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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 ADVOCATES YAZOO BACKWATER PUMPS AS PUBLIC COMMENT DEADLINE DRAWS NEAR

HYDE-SMITH ADVOCATES YAZOO BACKWATER PUMPS AS PUBLIC COMMENT DEADLINE DRAWS NEAR

Senator Encourages More Mississippians to Comment by Nov. 30 Deadline

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today released her public comments in favor of the Yazoo Backwater Area pumps and encouraged more Mississippians to do likewise before a Nov. 30 deadline hits next week.

Hyde-Smith issued a letter to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to register her support for a new Draft Supplemental...

HYDE-SMITH WELCOMES ROLL OUT FY2021 APPROPRIATIONS BILLS IN THE SENATE 

HYDE-SMITH WELCOMES ROLL OUT FY2021 APPROPRIATIONS BILLS IN THE SENATE 

Twelve Bills Set Table for Negotiations to Fund Federal Programs for Remainder of Fiscal Year 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today welcomed the releases of the FY2021 appropriations bills developed and unveiled by the Senate Appropriations Committee and pledged to work to complete the appropriations process that will fund important federal projects and programs in Mississippi.

Hyde-Smith said the...

USDA awarding grants to help rural Mississippi communities

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USDA awarding grants to help rural Mississippi communities

By WDAM Staff

MISSISSIPPI (WDAM) - Two Pine Belt communities will receive part of $9.3 million in grants from the U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development program to fund community improvement projects.

The grants...

HYDE-SMITH HIGHLIGHTS MANUFACTURER’S EXPANSION AS SIGN OF FUTURE GRENADA COUNTY GROWTH 

HYDE-SMITH HIGHLIGHTS MANUFACTURER’S EXPANSION AS SIGN OF FUTURE GRENADA COUNTY GROWTH 

At Advanced Distributor Products Ribbon Cutting, Senator Links Business Growth with Benefits of USDA Rural Development Grant Programs 

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Photo:  Advanced Distributor Products Expansion Ceremony.

GRENADA, Miss. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today highlighted the benefits of federal rural development programs as part of a greater effort to improve economic development in areas like Grenada County,...

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH WELCOME $25.9 MILLION FOR WATER & WASTEWATER UPGRADES IN RURAL MISS.

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH WELCOME $25.9 MILLION FOR WATER & WASTEWATER UPGRADES IN RURAL MISS.

USDA Approves Loan/Grant Awards to 10 Rural Mississippi Communities 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today welcomed the award of more than $25.9 million in U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development funding to improve water and wastewater systems in 10 rural Mississippi communities.

The funding for several communities and rural water associations is...

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH ANNOUNCE $9.3 MILLION IN SUPPORT FOR MISSISSIPPI COMMUNITIES

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH ANNOUNCE $9.3 MILLION IN SUPPORT FOR MISSISSIPPI COMMUNITIES

Miss. Senators Praise USDA Rural Development Awards to Support Equipment Purchases, Facility Upgrades

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today praised the award of $9,317,500 for 42 community improvement projects in rural Mississippi.

The Community Facilities Program grants will be awarded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development.

“These targeted...

Army Corps’ action moves Yazoo Pump Project forward

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Army Corps’ action moves Yazoo Pump Project forward

By Steven Gagliano

Today represents an important step in the process towards the completion of the Yazoo Pump Project https://newsms.fm/epa-reviewing-2008-veto-of-yazoo-pump-project/ in the Mississippi Delta. 

The U.S. Army Corps...

HYDE-SMITH:  SENATE DEMOCRATS FOUR-FOR-FOUR IN BLOCKING URGENT COVID-19 RELIEF

HYDE-SMITH:  SENATE DEMOCRATS FOUR-FOR-FOUR IN BLOCKING URGENT COVID-19 RELIEF

$500 Billion Targeted Relief for Health, Education, Small Businesses & Agriculture Again Spoiled

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today criticized ongoing Democratic opposition to passing a targeted COVID-19 relief package to provide urgent aid to the most pressing needs of small businesses, schools, the unemployed, and the healthcare system.

Senate Democrats for the fourth time since July...