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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.


WICKER, HYDE-SMITH & HARPER WELCOME RAYTHEON DEVELOPMENT PLANS

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH & HARPER WELCOME RAYTHEON DEVELOPMENT PLANS
 
Defense Manufacturer to Construct 50,000 Square Foot Radar Development Facility in Forest
 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), and Congressman Gregg Harper (R-Miss.) today welcomed the announcement of a planned 50,000-square-foot expansion of the Raytheon Forest Consolidated Manufacturing Center plant in Forest.
 
The new facility will be used to develop radar equipment for the...

HYDE-SMITH: FISCAL RESPONSIBILITY SHOULDN’T MEAN SLASHING NATIONAL DEFENSE OR THE PRESIDENT’S AGENDA

HYDE-SMITH:  FISCAL RESPONSIBILITY SHOULDN’T MEAN SLASHING NATIONAL DEFENSE OR THE PRESIDENT’S AGENDA
 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), who this week cosponsored a constitutional balanced budget amendment resolution, today said a separate budget resolution (S.Con.Res.36) defeated by the Senate on Thursday would have forced irresponsible spending cuts and jeopardized President Trump’s agenda.
 
“I support balancing the budget by controlling spending and the national...

HYDE-SMITH COSPONSORS BALANCED BUDGET AMENDMENT BILL

HYDE-SMITH COSPONSORS BALANCED BUDGET AMENDMENT BILL
 
Miss. Senator Welcomes Aggressive Appropriations Schedule, Commits to Working through Scheduled Recesses to Advance FY2019 Bills
 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today announced that she is the newest cosponsor to legislation proposing a constitutional amendment requiring the President and Congress to enact annual balanced budgets.
 
Hyde-Smith, who serves on the Senate Appropriations Committee, has cosponsored S.J...

Ingalls Shipbuilding graduates 110 apprentices into workforce

Mississippi Press
 
Ingalls Shipbuilding graduates 110 apprentices into workforce
 
By Warren Kulo
 
BILOXI, Mississippi -- Ingalls Shipbuilding celebrated the 2018 graduates of its apprentice program with commencement exercises at the Mississippi Coast Coliseum and Convention Center Saturday.
 
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Trade war hits home

The Enterprise-Toscin, Indianola
 
Trade war hits home
 
China’s counterpunch could land right in county’s breadbasket
 
By Bryan Davis, publisher
 
Not much of what happens in Sunflower County has anything to do with the price of tea in China.
 
But a lot of what happens here, as well as in other...

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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