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
Mississippi fire departments get federal grants
WASHINGTON (WTOK)- U.S. Senators Roger Wicker, R-Miss., and Cindy Hyde-Smith, R-Miss., today announced the award of $851,954 in FEMA grants to fire departments in Columbus, Biloxi, Hattiesburg, Senatobia, Laurel, Bentonia, and Woodville. The grants are being awarded as part of the Fiscal Year 2017 Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) Program.
News Mississippi
Wicker backs Kavanaugh’s nomination
By Steven Gagliano
President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee has Senator Roger Wicker’s support. 
Wicker was able to meet with Judge Brett Kavanaugh yesterday, and afterward, the Senator stated that will support his nomination. 
The Fence Post
FB explains seed cotton program; Hyde-Smith urges signups
The Hagstrom Report
As the Agriculture Department opened a signup period for the cotton seed program, American Farm Bureau Federation Chief Economist John Newton explained the new program in a Market Intel post.
Neshoba Democrat
2nd $25M sought for Miss. 19
By William B. Carroll
Another type of $25 million federal grant is being sought to complete the four-laning of Mississippi 19 into Philadelphia from the House community.
WJTV-TV Jackson
Senators vote to extend National Flood Insurance Program
By Liz Carroll 
WASHINGTON D.C. - U.S. Senators Roger Wicker and Cindy Hyde-Smith voted to extend the National Flood Insurance Program Tuesday.
The program was set to expire at midnight. The four-month extension does not include reforms, something Senator Wicker called for his colleagues to consider in order the keep the program financially sustainable.
Mississippi News Now
Lawmakers announce $9.77 million for local airports improvements
By ShaCamree Gowdy
WASHINGTON, D. C (Mississippi News Now) - U.S. Senators Roger Wicker and Cindy Hyde-Smith and Congressman Steven Palazzo announced the award of $9.77 million for improvements to 20 airports across the state on Tuesday.
The grants will be awarded by the U.S. Department of Transportation on behalf of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).
The Progressive Farmer
Republican Senators Urge Wheeler to not Reallocate Biofuels Gallons Lost to Waivers
By Todd Neeley
A group of 21 Republican United States senators have asked EPA Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler to not reallocate biofuels gallons to larger refiners, lost from small refinery Renewable Fuel Standard waivers, in a letter to the agency on Thursday.
Y'all Politics
Hyde-Smith among legislators in WH press conference where Trump announced EU tariff concessions
By Sarah Ulmer
President Trump invited seven Senators from heavy agricultural states to a press conference between himself and European Union Leader Jean-Claude Juncker in which they discussed tariffs, then the lawmakers went on to have a private meeting on trade as scheduled.
News Mississippi
Flood insurance program advances through House
By Brittany Land
The House has passed a bill to reauthorize the National Flood Insurance Program(NFIP) through November 30th. It passed on a vote of 366-52 and awaits passage in the Senate.
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
US Senator Hyde-Smith pledges support for Supreme Court nominee
By WDAM Staff
WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) pledged to advocate for the confirmation of Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh, President Donald Trump's nominee to serve on the U.S. Supreme Court. Hyde-Smith met with Kavanaugh on Wednesday.


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