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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.


MISS. DELEGATION REQUESTS FEDERAL DISASTER DECLARATION FOR JANUARY STORM DAMAGE

MISS. DELEGATION REQUESTS FEDERAL DISASTER DECLARATION FOR JANUARY STORM DAMAGE

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Mississippi congressional delegation today sent a letter to President Donald J. Trump requesting full consideration of Mississippi Governor Tate Reeves’s request for a major federal disaster declaration in the wake of devastation from severe storms, flooding, straight-line winds, and 17 confirmed tornadoes that occurred January 10-11.

U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith...

MISS. SENATORS PROMOTE U.S.-GROWN RICE IN U.K. TRADE TALKS

MISS. SENATORS PROMOTE U.S.-GROWN RICE IN U.K. TRADE TALKS

Brexit Creates Opportunities to Export Mississippi Rice to United Kingdom, Senators Assert

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today encouraged the Trump Administration to promote increased market access for U.S.-grown rice in trade agreement negotiations with the United Kingdom (U.K.).

The Mississippi Senators are among a group of Senators from rice-producing states who have signed 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...

Hyde-Smith asks USDA to stop ‘unlawful’ catfish snack imports

The Hagstrom Report

Hyde-Smith asks USDA to stop ‘unlawful’ catfish snack imports

The Hagstrom Report | Volume 10 Number 28

Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith, R-Miss., today asked the Agriculture Department to intensify efforts to stop what she called “illegally exported catfish-based products, such as fried...

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...

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH & PALAZZO ANNOUNCE $15.76 MILLION GRANT FOR PORT OF GULFPORT

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH & PALAZZO ANNOUNCE $15.76 MILLION GRANT FOR PORT OF GULFPORT

Port Infrastructure Project to Improve Freight Access and Safety

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), and Congressman Steven Palazzo (R-Miss.) today announced the award of a $15.76 million grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) to improve highway access to the Port of Gulfport for military, commercial, and freight tenants.

The award will support road...

HYDE-SMITH DETAILS $46.5 MILLION FOR ARMY CORPS WORK IN MISS., INCLUDING YAZOO BACKWATER AREA

HYDE-SMITH DETAILS $46.5 MILLION FOR ARMY CORPS WORK IN MISS., INCLUDING YAZOO BACKWATER AREA

Additional Funding for 27 Projects Will Aid Community Wastewater Projects, Harbor Dredging, Flood Control Works

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss) today announced an additional $46.5 million in U.S. Army Corps of Engineers funding will be allocated for work on 27 projects in Mississippi, including $7.5 million to advance efforts to address Yazoo Backwater Area flooding.

Hyde...

HYDE-SMITH ASKS USDA TO STOP UNLAWFUL CATFISH SNACKS FROM ASIAN COUNTRIES

HYDE-SMITH ASKS USDA TO STOP UNLAWFUL CATFISH SNACKS FROM ASIAN COUNTRIES

Miss. Senator Targets Products like “Fried Crispy Fish Skin Snacks” that Violate U.S. Law

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today asked the U.S. Department of Agriculture to intensify efforts to stop illegally exported catfish-based products, such as fried crispy fish skin snacks, from entering the country and being stocked on U.S. grocery shelves.

Hyde-Smith on Thursday issued a letter to the...

HYDE-SMITH STATEMENT ON THE STATE OF THE UNION

HYDE-SMITH STATEMENT ON THE STATE OF THE UNION

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VIDEO:  Senator Hyde-Smith Statement

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today issued the following statement regarding President Trump’s third State of the Union Address to the nation:

“I applaud President Trump for remaining optimistic despite these contentious times.  He reminds us that there is more work to do to continue the great American comeback.

“The President’s strong America-first, pro-growth agenda is succeeding....