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

Hyde-Smith Introduces Legislation To Combat Growing Threat Of Chronic Wasting Disease
By Ammoland
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today introduced legislation to establish a unified response framework for combating the threat of chronic wasting disease (CWD), a growing epidemic threatening white-tailed deer populations in Mississippi and at least 24 other states.
Brookhaven Daily Leader
$1.25M parks bill advances to Senate
By Daily Leader
A bill that would authorize the state to provide $1.25 million to Scenic Rivers Development Alliance for projects in Southwest Mississippi, including at Lake Okhissa, passed the House Wednesday and will go the Senate for consideration.
News Mississippi
Congress passes bill to extend duck season
By Alex Paton
WXXV-TV Gulfport
Passenger Rail Service Back on Track for the Coast
By Payton Malone
The project to bring Amtrak back to South Mississippi is back on track.
This afternoon, representatives from the Southern Rail Commission told the Biloxi City Council the funds for the project are close to being secured. The near $50 million project derailed last summer after Mississippi, Alabama, and Louisiana failed to reach an agreement to fund the service.
Brookhaven Daily Leader
Amtrak plans could mean boost for Brookhaven
By Daily Leader Staff
Amtrak’s plans to overhaul its rail network and boost passenger service in the South could mean more trains and tourists for Brookhaven.
Mississippi Today
Delta-based programs get $2.7 million to help youths get GED, vocational job training
By Aallyah Wright
CLARKSDALE – Three organizations in the Mississippi Delta that focus on economic development and job training will get about $2.7 million from the U.S. Department of Labor to help youth obtain a GED and receive jobs in vocational careers.
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal, Tupelo
ROGER WICKER: U.S. Senate Votes to Recognize Evers Home in Jackson, Strengthen HBCUs
By Roger Wicker
Feb 18, 2019
The Grio 
Senate approves bills to strengthen federal support for HBCU’s
By Ny Magee
The U.S. Senate recently passed a pair of bills that will help strengthen federal support for HBCU’s.
News Blaze
Duck Hunting Season Now Changing Thanks To The Senate
By Khurram Aziz
For decades, duck hunters in States such as Mississippi have been calling out for changes to duck hunting season. It now appears that their calls have been heard. This is all due to a bill passed in the Senate that will see the end of the duck hunting season extended to the last day in January.
American Academy of Family Physicians
AAFP Applauds GME Senate Bill Aimed at Rural Shortages
News Staff
With last spring's stalled Rural Physician Workforce Production Act of 2018( barely having receded into memory, a 2019 version has been introduced in the early days of the 116th Congress.


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