sides with Families.
VIDEO:  Complete Hyde-Smith Speech.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In advance of next week’s State of the Union Address, U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today refuted rosy White House economic scenarios that...

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH COSPONSOR ‘JOBS ACT’ TO MAKE PELL GRANTS ELIGIBLE FOR JOB TRAINING PROGRAMS

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH COSPONSOR ‘JOBS ACT’ TO MAKE PELL GRANTS ELIGIBLE FOR JOB TRAINING PROGRAMS

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) on Tuesday cosponsored bipartisan legislation to help more Americans secure better-paying jobs by allowing students to use federal Pell Grants to afford high-quality, shorter-term job training programs.

The Jumpstarting Our Businesses by Supporting Students (JOBS) Act (S.161) would expand Pell Grant eligibility in...

HYDE-SMITH, COLLEAGUES INTRODUCE BILL TO MANDATE E-VERIFY FOR ALL EMPLOYERS

HYDE-SMITH, COLLEAGUES INTRODUCE BILL TO MANDATE E-VERIFY FOR ALL EMPLOYERS

Requiring E-Verify of All Employers Would Help Put American Workers First 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today joined U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) in reintroducing legislation to help businesses comply with immigration laws by certifying the legal status of their workforce.

The Accountability Through Electronic Verification Act would permanently authorize and expand the E-Verify...

Hyde-Smith co-sponsored newly signed CWD Research and Management Act

Brookhaven Daily Leader

Hyde-Smith co-sponsored newly signed CWD Research and Management Act

By Hunter Cloud

WASHINGTON D.C. — Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith played a role in efforts to pass the Chronic Wasting Disease Research and Management Act this past year. She co-sponsored the bill with John Hoeven...

Delta State Awarded $2 Mil to Develop Ag Aviation Program in MS

Ag Air Update

Delta State Awarded $2 Mil to Develop Ag Aviation Program in MS

By Graham Lavender

CLEVELAND, Miss.— Delta State University’s Department of Commercial Aviation was recently appropriated $2 million by the United States Senate to implement an Agricultural Aircraft Operations Career...

Working on farm bill, senators frustrated by what counts as rural

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Working on farm bill, senators frustrated by what counts as rural

By Ellyn Ferguson, CQ

Senate Agriculture members from both parties on Tuesday offered a glimpse into what could be a thorny issue as lawmakers begin work on the 2023 farm bill: the federal definition of rural. 
 
The...