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.
MISS. LAWMAKERS PRAISE MULTI-YEAR NAVY CONTRACT AWARD FOR INGALLS SHIPBUILDING
U.S. Navy Awards Contract for 6 Arleigh-Burke Class Ships Worth $5.1 Billion
WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker, R-Miss., and Cindy Hyde-Smith, R-Miss., and Congressman Steven Palazzo, R-Miss., today praised the award of a multi-year procurement contract worth more than $5.1 billion for the construction of six DDG-51 Flight III Destroyers at Ingalls Shipyard in Pascagoula.
“The Flight III Destroyer program...
HYDE-SMITH SUPPORTS SENDING DEFENSE FUNDING BILL TO PRESIDENT
Senate Gives Final Okay on FY2019 Defense Appropriations Bill with Mississippi-related Funding
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today voted to complete Senate action on a defense appropriations bill that includes significant funding increases to continue rebuilding America’s military might, while also giving the largest pay raise for U.S. troops in nearly a decade.
Hyde-Smith, who serves on the Senate...
HYDE-SMITH VOTES TO SEND DEFENSE POLICY BILL TO PRESIDENT TRUMP
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today voted to send President Trump the FY2019 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), legislation that sets national security policies and authorizes appropriations sought by the President to rebuild America’s military.
The Senate approved the bill (HR.5515) on an 87-10 vote, clearing it to be sent to the President to be signed into law.
“Threats to our national...
CQ Roll Call
Preliminary 116th Roster: Senate Appropriations
Following is a preliminary roster for the 116th Congress for the Senate Appropriations Committee, released by Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., on Jan. 3 (Republicans) and by Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer, D-N.Y., on Dec...
Ingalls Shipyard scores $930.8 million contract
Lawmakers say a Mississippi shipyard has been awarded a $930.8 million contract to build the 10th and 11th U.S. Coast Guard National Security Cutters.
U.S. Sens. Cindy Hyde-Smith and Roger Wicker and U.S. Rep....
Mississippi Public Broadcasting
Government Shutdown And How It Affects Mississippi
By Ashley Norwood, MPB News
Mississippians and congressional leaders are reacting to a federal government's shutdown and how it might interrupt services in the state. MPB's Ashley Norwood reports.
In this sixth...