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

WJTV-TV Jackson

U.S. Senators weigh in on Kavanaugh vote


By Liz Carroll

WASHINGTON D.C. - Both of Mississippi's U.S. Senators are calling for a vote to go forward on Brett Kavanaugh.

WTOK-TV Meridian

Kavanaugh has support of both Mississippi senators

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WTOK) - U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh will receive an up-or-down vote in the Senate "in the near future."

McConnell on Monday denounced Democrats, accusing them of waging a "smear campaign" against Kavanaugh, President Donald Trump's nominee for the Supreme Court.

News Mississippi

Wicker, Hyde-Smith support Kavanaugh amid accusations

By Steven Gagliano

As Senate confirmation hearings continue, Mississippi’s Senators have issued statements supporting Supreme Court Nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh amid sexual assault accusations from multiple women.

Y’all Politics

Allegations don’t sway Mississippi U.S. Senators on support of Kavanaugh nomination

By Sarah Ulmer

In recent days, Christine Blasey Ford, came forward as the woman who authored the letter accusing Supreme Court Justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexually assaulting her in High School.

Associated Press

Hyde-Smith questions timing of allegation against Kavanaugh

By Emily Wagster Pettus

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A Republican U.S. senator who's seeking re-election in Mississippi says she questions the timing of a sexual misconduct allegation against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.

Delta Democrat Times (Greenville, MS)
Federal grants pour in to county fire departments
By Catherine Kirk
The towns of Metcalfe and Arcola will soon get some much-needed upgrades at their fire departments thanks to new federal grants.
News Mississippi
Hyde-Smith votes for water infrastructure bill
By Brittany Land
U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith, a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, voted to send President Trump a bill providing critical funding for flood control, infrastructure, and harbors in Mississippi.
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal, Tupelo
Baldwyn grant could create hundreds of jobs, $57M in investment
Daily Journal
BALDWYN - A $1.5 million grant from the Economic Development Administration will be used to upgrade the natural gas transmission system of the city, and in doing so, the project is expected to create 425 jobs, retain 1,439 jobs, and spur nearly $57 million in private investment.
Hub City Spokes
Lamar County Fire Service Receives FEMA Grants
By Haskel Burns
Lamar County fire service officials recently received $396,785 of more than $1.85 million in grant money given throughout the state from the Federal Management Agency as part of the Fiscal Year 2017 Assistance to Firefighters program.

Clarion-Ledger, Jackson

Kavanaugh’s qualifications to take center stage at confirmation hearing

Cindy Hyde-Smith, Guest columnist

Mississippians will have an opportunity soon to learn firsthand what I already know — Judge Brett Kavanaugh is an excellent choice to serve on the U.S. Supreme Court.


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