Senator Hyde-Smith cherishes the diversity of the people of Mississippi and celebrates their accomplishments—both past and present.


WICKER, HYDE-SMITH SUPPORT EFFORT TO RENAME TUPELO POST OFFICE FOR MISSISSIPPI VETERAN

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH SUPPORT EFFORT TO RENAME TUPELO POST OFFICE FOR MISSISSIPPI VETERAN

Senate Committee Advances Bill to Name Building After Vietnam War Veteran Colonel Carlyle 'Smitty' Harris

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today cheered committee approval of legislation to rename the U.S. post office at 500 West Main Street in Tupelo after Mississippi native and Vietnam War Veteran Colonel Carlyle “Smitty” Harris.

Wicker and Hyde-Smith...

HYDE-SMITH HIGHLIGHTS SARAH THOMAS’ HISTORIC ROLE IN SUPER BOWL LV

HYDE-SMITH HIGHLIGHTS SARAH THOMAS’ HISTORIC ROLE IN SUPER BOWL LV

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VIDEO:  Hyde-Smith Praises Sarah Thomas’ History-making Role in Sunday’s Super Bowl.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In a Senate floor speech, U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) this week heralded the historic role Mississippi native Sarah Thomas will play on Sunday as the first woman to officiate a Super Bowl game.

Hyde-Smith’s speech praised the successful trajectory of Thomas’ career from student athlete, an academic All-American...

MISS. LAWMAKERS APPLAUD $32 MILLION GRANT TO MEMA FOR VACCINE DISTRIBUTION

MISS. LAWMAKERS APPLAUD $32 MILLION GRANT TO MEMA FOR VACCINE DISTRIBUTION

 
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), and U.S. Representatives Steven Palazzo (R-Miss.), and Michael Guest (R-Miss.) today applauded a $32 million Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) grant to the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) to support COVID-19 vaccine distribution efforts. 

“This additional funding for vaccine distribution is great news for the...

$2 million COVID grant to help tourism on the Coast

Sun Herald, Biloxi

$2 million COVID grant to help tourism on the Coast

By Mary Perez

Just as the annual Crawfish Festival and other attractions return to South Mississippi, the U.S. Department of Commerce is sending $2 Million in CARES Act Recovery money to boost the tourism economy on the Coast.

Co...

How and why a Utica native got a photo with every US senator

Utica (N.Y.) Observer-Dispatch

How and why a Utica native got a photo with every US senator

By H. Rose Schneider

A National Guard member and Utica native has gotten to see the ins and outs of Washington, D.C., while stationed in the nation's capitol earlier this year.

And he has the photos to prove...

Honoring Robert McKeithen

HONORING ROBERT McKEITHEN

Congressional Record (Senate - May 09, 2019)

Mrs. HYDE-SMITH. Mr. President, I respect the time-honored practice of this body which encourages new Members to listen and observe before speaking on the floor. There is value in humility--knowing when to talk and when to...

Tribute to Woods Eastland

TRIBUTE TO WOODS EASTLAND

Congressional Record (Senate – March 23, 2019)

Mrs. HYDE-SMITH. Mr. President, I am pleased to commend Woods Eastland of Indianola, MS, for his service and contributions while serving as the 83rd president of Delta Council.

Founded in 1935, Delta Council is a widely...

Honoring Durell Wade

HONORING DURELL WADE 

Congressional Record -- (Senate - December 06, 2018)

Mrs. HYDE-SMITH. Mr. President, 77 years after being killed in the attack on Pearl Harbor, AD2 Durell Wade of Calhoun County, MS, will be laid to rest in the North Mississippi Veterans Memorial Cemetery.

On December 7, 1941,...