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LAND ACQUIRED FOR LODGE AND CONFERENCE CENTER ON LAKE OKHISSA

(NOTE: The Scenic Rivers Development Alliance issued the following news release on Friday, July 16.)

LAND ACQUIRED FOR LODGE AND CONFERENCE CENTER ON LAKE OKHISSA

July 16, 2021

Meadville, MS (Press Release) - Scenic Rivers Development Alliance today announced the acquisition of approximately 150 acres of land along the shoreline of Lake Okhissa in Southwest Mississippi from the U.S. Forest Service (USFS).

Scenic Rivers Development Alliance is a body politic of the State of Mississippi, which has...

HYDE-SMITH CALLS FOR GREATER POSTAL SERVICE ACCOUNTABILITY TO CUSTOMERS

HYDE-SMITH CALLS FOR GREATER POSTAL SERVICE ACCOUNTABILITY TO CUSTOMERS

Cites Mississippi Cases of Lost or Delayed Mail & Passports during Budget Review Hearing

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today stressed the need for greater accountability on the part of the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) in light of persistent and increasing customer service complaints.

Hyde-Smith, ranking member of the Senate Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Subcommittee,...

HYDE-SMITH CITES MISS. ENERGY PORTFOLIO TO PROMOTE U.S. NUCLEAR, FOSSIL FUEL SOURCES

HYDE-SMITH CITES MISS. ENERGY PORTFOLIO TO PROMOTE U.S. NUCLEAR, FOSSIL FUEL SOURCES

In DOE Budget Review Hearing, Hyde-Smith Stresses Need for Diverse Energy Sources, including Offshore Production and Nuclear Energy

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VIDEO:  Senator Hyde-Smith Questions Energy Secretary Granholm on FY2022 Budget Requests.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today said the federal budget should advocate for greater research and development to expand the U.S. energy supply, including...

HYDE-SMITH VOTES TO BLOCK DEMOCRATS’ ELECTION ‘POWER GRAB’ BILL

HYDE-SMITH VOTES TO BLOCK DEMOCRATS’ ELECTION ‘POWER GRAB’ BILL

“S.1 is Anything but Bipartisan, and That is Why the Senate is Right to Block It,” Miss. Senator Says

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VIDEO:  Senator Hyde-Smith Explains Opposition to Democrat Election Reform Scheme.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today voted to stop legislation authorizing a federal takeover of the American election system, deeming it a “blatant Democrat power grab.”

Hyde-Smith and the entire Senate Republican...

HYDE-SMITH CRITICIZES PLANNED SHOW VOTE ON DEMOCRAT ELECTION REFORM SCHEME

HYDE-SMITH CRITICIZES PLANNED SHOW VOTE ON DEMOCRAT ELECTION REFORM SCHEME

Miss. Senator Says Work Should Proceed on True Bipartisan Plan to Improve Election Integrity

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VIDEO:  Senator Hyde-Smith Criticizes Planned Show Vote on Democrat Election Reform Scheme.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today sharply criticized a planned “show vote” on the Democrats’ radical election reform legislation, which would place federal controls and mandates on every state.

Hyde-Smith,...

HYDE-SMITH DISAPPOINTED PRO-ISRAEL/ANTI-TERRORISM LEGISLATION BLOCKED

HYDE-SMITH DISAPPOINTED PRO-ISRAEL/ANTI-TERRORISM LEGISLATION BLOCKED

Miss. Senator Delivers Remarks on Need to Pass the ‘Stop Taxpayer Funding of Hamas Act’

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VIDEO:  Senator Hyde-Smith Delivers Strong Speech on Alliance with Israel.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today delivered a strong speech regarding the U.S.-Israel alliance and the need for Congress to act to ensure the Biden administration’s intended aid to Palestine does not ultimately benefit terrorist...

HYDE-SMITH ADVOCATES MISS. NEEDS WITH INTERIOR SECRETARY

HYDE-SMITH ADVOCATES MISS. NEEDS WITH INTERIOR SECRETARY

Offshore Energy, Vicksburg Natl. Military Park & Other Projects Discussed at Hearing

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VIDEO:  Senator Hyde-Smith Questions Interior Department Officials on Mississippi Issues.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today focused on issues of importance to Mississippi within the proposed FY2022 budget for the U.S. Department of the Interior, including offshore energy development, repairs to the Vicksburg National Military...

HYDE-SMITH SEEKS USDA ASSISTANCE FOR FLOOD-DAMAGED NORTH MISSISSIPPI

HYDE-SMITH SEEKS USDA ASSISTANCE FOR FLOOD-DAMAGED NORTH MISSISSIPPI

Says Disaster Declaration, Emergency Funding May be Needed to Boost USDA Aid Programs

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today said recovering from damage to crops and rural infrastructure caused by catastrophic flooding in north Mississippi last week may necessitate a disaster declaration and emergency appropriations.

Hyde-Smith on Tuesday addressed Mississippi flood damage with Agriculture Secretary...

HYDE-SMITH STATEMENT ON JAN. 6 COMMISSION PLAN

HYDE-SMITH STATEMENT ON JAN. 6 COMMISSION PLAN

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), a member of the Senate Committee on Rules and Administration, today issued the following statement regarding her vote against proceeding to the National Commission to Investigate the January 6 Attack on the United States Capitol Complex Act (HR.3233):

“The shameful attack on our Capitol in January deserves to be investigated thoroughly, but this Democratic proposal would enable a...

HYDE-SMITH PROMOTES FOREST SERVICE-USDA EFFORTS TO DELIVER COVID RECOVERY HELP TO TIMBER HARVESTERS, HAULERS

HYDE-SMITH PROMOTES FOREST SERVICE-USDA EFFORTS TO DELIVER COVID RECOVERY HELP TO TIMBER HARVESTERS, HAULERS

Senator Also Resumes Press for Forest Service Action on Okhissa Lake Land Transfer

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VIDEO:  Hyde-Smith Discusses COVID Recovery Aid for Timber Harvesters, Haulers.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today encouraged continued interagency cooperation on the delivery of COVID-19 economic recovery resources appropriated by Congress last year for timber harvesting and...