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Senator Hyde-Smith is committed to abide by the constitutional responsibility to “provide for the common defense” of the United States, including the necessary need to rebuild America’s military and readiness.

Senator Hyde-Smith is proud of Mississippi’s enduring support of the Armed Forces.  She is committed to strengthening the state’s significant contributions to national defense, including Air Force bases and Navy installations, the Army National Guard’s primary mobilization installation, a premiere Special Operations training center, a leading Air Force aeromedical evacuation unit, numerous National Guard installations, and Department of Defense supercomputer capabilities.

Senator Hyde-Smith is also grateful for the work of defense industry employees in Mississippi to produce the best equipment and services for the men and women who protect our nation.


Mississippi U.S. Senators vote for bill to aid vets injured in burn pits

WLOX-TV Biloxi

Mississippi U.S. Senators vote for bill to aid vets injured in burn pits

By Flora Dedeaux

BILOXI, Miss. (WLOX) - After failed efforts to amend the “Honoring our Promise to Address Comprehensive Toxins Act of 2022,” or the PACT Act, the legislation has finally passed in the U.S. Senate...

HYDE-SMITH VOTES TO ACCEPT FINLAND & SWEDEN INTO NATO

HYDE-SMITH VOTES TO ACCEPT FINLAND & SWEDEN INTO NATO

Says Two Members Will Make NATO a More Formidable Force against Threats to U.S., Allies

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today voted in favor of admitting Finland and Sweden as members of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO).

The Senate voted overwhelmingly to ratify the Protocols to the North Atlantic Treaty of 1949 (Treaty Doc. 117-3) to welcome Finland and Sweden as the newest NATO members.  The vote was...

HYDE-SMITH HELPS INTRODUCE BILL REQUIRING BIDEN TO CONTROL SOUTHERN BORDER

HYDE-SMITH HELPS INTRODUCE BILL REQUIRING BIDEN TO CONTROL SOUTHERN BORDER

Legislation Would Force Administration to Restore & Maintain Operational Control

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), a member of the Senate Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee, today said she has thrown her support behind legislation to force the Biden administration to restore and maintain control of the southern border.

Hyde-Smith joined U.S. Senator Thom Tillis (R-N.C.) in introducing...

HYDE-SMITH BACKS BILL TO END ILLEGAL IMMIGRANT ABUSE OF ASYLUM SYSTEM

HYDE-SMITH BACKS BILL TO END ILLEGAL IMMIGRANT ABUSE OF ASYLUM SYSTEM

Asylum Accountability Measure Exchanges 10-year Penalty, with Permanent Ban

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) this week cosponsored legislation that would permanently bar illegal immigrants who fail to appear in immigration court from benefitting from the Immigration and Nationality Act, the law that governs immigration and citizenship in the United States.

The Asylum Accountability Act (S.4636) would...

HYDE-SMITH VOTES AGAINST CHIPS ACT

HYDE-SMITH VOTES AGAINST CHIPS ACT

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today said that while she understands the need to ramp up American semiconductor production and to fortify the nation’s competitive edge, she does not believe faulty legislation that relies on deficit spending is the smart way to reach those goals, particularly without sufficient assurances that adversaries like China wouldn’t ultimately benefit from its measures.

Hyde-Smith voted against the CHIPS Act...

HYDE-SMITH, COLLEAGUES OFFER BILL TO BLOCK SALES OF STRATEGIC RESERVE PETROLEUM TO U.S. ADVERSARIES

HYDE-SMITH, COLLEAGUES OFFER BILL TO BLOCK SALES OF STRATEGIC RESERVE PETROLEUM TO U.S. ADVERSARIES

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) this week joined U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas) in introducing a bill that would prevent future strategic petroleum reserve (SPR) sales from going to China, Russia, North Korea, or Iran.

Cruz authored the No Emergency Crude Oil to Foreign Adversaries Act (S.4515) after recent reports indicated roughly 5 million barrels from these SPR...

Flores readies for entry to Naval Academy

DeSoto County News

Flores readies for entry to Naval Academy

By Bob Bakken 

Northpoint Christian School graduating senior Josh Flores is about to change uniforms again. 

After wearing the Northpoint colors and school uniform through his years in school, Flores will don a graduation gown on Saturday...

Cassidy leads GOP Senate resolution to combat the violent crime spike

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Cassidy leads GOP Senate resolution to combat the violent crime spike

Senators note 30% spike in murders and surge of illegal immigrants, 'progressive' prosecutors

By Marisa Schultz

EXCLUSIVE: Decrying the nation's crime spike, surge in illegal immigrants and lax criminal justice policies,...

Wicker, Hyde-Smith support Finland and Sweden NATO applications

Y’all Politics

Wicker, Hyde-Smith support Finland and Sweden NATO applications

Miss. lawmakers join bipartisan letter to President Biden urging swift advancement of bid to expand NATO.

By Anne Summerhays

On Tuesday, U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-MS) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-MS) joined 80 colleagues...