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

Greenwood Commonwealth
Farm bill passes Senate easily
The Associated Press
WASHINGTON — The Senate voted overwhelmingly Tuesday for a sweeping agriculture bill that will fund key farm safety net programs for the next five years without making significant changes to the food stamp program.
The vote was 87-13. The House is expected to pass the measure soon and send it to President Donald Trump for his signature.
Neshoba Democrat
$25M will finish Miss. 19 4-laning
By Steve Swogetinsky
A project that would widen Highway 19 to four lanes from House to Philadelphia received a big boost toward becoming a reality last week, thanks to $25 million federal grant.
The project most recently got a $2 million infusion from the $750 million BP settlement bill approved in September by the state Legislature.
News Mississippi
Farm Bill agreement passes Senate
By Alex Paton
The U.S. Senate has passed the Farm Bill conference report to the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018. By a final vote of 87-13, the bill will move on for approval from the House and the measure will then go to the President’s desk to be signed into law. U.S. Senator Roger Wicker and Cindy Hyde-Smith both voted in favor of the bill which will reauthorize federal agriculture and nutrition programs for five years.
Meridian Star
GUEST VIEW: Waynesboro Municipal Airport drives local economy
By Joseph Sean Dunlap 

Gray TV

Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-MS) talks farm bill with deadline looming

By Alana Austin

WJTV-TV, Jackson
Mississippi gets $38M in federal transportation grants
By Liz Carroll 
Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao announced $38-million in federal transportation grants for Mississippi.
The monies were awarded under the BUILD (Better Utilizing Investment to Leverage Development) grant program.
Twenty-five million will be used to widen Mississippi 19 to four lanes stretching from Meridian to Philadelphia.
American Banker
Lawmakers join opposition to SBA poultry lending plan
By John Reosti
Opposition continues to mount to a Small Business Administration proposal critics fear would significantly reduce the flow of government-backed loans to poultry farmers.
News Mississippi
Army Corps invests in 15 Mississippi water projects
By Brittany Land
U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith announced the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will invest an additional $22.5 million on 15 projects in Mississippi, including $3.0 million for a Vicksburg wastewater project and millions for dredging at ports in Gulfport, Pascagoula, Vicksburg, and Greenville.
The Daily Caller
Senators Rally Support for Small Business Saturday
By Molly Prince 
Senators from both sides of the aisle urged constituents on Saturday to shop at small businesses in support of their local communities in what has become the annual shopping holiday known as Small Business Saturday.
Hub City Spokes
Forrest General Awarded $472k for Telemedicine Equipment
By Staff Reports
Forrest County General Hospital is one of four state groups who will split a $1.9 million award to support distance learning and telemedicine program in 15 Mississippi counties.
FGH’s take is $472,835, which will help the hospital purchase telemedicine equipment to expand the hospital’s service area in eight counties in South Mississippi. 


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