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


WICKER, HYDE-SMITH CELEBRATE SENATE CONFIRMATION OF KRISTI JOHNSON TO BE U.S. DISTRICT JUDGE 

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH CELEBRATE SENATE CONFIRMATION OF KRISTI JOHNSON TO BE U.S. DISTRICT JUDGE 

Johnson Is Southern District of Mississippi’s First Female Jurist

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today hailed Senate confirmation of Kristi H. Johnson of Brandon to serve as a U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of Mississippi.

Johnson, who will be the first female jurist in the Southern District of Mississippi, is a native of Hurley and...

HYDE-SMITH WELCOMES ROLL OUT FY2021 APPROPRIATIONS BILLS IN THE SENATE 

HYDE-SMITH WELCOMES ROLL OUT FY2021 APPROPRIATIONS BILLS IN THE SENATE 

Twelve Bills Set Table for Negotiations to Fund Federal Programs for Remainder of Fiscal Year 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today welcomed the releases of the FY2021 appropriations bills developed and unveiled by the Senate Appropriations Committee and pledged to work to complete the appropriations process that will fund important federal projects and programs in Mississippi.

Hyde-Smith said the...

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH ENCOURAGE STUDENTS TO APPLY FOR U.S. SENATE YOUTH PROGRAM

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH ENCOURAGE STUDENTS TO APPLY FOR U.S. SENATE YOUTH PROGRAM

Application Deadline is Dec. 1 for $10,000 College Scholarship Program 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today encouraged Mississippi juniors and seniors involved in student leadership to apply for the 2021 U.S. Senate Youth Program (USSYP), an educational program that will provide $10,000 college scholarships to two delegates from the Magnolia State.

A Dec. 1, 2020...

Record number of women in legislatures across nation

Laurel Leader-Call

Record number of women in legislatures across nation

By Rebekah Staples

“Anything you can do, I can do better; I can do anything better than you.” 

Some of you may recall these playful lyrics from the musical “Annie Get Your Gun.” In the show, sharpshooters Annie Oakley and Frank...

Mississippi’s Thomas is first woman to officiate a Super Bowl

Brookhaven Daily Leader

Mississippi’s Thomas is first woman to officiate a Super Bowl

By Brett Campbell 

A Mississippi native will be the first woman to officiate a Super Bowl game when the Kansas City Chiefs and Tampa Bay Buccaneers meet Sunday in Tampa for Super Bowl LV.

Sarah Bailey Thomas, 47,...

Border patrol to pay $21M for helicopters made in Miss.

WLBT-TV Jackson

Border patrol to pay $21M for helicopters made in Miss.

By Anthony Warren

COLUMBUS, Miss. (WLBT) - Helicopters built at a plant in Columbus could soon play a role in securing the U.S. border.

On Wednesday, Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith announced that Customs and Border Protection (CBP) had...