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Senator Hyde-Smith believes rebuilding infrastructure is key to the future of Mississippi and the nation.  She understands that aging highways, bridges, and basic public works infrastructure represents an impediment to public safety and economic growth.  She includes the need for greater broadband access among these needs.  Senator Hyde-Smith is committed to using her committee assignments to support responsible efforts to improve infrastructure, particularly in rural areas.


HYDE-SMITH DISSATISFIED WITH INTERIOR DEPT. INACTION ON OFFSHORE ENERGY LEASES

HYDE-SMITH DISSATISFIED WITH INTERIOR DEPT. INACTION ON OFFSHORE ENERGY LEASES

At Hearing, Senator Challenges Interior Sec. on Complying with Federal Ruling to Resume Lease Sales

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VIDEO:  Senator Hyde-Smith Questions Interior Secretary on Offshore Energy Production.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today expressed dissatisfaction with Interior Secretary Deb Haaland’s lack of action to resume offshore energy leasing activities after a federal court overruled President...

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH URGE BIDEN TO DROP STEP-UP IN BASIS TAX-HIKE PROPOSAL

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH URGE BIDEN TO DROP STEP-UP IN BASIS TAX-HIKE PROPOSAL

Miss. Senators, Colleagues Advocate for Family-owned Businesses, Farms, Ranches 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) this week joined the entire Senate Republican caucus in urging President Biden to abandon his effort to impose a capital gains tax increase on family-owned businesses, farms, and ranches.

The Senators sent Biden a letter stressing that repealing this part of...

HYDE-SMITH VOTES TO HIT THE BRAKES ON STARTING INFRASTRUCTURE DEBATE

HYDE-SMITH VOTES TO HIT THE BRAKES ON STARTING INFRASTRUCTURE DEBATE

Senator Unwilling to Put Unfinished Trillion-dollar Legislation on Glide Path to Passage without Seeing Actual Text

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today voted against starting debate on proposed bipartisan infrastructure legislation that hasn’t actually been written, saying Senators should be able to study bill text of measure that spends more than $1.2 trillion.

Despite Democratic leadership claims...

Sen. Hyde-Smith Talks Infrastructure at Taylor Machine Works

Association of Equipment Manufacturers

Sen. Hyde-Smith Talks Infrastructure at Taylor Machine Works
 
Association of Equipment Manufacturers
July 12, 2021

AEM and The Taylor Group of Companies hosted United States Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) on Thursday for a special I Make America event at...

Forest Service sells land for southwest Mississippi project

The Associated Press

Forest Service sells land for southwest Mississippi project

The Associated Press

MEADVILLE, Miss. (AP) — The U.S. Forest Service is transferring ownership of a parcel of land to a group that plans to develop a conference center and a 200-room lodge near a lake in southwestern...

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...