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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 PRESSES USDA ON ENVIRONMENTAL REVIEWS FOR OKHISSA LAKE TRANSFER

HYDE-SMITH PRESSES USDA ON ENVIRONMENTAL REVIEWS FOR OKHISSA LAKE TRANSFER
 
Senate Ag Committee Hearing Assesses Implementation of 2018 Farm Bill

Senator Hyde-Smith Presses USDA on Environmental Reviews for Okhissa Lake Transfer

VIDEO:  Hyde-Smith on Okhissa Lake Transfer

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), a member of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry, is seeking assurances that the U.S. Forest Service will act in a timely manner to complete environmental reviews needed to transfer lands to the Scenic Rivers Development...

HYDE-SMITH:  USDA OFFERS $4.13 MILLION FOR RURAL WATER PROJECTS IN LAMAR & COPIAH COUNTIES

HYDE-SMITH:  USDA OFFERS $4.13 MILLION FOR RURAL WATER PROJECTS IN LAMAR & COPIAH COUNTIES

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), a member of the Senate Agriculture Appropriations Subcommittee, today announced more than $4.13 million in U.S. Department of Agriculture grant and loan funding for water infrastructure projects in Lamar and Copiah Counties.

The two loan-grant awards to the Progress Community Water Association in Purvis and the Copiah Water Association, Inc. in...

Mayor McGee goes to Washington for I-55 frontage road funding

Madison County Journal

Mayor McGee goes to Washington for I-55 frontage road funding

By Duncan Dent

Securing funding for a proposed frontage road along I-55 on the southwest edge town was one of the aims Mayor Gene F. McGee had on a recent trip to Washington D.C.

McGee was in the nation’s capital...

VT Halter and Q-LNG Conduct Naming Ceremony for LNG Bunkering Barge

Maritime Executive

VT Halter and Q-LNG Conduct Naming Ceremony for LNG Bunkering Barge

By The Maritime Executive

Celebrating shipbuilders and protecting our nation were the main messages as VT Halter Marine, Inc. (VT Halter Marine), a company of ST Engineering North America, conducted a vessel...

ARC chooses three local professionals for leadership institute

Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal, Tupelo

ARC chooses three local professionals for leadership institute

By Michaela Gibson Morris 

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Three Northeast Mississippians have been chosen to join the first Appalachian Leadership Institute. 

The Appalachian Regional Commission selected...

Funds Squared Away for Restoration on Ship Island

WXXV-TV Gulfport

Funds Squared Away for Restoration on Ship Island

VIDEO  

By Erikka Miller

Federal funds have been landed to continue restoration work on Ship Island.

US senator Cindy Hyde-Smith has just announced that more than $56 million dollars has been allocated to carry out phases three and...

Senator Hyde-Smith: $56.6 Million Boost for Ship Island Restoration

Dredging Today

Senator Hyde-Smith: $56.6 Million Boost for Ship Island Restoration

Dredging Today

Mississippi Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith has announced the award of a $56.6 million contract to carry out Phases 3 and 4 of a barrier island restoration project on Ship Island.

The U.S. Army Corps of...

Tupelo airport awarded grant to replace emergency response vehicle

Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal, Tupelo

Tupelo airport awarded grant to replace emergency response vehicle

By Taylor Vance

TUPELO • Federal officials awarded a $741,000 grant to the city’s regional airport to help the facility purchase a new emergency response vehicle for the site.

Cliff Nash,...

Possible legal action over the opening of the Bonnet Carre Spillway

WMJY-FM, Biloxi

Possible legal action over the opening of the Bonnet Carre Spillway

By Kelly Bennett

Biloxi Mayor Andrew Gilich says he and other coastal leaders are exploring the possibility of taking legal action against those responsible for the opening of the Bonnet Carre Spillway, which...