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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.


HYDE-SMITH REPORTS MISS. TIMBER BUSINESSES TO RECEIVE $15.7 MILLION IN PANDEMIC ASSISTANCE PAYMENTS

HYDE-SMITH REPORTS MISS. TIMBER BUSINESSES TO RECEIVE $15.7 MILLION IN PANDEMIC ASSISTANCE PAYMENTS

USDA Begins Distribution of Final Payments Associated with FY21 Funding Measures 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today reported that the U.S. Department of Agriculture will begin distributing more than $15.7 million to Mississippi timber harvesters and timber hauling businesses negatively affected by the coronavirus pandemic.

The Pandemic Assistance for Timber...

HYDE-SMITH ISSUES THANKSGIVING MESSAGE

HYDE-SMITH ISSUES THANKSGIVING MESSAGE

“Our Recovery from the Pandemic has Taught Us Not to Take for Granted Our Ability to Freely Gather with Those Most Important to Us.”

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VIDEO:  Senator Hyde-Smith Issues Thanksgiving Holiday Message.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today issued a statement to commemorate Thanksgiving, marking progress in pandemic recovery and calling on Mississippians to recommit to sharing their bounty with those in need.

“I hope this Thanksgiving...

HYDE-SMITH BLASTS EPA DECISION TO STOP YAZOO PUMPS

HYDE-SMITH BLASTS EPA DECISION TO STOP YAZOO PUMPS

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today issued the following statement regarding action taken by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to stop a new effort to construct a flood control pumps project for the Yazoo Backwater Area of the Mississippi Delta:

“This is an absolutely terrible day for the people who live in the Mississippi Delta and an even sadder day for the country when an agency like the EPA refuses to do...

HYDE-SMITH OPENS OFFICE IN BROOKHAVEN

HYDE-SMITH OPENS OFFICE IN BROOKHAVEN

Miss. Senator Adds Office to Serve Southwest Mississippi, Maintains Offices in Jackson, Oxford & Gulfport

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today announced the opening of an office in downtown Brookhaven to serve constituents in southwest Mississippi.

The new Hyde-Smith office is located in Suite C of the Benoits Building at 117 W. Cherokee Street, Brookhaven.

“I’m thrilled to open an office in Brookhaven.  This space will give...

HYDE-SMITH SEEKS INCREASE IN ELIGIBILITY FOR COMMERCIAL DRIVER’S LICENSES

HYDE-SMITH SEEKS INCREASE IN ELIGIBILITY FOR COMMERCIAL DRIVER’S LICENSES

Senators Seek Change to Tackle Ongoing Labor Shortages, Supply Chain Issues

WASHINGTON, D.C. – To address driver shortages and supply chain disruptions, U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) on Thursday joined colleagues in asking the U.S. Department of Transportation’s agency that regulates the trucking industry to allow younger Americans to obtain a commercial driver’s license (CDL) and operate commercial motor...

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH SPONSOR NATIONAL FLOOD INSURANCE PROGRAM REAUTHORIZATION & REFORM ACT

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH SPONSOR NATIONAL FLOOD INSURANCE PROGRAM REAUTHORIZATION & REFORM ACT

Comprehensive Legislation Includes Proposals Championed by Miss. Senators 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today helped reintroduce legislation to implement a long-term reauthorization of the National Flood Insurance Program (NIFP) and ensure more affordable premiums for policyholders in Mississippi and around the country.

The National Flood Insurance...

HYDE-SMITH, COLLEAGUES PRESS BIDEN TO NAME A FEDERAL CO-CHAIR FOR DELTA REGIONAL AUTHORITY

HYDE-SMITH, COLLEAGUES PRESS BIDEN TO NAME A FEDERAL CO-CHAIR FOR DELTA REGIONAL AUTHORITY

Filling Position Would Promote Greater Opportunities in Eight-State Delta Region

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today joined colleagues in asking President Biden to name a Federal Co-Chair to the Delta Regional Authority (DRA), a position needed to allow the organization to fully use its ability to make investments in the eight-state Delta Region.

Hyde-Smith joined Senators...

HYDE-SMITH:  USDA REPORT INVALIDATES CLAIM THAT BIDEN TAX PLAN WON’T HURT MANY FAMILY FARMS

HYDE-SMITH:  USDA REPORT INVALIDATES CLAIM THAT BIDEN TAX PLAN WON’T HURT MANY FAMILY FARMS

Analysis Disproves Administration Claim Only 2 Percent of Farms Affected by $3.5 Trillion Tax & Spending Spree

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today said a new report provides more evidence that capital gains tax changes to help pay for President Biden’s $3.5 trillion tax and spending plan will hit family farms more harshly than the administration will admit.

The U.S....

America's Farmers Fight Back Against California's War on Bacon

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America's Farmers Fight Back Against California's War on Bacon

By Gwendolyn Sims

America’s farmers and livestock producers have had enough of left-wing states like California imposing their radically clueless ideas on them and they’re taking their fight to Congress.

Senators Roger Marshall,...

California’s War on Bacon Has Tempers Sizzling in Farming States

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California’s War on Bacon Has Tempers Sizzling in Farming States

‘The EATS Act would prevent states from impeding agricultural trade from other states within the United States’

By Katy Grimes

From the first state in the nation to offer prison inmates an all-vegan menu, California...