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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, COLLEAGUES OFFER BILL TO BLOCK SALES OF STRATEGIC RESERVE PETROLEUM TO U.S. ADVERSARIES

HYDE-SMITH, COLLEAGUES OFFER BILL TO BLOCK SALES OF STRATEGIC RESERVE PETROLEUM TO U.S. ADVERSARIES

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) this week joined U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas) in introducing a bill that would prevent future strategic petroleum reserve (SPR) sales from going to China, Russia, North Korea, or Iran.

Cruz authored the No Emergency Crude Oil to Foreign Adversaries Act (S.4515) after recent reports indicated roughly 5 million barrels from these SPR...

HYDE-SMITH ISSUES INDEPENDENCE DAY STATEMENT

HYDE-SMITH ISSUES INDEPENDENCE DAY STATEMENT

070122 July 4th Independence

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today issued the following statement in advance of Mississippians joining their fellow Americans in celebrating the nation’s 246th birthday:

“As Americans gather to celebrate Independence Day, it cannot be ignored that our nation faces many challenges. 

“Our struggling economy and sharp political climate certainly takes its toll on all of us, but I know that Mississippians are not deterred...

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH & GUEST OPPOSE CREATION OF UNOFFICIAL U.S. CONSULATE TO THE PALESTINIANS IN JERUSALEM

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH & GUEST OPPOSE CREATION OF UNOFFICIAL U.S. CONSULATE TO THE PALESTINIANS IN JERUSALEM

Miss. Lawmakers Sign Bicameral Statement to Biden Administration Seeking Reversal of Plan 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), and U.S. Representative Michael Guest (R-Miss.) today signed a bicameral joint statement calling on the Biden administration to reverse course on its plan to erode the full and faithful implementation of the...

Senators push for $300M boost to TMF

Federal Computer Week

Senators push for $300M boost to TMF

Lawmakers from both sides of the aisle are urging appropriators to back a Biden administration request to add $300 million to the Technology Modernization Fund.

By Adam Mazmanian

Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.) along with Sens. Steve Daines (R-Mt.)...

Cassidy leads GOP Senate resolution to combat the violent crime spike

Fox News

Cassidy leads GOP Senate resolution to combat the violent crime spike

Senators note 30% spike in murders and surge of illegal immigrants, 'progressive' prosecutors

By Marisa Schultz

EXCLUSIVE: Decrying the nation's crime spike, surge in illegal immigrants and lax criminal justice policies,...

National Police Week honors fallen law enforcement officers

WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

National Police Week honors fallen law enforcement officers

By Caroline Wood

PINE BELT, Miss. (WDAM) - It’s a time dedicated to honoring the men and women in blue.

From May 15 through the 21, people across the nation are paying tribute to the brave men and women who put their...