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

Clarion-Ledger, Jackson
Congressional bills call for broadened duck season framework
Legislation could increase conservation, state revenue
By Brian Broom
Mirror bills have been introduced in Congress which, if passed, will allow states to end duck seasons later and extend opportunity for youth, veterans and active military personnel into February.
Clarion-Ledger, Jackson
Marines killed in plane crash 1 year ago to be honored with memorial Saturday
By Therese Apel
A year ago Tuesday, people in the summer heat in Itta Bena at first couldn't be sure what they were looking at as an airplane hurtled through the sky toward a Mississippi Delta soybean field.
Senate overwhelmingly rebukes Trump on tariffs — but the measure won't limit his powers
By Jacob Pramuk
The Senate overwhelmingly rebuked President Donald Trump over his tariff policy on Wednesday, but the vote will not give Congress any real power to curb his trade authority.
Delta Wildlife e-News
Tackling Bureaucracy for Long-Sought Duck Hunting Reform
By U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.)
Federal rules and regulations too often become seemingly insurmountable obstacles to simple changes that can have a positive impact.  I introduced the Migratory Bird Framework and Hunting Opportunities for Veterans Act, specifically to challenge just such a situation.
Southwest Georgia Live
Peanut farmers support Senate’s passage of 2018 Farm Bill
By Staff Reports
TIFTON, Ga. — The U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition & Forestry marked up the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 and delivered on promises for bipartisan legislation from Committee Chairman Pat Roberts, R-Kansas, and Ranking Member Debbie Stabenow, D-Michigan. The farm bill as it is more commonly known, passed through committee today with a 20-1 vote.
The Enterprise-Toscin, Indianola
Trade war hits home
China’s counterpunch could land right in county’s breadbasket
By Bryan Davis, publisher
Not much of what happens in Sunflower County has anything to do with the price of tea in China.
But a lot of what happens here, as well as in other Delta counties, does have an impact on the price of soybeans in China.
Bolivar Commercial
Rosedale Ports Given Funding for Dredging
By Courtney Warren
On Monday, the Corps of Engineers released its FY2018 Work Plan, which outlines additional funding for ongoing Civil Works projects, investing an additional $55.9 million in Mississippi to support infrastructure improvements throughout the state. 
The Associated Press
US engineers plan millions in Mississippi water projects
By Emily Wagster Pettus
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers released a work plan that includes nearly $56 million of water projects during this budget year in Mississippi, including some for flood control.
The state's two Republican U.S. senators, Roger Wicker and Cindy Hyde-Smith, said Tuesday that the projects will improve the quality of life.
Memphis Commercial Appeal
Opinion | Why does Congress quit in August?
Cindy Hyde-Smith, Guest columnist 
The congressional tradition of escaping the nation’s capital in August dates back to the time before air conditioning when Senators would race home before the summer heat reached its peak.
I’ve got an advantage over many of my colleagues because we in Mississippi know something about summer heat.
News Mississippi
EPA administrator gives $2M to improve Mississippi water quality
By Alex Paton
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt joined over 50 farmers and landowners to announce two Gulf of Mexico Program grants totaling $2 million. During his time in the Mississippi Delta, Pruitt also toured Big River Farms and met with members of Mississippi agriculture community to discuss pollinator health and water quality.


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