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

Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal, Tupelo
 
Golden Manufacturing gets $18.2M uniform contract
 
By Dennis Seid 
 
GOLDEN - U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) announced that a Tishomingo County company has been awarded an $18.2 million contract to manufacture uniforms for the Defense Department.
 
Golden Manufacturing Inc. in Golden was awarded the competitive contract from the Defense Logistics Agency to produce uniforms for the Army and Air Force.
 
Bolivar Commercial
 
Port Looks Good Despite High River
 
By Denise Strub
 
Robert Maxwell, director of the Rosedale-Bolivar County Port, said though the Mississippi River is high, work continues as usual.
 
“It’s been higher,” he said. “It’s inconvenient but we’re in pretty good shape.”
 
The Mississippi River officially crested at 57 ft. in Greenville on Tuesday. Flood stage is 48 ft.
 
Delta Democrat Times (Greenville, MS)
 
Delegates advocate for Greenville's infrastructure
 
By Kelly Benford 
 
Mayor Errick D. Simmons, Vice Mayor Lurann Thomas, Councilman Al Brock and EPA Engineer Consultant W.L. Burle traveled to Washington, D.C. to meet with Mississippi's leadership this past week.
 
Greenwood Commonwealth
 
City leaders receive guidance on how to renovate train depot
 
By Gerard Edic
 
For out-of-towners who arrive in Greenwood by Amtrak train, the train’s depot is their introduction to the city. 
 
Mayor Carolyn McAdams and other city leaders say the renovation of the building may give train travellers a reason to stop, stay and explore Greenwood.
 
Monroe Journal
 
Waterway sediment build-up a ‘generational-type’ event
 
By Ray Van Dusen 
 
ABERDEEN – A large sandbar south of the Aberdeen Lock may look passable for traffic on the waterway, but what people can’t see is the water level is only three feet deep in front of the lock, whereas it averages 10 to 12 feet.
 
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
 
Duck hunting season expansion measure signed into law
 
WASHINGTON, D.C. (WDAM) - A bill containing legislation by Mississippi Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith was signed into law on Tuesday by President Donald Trump. The legislation allows states to extend duck hunting season to Jan. 31 and schedule special hunts for veterans, military and youths.
 
Delta Council E-News
 
While The Mississippi River Crests at Vicksburg Today, the Misery Only Begins for the South Delta 
 
Special Release
March 11, 2019
 
While the Mississippi River is cresting at Vicksburg today, the flooding and misery will continue for the coming weeks and possibly months as the trapped backwater has nowhere to evacuate.
 
Ag Web/Farm Journal
 
Modernizing Agricultural Transportation Act: Squeaky Wheel Gets Grease
 
By Jennifer Shike
 
Livestock groups strongly support bipartisan legislation that was reintroduced last week by Sens. John Hoeven, R-ND, and Michael Bennet, D-CO, to reform U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Hours of Service (HOS) and Electronic Logging Device (ELD) regulations. 
 
Guns.com
 
Republican Senators Reintroduce Hearing Protection Act
 
By Chris Eger
 
The Hearing Protection Act, to remove suppressors from the layers of regulation required by the National Firearms Act, was reintroduced to the Senate on Thursday.
 
Choctaw Plaindealer
 
Hyde-Smith Introduces Legislation To Combat Growing Threat Of Chronic Wasting Disease
 
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today introduced legislation to establish a unified response framework for combatting the threat of chronic wasting disease (CWD), a growing epidemic threatening white-tailed deer populations in Mississippi and at least 24 other states.
 

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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
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Gulfport, MS 39501
Phone (228) 867-9710
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Oxford
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Oxford, MS  38655
Phone (662) 236-1018
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