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...

Reeves: Mississippi will double number of vaccination sites

Associated Press

Reeves: Mississippi will double number of vaccination sites

By Leah Willingham

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Gov. Tate Reeves said Friday that the coronavirus vaccine rollout is not going fast enough in Mississippi. He said officials are working behind the scenes to “eliminate roadblocks”...

U.S. Attorney Mike Hurst announces his resignation

WLBT-TV Jackson

U.S. Attorney Mike Hurst announces his resignation

By Justin Dixon

SOUTHERN DISTRICT, Miss. (WLBT) - U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Mississippi, Mike Hurst, announced Thursday he has submitted his resignation to President Donald J. Trump and Acting Attorney General...

Mississippi post office named for 3 officers killed on duty

Associated Press

Mississippi post office named for 3 officers killed on duty

The Associated Press

BROOKHAVEN, Miss. (AP) — A post office in Brookhaven, Mississippi, will be named for three local law enforcement officers who were killed in the line of duty.

President Donald Trump signed a law Dec. 21...