Photo of a doctor, fireman, and policeman

Senator Hyde-Smith has great respect and admiration for the law enforcement and first responder personnel who dedicate their lives to protecting the public.  As a member of the Senate Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee, she will continue to support programs and policies that enable these public servants to do their jobs more effectively.


HYDE-SMITH HONORS LAW ENFORCEMENT, FALLEN OFFICERS IN POLICE WEEK TRIBUTE

HYDE-SMITH HONORS LAW ENFORCEMENT, FALLEN OFFICERS IN POLICE WEEK TRIBUTE

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today paid tribute to fallen law enforcement officers, including two from Mississippi, in commemoration of 2024 National Police Week.

Hyde-Smith’s tribute, which was entered into the Congressional Record on Thursday, specifically highlights Madison Police Department Officer Horren Randal Tyler, who lost his life in June 2023 while responding to a hostage...

HYDE-SMITH WANTS ARKABUTLA DAM FIX PRIORITIZED, LOOKS TO FALL FOR MAJOR MOVES ON YAZOO BACKWATER PUMPS

HYDE-SMITH WANTS ARKABUTLA DAM FIX PRIORITIZED, LOOKS TO FALL FOR MAJOR MOVES ON YAZOO BACKWATER PUMPS

Senator Focuses on Critical Mississippi Flood Control Projects at Army Corps Budget Hearing

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today received commitments from U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officials regarding prioritizing two important Mississippi flood control projects, the Arkabutla Lake dam and the Yazoo Backwater Area Pumps.

Hyde-Smith focused on the two...

HYDE-SMITH BACKS RESOLUTION CONDEMNING CAMPUS ANTISEMITISM 

HYDE-SMITH BACKS RESOLUTION CONDEMNING CAMPUS ANTISEMITISM 

Hyde-Smith also Cosponsors ‘No Bailouts for Campus Criminals Act’

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) on Thursday cosponsored a resolution that condemns the escalation of antisemitism on U.S. college campuses and urges President Biden’s Department of Education to take necessary actions to ensure that colleges and universities are complying with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act to protect Jewish students.

S.Res...

MEDGAR EVERS TO POSTHUMOUSLY RECEIVE THE PRESIDENTIAL MEDAL OF FREEDOM

MEDGAR EVERS TO POSTHUMOUSLY RECEIVE THE PRESIDENTIAL MEDAL OF FREEDOM

Miss. Congressional Delegation Had Encouraged President Biden to Honor Slain Civil Rights Leader

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Presidential Medal of Freedom will be awarded posthumously today to Medgar Wiley Evers, the World War II veteran and civil rights leader who was assassinated on June 12, 1963, in the driveway of his home in Jackson, Miss. 

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

HYDE-SMITH ATTACKS BIDEN TITLE IX GENDER RULE, CHALLENGES EDUCATION SEC. ABOUT ELIMINATING ‘SAFE SPACES’ FOR GIRLS

HYDE-SMITH ATTACKS BIDEN TITLE IX GENDER RULE, CHALLENGES EDUCATION SEC. ABOUT ELIMINATING ‘SAFE SPACES’ FOR GIRLS

Transgender Students Take Focus in Final Title IX Rule that was Originally Meant to Protect Women & Girls

043024 DOEd FY25 Hearing
VIDEO CLIP:  Senator Hyde-Smith Challenges Education Secretary on Whether Title IX Rule Changes Eliminate Safe Spaces for Female Students.
VIDEO:  Senator Hyde-Smith Questions Education Secretary Cardona on Title IX Rule.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R...

HYDE-SMITH, COLLEAGUES ATTEMPT TO BLOCK BIDEN RULE, PROTECT FAITH-BASED ORGANIZATIONS

HYDE-SMITH, COLLEAGUES ATTEMPT TO BLOCK BIDEN RULE, PROTECT FAITH-BASED ORGANIZATIONS

Resolution Introduced to Stop Rule Directing Nine Federal Agencies to Discriminate Against Faith-based Social Service Groups

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) recently joined U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) in introducing a resolution of disapproval to overturn a Biden administration final rule that directs nine federal agencies to discriminate against faith-based organizations.

Th...

MISS. DELEGATION COSPONSORS RESOLUTION HONORING SEABEES FOUNDING 

MISS. DELEGATION COSPONSORS RESOLUTION HONORING SEABEES FOUNDING 

Bipartisan, Bicameral Measure Expresses Gratitude for Seabees’ Contributions to State, Nation & World

WASHINGTON, D.C. – All members of the Mississippi congressional delegation have cosponsored a bipartisan, bicameral resolution recognizing the 82nd anniversary of the United States Naval Construction Force, known as the Seabees, and thanking them for their service to our country.

The introduction of the resolution (S.Res.650 an...

HYDE-SMITH STATEMENT ON SUPPRESSED MAYORKAS IMPEACHMENT TRIAL

HYDE-SMITH STATEMENT ON SUPPRESSED MAYORKAS IMPEACHMENT TRIAL

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), who has traveled twice to the U.S.-Mexico border in recent years as a member of the Senate Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee, today issued the following statement regarding the Democratic-led suppression of the impeachment trial for Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas:

“Senate Democrats insulted the United States Senate as an institution and, more importantly...

DELEGATION ASKS USDA TO PROVIDE MISS. LANDOWNERS SWIFT ACCESS TO EMERGENCY FOREST RESTORATION AID

DELEGATION ASKS USDA TO PROVIDE MISS. LANDOWNERS SWIFT ACCESS TO EMERGENCY FOREST RESTORATION AID

Miss. Lawmakers Pen Letter to Ag. Sec. Vilsack Seeking Use of Available Unobligated Funds

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Mississippi Congressional Delegation today encouraged Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack to act swiftly to allow private forest landowners in Mississippi to access unobligated emergency forest restoration funds to overcome widespread damages caused by extreme drought and subsequent...

BORDER SECURITY

BORDER SECURITY

Congressional Record Vol. 169, No. 16
(Senate - January 25, 2023) PDF

  Mrs. HYDE-SMITH. Madam President, I started the new year by joining 
Senator Blackburn of Tennessee and our new colleague Senator Britt of 
Alabama on a recent tour of the Del Rio Border Sector in Texas.

  We...