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

WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
US Senator Hyde-Smith pledges support for Supreme Court nominee
By WDAM Staff
WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) pledged to advocate for the confirmation of Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh, President Donald Trump's nominee to serve on the U.S. Supreme Court. Hyde-Smith met with Kavanaugh on Wednesday.
Greenwood Commonwealth
FAA grant to help airport runway
By Kathryn Eastburn 
Greenwood-Leflore Airport has received an $863,836 grant from the Federal Aviation Administration to rehabilitate its runway.
The Greenwood airport’s grant is one of 15 given to local airports throughout Mississippi, totaling more than $6.32 million.
Bolivar Commercial
Sunflower receives funds for water, sewer updates
By Leah Allen
Sunflower will receive a $716,000 grant/loan package ($507,000 grant, $209,000 loan) to rehabilitate an elevated water storage tank to comply with a bilateral compliance agreement with the Mississippi Department of Health. 
The funding will also be used to evaluate and make repairs to the town's wastewater system. 
Delta Wildlife e-News
New Provision for Waterfowl Offered in CRP
Delta Wildlife e-News
Hub City Spokes
$7.3m Approved for Safe Rooms in Forrest Co., Petal
By Haskel Burns 
Eight more safe rooms are on the way to Petal and Forrest County schools, as state officials recently announced the approval of $7.3 million to fund the construction of the rooms around the school districts.
Meridian Star
Meridian Airport receives $1M FAA grant for improvements
By Whitney Downard
The Meridian Airport Authority will make improvements to Key Field thanks to a $1 million improvement grant from the Federal Aviation Administration.
These grants, earmarked for infrastructure construction, safety improvements and equipment acquisition, according to a news release from the office of Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.).
WTOK-TV Meridian
Hyde-Smith: Infrastructure upgrades approved for Lauderdale County
WASHINGTON, D.C. (WTOK) - According to a news release from the office of Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith, the USDA has approved a loan to Southwest Lauderdale Water Association to build a backup well.
News Mississippi
$7.6M in FEMA grants make Mississippi safer
By Alex Paton
U.S. Senators Roger Wicker, Cindy Hyde-Smith, and Congressman Steven Palazzo announced the approval of $7.3 million to construct eight additional safe rooms in Forrest County. An additional award of$331,989 in FEMA grants will be given to the Columbus, Southaven, and Tupelo fire departments to install exhaust capture systems in their fire stations.
Greenwood Commonwealth
Yanky 72 Memorial: Community honors fallen servicemen 
Victims of 2017 plane crash remembered at emotional service and marker unveiling
By Kathryn Eastburn and Tim Kalich
The Associated Press
Families meet in Mississippi a year after 16 died in crash
By Jeff Amy
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A year after a U.S. Marine Corps plane broke into pieces high in the sky and slammed into a Mississippi soybean field, relatives and friends are keeping alive the memories of the 15 Marines and Navy corpsman who died in the crash.


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