Photo of World War II Veteran hat and American flag

Senator Hyde-Smith is committed to ensuring the federal government meets its commitments to the men and women who have bravely served in the Armed Forces.  She understands the changing needs of America’s newest generation of veterans and their families, and is dedicated to supporting efforts to make sure they receive the highest-quality medical care possible.


FOR MEMORIAL DAY, HYDE-SMITH SAYS STRIVE TO BUILD NATION WORTHY OF THE SACRIFICES OF THE FALLEN

FOR MEMORIAL DAY, HYDE-SMITH SAYS STRIVE TO BUILD NATION WORTHY OF THE SACRIFICES OF THE FALLEN

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VIDEO:  Senator Hyde-Smith Issues 2024 Memorial Day Message.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In advance of Memorial Day, U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today issued a message in which she encourages Americans to dedicate themselves to helping shape the United States into a nation worthy of the sacrifices of those who lost their lives in the defense of the country.

“We set aside Memorial Day each year...

HYDE-SMITH, COLLEAGUES ATTEMPT TO BLOCK BIDEN RULE, PROTECT FAITH-BASED ORGANIZATIONS

HYDE-SMITH, COLLEAGUES ATTEMPT TO BLOCK BIDEN RULE, PROTECT FAITH-BASED ORGANIZATIONS

Resolution Introduced to Stop Rule Directing Nine Federal Agencies to Discriminate Against Faith-based Social Service Groups

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) recently joined U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) in introducing a resolution of disapproval to overturn a Biden administration final rule that directs nine federal agencies to discriminate against faith-based organizations.

Th...

HYDE-SMITH SUPPORTS FINAL APPROVAL OF BILL THAT WILL FUND MILITARY WORK IN MISSISSIPPI

HYDE-SMITH SUPPORTS FINAL APPROVAL OF BILL THAT WILL FUND MILITARY WORK IN MISSISSIPPI

Hyde-Smith Outlines How FY24 Defense Spending Bill Benefits Mississippi 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), who serves on the Senate Appropriations Committee, today supported final passage of a defense spending measure that increases overall national security funding for the nation and supports defense-related work in Mississippi.

As a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee...

HYDE-SMITH VOTES FOR BILL DIRECTING $53M TO MISS. FOR MILITARY INSTALLATION IMPROVEMENTS

HYDE-SMITH VOTES FOR BILL DIRECTING $53M TO MISS. FOR MILITARY INSTALLATION IMPROVEMENTS

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), who serves on the Senate Appropriations Committee, today voted for final passage of a funding measure that will direct more than $53 million in FY2024 military construction dollars to installations in Mississippi.

Hyde-Smith said Mississippi facilities will benefit from the additional $2.0 billion over the President budget that Congress agreed in...

REMEMBERING JACK H. LUCAS

REMEMBERING JACK H. LUCAS

Congressional Record Vol. 169, No. 163
(Senate - October 4, 2023) PDF

  Mrs. HYDE-SMITH. Madam President, I am honored to pay tribute to the 
memory of a true American hero, Jacklyn ``Jack'' Harrell Lucas.

  Jack, a long-time resident of Mississippi, and the youngest...

TRIBUTE TO JACK RUTLAND, JR.

TRIBUTE TO JACK RUTLAND, JR.

Congressional Record Vol. 169, No. 185
(Senate - November 8, 2023) PDF

  Mrs. HYDE-SMITH. Mr. President, it is an honor to pay tribute 
to Mr. Jack Rutland, Jr., of Lincoln County, MS, who for more than 10 
years has shown an inspiring dedication to sharing the stories...

Kaine Introduces Bill To Enhance American Battlefield Protections

Harrisonburg (Va.) Daily News-Record

Kaine Introduces Bill To Enhance American Battlefield Protections

By Harleigh Cupp

WASHINGTON — Amongst the flurry of lobbying days and legislative sessions brought on by the turn of the calendar year, a bill intended to strengthen the already successful...

Legislation Introduced to Protect Historic American Battlefields

Williamsburg Yorktown (Va.) Daily

Legislation Introduced to Protect Historic American Battlefields

By WYDaily Staff

WASHINGTON — Sen. Tim Kaine (D-VA) joined with Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-MS) Wednesday to introduce the American Battlefield Protection Program Enhancement Act, bipartisan...