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

Mississippi News Now
 
Lawmakers announce $9.77 million for local airports improvements
 
By ShaCamree Gowdy
 
WASHINGTON, D. C (Mississippi News Now) - U.S. Senators Roger Wicker and Cindy Hyde-Smith and Congressman Steven Palazzo announced the award of $9.77 million for improvements to 20 airports across the state on Tuesday.
 
The grants will be awarded by the U.S. Department of Transportation on behalf of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).
 
The Progressive Farmer
 
Republican Senators Urge Wheeler to not Reallocate Biofuels Gallons Lost to Waivers
 
By Todd Neeley
 
A group of 21 Republican United States senators have asked EPA Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler to not reallocate biofuels gallons to larger refiners, lost from small refinery Renewable Fuel Standard waivers, in a letter to the agency on Thursday.
 
Y'all Politics
 
Hyde-Smith among legislators in WH press conference where Trump announced EU tariff concessions
 
By Sarah Ulmer
 
President Trump invited seven Senators from heavy agricultural states to a press conference between himself and European Union Leader Jean-Claude Juncker in which they discussed tariffs, then the lawmakers went on to have a private meeting on trade as scheduled.
 
News Mississippi
 
Flood insurance program advances through House
 
By Brittany Land
 
The House has passed a bill to reauthorize the National Flood Insurance Program(NFIP) through November 30th. It passed on a vote of 366-52 and awaits passage in the Senate.
 
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.).
 

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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

Oxford
911 Jackson Ave., #249
Oxford, MS  38655
Phone (662) 236-1018
Fax (662) 236-7618