HYDE-SMITH PRESSES USDA ON ENVIRONMENTAL REVIEWS FOR OKHISSA LAKE TRANSFER

HYDE-SMITH PRESSES USDA ON ENVIRONMENTAL REVIEWS FOR OKHISSA LAKE TRANSFER
 
Senate Ag Committee Hearing Assesses Implementation of 2018 Farm Bill

Senator Hyde-Smith Presses USDA on Environmental Reviews for Okhissa Lake Transfer

VIDEO:  Hyde-Smith on Okhissa Lake Transfer

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), a member of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry, is seeking assurances that the U.S. Forest Service will act in a timely manner to complete environmental reviews needed to transfer lands to the Scenic Rivers Development...

HYDE-SMITH:  USDA OFFERS $4.13 MILLION FOR RURAL WATER PROJECTS IN LAMAR & COPIAH COUNTIES

HYDE-SMITH:  USDA OFFERS $4.13 MILLION FOR RURAL WATER PROJECTS IN LAMAR & COPIAH COUNTIES

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), a member of the Senate Agriculture Appropriations Subcommittee, today announced more than $4.13 million in U.S. Department of Agriculture grant and loan funding for water infrastructure projects in Lamar and Copiah Counties.

The two loan-grant awards to the Progress Community Water Association in Purvis and the Copiah Water Association, Inc. in...

BLUNT, KLOBUCHAR, HYDE-SMITH ANNOUNCE NEW SENATE LEAVE POLICY FOR WOUNDED WARRIORS

BLUNT, KLOBUCHAR, HYDE-SMITH ANNOUNCE NEW SENATE LEAVE POLICY FOR WOUNDED WARRIORS

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Senators Roy Blunt (Mo.) and Amy Klobuchar (Minn.), Chairman and Ranking Member of the Senate Rules Committee, and Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (Miss.), a member of the committee, announced a new Senate leave policy for wounded warriors. 

The policy was authorized under H.R. 6160, the House companion measure to a bill introduced by Hyde-Smith, that passed the Senate by unanimous consent and...

HYDE-SMITH:  ARMY AWARDS $10.3 MILLION CONSTRUCTION CONTRACT FOR STARKVILLE ARMY RESERVE CENTER

HYDE-SMITH:  ARMY AWARDS $10.3 MILLION CONSTRUCTION CONTRACT FOR STARKVILLE ARMY RESERVE CENTER

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today announced that a veteran-owned Mississippi company has been awarded a $10.3 million contract to build a new Guy II & Will Jones U.S. Army Reserve Center (USARC) in Starkville.

The Army awarded the construction contract to Trans4Fed, LLC, of Purvis, a company described as a service-disabled, veteran-owned small business.

“This is a long...

HYDE-SMITH ANNOUNCES $4.1 MILLION FOR WORKFORCE PROJECTS IN RURAL MISSISSIPPI

HYDE-SMITH ANNOUNCES $4.1 MILLION FOR WORKFORCE PROJECTS IN RURAL MISSISSIPPI

Joint Labor Department, Delta Regional Authority, Appalachian Regional Commission Program Will Benefit 14 Mississippi Counties 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today announced $4.1 million in U.S. Department of Labor grants to support three workforce development projects in rural Mississippi. 

The grants, which will support infrastructure upgrades to strengthen workforce development and job...

SENATE PASSES HYDE-SMITH’S BRAIN ANEURYSM AWARENESS RESOLUTION

SENATE PASSES HYDE-SMITH’S BRAIN ANEURYSM AWARENESS RESOLUTION

Measure Promotes Early Detection to Lower Aneurysm Rates that Afflict Over 30,000 Americans Every Year

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Senate has approved a resolution sponsored by U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) to increase awareness and detection of brain aneurysms, which afflict more than 30,000 Americans annually—half of whom will die from the ailment.

The Brain Aneurysm Awareness Resolution (S.Res.354) gained unanimous Senate...

HYDE-SMITH SUPPORTS FULL BORDER WALL FUNDING IN APPROPRIATIONS BILL

HYDE-SMITH SUPPORTS FULL BORDER WALL FUNDING IN APPROPRIATIONS BILL

Homeland Security Measure Cleared for Senate Debate with Increases for Border Security, Immigration Enforcement, FEMA Disaster Relief Fund & U.S. Coast Guard

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today fully supported a Senate Appropriations Committee measure to provide full funding for President Trump’s border security initiatives, including the border wall.

Hyde-Smith, who serves on the committee and its...

HYDE-SMITH GAINS COMMITTEE OKAY FOR FY2020 LEGISLATIVE BRANCH APPROPRIATIONS BILL

HYDE-SMITH GAINS COMMITTEE OKAY FOR FY2020 LEGISLATIVE BRANCH APPROPRIATIONS BILL

Measure that Denies Calls for Congressional Pay Raise is Hyde-Smith’s First as Subcommittee Chairman

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), chairman of the Senate Legislative Branch Appropriations Subcommittee, today earned unanimous committee approval of a FY2020 funding measure that denies a pay raise for members of Congress and funds security requirements for the U.S. Capitol Complex.

The...

HYDE-SMITH AIDE, GREGORY ALSTON, SELECTED FOR APPALACHIAN LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE PROGRAM

HYDE-SMITH AIDE, GREGORY ALSTON, SELECTED FOR APPALACHIAN LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE PROGRAM

Gregory Alston

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today commended the selection of Gregory Alston of Oxford, her North Mississippi field representative and general counsel, to participate in the first class of the Appalachian Leadership Institute.

The Appalachian Regional Commission established the Institute to develop public policy, community development, education, and other leadership skills...

MISS. LAWMAKERS COMMEND FEDERAL FISHERIES DISASTER DECLARATION FOR MISSISSIPPI

MISS. LAWMAKERS COMMEND FEDERAL FISHERIES DISASTER DECLARATION FOR MISSISSIPPI

Wicker, Hyde-Smith & Palazzo Also Fighting for Reforms to Expedite Relief

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.), Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), and Representative Steven Palazzo (R-Miss.) today commended U.S. Department of Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross for approving a federal fishery disaster declaration for Mississippi.

The legislators had previously encouraged Secretary Ross to approve Governor Phil...