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Senator Hyde-Smith knows dependence on foreign oil poses economic and national security risks for the United States.  The Senator supports responsible exploration and production of Mississippi’s and the nation’s energy resources, including the development of new technologies to support the production of biofuels and other energy sources.

As a fourth-generation farmer, Senator Hyde-Smith understands the importance of conservation and good stewardship of our natural resources.  She supports balanced and responsible resource management policies to ensure Mississippi’s forests, wetlands, and coastal region remain assets for future generations to enjoy.


HYDE-SMITH, BLUMENTHAL INTRODUCE BILL TO PROVIDE REFUNDS TO NATURAL GAS CONSUMERS FROM PIPELINE OVERCHARGES

HYDE-SMITH, BLUMENTHAL INTRODUCE BILL TO PROVIDE REFUNDS TO NATURAL GAS CONSUMERS FROM PIPELINE OVERCHARGES

MPACT Act Would Close Loophole, Allow FERC to Require Natural Gas Pipelines to Pay Rebates

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) joined U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) to introduce legislation to give the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) authority to order interstate natural gas pipelines to pay refunds for overcharging consumers.

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HYDE-SMITH COSPONSORS BILL TO STRIKE DOWN SEC CLIMATE DISCLOSURE RULE

HYDE-SMITH COSPONSORS BILL TO STRIKE DOWN SEC CLIMATE DISCLOSURE RULE

SEC Final Rule Makes Agency Climate Change Taskmaster Over Markets, Public Companies

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) on Wednesday cosponsored a Congressional Review Act (CRA) resolution to overturn the Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) radical climate disclosure rule that exceeds the agency’s authority and would lead to mountains of burdensome paperwork for companies and higher costs for...

HYDE-SMITH GAINS AG SEC. COMMITMENT FOR SMOOTH SIGNUP PROCESS FOR EMERGENCY FOREST RESTORATION AID

HYDE-SMITH GAINS AG SEC. COMMITMENT FOR SMOOTH SIGNUP PROCESS FOR EMERGENCY FOREST RESTORATION AID

At Budget Review Hearing, Miss. Senator Also Advocates Elimination of Tax on Veterinary Loan Repayment Program

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VIDEO:  Senator Hyde-Smith, Ag. Secretary Vilsack Discuss Emergency Forest Restoration Aid for Mississippi.
VIDEO:  Senator Hyde-Smith Seeks to Overturn Tax that Hinders Veterinary Service in Rural Areas.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today received a...

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...

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH OPPOSE LABOR DEPT. RULE THAT COULD HARM MISS. APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH OPPOSE LABOR DEPT. RULE THAT COULD HARM MISS. APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM

Miss. Senators, Colleagues Seek Withdrawal of Proposed One-Size-Fits-All Washington Mandates 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) have joined colleagues in seeking the withdrawal of a U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) proposed rule that would impose new one-size-fits-all Washington mandates on registered apprenticeship programs in Mississippi and across the...

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

Delta Daily News

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...