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

High Plains Journal
Changes announced for Senate, House ag committees
By Larry Dreiling
With the recent start of the 116th Congress, House and Senate leaders have announced the memberships of their committees.
Notable is the absence of Rep. Frank Lucas, R-OK, on the House Agriculture Committee. Lucas has served on the committee since his first election in 1994. Lucas served as committee chair during the 2014 farm bill debate.
WLBT-TV Jackson
Wicker, Hyde-Smith announce $37.6 Million for Mississippi Head Start programs
By China Lee
JACKSON, MS (WLBT) - U.S. Senators Roger Wicker and Cindy Hyde-Smith have announced the award of $37.6 million in federal grant funding for Head Start programs in Mississippi.
That includes $30.3 million in new funding for Early Head Start programs in Benton, Marshall, DeSoto, Noxubee, Grenada, Lowndes, and Tunica counties.
Trump to speak at Farm Bureau convention Monday
For the second year in a row, President Donald Trump will address farm and ranch families at the American Farm Bureau Federation’s 100th Annual Convention. When speaking to the crowd last year, Trump said he would be back the following year, and he’s again taking the opportunity to speak with some of his most loyal supporters.
News Mississippi
Hyde-Smith receives committee assignments
By Steven Gagliano
U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith will serve on four Senate committees during the 116th Congress.
KTIC-FM West Point, Nebraska
Sens. Moran, Durbin Introduce Resolution To Honor 100 Years Of American Farm Bureau
U.S. Senators Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) and Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) today introduced a resolution recognizing the 100th anniversary of the American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) and celebrating their long history representing farmers across the United States.
WLOX-TV Biloxi
Sen. Wicker named chairman of commerce committee; Sen. Hyde-Smith expands assignments
By Annie Johnson 
MISSISSIPPI (WLOX) - U.S. Senator Roger Wicker was named Chairman of the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation Wednesday. As chairman, Wicker will have broad authority over legislation that will impact Mississippi’s future economic prosperity and safety.

McComb Enterprise-Journal 

Senate confirms Shepherd as U.S. Marshal

By Gopika Nair

Former Pike County Sheriff Mark Shepherd will serve as U.S. Marshal for the Southern District of Mississippi, the U.S. Senate confirmed Wednesday evening.

President Donald Trump nominated Shepherd for the position in June.

CQ Roll Call
Preliminary 116th Roster: Senate Appropriations
CQ News
Following is a preliminary roster for the 116th Congress for the Senate Appropriations Committee, released by Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., on Jan. 3 (Republicans) and by Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer, D-N.Y., on Dec. 13 (Democrats).
CQ Roll Call
Preliminary 116th Roster: Senate Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry
CQ News
Following is a preliminary roster for the 116th Congress for the Senate Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry Committee, released by Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., on Jan. 3 (Republicans) and by Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer, D-N.Y., on Dec. 13 (Democrats).
Bolivar Commercial
New farm bill provides funds
By Leah Allen
While living in a rural area is a dream come true for many, it also offers a unique set of challenges to farmers and other in agricultural based communities.
The Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018, which was recently signed into law, seeks to address the needs of regions, such as the Delta.


Washington, D.C. Office

113 Dirksen Senate Office Building
Washington, DC 20510
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