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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 VOTES FOR FAA REAUTHORIZATION, FIVE-YEAR MEASURE HEADED TO WHITE HOUSE

HYDE-SMITH VOTES FOR FAA REAUTHORIZATION, FIVE-YEAR MEASURE HEADED TO WHITE HOUSE

Legislation Important to Local Miss. Airports, Ongoing Leadership in Unmanned Aerial System Development

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today voted for a five-year reauthorization of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and important programs for the operation of local airport facilities throughout Mississippi.

The Senate on Wednesday voted 93-6 to complete congressional work on the...

MISS. LAWMAKERS PRAISE MULTI-YEAR NAVY CONTRACT AWARD FOR INGALLS SHIPBUILDING

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
 

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

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...

Opinion | Why does Congress quit in August?

Memphis Commercial Appeal
 
Opinion | Why does Congress quit in August?
 
Cindy Hyde-Smith, Guest columnist
 
The congressional tradition of escaping the nation’s capital in August dates back to the time before air conditioning when Senators would race home before the summer heat reached its peak.
 
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Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith on @TheJTShow

SuperTalk Mississippi

Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith on @TheJTShow

Senator Cindy-Hyde Smith joined the JT Show to discuss her first couple months of work in Washington, to share her thoughts on Trump pulling out of the “Iran Deal”, and to catch up with JT for the first time since Governor Phil Bryant...