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 REPORTS MISS. TIMBER BUSINESSES TO RECEIVE $15.7 MILLION IN PANDEMIC ASSISTANCE PAYMENTS

HYDE-SMITH REPORTS MISS. TIMBER BUSINESSES TO RECEIVE $15.7 MILLION IN PANDEMIC ASSISTANCE PAYMENTS

USDA Begins Distribution of Final Payments Associated with FY21 Funding Measures 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today reported that the U.S. Department of Agriculture will begin distributing more than $15.7 million to Mississippi timber harvesters and timber hauling businesses negatively affected by the coronavirus pandemic.

The Pandemic Assistance for Timber...

HYDE-SMITH AGAIN HITS BIDEN ADMINISTRATION, DEMOCRATS FOR ROLE IN RISING ENERGY COSTS

HYDE-SMITH AGAIN HITS BIDEN ADMINISTRATION, DEMOCRATS FOR ROLE IN RISING ENERGY COSTS

Americans Will Pay More to Heat Their Homes this Holiday Season

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VIDEO:  Senator Hyde-Smith Participates in Pre-Holiday News Conference on Rising Home Heating Costs.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today said Democrats’ failure to heed the “basic fundamentals of the economy” underlie the reason American families will pay more to heat their homes and fill their cars this holiday season...

HYDE-SMITH BLASTS EPA DECISION TO STOP YAZOO PUMPS

HYDE-SMITH BLASTS EPA DECISION TO STOP YAZOO PUMPS

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today issued the following statement regarding action taken by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to stop a new effort to construct a flood control pumps project for the Yazoo Backwater Area of the Mississippi Delta:

“This is an absolutely terrible day for the people who live in the Mississippi Delta and an even sadder day for the country when an agency like the EPA refuses to do...

MISS. LAWMAKERS PRAISE AWARD OF $38.8 MILLION FOR INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECTS

MISS. LAWMAKERS PRAISE AWARD OF $38.8 MILLION FOR INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECTS

Jackson, Long Beach & East Mississippi to Receive Millions for Roads & Rail from U.S. Department of Transportation

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), and U.S. Representatives Steven Palazzo (R-Miss.), and Michael Guest (R-Miss.), today praised the award of $38.8 million for three infrastructure projects in Jackson, Long Beach, and East Mississippi.

The U.S. Department...

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 SEEKS INCREASE IN ELIGIBILITY FOR COMMERCIAL DRIVER’S LICENSES

HYDE-SMITH SEEKS INCREASE IN ELIGIBILITY FOR COMMERCIAL DRIVER’S LICENSES

Senators Seek Change to Tackle Ongoing Labor Shortages, Supply Chain Issues

WASHINGTON, D.C. – To address driver shortages and supply chain disruptions, U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) on Thursday joined colleagues in asking the U.S. Department of Transportation’s agency that regulates the trucking industry to allow younger Americans to obtain a commercial driver’s license (CDL) and operate commercial motor...

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH JOIN CHALLENGE TO BIDEN VACCINE MANDATE

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH JOIN CHALLENGE TO BIDEN VACCINE MANDATE

Miss. Senators Support Congressional Review to Stop Vaccine Mandate for Private Sector Workers

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VIDEO:  Senator Hyde-Smith at News Conference Says ‘This is Not American’ of Biden Vaccine Mandates.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today announced they have joined a Congressional Review Act (CRA) challenge to stop President Joe Biden’s mandate requiring private businesses to require...

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH SPONSOR NATIONAL FLOOD INSURANCE PROGRAM REAUTHORIZATION & REFORM ACT

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH SPONSOR NATIONAL FLOOD INSURANCE PROGRAM REAUTHORIZATION & REFORM ACT

Comprehensive Legislation Includes Proposals Championed by Miss. Senators 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today helped reintroduce legislation to implement a long-term reauthorization of the National Flood Insurance Program (NIFP) and ensure more affordable premiums for policyholders in Mississippi and around the country.

The National Flood Insurance...

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH DEFEND PARENTS’ RIGHT TO GUIDE EDUCATION OF THEIR CHILDREN

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH DEFEND PARENTS’ RIGHT TO GUIDE EDUCATION OF THEIR CHILDREN

Miss. Senators Cosponsor Resolution Condemning Biden Administration Attempts to Restrict Parental Involvement in Schools

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) on Thursday cosponsored a resolution supporting parents’ rights to be fully and actively involved in the education of their children. 

The resolution (S.Res.431) also condemns recent actions by the Biden...

HYDE-SMITH, COLLEAGUES WANT FEDERAL WORKERS TO RETURN TO DUTY STATIONS

HYDE-SMITH, COLLEAGUES WANT FEDERAL WORKERS TO RETURN TO DUTY STATIONS

Despite COVID Vaccination Progress, Many Fed Agencies Retain Remote Work Status, Affecting Public Services

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today cosponsored legislation to require federal government workers to return to their duty stations as COVID-19 vaccines and health management practices make it safer to resume in-person activities.

Hyde-Smith is cosponsoring the Having Employees Return to Duty...