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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.


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...

MISS. SENATORS PROMOTE U.S.-GROWN RICE IN U.K. TRADE TALKS

MISS. SENATORS PROMOTE U.S.-GROWN RICE IN U.K. TRADE TALKS

Brexit Creates Opportunities to Export Mississippi Rice to United Kingdom, Senators Assert

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today encouraged the Trump Administration to promote increased market access for U.S.-grown rice in trade agreement negotiations with the United Kingdom (U.K.).

The Mississippi Senators are among a group of Senators from rice-producing states who have signed a...

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...

Hyde-Smith asks USDA to stop ‘unlawful’ catfish snack imports

The Hagstrom Report

Hyde-Smith asks USDA to stop ‘unlawful’ catfish snack imports

The Hagstrom Report | Volume 10 Number 28

Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith, R-Miss., today asked the Agriculture Department to intensify efforts to stop what she called “illegally exported catfish-based products, such as fried...

Innocor expanding in Baldwyn, creating 90 jobs

WJTV-TV Jackson

Innocor expanding in Baldwyn, creating 90 jobs

BALDWYN, Miss. (WJTV) – Innocor will increase production at its two facilities in Baldwyn. The company creates polyurethane foam.

The expansion marks a $4.1 million corporate investment and will create 90 jobs.

“Mississippi businesses,...

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...