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Senator Hyde-Smith supports federal policies to foster an economic environment that encourages job growth in Mississippi and the nation.  She supports the tax cuts and reforms enacted by President Trump and the Republican-majority Congress.  She believes in eliminating burdensome federal regulations that hinder small businesses, farmers, and industry.

The Senator supports policies and opportunities to continue and expand Mississippi’s ability to contribute to national security, high-tech research, agricultural innovation, and energy production.

Senator Hyde-Smith welcomes opportunities to work with local, state, and federal officials to make Mississippi a better place to work and raise families.

FY2024 Community Project Funding Requests


WICKER, HYDE-SMITH ANNOUNCE $7.99 MILLION FOR IMPROVEMENTS TO LOCAL AIRPORTS

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH ANNOUNCE $7.99 MILLION FOR IMPROVEMENTS TO LOCAL AIRPORTS

Miss. Senators Detail Four Grants to Support Statewide Air Transportation Upgrades

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker, R-Miss., and Cindy Hyde-Smith, R-Miss., today announced the award of $7.99 million for improvements to four airports in Mississippi.

The U.S. Department of Transportation on behalf of the Federal Aviation Administration will award the grants to Meridian, Greenville, Tupelo, and Starkville.

“T...

HYDE-SMITH CRITICAL OF DEMOCRATIC BLOCKADE OF FY2020 DEFENSE FUNDING PACKAGE

HYDE-SMITH CRITICAL OF DEMOCRATIC BLOCKADE OF FY2020 DEFENSE FUNDING PACKAGE

Lack of Minority Support Stops Senate Effort to Move Appropriations Package that also Included Mississippi Flood Control Funding

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today criticized Senate Democrats for blocking an effort to advance a FY2020 funding package for national defense and other priorities, including Army Corps of Engineers projects in...

HYDE-SMITH PRAISES EPA ACTION TO REPEAL OBAMA’S WATERS OF THE U.S. RULE

HYDE-SMITH PRAISES EPA ACTION TO REPEAL OBAMA’S WATERS OF THE U.S. RULE

EPA & Army Corps Agree to Restore Rightful Regulatory Scope of “Navigable Waters”

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today praised action by the Trump administration to overturn President Obama’s overreaching 2015 Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule.

The EPA and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on Thursday announced a two-step rulemaking process to repeal the Obama administration’s unlawful...

USDA food box program delivers 5m boxes

Feedstuffs

USDA food box program delivers 5m boxes

First round of $1 billion in Farmers to Families Food Box Program funding ends June 30, with some contracts extended starting June 15.

Bu Jacqui Fatka

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Farmers to Families Food Box Program has distributed more...

Airport receives $30,000 grant from government CARES money

Pontotoc Progress

Airport receives $30,000 grant from government CARES money

By Regina Butler

The Pontotoc County Airport received an unexpected boon from the government recently because of the Covid-19 virus.

“There were airports that needed extra cash flow,” explained Pontotoc County Chancery...

Catfish Producers Can Make Case for Relief Funds

Winston County Journal

Catfish Producers Can Make Case for Relief Funds
 
By Susan Collins-Smith, MSU Extension Service

RAYMOND, Miss. -- Catfish producers impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic have the opportunity to provide the U.S. Department of Agriculture information on why they should be...