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

WTOK-TV Meridian
Hyde-Smith: Infrastructure upgrades approved for Lauderdale County
WASHINGTON, D.C. (WTOK) - According to a news release from the office of Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith, the USDA has approved a loan to Southwest Lauderdale Water Association to build a backup well.
News Mississippi
$7.6M in FEMA grants make Mississippi safer
By Alex Paton
U.S. Senators Roger Wicker, Cindy Hyde-Smith, and Congressman Steven Palazzo announced the approval of $7.3 million to construct eight additional safe rooms in Forrest County. An additional award of$331,989 in FEMA grants will be given to the Columbus, Southaven, and Tupelo fire departments to install exhaust capture systems in their fire stations.
Greenwood Commonwealth
Yanky 72 Memorial: Community honors fallen servicemen 
Victims of 2017 plane crash remembered at emotional service and marker unveiling
By Kathryn Eastburn and Tim Kalich
The Associated Press
Families meet in Mississippi a year after 16 died in crash
By Jeff Amy
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A year after a U.S. Marine Corps plane broke into pieces high in the sky and slammed into a Mississippi soybean field, relatives and friends are keeping alive the memories of the 15 Marines and Navy corpsman who died in the crash.
Clarion-Ledger, Jackson
Congressional bills call for broadened duck season framework
Legislation could increase conservation, state revenue
By Brian Broom
Mirror bills have been introduced in Congress which, if passed, will allow states to end duck seasons later and extend opportunity for youth, veterans and active military personnel into February.
Clarion-Ledger, Jackson
Marines killed in plane crash 1 year ago to be honored with memorial Saturday
By Therese Apel
A year ago Tuesday, people in the summer heat in Itta Bena at first couldn't be sure what they were looking at as an airplane hurtled through the sky toward a Mississippi Delta soybean field.
Senate overwhelmingly rebukes Trump on tariffs — but the measure won't limit his powers
By Jacob Pramuk
The Senate overwhelmingly rebuked President Donald Trump over his tariff policy on Wednesday, but the vote will not give Congress any real power to curb his trade authority.
Delta Wildlife e-News
Tackling Bureaucracy for Long-Sought Duck Hunting Reform
By U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.)
Federal rules and regulations too often become seemingly insurmountable obstacles to simple changes that can have a positive impact.  I introduced the Migratory Bird Framework and Hunting Opportunities for Veterans Act, specifically to challenge just such a situation.
Southwest Georgia Live
Peanut farmers support Senate’s passage of 2018 Farm Bill
By Staff Reports
TIFTON, Ga. — The U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition & Forestry marked up the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 and delivered on promises for bipartisan legislation from Committee Chairman Pat Roberts, R-Kansas, and Ranking Member Debbie Stabenow, D-Michigan. The farm bill as it is more commonly known, passed through committee today with a 20-1 vote.
The Enterprise-Toscin, Indianola
Trade war hits home
China’s counterpunch could land right in county’s breadbasket
By Bryan Davis, publisher
Not much of what happens in Sunflower County has anything to do with the price of tea in China.
But a lot of what happens here, as well as in other Delta counties, does have an impact on the price of soybeans in China.


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