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

Delta Democrat Times
$1 million grant announced for MACE
By Jeri Borst
Local YouthBuild program obtains federal support
YouthBuild programs in the Delta have been granted $2.7 million dollars, with programs in Greenville, Clarksdale and Yazoo City each scheduled to recieve a grant from the U.S. Department of Labor.
Mississippi Action for Community Education, Inc., (MACE) in Greenville was awarded the largest amount in the Delta at $1,098,000.
WJTV-TV Jackson
Senator Hyde-Smith announces $2.7 million for YouthBuild program
By DeAngelo Vaxter 
JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) - Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith announced the award of almost $2.7 million to support three YouthBuild education and training programs in the Mississippi Delta.
Jackson Clarion-Ledger
This popular Miss. lake may be getting a conference center and lodge
By Brian Broom
Plans for a conference center and lodge at a southwest Mississippi lake could make it a destination for businesses, tourists and outdoors enthusiasts.
News Mississippi
Hyde-Smith supports permanent “death tax” repeal bill
By Brittany Land
U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith cosponsored legislation to repeal the federal estate tax or “death tax” permanently.
Brookhaven Daily Leader
Editorial: Okhissa project will benefit SW Miss
By Our Viewpoint
Franklin County is dreaming big, and if the plans announced by Scenic Rivers Development Alliance come to fruition, those dreams will benefit all of Southwest Mississippi.
Natchez Democrat
Plan for Lake Ohkissa lodge, conference center unveiled
By Kevin Cooper
RIDGELAND — A Franklin County native’s vision for a game-changing development on Lake Ohkissa brought dozens political and business leaders together Friday to publicly unveil the plan and talk about making it a reality.
“Vision is a powerful thing,” said Hu Meena, CEO of CSpire. The meeting was hosted at CSpire’s corporate headquarters.
Open Mic: U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith, R-Miss.
U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith, Republican from Mississippi and former state agriculture commissioner speaks in support of the new farm bill and the Trump trade initiatives.
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.


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