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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 JOINS RUBIO ON A TWO-YEAR RENEWAL OF NASA PROPERTY LEASE PROGRAM

HYDE-SMITH JOINS RUBIO ON A TWO-YEAR RENEWAL OF NASA PROPERTY LEASE PROGRAM

Reauthorization Would Benefit Stennis Space Center Reputation as a ‘Federal City’ 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today joined U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) and others in introducing legislation to renew an expiring National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) property lease program for two years.

The two-year extension of the NASA Enhanced Use Lease (EUL) program would allow...

HYDE-SMITH COSPONSORS BILL LINKING MORE U.S. ENERGY PRODUCTION TO STRATEGIC PETROLEUM RESERVE

HYDE-SMITH COSPONSORS BILL LINKING MORE U.S. ENERGY PRODUCTION TO STRATEGIC PETROLEUM RESERVE

Tapping Strategic Reserve Would Trigger Inland, Offshore Energy Production Requirements

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) has joined fellow Energy and Natural Resources Committee members in introducing legislation to require more U.S. energy production when the U.S. Strategic Petroleum Reserve (SPR) is tapped.

Lawmakers offered the Strategic Production Response Act following...

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH ANNOUNCE $261.7 MILLION ARMY CONTRACT TO LOUISVILLE COMPANY

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH ANNOUNCE $261.7 MILLION ARMY CONTRACT TO LOUISVILLE COMPANY

Taylor Defense Products to Produce Commercial Cranes for U.S. Army Use 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today announced the award of a $261.7 million contract to Taylor Defense Products in Louisville to provide cranes for the U.S. Army.

Taylor Defense won the competitive $261,753,327 firm fixed-price contract to produce commercial cranes with minor military...

HYDE-SMITH AGAIN HITS BIDEN ADMINISTRATION, DEMOCRATS FOR ROLE IN RISING ENERGY COSTS

HYDE-SMITH AGAIN HITS BIDEN ADMINISTRATION, DEMOCRATS FOR ROLE IN RISING ENERGY COSTS

Americans Will Pay More to Heat Their Homes this Holiday Season

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VIDEO:  Senator Hyde-Smith Participates in Pre-Holiday News Conference on Rising Home Heating Costs.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today said Democrats’ failure to heed the “basic fundamentals of the economy” underlie the reason American families will pay more to heat their homes and fill their cars this holiday season...

HYDE-SMITH BLASTS EPA DECISION TO STOP YAZOO PUMPS

HYDE-SMITH BLASTS EPA DECISION TO STOP YAZOO PUMPS

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today issued the following statement regarding action taken by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to stop a new effort to construct a flood control pumps project for the Yazoo Backwater Area of the Mississippi Delta:

“This is an absolutely terrible day for the people who live in the Mississippi Delta and an even sadder day for the country when an agency like the EPA refuses to do...

HYDE-SMITH COSPONSORS BILL TO PROD BIDEN ADMIN. INTO ACTION ON EASING ENERGY COSTS

HYDE-SMITH COSPONSORS BILL TO PROD BIDEN ADMIN. INTO ACTION ON EASING ENERGY COSTS

SMART Energy Act Would Require Restart of Offshore, Onshore Energy Lease Sales

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) is a primary cosponsor of legislation that would prod the Biden administration to take action to restart oil and gas leasing immediately, while also stepping up wind, solar, and geothermal energy development.

The Supporting Made in America Renewable and Traditional (SMART)...

MISS. LAWMAKERS PRAISE AWARD OF $38.8 MILLION FOR INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECTS

MISS. LAWMAKERS PRAISE AWARD OF $38.8 MILLION FOR INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECTS

Jackson, Long Beach & East Mississippi to Receive Millions for Roads & Rail from U.S. Department of Transportation

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), and U.S. Representatives Steven Palazzo (R-Miss.), and Michael Guest (R-Miss.), today praised the award of $38.8 million for three infrastructure projects in Jackson, Long Beach, and East Mississippi.

The U.S. Department...

HYDE-SMITH ASSERTS BIDEN HESITANCY TO ALLOW OFFSHORE ENERGY PRODUCTION WILL WORSEN ENERGY CRISIS

HYDE-SMITH ASSERTS BIDEN HESITANCY TO ALLOW OFFSHORE ENERGY PRODUCTION WILL WORSEN ENERGY CRISIS

Witness Concurs with Hyde-Smith on Effects of Foot-Dragging on Gulf of Mexico Lease Sales

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VIDEO:  Senator Hyde-Smith Links Higher Energy Prices to Lack of Action by Biden Administration on Lease Sales.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today asserted that the Biden Administration’s ongoing foot-dragging on resuming lease sales for oil and gas production on federal lands...

HYDE-SMITH OPENS OFFICE IN BROOKHAVEN

HYDE-SMITH OPENS OFFICE IN BROOKHAVEN

Miss. Senator Adds Office to Serve Southwest Mississippi, Maintains Offices in Jackson, Oxford & Gulfport

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today announced the opening of an office in downtown Brookhaven to serve constituents in southwest Mississippi.

The new Hyde-Smith office is located in Suite C of the Benoits Building at 117 W. Cherokee Street, Brookhaven.

“I’m thrilled to open an office in Brookhaven.  This space will give...

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH SPONSOR NATIONAL FLOOD INSURANCE PROGRAM REAUTHORIZATION & REFORM ACT

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH SPONSOR NATIONAL FLOOD INSURANCE PROGRAM REAUTHORIZATION & REFORM ACT

Comprehensive Legislation Includes Proposals Championed by Miss. Senators 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today helped reintroduce legislation to implement a long-term reauthorization of the National Flood Insurance Program (NIFP) and ensure more affordable premiums for policyholders in Mississippi and around the country.

The National Flood Insurance...