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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 BIDEN ADDRESS TO JOINT SESSION OF CONGRESS 

HYDE-SMITH STATEMENT ON BIDEN ADDRESS TO JOINT SESSION OF CONGRESS 

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VIDEO:  Senator Hyde-Smith Statement.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), who tonight attended President Biden’s first address to a joint session of Congress, issued the following statement regarding the speech:

“I first want to thank Mississippians and Americans across the nation for helping to overcome the pandemic.  We can enjoy a growing sense of well-earned optimism as we get back to work, back to...

HYDE-SMITH, ROSEN INTRODUCE BIPARTISAN ‘STEM RESTART ACT’ TO SUPPORT WORKERS RE-ENTERING OR TRANSITIONING TO STEM JOBS

HYDE-SMITH, ROSEN INTRODUCE BIPARTISAN ‘STEM RESTART ACT’ TO SUPPORT WORKERS RE-ENTERING OR TRANSITIONING TO STEM JOBS

Legislation Also Seeks to Close Gender and Skills Gap in STEM Careers 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) this week joined Senator Jacky Rosen (D-Nev.) in reintroducing bipartisan legislation to help mid-career workers seeking to return or transition into the STEM workforce.

The STEM Restoring Employment Skills through Targeted Assistance, Re-entry, and...

INHOFE, TILLIS, HYDE-SMITH & LANKFORD INTRODUCE BILL TO PROTECT AMERICAN JOBS FROM THE LIBERAL CLIMATE AGENDA 

INHOFE, TILLIS, HYDE-SMITH & LANKFORD INTRODUCE BILL TO PROTECT AMERICAN JOBS FROM THE LIBERAL CLIMATE AGENDA 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.), Thom Tillis (R-N.C.), Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), and James Lankford (R-Okla.) today introduced the Domestic Manufacturing Protection Act, legislation that would hold the world’s worst polluters to the same standard as the United States—ensuring American manufacturing and jobs are not sacrificed while other nations get a free pass.

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Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Historic U.S. Moon Landing

CELEBRATING THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE HISTORIC U.S. MOON LANDING

Congressional Record (Senate - July 17, 2019)

Mrs. HYDE-SMITH. Mr. President, I am pleased to join my colleagues in commemorating the 50th anniversary of American astronauts becoming the first humans to walk on the Moon.

It was 50...

Tribute to Thomas O’Loughlin

TRIBUTE TO THOMAS O’LOUGHLIN

Congressional Record (Senate - May 23, 2019)

Mrs. HYDE-SMITH. Mr. President, each Memorial Day we, as Americans, take time to honor the heroes who gave their lives in service to our country, from those who died in the creation of this great Nation to those who today...

Tribute to Lieutenant Commander Steven Davies

TRIBUTE TO LIEUTENANT COMMANDER STEVEN DAVIES

Congressional Record (Senate - April 09, 2019)

Mrs. HYDE-SMITH. Madam President, I am pleased to commend LCDR Steven Davies for his dedication to duty and service as a U.S. Coast Guard congressional fellow on my staff. Steve was recently selected to...