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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.


DELEGATION ASKS USDA TO PROVIDE MISS. LANDOWNERS SWIFT ACCESS TO EMERGENCY FOREST RESTORATION AID

DELEGATION ASKS USDA TO PROVIDE MISS. LANDOWNERS SWIFT ACCESS TO EMERGENCY FOREST RESTORATION AID

Miss. Lawmakers Pen Letter to Ag. Sec. Vilsack Seeking Use of Available Unobligated Funds

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Mississippi Congressional Delegation today encouraged Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack to act swiftly to allow private forest landowners in Mississippi to access unobligated emergency forest restoration funds to overcome widespread damages caused by extreme drought and subsequent...

Biden Changes Course On A Major Power Grid Rule After Backlash

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Biden Changes Course On A Major Power Grid Rule After Backlash

Facing bipartisan pushback and a nationwide shortage of electrical transformers, federal regulators tweaked a major new energy-efficiency rule.

By Alexander C. Kaufman

In the years before the United States’ aging network of...

HYDE-SMITH, COLLEAGUES BASH OUTRAGEOUS BIDEN TAX HIKE ON AMERICAN ENERGY PRODUCERS 

HYDE-SMITH, COLLEAGUES BASH OUTRAGEOUS BIDEN TAX HIKE ON AMERICAN ENERGY PRODUCERS 

Senators Say Fewer Jobs, Higher Prices in Store Under President’s Proposed Tax Hikes to Suppress U.S. Energy Production

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) joined U.S. Senator John Barrasso and others in bashing President Biden’s budget plan to levy more than $110 billion in taxes on U.S. oil, gas, and coal production.

Hyde-Smith signed a letter led by Barrasso to express serious concern...

HYDE-SMITH EXPLORES OPTIONS TO HELP OVERCHARGED NATURAL GAS CONSUMERS

HYDE-SMITH EXPLORES OPTIONS TO HELP OVERCHARGED NATURAL GAS CONSUMERS

Senator Uses FERC Confirmation Hearing to Gauge Support for Giving Agency Power to Force Refunds for Natural Gas Users

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VIDEO:  Senator Hyde-Smith Questions Nominees on Protecting FERC Mission, Helping Natural Gas Consumers.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today explored options for amending Natural Gas Act in order to give the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) refund authority in cases...

HYDE-SMITH HAILS VICTORY FOR U.S. CATFISH PRODUCERS AS COMMERCE DEPT. REVERSES DECISION FAVORING COMMUNIST VIETNAM 

HYDE-SMITH HAILS VICTORY FOR U.S. CATFISH PRODUCERS AS COMMERCE DEPT. REVERSES DECISION FAVORING COMMUNIST VIETNAM 

Hyde-Smith Led Senate Effort Challenging Draft Anti-Dumping Order that Would Have Given Unprecedented Blanket Relief to All Communist-Controlled Vietnam Exporters

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today claimed victory for U.S. farm-raised catfish producers and processors with an announcement by the U.S. Commerce Department to reverse a preliminary...

HYDE-SMITH INTRODUCES BILL TO SPARK BANK FORMATION IN RURAL, UNDERSERVED AREAS

HYDE-SMITH INTRODUCES BILL TO SPARK BANK FORMATION IN RURAL, UNDERSERVED AREAS

Legislation Aims to Boost Community Banking, Stop Decline in Banking Options for Many Mississippians

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today introduced a bill to encourage the formation of new banks in underserved and rural areas by easing federal regulatory restrictions that have stifled bank and capital availability in Mississippi and other states.

The Promoting Access to Capital in...

Madison declares a state of disaster, seeks federal funds. See why

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Madison declares a state of disaster, seeks federal funds. See why

By Ross Reily

Eight pine trees are bunched together along the Madison Ave. right-of-way, just off of I-55 in Madison. They have died recently and need to be taken down because they pose a public-safety risk...

The Alliance of National Heritage Areas honors Heritage Champions

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The Alliance of National Heritage Areas honors Heritage Champions

Senator Hyde-Smith of Mississippi among five individuals honored for supporting and advancing America’s National Heritage Areas

By Andranita Williams

WASHINGTON, DC – Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-MS) was recently...