HYDE-SMITH PRESENTS VIETNAM SERVICE MEDAL TO RETIRED AIR FORCE VETERAN

HYDE-SMITH PRESENTS VIETNAM SERVICE MEDAL TO RETIRED AIR FORCE VETERAN

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PHOTO:  (left to right) LTC Deidre D. Smith, Mississippi National Guard; Air Force SMSgt Gary L. Benton (Ret) and his wife Melanie; and Senator Hyde-Smith.

JACKSON, Miss. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today presented Pearl resident Gary L. Benton, Senior Master Sergeant, U.S. Air Force (Retired) with a Vietnam Service Medal.  Benton earned the honor in recognition of his service during military operations...

HYDE-SMITH SAYS BILL TO AVOID GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN MUST HELP FARMERS, RANCHERS

HYDE-SMITH SAYS BILL TO AVOID GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN MUST HELP FARMERS, RANCHERS

USDA Agriculture, Conservation Programs ‘Could Come to a Screeching Halt’ if Congress Doesn’t Act

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VIDEO:  Senator Hyde-Smith Fights for Ag Programs as Congress Tries to Avoid Shutdown.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today warned that key agriculture and conservation programs will “come to a screeching halt” on Oct. 1 if Congress fails to include a key provision in legislation to avoid a...

HYDE-SMITH ASKS FOR AGENCY PLANS TO GET COVID-19 VACCINES TO RURAL AREAS

HYDE-SMITH ASKS FOR AGENCY PLANS TO GET COVID-19 VACCINES TO RURAL AREAS

Senate Appropriators Look at Needs as Nation Prepares for Potential Vaccine Distribution Later this Year

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VIDEO:  Senator Hyde-Smith Addresses Rural Healthcare Needs in Coronavirus Fight.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today sought details of how federal agencies plan to ensure the availability and distribution of an anticipated COVID-19 vaccine to rural and underserved communities.

Hyde-Smith...

PROPOSED TRANSPLANT REGULATIONS COULD DESTABILIZE PROGRAM, MISS. DELEGATION WARNS

PROPOSED TRANSPLANT REGULATIONS COULD DESTABILIZE PROGRAM, MISS. DELEGATION WARNS

Miss. Lawmakers Seek Changes to HHS Organ Procurement Organizations Plan

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Members of the Mississippi Congressional Delegation today raised concerns about proposed changes to performance standards for organ procurement, which could destabilize a program that is particularly critical for patients with kidney disease.

U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), along with...

HYDE-SMITH BACKS RESOLUTION RECOGNIZING SEPTEMBER AS SICKLE CELL DISEASE AWARENESS MONTH

HYDE-SMITH BACKS RESOLUTION RECOGNIZING SEPTEMBER AS SICKLE CELL DISEASE AWARENESS MONTH

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) this week joined Senator Tim Scott (R-S.C.) in introducing a resolution recognizing September as Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) Awareness Month.

SCD is a genetic disorder that affects approximately 100,000 Americans, according to the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute.  There are at least 2,500 African Americans in Mississippi living with sickle...

HYDE-SMITH:   HUD GRANTS $18.7 MILLION TO MISS. TO ADDRESS CORONAVIRUS-RELATED HARDSHIPS

HYDE-SMITH:   HUD GRANTS $18.7 MILLION TO MISS. TO ADDRESS CORONAVIRUS-RELATED HARDSHIPS

CARES Act Provides Supplemental CDBG Funds to State, Jackson, Hattiesburg & Coastal Communities

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today announced the award of more than $18.7 million in additional CARES Act funding to help Mississippi control the spread of COVID-19 by, among other things, addressing housing-related hardships caused by the national health emergency.

The U.S....

HYDE-SMITH, CASSIDY & COLLINS CALL FOR SWIFT PASSAGE OF LEGISLATION TO PROVIDE $500 BILLION TO LOCAL GOVERNMENTS AMID COVID-19

HYDE-SMITH, CASSIDY & COLLINS CALL FOR SWIFT PASSAGE OF LEGISLATION TO PROVIDE $500 BILLION TO LOCAL GOVERNMENTS AMID COVID-19
 
Senators File the SMART Act as an Amendment to the COVID-19 Relief Package

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today joined Senators Bill Cassidy, M.D. (R-La.) and Susan Collins (R-Maine) to file the State and Municipal Assistance for Recovery and Transition (SMART) Act as an amendment to the Senate COVID-19 relief package.  Consideration of the...

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH, PALAZZO, & GUEST ANNOUNCE $16.02 MILLION FOR MISSISSIPPI ROAD IMPROVEMENTS

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH, PALAZZO, & GUEST ANNOUNCE $16.02 MILLION FOR MISSISSIPPI ROAD IMPROVEMENTS

Hattiesburg, Barnett Reservoir Projects Receive Major Boost from U.S. Department of Transportation BUILD Grants

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) and Representatives Steven Palazzo (R-Miss.) and Michael Guest (R-Miss.) today announced the award of $16.02 million in federal grant funding for road improvements in Hattiesburg and the Jackson metro area...

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH RECOMMEND CONFIRMATION OF PRESIDENT TRUMP’S MISSISSIPPI JUDICIAL PICKS

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH RECOMMEND CONFIRMATION OF PRESIDENT TRUMP’S MISSISSIPPI JUDICIAL PICKS

Senate Committee Considers Nominations of Kristi Johnson & Taylor McNeel to Serve on the Southern District of Mississippi

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VIDEO:  Wicker & Hyde-Smith Introduce Mississippi Judicial Nominees.
Hyde-Smith Video Statement and Photo.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today offered strong recommendations for the confirmation of Kristi H. Johnson of Brandon and...

HYDE-SMITH SAYS NEW SENATE COVID-19 RELIEF MEASURE DESERVES BIPARTISAN SUPPORT

HYDE-SMITH SAYS NEW SENATE COVID-19 RELIEF BILL MEASURE BIPARTISAN SUPPORT

Targeted Relief Proposal Addresses Health, Education, Agriculture and Economic Needs

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today called for bipartisan support for a new COVID-19 relief legislation that targets resources to the most critical health care, education, and economic issues facing Americans six months into a national emergency.

Hyde-Smith, who serves on Senate Appropriations Committee,...