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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 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...

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...

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH BACK CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT & LEGISLATION TO BLOCK SUPREME COURT PACKING

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH BACK CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT & LEGISLATION TO BLOCK SUPREME COURT PACKING

Proposals Would Enshrine Nine-Justice Court, Require Supermajority Support for Future Expansion

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today joined U.S. Senators Ted Cruz (R-Texas), Thom Tillis (R-N.C.), Martha McSally (R-Ariz.), and Kelly Loeffler (R-Ga.), to introduce two proposals to protect the number of justices on the U.S. Supreme Court and prevent...

HYDE-SMITH:  NEW YAZOO AREA PUMP PLAN MARKS SIGNIFICANT MILESTONE IN EFFORT TO REDUCE BACKWATER FLOODING

HYDE-SMITH:  NEW YAZOO AREA PUMP PLAN MARKS SIGNIFICANT MILESTONE IN EFFORT TO REDUCE BACKWATER FLOODING

Draft Pump Proposal Released by Army Corps Will Reduce Flooding, Benefit Environment and Wildlife  

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VIDEO:  Senator Hyde-Smith Comments on U.S. Army Corps Plan on Yazoo Backwater Pumps. 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith today welcomed the long-anticipated release of a new U.S. Army Corps of Engineers plan that recommends moving forward on a flood control project to address...

Disaster Relief

DISASTER RELIEF

Congressional Record (Senate - May 09, 2019)

Mr. President, I also rise to speak on behalf of thousands of Mississippians who have been affected by catastrophic flooding and other natural disasters this year. Their plight and the unmet 
commitment made to them long ago provide us an...