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
 
Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith sworn in as first woman elected to represent Mississippi in Washington
 
Daily Journal
 
WASHINGTON, D.C. • U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith was sworn in Monday to complete the Senate term of former U.S. Senator Thad Cochran.
 
Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith was administered the oath Monday in Washington by the Senate’s president pro tempore, Republican Orin Hatch of Utah.
 
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal, Tupelo
 
OUR OPINION: Farm bill will have deep impact on Mississippi
 
December 14, 2018
 
This week, Congress passed a massive piece of legislation that will have a deep impact on the Magnolia State.
 
McComb Enterprise-Journal 
 
Farm Bill clears way for Okhissa takeover
 
Staff Writer
 
The Scenic Rivers Development Alliance has the go-ahead to pursue taking over 150 acres surrounding Okhissa Lake in the Homochitto National Forest in Franklin County with the passage of the $867 billion Farm Bill.
 
U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith, R-Miss., a member of the Senate Agriculture Committee, inserted language into the bill earlier this year promoting the transfer of land.
 
News Mississippi
 
Congress looks to clarify clean water regulations
 
By Alex Paton
 
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has proposed a revised definition of the “Waters of the United States” that clarifies federal authority under the Clean Water Act, specifically what waters the federal government can and cannot regulate.
 
New Albany Gazette
 
Lawmakers announce $14.1 million USDA Rural Development Award for New Albany wastewater plant
 
By J. Lynn West 
 
U.S. Senators Roger Wicker, R-Miss., and Cindy Hyde-Smith, R-Miss., and Representative Trent Kelly, R-Miss., this past week praised the approval of a $14.1 million loan and grant package from the U.S. Department of Agriculture that will allow the City of New Albany to replace its wastewater treatment system.
 
Greenwood Commonwealth
 
Farm bill passes Senate easily
 
The Associated Press
 
WASHINGTON — The Senate voted overwhelmingly Tuesday for a sweeping agriculture bill that will fund key farm safety net programs for the next five years without making significant changes to the food stamp program.
 
The vote was 87-13. The House is expected to pass the measure soon and send it to President Donald Trump for his signature.
 
Neshoba Democrat
     
$25M will finish Miss. 19 4-laning
 
By Steve Swogetinsky
 
A project that would widen Highway 19 to four lanes from House to Philadelphia received a big boost toward becoming a reality last week, thanks to $25 million federal grant.
 
The project most recently got a $2 million infusion from the $750 million BP settlement bill approved in September by the state Legislature.
 
News Mississippi
 
Farm Bill agreement passes Senate
 
By Alex Paton
 
The U.S. Senate has passed the Farm Bill conference report to the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018. By a final vote of 87-13, the bill will move on for approval from the House and the measure will then go to the President’s desk to be signed into law. U.S. Senator Roger Wicker and Cindy Hyde-Smith both voted in favor of the bill which will reauthorize federal agriculture and nutrition programs for five years.
 
Meridian Star
 
GUEST VIEW: Waynesboro Municipal Airport drives local economy
 
By Joseph Sean Dunlap 
 

Gray TV

Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-MS) talks farm bill with deadline looming

By Alana Austin

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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 Office
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Gulfport, MS 39501
Phone (228) 867-9710
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Oxford, MS  38655
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