Senator Hyde-Smith has great respect and admiration for the law enforcement and first responder personnel who dedicate their lives to protecting the public.  As a member of the Senate Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee, she will continue to support programs and policies that enable these public servants to do their jobs more effectively.


SENATORS INTRODUCE ‘KIDS ACT’ TO EXPAND FEDERAL LAW TO PROTECT CHILDREN FROM BEING SOLD

SENATORS INTRODUCE ‘KIDS ACT’ TO EXPAND FEDERAL LAW TO PROTECT CHILDREN FROM BEING SOLD

Hyde-Smith Authors Bill that Would Criminalize the Selling of Children for Any Purpose, Not Just Sexual Exploitation

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today introduced legislation to make it illegal to sell a child for any purpose, an expansion of current federal law.

The Keeping Infants Domestically Safe (KIDS) Act would establish a federal law to outlaw the selling of minors for...

HYDE-SMITH ANNOUNCES $3.58 MILLION TO FIGHT OPIOID CRISIS IN MISSISSIPPI

HYDE-SMITH ANNOUNCES $3.58 MILLION TO FIGHT OPIOID CRISIS IN MISSISSIPPI

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today announced that the State of Mississippi has been awarded a $3.58 million grant to fight the opioid crisis.

The Mississippi Department of Mental Health Bureau of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Services will use the Opioid State Targeted Response (STR) grant to build on prevention and recovery strategies to reduce opioid abuse.  The state received an initial $3.58...

State, local virus aid bill gains bipartisan momentum

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State, local virus aid bill gains bipartisan momentum

By Paul M. Krawzak, CQ

New bipartisan legislation would provide $500 billion in aid to state and local governments, territories and tribes to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic, with the smallest communities in line for a direct slice...

Wicker, Hyde-Smith to serve on President’s economic recovery task force

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Wicker, Hyde-Smith to serve on President’s economic recovery task force

By Steven Gagliano

As conversations regarding the re-opening of the American economy ramp up, Mississippi’s Senators will serve on President Trump’s ‘Opening Up America Again Congressional Group’. 

Senators...