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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.


MISS. DELEGATION REQUESTS FEDERAL DISASTER DECLARATION FOR JANUARY STORM DAMAGE

MISS. DELEGATION REQUESTS FEDERAL DISASTER DECLARATION FOR JANUARY STORM DAMAGE

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Mississippi congressional delegation today sent a letter to President Donald J. Trump requesting full consideration of Mississippi Governor Tate Reeves’s request for a major federal disaster declaration in the wake of devastation from severe storms, flooding, straight-line winds, and 17 confirmed tornadoes that occurred January 10-11.

U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith...

Hyde-Smith announces $7.5M in additional funding for backwater pumps

Vicksburg Post

Hyde-Smith announces $7.5M in additional funding for backwater pumps

By Tim Reeves

An additional $7.5 million has reportedly been allocated to address future flooding issues in the Yazoo Backwater Area.

The additional funding was announced Monday by U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith and is...

Biloxi Mayor To Appeal To Council To Approve Spillway Effects Resolutions

WXXV-TV Gulfport

Biloxi Mayor To Appeal To Council To Approve Spillway Effects Resolutions

By Toni Miles

Mayor Andrew “FoFo” Gilich will be asking the City Council this week to approve four measures designed to help avoid a repeat of last summer’s disastrous Bonnet Carre Spillway openings. The mayor...

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH & PALAZZO ANNOUNCE $15.76 MILLION GRANT FOR PORT OF GULFPORT

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH & PALAZZO ANNOUNCE $15.76 MILLION GRANT FOR PORT OF GULFPORT

Port Infrastructure Project to Improve Freight Access and Safety

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), and Congressman Steven Palazzo (R-Miss.) today announced the award of a $15.76 million grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) to improve highway access to the Port of Gulfport for military, commercial, and freight tenants.

The award will support road...

HYDE-SMITH DETAILS $46.5 MILLION FOR ARMY CORPS WORK IN MISS., INCLUDING YAZOO BACKWATER AREA

HYDE-SMITH DETAILS $46.5 MILLION FOR ARMY CORPS WORK IN MISS., INCLUDING YAZOO BACKWATER AREA

Additional Funding for 27 Projects Will Aid Community Wastewater Projects, Harbor Dredging, Flood Control Works

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss) today announced an additional $46.5 million in U.S. Army Corps of Engineers funding will be allocated for work on 27 projects in Mississippi, including $7.5 million to advance efforts to address Yazoo Backwater Area flooding.

Hyde...

HYDE-SMITH STATEMENT ON THE STATE OF THE UNION

HYDE-SMITH STATEMENT ON THE STATE OF THE UNION

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VIDEO:  Senator Hyde-Smith Statement

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today issued the following statement regarding President Trump’s third State of the Union Address to the nation:

“I applaud President Trump for remaining optimistic despite these contentious times.  He reminds us that there is more work to do to continue the great American comeback.

“The President’s strong America-first, pro-growth agenda is succeeding....

HYDE-SMITH APPLAUDS NEW RULE TO REPLACE ‘WATERS OF THE UNITED STATES’ DEFINITION

HYDE-SMITH APPLAUDS NEW RULE TO REPLACE ‘WATERS OF THE UNITED STATES’ DEFINITION

Miss. Senator Says Trump Regulatory Relief Initiative Stops Obama WOTUS Overreach

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today applauded the release of a final rule to replace the Obama-era Waters of the United States (WOTUS) scheme that greatly expanded federal regulatory control over state waters, including farm ditches.

Hyde-Smith, who serves on the Agriculture Committee, said the new Navigab...

United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement passes in the Senate

AG Daily

United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement passes in the Senate

By AGDAILY Reporters

America’s farmers and ranchers received a second round of good news this week with Senate approval of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA). This morning, the U.S. Senate passed the implementing...

Mississippi leaders praise President’s signing of trade deal with China

News Mississippi

Mississippi leaders praise President’s signing of trade deal with China

By Steven Gagliano

Earlier today, President Trump signed “phase one” of a trade agreement with China, and Mississippi leaders are applauding the deal, which they say, will open China’s market to more American...