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Senator Hyde-Smith supports federal policies to foster an economic environment that encourages job growth in Mississippi and the nation.  She supports the tax cuts and reforms enacted by President Trump and the Republican-majority Congress.  She believes in eliminating burdensome federal regulations that hinder small businesses, farmers, and industry.

The Senator supports policies and opportunities to continue and expand Mississippi’s ability to contribute to national security, high-tech research, agricultural innovation, and energy production.

Senator Hyde-Smith welcomes opportunities to work with local, state, and federal officials to make Mississippi a better place to work and raise families.


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 REPORTS MISS. TIMBER BUSINESSES TO RECEIVE $15.7 MILLION IN PANDEMIC ASSISTANCE PAYMENTS

HYDE-SMITH REPORTS MISS. TIMBER BUSINESSES TO RECEIVE $15.7 MILLION IN PANDEMIC ASSISTANCE PAYMENTS

USDA Begins Distribution of Final Payments Associated with FY21 Funding Measures 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today reported that the U.S. Department of Agriculture will begin distributing more than $15.7 million to Mississippi timber harvesters and timber hauling businesses negatively affected by the coronavirus pandemic.

The Pandemic Assistance for Timber...

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...

HYDE-SMITH ISSUES THANKSGIVING MESSAGE

HYDE-SMITH ISSUES THANKSGIVING MESSAGE

“Our Recovery from the Pandemic has Taught Us Not to Take for Granted Our Ability to Freely Gather with Those Most Important to Us.”

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VIDEO:  Senator Hyde-Smith Issues Thanksgiving Holiday Message.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today issued a statement to commemorate Thanksgiving, marking progress in pandemic recovery and calling on Mississippians to recommit to sharing their bounty with those in need.

“I hope this Thanksgiving...

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...

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH PRAISE $113 MILLION AWARD FOR NEXT AMPHIBIOUS WARSHIP

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH PRAISE $113 MILLION AWARD FOR NEXT AMPHIBIOUS WARSHIP

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today praised the award of a $113,649,258 Navy contract to Huntington Ingalls to purchase long-lead-time materials in advance of construction of LHA 9, an America-class amphibious assault ship.

The contract is the sixth increment of long-lead-time material for the ship, which will be built in Pascagoula.

“The skilled shipbuilders of...

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...

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH JOIN FORMAL CHALLENGE TO BIDEN’S VACCINE MANDATES FOR BUSINESSES

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH JOIN FORMAL CHALLENGE TO BIDEN’S VACCINE MANDATES FOR BUSINESSES

All 50 GOP Senators Support Congressional Review to Stop Vaccine Mandate for Private Sector Workers

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) on Wednesday joined 48 other GOP Senators in formally filing a Congressional Review Act (CRA) challenge to stop President Biden’s mandate requiring private businesses to require COVID-19 vaccines for their employees.

The...

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)...