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Senator Hyde-Smith supports common-sense, patient-centered healthcare reforms to help Mississippi families afford health insurance coverage without expanding the government’s role in providing health care.  She believes the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, better known as Obamacare, should be repealed.

Senator Hyde-Smith appreciates the role of the state’s universities to support federal research on better prevention and treatment efforts on chronic diseases, like diabetes, that affect Mississippians disproportionally.


HYDE-SMITH WELCOMES $30.5 MILLION USDA CATFISH PURCHASE

HYDE-SMITH WELCOMES $30.5 MILLION USDA CATFISH PURCHASE

USDA Section 32 Program Purchase Should Boost Miss. & U.S. Catfish Industry 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today welcomed a decision by the U.S. Department of Agriculture to purchase up to $30.5 million in farm-raised catfish products for distribution to various nutrition assistance programs, including charitable institutions.

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack approved the farm-raised catfish purchase using...

HYDE-SMITH SEEKS TO ENROLL AT-RISK RURAL HOSPITALS IN DEMONSTRATION PROGRAM TO STAVE OFF CLOSURES

HYDE-SMITH SEEKS TO ENROLL AT-RISK RURAL HOSPITALS IN DEMONSTRATION PROGRAM TO STAVE OFF CLOSURES

Senator Uses Review of FY25 HHS Budget to Test Rural Community Hospital Demonstration Program Options

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VIDEO:  Senator Hyde-Smith and HHS Secretary Becerra Discuss Hospital Closures, Maternal Health in Mississippi.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today enlisted the assistance of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Xavier Becerra to determine whether some...

HYDE-SMITH SUPPORTS FINAL PASSAGE OF BILL THAT SUPPORT MISS. WORKFORCE, HEALTH & EDUCATION INITIATIVES

HYDE-SMITH SUPPORTS FINAL PASSAGE OF BILL THAT SUPPORT MISS. WORKFORCE, HEALTH & EDUCATION INITIATIVES

Senate Gives Final Approval of Bills with Resources to Improve Services in Miss., Nation 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today supported final passage of a series of appropriations measures that will, among other things, provide resources to help communities, universities, schools, and organizations in Mississippi improve their workforce development, health, and...

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...

HYDE-SMITH COSPONSORS BILL TO STOP HHS FROM IMPLEMENTING RULE TO DISCRIMINATE AGAINST FOSTER FAMILIES

HYDE-SMITH COSPONSORS BILL TO STOP HHS FROM IMPLEMENTING RULE TO DISCRIMINATE AGAINST FOSTER FAMILIES

HHS Pushing Rule to Exclude Faith-Based Providers, Homes that Don’t Adhere to the Radical Left’s Transgender Agenda

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) is cosponsoring legislation that would prohibit the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) from implementing its proposed rule that discriminates against foster parents who do not affirm LGBT ideology.

The Pr...

HYDE-SMITH HIGHLIGHTS MISS. BENEFITS IN AG FUNDING BILL, INCLUDING KEY PINE BEETLE RELIEF LANGUAGE

HYDE-SMITH HIGHLIGHTS MISS. BENEFITS IN AG FUNDING BILL, INCLUDING KEY PINE BEETLE RELIEF LANGUAGE

Miss. Senator Serves on Subcommittee that Crafted FY2024 Agriculture, Rural Development Appropriations Bill

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today reported that a provision she secured in the final FY2024 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Bill opens the door for the U.S. Department of Agriculture to use...

HYDE-SMITH STATEMENT ON IVF AND S.3612

HYDE-SMITH STATEMENT ON IVF AND S.3612

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today issued the following statement regarding in vitro fertilization (IVF) and S.3612:

“The media headlines and stories painting the picture that I object to IVF are blatantly misleading and some are boldfaced lies.  I have been clear about my strong support of IVF and its ability to help bring God’s beautiful creations into the world.  Senator Duckworth’s legislation was construed as ‘protecting...

UNANIMOUS CONSENT REQUEST--S. 3612

UNANIMOUS CONSENT REQUEST--S. 3612 (Executive Calendar)

Congressional Record Vol. 170, No. 36
(Senate - February 28, 2024) PDF

The PRESIDING OFFICER. Is there objection?

Mrs. HYDE-SMITH. Reserving the right to object.

The PRESIDING OFFICER. The Senator from Mississippi.

Mrs. HYDE-SMITH. Madam...