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.


HYDE-SMITH BACKS BILL TO INCREASE MEDICARE PAYMENTS TO MISS. RURAL HOSPITALS

HYDE-SMITH BACKS BILL TO INCREASE MEDICARE PAYMENTS TO MISS. RURAL HOSPITALS

Long-Term Fix to Medicare Wage Index Formula Would Address Disparity Benefiting Bigger States

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today threw her support behind legislation to increase Medicare payments to rural states like Mississippi, which could help rural Mississippi hospitals ease growing financial pressures.

Hyde-Smith, a member of the Senate Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education...

Catfish Producers Can Make Case for Relief Funds

Winston County Journal

Catfish Producers Can Make Case for Relief Funds
 
By Susan Collins-Smith, MSU Extension Service

RAYMOND, Miss. -- Catfish producers impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic have the opportunity to provide the U.S. Department of Agriculture information on why they should be eligible...

Senator Hyde-Smith is all for the SMART Act

News Mississippi

Senator Hyde-Smith is all for the SMART Act

By J.T. Mitchell

A bill in the United States Senate called the State and Municipal Assistance for Recovery and Transition (SMART) Act could provide $500 billion to state, local, and tribal governments, and Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith thinks...

Bipartisan Legislation Introduced to Bolster Rural Healthcare Providers

The Epoch Times

Bipartisan Legislation Introduced to Bolster Rural Healthcare Providers

By Masooma Haq

Bipartisan legislation will direct funding to rural hospitals and clinics, through the CARES act Provider Relief Fund, shoring up the cracks exposed by the pandemic.

Sens. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska)...

Local law enforcement agencies awarded CARES Act money

WCBI-TV Columbus 

Local law enforcement agencies awarded CARES Act money

By Joey Barnes

Lowndes and Lee County law enforcement were awarded $58,000 in CARES ACT money.

U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith said the sheriff’s departments in both counties would receive a little more than $58,000.

At least...

MCC graduation takes on a different look

Meridian Star

MCC graduation takes on a different look

Submitted

Laptops, cellphones and computer desktops were just a few of the ways MCC’s Spring 2020 graduation ceremonies were able to be seen as the college held its commencement events via livestream.

To say commencement ceremonies for Spring...

Flaggs believes city may avoid drastic action to balance budget

Vicksburg Post

Flaggs believes city may avoid drastic action to balance budget

By John Surratt

Early revenue projections and potential state and federal assistance could mean Vicksburg’s financial picture may not be as bleak as initially thought, Mayor George Flaggs said Monday.

He discussed the...