Cindy Hyde-Smith

United States Senator for Mississippi

Rural Communities

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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

News Mississippi
 
Raytheon awarded $58 million Navy contract
 
By Steven Gagliano
 
The Raytheon facility in Forest has been awarded a $58 million contract by the U.S. Navy.
 
Raytheon, an industry-leading defense contractor, has been awarded the long-term requirements contract to repair radar systems for F/A-18 Hornet aircraft at their Forest facility. 
 
Monroe Journal 
 
Kelly introduces bill to address Chronic Wasting Disease in deer
 
For the Monroe Journal
 
News Mississippi
 
Wicker, Hyde-Smith vote against ‘Green New Deal’
 
By Steven Gagliano
 
Mississippi’s Senators in D.C. have voted against the ‘Green New Deal’. 
 
On Tuesday, the Senate voted 0-57 on a motion to advance the bill forward with 43 Democrats voting present. 
 
News Mississippi
 
Leaders ask for federal help as flooding continues
 
By Steven Gagliano
 
With many Mississippi counties still dealing with damage and flooding after recent severe weather, the state’s entire delegation in D.C. has joined Governor Phil Bryant in calling for a federal disaster declaration.
 
Washington Examiner
 
Rubio leads constitutional push to stop Democrats ‘packing’ Supreme Court
 
By Jerry Dunleavy
 
Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., introduced a constitutional amendment Monday which would preserve the Supreme Court at nine justices and prevent Democrats "packing the court," as some 2020 candidates have proposed.
 
WCBI-TV Columbus
 
Mississippi Delegation Requests Federal Disaster Declaration
 
By Robert Davidson
 
JACKSON, Miss. (WCBI) – Mississippi’s congressional delegation is urging President Donald Trump to make a quick decision on a request for federal aid for flood and storm damaged areas.
 
The FEMA request said 43 of the state’s 83 counties were impacted by the tornadoes and flooding in late February.
 
West Point Daily Times Leader
 
Tenn-Tom woes may earn disaster designation
 
By Steve Rogers
 
WEST POINT, MS – Businesses and industries along the Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway will ask Gov. Phil Bryant to include the waterway in the disaster declaration request to the federal government.
 
Associated Press
 
Research on emergency medical internet set for Mississippi
 
By Jeff Amy, Associated Press
 
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The University of Mississippi Medical Center will conduct research with a federal group to improve how emergency workers use mobile internet to provide medical care in rural areas.
 
mHealth Intelligence
 
The Congressional Telehealth Caucus Plans its Connected Health Strategy
 
By Eric Wicklund
 
With telehealth and telemedicine bills scattered across Capitol Hill like cherry blossoms in the springtime sun, a group of lawmakers from both sides of the aisle is looking to help Congress develop a cohesive connected health strategy.
 
Brookhaven Daily Leader
 
Senate passes $280M bill, some to aid local projects
 
By Daily Leader Staff
 
A bond bill full of pet projects that passed the state Senate this week contains a few provisions for local projects.
 
Almost a third of the nearly $280 million bill is marked for improvements at the state’s universities and colleges. Another $47 million is for state agencies. 
 

Pages

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

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