Cindy Hyde-Smith

United States Senator for Mississippi

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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.

In The News

Brookhaven Daily Leader
Editorial: Post office naming a fitting tribute
The effort to rename the downtown Brookhaven post office in honor of three law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty is a touching tribute to their sacrifice.
Natchez Democrat
Study of city’s broadband internet capabilities underway
By Sabrina Robertson
NATCHEZ — Smart Growth America researchers from Washington, D.C., may have the answer on how to revitalize Natchez and Adams County — faster internet speeds.
Boosting internet speeds would improve the connectivity of emergency services and support job and population growth, officials said, during a full-day workshop Thursday on the second floor of the Natchez Convention Center.
Brookhaven Daily Leader
‘3 heroes will forever be remembered’: Bill introduced to rename post office
By Donna Campbell
A bill to rename the downtown post office after three fallen law enforcement officers may make it to the president’s desk by the end of the year.
WCBI-TV Columbus
Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith visits Tenn-Tom Waterway
By Sydney Franklin
ABERDEEN, Miss. (WCBI) – It could be December before shipping on the Tennessee Tombigbee Waterway returns to normal.
The update came Tuesday during a briefing at the Aberdeen Lock and Dam.
U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith got the update from the Corps of Engineers.
An emergency channel should be complete by the second week in May.
AgNet West
Legislation to Bring Cell-Cultured Meat Products Under USDA Jurisdiction
Meet the Lawmaker: Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith, R-Miss.
Agri-Pulse Communications, Inc.
Cattle Group Backs Cell Cultured Regulatory Legislation
Mississippi Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith has introduced the Cell Cultured Meat and Poultry Regulation Act of 2019. It codifies the responsibilities of the USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service and Food and Drug Administration over food products grown in laboratories from animal cell cultures. Nebraska Cattlemen Association Executive Vice President Pete McClymont says his group supports the measure.
National Law Review
Proposed Legislation Would Lock-In USDA’s Oversight of Cell-Based Meat
Bill codifies USDA oversight of lab-grown meat
By Jacqui Fatka
In an effort to codify an agreement regarding oversight of lab-grown meat between the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety & Inspection Service (FSIS) and the Food & Drug Administration, Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith (R., Miss.) introduced legislation giving USDA primary responsibility to regulate, inspect and label cell-cultured meat and poultry marketed to the American public.
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
USDA issues $148.8 million loan for rural electric system upgrades in MS
WASHINGTON, D.C. (WDAM) - U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith announced Tuesday that the USDA’s Rural Development has awarded a $148.8 million loan to a Hattiesburg-based rural electric partnership to finance system upgrades in 55 counties.
The Electric Loan Program financing for Hattiesburg’s Cooperative Energy is among the loans issued to improve rural electricity services in 13 states.


Washington, D.C. Office

702 Hart Senate Office Building
Washington, DC 20510-2405
Phone: (202) 224-5054
Fax: (202) 224-5321

State Offices

Jackson Office
190 East Capitol St., #550
Jackson, MS  39201
Phone (601) 965-4459
Fax (601) 965-4919

Gulfport Office
2012 15th Street, #451
Gulfport, MS 39501
Phone (228) 867-9710
Fax (228) 867-9789

State Offices

911 Jackson Ave., #249
Oxford, MS  38655
Phone (662) 236-1018
Fax (662) 236-7618