Photo of Brookhaven, a rural town

Senator Hyde-Smith believes the Unites States is strong when agriculture and rural America are strong.  The Senator understands the unique challenges faced by rural Mississippi to provide residents with basic services, infrastructure, education, and health care.  She supports policies that will allow rural communities to expand economically.  The federal government should not be a roadblock to the growth and wellbeing of rural America.


Local students earn National SkillsUSA Statesman Award

Stone County Enterprise

Local students earn National SkillsUSA Statesman Award

A delegation of students and instructors from Mississippi met with their elected officials in Washington, D.C. to talk about how their career and technical education (CTE) programs have prepared them to be college- and...

Aberdeen High School program sharing in $3.75M in federal funding

Monroe Journal

Aberdeen High School program sharing in $3.75M in federal funding

By Ray Van Dusen

ABERDEEN – Last week, U.S. Senators Cindy Hyde-Smith and Roger Wicker and U.S. Congressmen Bennie Thompson and Michael Guest announced a $3.75 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education for the...

VT Halter and Q-LNG Conduct Naming Ceremony for LNG Bunkering Barge

Maritime Executive

VT Halter and Q-LNG Conduct Naming Ceremony for LNG Bunkering Barge

By The Maritime Executive

Celebrating shipbuilders and protecting our nation were the main messages as VT Halter Marine, Inc. (VT Halter Marine), a company of ST Engineering North America, conducted a vessel...

Hinds workforce program receives Department of Labor grant

Vicksburg Post

Hinds workforce program receives Department of Labor grant

By Staff Reports

The Department of Labor Monday announced $4.1 million in grants to support three workforce development projects in rural Mississippi, one of which is at Hinds Community College.

The grants support...

ARC chooses three local professionals for leadership institute

Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal, Tupelo

ARC chooses three local professionals for leadership institute

By Michaela Gibson Morris 

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Three Northeast Mississippians have been chosen to join the first Appalachian Leadership Institute. 

The Appalachian Regional Commission selected...

Funds Squared Away for Restoration on Ship Island

WXXV-TV Gulfport

Funds Squared Away for Restoration on Ship Island

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By Erikka Miller

Federal funds have been landed to continue restoration work on Ship Island.

US senator Cindy Hyde-Smith has just announced that more than $56 million dollars has been allocated to carry out phases three and...

Senator Hyde-Smith: $56.6 Million Boost for Ship Island Restoration

Dredging Today

Senator Hyde-Smith: $56.6 Million Boost for Ship Island Restoration

Dredging Today

Mississippi Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith has announced the award of a $56.6 million contract to carry out Phases 3 and 4 of a barrier island restoration project on Ship Island.

The U.S. Army Corps of...