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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.


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 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 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)...

HYDE-SMITH ASSERTS BIDEN HESITANCY TO ALLOW OFFSHORE ENERGY PRODUCTION WILL WORSEN ENERGY CRISIS

HYDE-SMITH ASSERTS BIDEN HESITANCY TO ALLOW OFFSHORE ENERGY PRODUCTION WILL WORSEN ENERGY CRISIS

Witness Concurs with Hyde-Smith on Effects of Foot-Dragging on Gulf of Mexico Lease Sales

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VIDEO:  Senator Hyde-Smith Links Higher Energy Prices to Lack of Action by Biden Administration on Lease Sales.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today asserted that the Biden Administration’s ongoing foot-dragging on resuming lease sales for oil and gas production on federal lands...

HYDE-SMITH OPENS OFFICE IN BROOKHAVEN

HYDE-SMITH OPENS OFFICE IN BROOKHAVEN

Miss. Senator Adds Office to Serve Southwest Mississippi, Maintains Offices in Jackson, Oxford & Gulfport

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today announced the opening of an office in downtown Brookhaven to serve constituents in southwest Mississippi.

The new Hyde-Smith office is located in Suite C of the Benoits Building at 117 W. Cherokee Street, Brookhaven.

“I’m thrilled to open an office in Brookhaven.  This space will give...

HYDE-SMITH ISSUES VETERANS DAY STATEMENT

HYDE-SMITH ISSUES VETERANS DAY STATEMENT

Debacle of U.S. Withdrawal from Afghanistan Serves as Reminder of Needs for New Generations of American Veterans

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AUDIO:  Senator Hyde-Smith’s 2021 Veterans Day Tribute.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today issued a statement to commemorate Veterans Day, using the occasion to acknowledge the needs of new generations of American veterans.

Hyde-Smith also encouraged Mississippi veterans with problems accessing Department of...

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH WORK TO BLOCK DRAFT OF WOMEN 

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH WORK TO BLOCK DRAFT OF WOMEN 

Miss. Senators Oppose Compelling Women to Register for the Draft 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) this week threw their support behind a measure to keep women from being compelled to register for the draft.

The Senators signed onto an amendment to the FY2022 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) that would remove a provision from HR.4350 requiring women between the ages of 18 and 25 to...