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


WICKER, HYDE-SMITH & THOMPSON COMMEND PARK SERVICE FOR DESIGNATING MEDGAR AND MYRLIE EVERS HOME AS A NATIONAL MONUMENT

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH & THOMPSON COMMEND PARK SERVICE FOR DESIGNATING MEDGAR AND MYRLIE EVERS HOME AS A NATIONAL MONUMENT

Miss. Lawmakers Championed Efforts to Make Jackson Civil Rights Landmark Part of the National Park System

Medgar Evers Home
The Medgar and Myrlie Evers home in Jackson, Miss. (Photo by U.S. Civil Rights Trail)

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), and Congressman Bennie Thompson (D-Miss.) today commended the National Park Service (NPS) and the...

HYDE-SMITH PRESENTED GOLDEN GAVEL AWARD

HYDE-SMITH PRESENTED GOLDEN GAVEL AWARD

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PHOTO: Senator Hyde-Smith Awarded Golden Gavel for Senate Presiding Duties

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) this week received the Golden Gavel Award for presiding over the U.S. Senate for 100 hours during the 116th Congress.  Since becoming Mississippi’s junior Senator in 2018, Hyde-Smith has presided over Senate activities on Tuesday and Thursday mornings.  The honor was certified by Senate Pro Tempore Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa)...

PRESIDENT TRUMP TO RECEIVE BILL TO NAME BROOKHAVEN POST OFFICE FOR FALLEN OFFICERS

PRESIDENT TRUMP TO RECEIVE BILL TO NAME BROOKHAVEN POST OFFICE FOR FALLEN OFFICERS

Senate Gives Final Approval to Legislation to Honor Brookhaven, Lincoln Co. Officers Killed in the Line of Duty

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The United States Senate has passed legislation introduced by U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) and Congressman Michael Guest (R-Miss.) to name a Brookhaven post office in honor of three local law enforcement officers who lost their lives in the line of duty.

The legislation,...

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,...