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Senator Hyde-Smith is committed to fulfilling the constitutional responsibility to “provide for the common defense” of the United States, including by ensuring the availability of the resources necessary to rebuild America’s military and maximize readiness.

Senator Hyde-Smith is proud of Mississippi’s enduring support of the Armed Forces.  She is committed to strengthening the state’s significant contributions to national defense, including Air Force bases and Navy installations, the Army National Guard’s primary mobilization installation, a premiere Special Operations training center, a leading Air Force aeromedical evacuation unit, numerous National Guard installations, and Department of Defense supercomputer capabilities.

Senator Hyde-Smith is also grateful for the work of defense industry employees in Mississippi to produce the best equipment and services for the men and women who protect our nation.


HYDE-SMITH STATEMENT ON BORDER CRISIS LEGISLATION

HYDE-SMITH STATEMENT ON BORDER CRISIS LEGISLATION

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), a member of the Senate Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee, today issued the following statement regarding the Emergency National Security Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2024, the $118 billion compromise bill intended to address the Biden border crisis and national security needs:

“Most Americans understand that, since President Biden took office, the situation at our...

THUNE, HYDE-SMITH CALL ON DEFENSE SEC. TO UPHOLD CONSCIENCE PROTECTIONS IN PENTAGON’S ABORTION-TRAVEL POLICY

THUNE, HYDE-SMITH CALL ON DEFENSE SEC. TO UPHOLD CONSCIENCE PROTECTIONS IN PENTAGON’S ABORTION-TRAVEL POLICY

“Implementation of This Ill-Advised Policy Should Fall Squarely on You, and You Alone,” Senators Write Sec. Lloyd Austin

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators John Thune (R-S.D.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), chair of the Senate Pro-Life Caucus, today called on U.S. Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin to provide answers regarding the Department of Defense’s implementation of conscience...

HYDE-SMITH ACTS TO BOOST U.S. TRANSFORMER SUPPLY CHAINS, PROTECT AMERICAN ENERGY INDEPENDENCE

HYDE-SMITH ACTS TO BOOST U.S. TRANSFORMER SUPPLY CHAINS, PROTECT AMERICAN ENERGY INDEPENDENCE

Cosponsors Bipartisan Legislation to Ensure DOE Policy Doesn’t Hurt Domestic Transformer Production

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) is cosponsoring bipartisan legislation to set realistic energy efficiency standards that help stabilize domestic transformer manufacturing in order to meet increasing demand without undermining American steel production, electricity distributors...

Battle rages over Biden’s pause of natural gas exports

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Battle rages over Biden’s pause of natural gas exports

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By Jessi Turnure

WASHINGTON (NEXSTAR) — Senate Republicans are accusing President Joe Biden of waging a war against their natural gas producing states after he ordered a freeze on new liquid natural gas exports.

The group of GOP...

BORDER SECURITY

BORDER SECURITY

Congressional Record Vol. 169, No. 205
(Senate - December 13, 2023) PDF

  Mrs. HYDE-SMITH. Mr. President, I rise today to once again call 
attention to the crisis at our southern border--the very crisis the 
Biden administration refuses to acknowledge and in not doing so, fails 
t...

TRIBUTE TO JACK RUTLAND, JR.

TRIBUTE TO JACK RUTLAND, JR.

Congressional Record Vol. 169, No. 185
(Senate - November 8, 2023) PDF

  Mrs. HYDE-SMITH. Mr. President, it is an honor to pay tribute 
to Mr. Jack Rutland, Jr., of Lincoln County, MS, who for more than 10 
years has shown an inspiring dedication to sharing the stories...

REMEMBERING JACK H. LUCAS

REMEMBERING JACK H. LUCAS

Congressional Record Vol. 169, No. 163
(Senate - October 4, 2023) PDF

  Mrs. HYDE-SMITH. Madam President, I am honored to pay tribute to the 
memory of a true American hero, Jacklyn ``Jack'' Harrell Lucas.

  Jack, a long-time resident of Mississippi, and the youngest...