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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.


MISS. LAWMAKERS ANNOUNCE $30 MILLION IN AID FOR U.S. SHRIMP INDUSTRY

MISS. LAWMAKERS ANNOUNCE $30 MILLION IN AID FOR U.S. SHRIMP INDUSTRY

USDA Purchase of Shrimp to Support Struggling Producers, Provide Healthy Seafood to American Families

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker, R-Miss., and Cindy Hyde-Smith, R-Miss., and Rep. Steven Palazzo, R-Miss., today announced the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has authorized the purchase of up to $30 million in U.S.-produced shrimp for distribution to community food and nutrition programs nationwide.

The...

HYDE-SMITH HAILS MISS. HEROES AMID COVID-19 PANDEMIC AS SENATE WEIGHS ADDED RELIEF MEASURES

HYDE-SMITH HAILS MISS. HEROES AMID COVID-19 PANDEMIC AS SENATE WEIGHS ADDED RELIEF MEASURES

Senator Cites an Array of Mississippians in Floor Speech Highlighting Extra Steps Taken to Battle the Pandemic

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VIDEO CLIP:  Senator Hyde-Smith Praises Heroic Work by Mississippians During Pandemic.
FULL VIDEO:  Senator Hyde-Smith Floor Speech.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – As the Senate considers new COVID-19 relief measures, U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today delivered a speech praising the extra steps...

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH WELCOME NOMINATION OF BILL COOK TO TVA BOARD

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH WELCOME NOMINATION OF BILL COOK TO TVA BOARD

President Trump Picks Oxford Entrepreneur for Five-Year Term

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today welcomed President Donald J. Trump’s nomination of Charles William “Bill” Cook, Jr., of Oxford to serve a five-year term on the Board of Directors for the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA).

Wicker and Hyde-Smith recommended Cook for the post earlier this year. 
 
“Bill Cook is a...

HYDE-SMITH WELCOMES $14.1 MILLION FOR RURAL WATER IMPROVEMENTS IN ALCORN & PONTOTOC COUNTIES

HYDE-SMITH WELCOMES $14.1 MILLION FOR RURAL WATER IMPROVEMENTS IN ALCORN & PONTOTOC COUNTIES

USDA Rural Development Awards Water & Waste Disposal Loans & Grants to Miss.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), a member of the Senate Agriculture Appropriations Subcommittee, today welcomed the award of $14.1 million in U.S. Department of Agriculture grant and loan funding for water infrastructure improvements in Alcorn and Pontotoc counties.

USDA Rural Development Water and...

HYDE-SMITH SUPPORTS FUNDING RELEASE FOR PHYSICIAN TRAINING PROGRAMS AT RURAL HOSPITALS

HYDE-SMITH SUPPORTS FUNDING RELEASE FOR PHYSICIAN TRAINING PROGRAMS AT RURAL HOSPITALS

Mississippi Has Established or Developing Graduate Medical Programs Across State

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today advocated the release of coronavirus emergency funding intended to support physician training programs to strengthen and maintain a healthcare workforce in rural communities.

Hyde-Smith and eight of her colleagues issued a letter to Health and Human Services (HHS)...

WICKER & HYDE-SMITH ANNOUNCE $4.39 MILLION FOR COVID-19 RESPONSE IN MISSISSIPPI

WICKER & HYDE-SMITH ANNOUNCE $4.39 MILLION FOR COVID-19 RESPONSE IN MISSISSIPPI

FEMA Grant to Support Purchase of Medical Supplies, Personal Protective Equipment

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today announced the award of a $4,397,522 Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) grant to the state of Mississippi to support COVID-19 disaster response efforts.

The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) will use the funds to purchase...

MISS. LAWMAKERS CELEBRATE $6.67 MILLION GRANT FOR PEARL RIVER COMMUNITY COLLEGE WORKFORCE CENTER

MISS. LAWMAKERS CELEBRATE $6.67 MILLION GRANT FOR PEARL RIVER COMMUNITY COLLEGE WORKFORCE CENTER

RESTORE Act Funding to Support Workforce Development in Hancock County

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.), and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), and Representative Steven Palazzo (R-Miss.) today celebrated the award of $6,670,007 to the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality to complete infrastructure work at the Pearl River Community College (PRCC) Phil Bryant Aviation and...

HYDE-SMITH ANNOUNCES FEMA DISASTER AID FOR ISSAQUENA & ALCORN COUNTIES

HYDE-SMITH ANNOUNCES FEMA DISASTER AID FOR ISSAQUENA & ALCORN COUNTIES

Nearly $3.0 Million in Public Assistance Funds Will Offset Roadway Repair, Utility Restoration Costs

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), a member of the Senate Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee, today said the award of nearly $3.0 million in federal disaster grants will offset costs for repairing roadways in Issaquena County and restoring utilities distribution lines in Alcorn County.

The...

HYDE-SMITH ADVOCATES ‘RESTART ACT’ AS PART OF NEW COVID-19 RELIEF PACKAGE

HYDE-SMITH ADVOCATES ‘RESTART ACT’ AS PART OF NEW COVID-19 RELIEF PACKAGE

RESTART Act Would Offer Longer-Term, More Flexible Support for Small, Mid-Sized Businesses

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today said the next coronavirus relief act should include legislation she cosponsored to provide greater and more flexible support for small- and mid-sized businesses most affected by COVID-19.

Hyde-Smith is among a growing group of bipartisan Senators cosponsoring the Reviv...

HYDE-SMITH:  HHS AWARDS $1.34 MILLION TO OXFORD & MSU FOR MENTAL HEALTH, SUBSTANCE ABUSE SERVICES

HYDE-SMITH:  HHS AWARDS $1.34 MILLION TO OXFORD & MSU FOR MENTAL HEALTH, SUBSTANCE ABUSE SERVICES

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today announced the award of $1.34 million to address ongoing mental health and substance abuse needs in Mississippi through suicide prevention and opioid abuse mitigation.

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) awarded the Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services Grants to Communicare of Oxford and the Mississippi State...