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 VOTES TO CONFIRM KAVANAUGH

HYDE-SMITH VOTES TO CONFIRM KAVANAUGH

U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss), on left, stands to vote “aye” to confirm Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh.

U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss), on left, stands to vote “aye” to confirm Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today voted to confirm President Trump’s nomination of Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh to serve on the U.S. Supreme Court, affirming her belief that the nominee will be a credit to the nation’s highest court.
 
“A vote to fill a Supreme Court vacancy is one of the most consequential that a Senator...

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...

Senator Hyde-Smith Endorses Judge Cory Wilson As Federal Judge

Simpson County News

Senator Hyde-Smith Endorses Judge Cory Wilson As Federal Judge

Posted Tue, 06/23/2020 - 05:32 PM

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today encouraged her Senate colleagues to confirm Mississippi Court of Appeals Judge Cory T. Wilson to be a U.S. Circuit...

Senators Introduce Post Traumatic Stress Resolution

Urban Milwaukee

Senators Introduce Post Traumatic Stress Resolution

Bipartisan resolution would designate this Saturday, June 27, as National Post-Traumatic Stress Awareness Day

By U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Tammy Baldwin (D-WI), Dan Sullivan (R-AK), and Thom Tillis (R...

Hyde-Smith cosponsors bill to improve police training & accountability

News Mississippi

Hyde-Smith cosponsors bill to improve police training & accountability

By Steven Gagliano

A law enforcement reform bill has been introduced in D.C. 

The ‘JUSTICE Act’ aims to improve community safety through police training reforms and greater law enforcement accountability....