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Senator Hyde-Smith, as a conservative and small business owner, understands the importance of responsible fiscal policies.  The Senator has introduced legislation to amend the U.S. Constitution to require the President to submit, and Congress to approve, a balanced budget each year.

Senator Hyde-Smith supports policies that responsibly reduce the federal tax burden on small businesses, families, and individuals.  She strongly believes workers should be able to keep more of their hard-earned money.


LEGISLATIVE SESSION

LEGISLATIVE SESSION

Congressional Record Vol. 169, No. 148
(Senate - September 13, 2023) PDF

  Mrs. HYDE-SMITH. Mr. President, I am pleased the Senate is beginning 
consideration of the Military Construction-Veterans Affairs, 
Agriculture, and Transportation, Housing and Urban Development 
appropr...

HYDE-SMITH BILL CLOSES LOOPHOLE THAT ALLOWS ILLEGALS TO CLAIM CHILD TAX CREDITS UNFAIRLY

HYDE-SMITH BILL CLOSES LOOPHOLE THAT ALLOWS ILLEGALS TO CLAIM CHILD TAX CREDITS UNFAIRLY

Introduces Legislation that Could Save Taxpayers Billions by Fixing Eligibility Formula

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today introduced legislation to close a loophole that allows noncitizens to claim federal child tax credits, a fix that would save taxpayers billions of dollars a year.

The Safeguarding American Workers’ Benefits Act (S.3798) would effectively standardize the...

GOVERNMENT FUNDING (Executive Calendar)

GOVERNMENT FUNDING (Executive Calendar)

Congressional Record Vol. 169, No. 48
(Senate - March 15, 2023) PDF

  Mrs. HYDE-SMITH. Mr. President, I rise today to also express my 
disappointment in the fiscal year 2024 budget submitted to Congress by 
President Biden. As a fiscal conservative, I have...

HYDE-SMITH STATEMENT ON BORDER CRISIS LEGISLATION

HYDE-SMITH STATEMENT ON BORDER CRISIS LEGISLATION

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), a member of the Senate Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee, today issued the following statement regarding the Emergency National Security Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2024, the $118 billion compromise bill intended to address the Biden border crisis and national security needs:

“Most Americans understand that, since President Biden took office, the situation at our...

TO FIGHT SIDE-EFFECT OF BORDER CRISIS, HYDE-SMITH COSPONSORS ‘EQUAL REPRESENTATION ACT’

TO FIGHT SIDE-EFFECT OF BORDER CRISIS, HYDE-SMITH COSPONSORS ‘EQUAL REPRESENTATION ACT’

Bill would End the Counting of Illegal Immigrants in Determining Electoral College Votes, Congressional District Apportionment

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today cosponsored legislation intended to end the practice of counting illegal immigrants to determine congressional apportionment and, therefore, Electoral College votes.

Hyde-Smith is an original cosponsor of the Equal...

HYDE-SMITH SUPPORTS GAO INVESTIGATION OF BOTCHED STUDENT AID PROGRAM

HYDE-SMITH SUPPORTS GAO INVESTIGATION OF BOTCHED STUDENT AID PROGRAM

After Delayed Rollout, U.S. Education Dept. Fails to Follow Law to Simplify College Aid Process

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today joined a bicameral request for a Government Accountability Office (GAO) investigation into the Biden administration’s failure to properly implement the new Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) program, delaying students and families’ access to crucial...

HYDE-SMITH PRAISES USDA DECISION TO BUY UP TO $36 MILLION IN GULF SHRIMP

HYDE-SMITH PRAISES USDA DECISION TO BUY UP TO $36 MILLION IN GULF SHRIMP

Following Hyde-Smith Request, USDA Approves Section 32 Program Purchase of Wild-Caught Shrimp Products 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today praised a recent U.S. Department of Agriculture decision to purchase up to $36 million in Gulf of Mexico and South Atlantic wild-caught shrimp products for distribution to various nutrition assistance programs, including charitable institutions.

The...