WICKER, HYDE-SMITH URGE BIDEN TO DROP STEP-UP IN BASIS TAX-HIKE PROPOSAL

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH URGE BIDEN TO DROP STEP-UP IN BASIS TAX-HIKE PROPOSAL

Miss. Senators, Colleagues Advocate for Family-owned Businesses, Farms, Ranches 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) this week joined the entire Senate Republican caucus in urging President Biden to abandon his effort to impose a capital gains tax increase on family-owned businesses, farms, and ranches.

The Senators sent Biden a letter stressing that repealing this part of...

HYDE-SMITH COSPONSORS BILL TO COMBAT ‘SMASH-AND-GRAB’ GUN THEFTS

HYDE-SMITH COSPONSORS BILL TO COMBAT ‘SMASH-AND-GRAB’ GUN THEFTS

Hyde-Smith Joins Sen. Graham, Others to Introduce Federal Firearms Licensee Protection Act

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today threw her support behind the Federal Firearms Licensee (FFL) Protection Act of 2021, a bill to combat the increase of “smash-and-grab” thefts targeted at federally licensed gun dealers.

Introduced Thursday by U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.), the measure would strengthen...

HYDE-SMITH:  UMMC AWARDED PRESCRIPTION OPIOID ABUSE RESEARCH GRANT

HYDE-SMITH:  UMMC AWARDED PRESCRIPTION OPIOID ABUSE RESEARCH GRANT

$663,080 Will Allow Continued Research as Miss. Overdose Deaths Rose in 2020

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today announced a $663,080 grant to allow the University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC) to continue research on deterrents to prescription opioid abuse.

Hyde-Smith, who serves on the Senate Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education (Labor-HHS) Appropriations Subcommittee, said last...

HYDE-SMITH:  MISS. FAMILY FARMS AT RISK AS DEMOCRATS TEE UP RECKLESS $3.5 TRILLION TAX & SPENDING SPREE

HYDE-SMITH:  MISS. FAMILY FARMS AT RISK AS DEMOCRATS TEE UP RECKLESS $3.5 TRILLION TAX & SPENDING SPREE

Study Shows Miss. Family Farmers, Ranchers Would Pay the Heaviest Price under Dem. Tax Schemes

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VIDEO:  Senator Assails Democratic Tax Plans as Harmful to Mississippi Farms, Ranches.
VIDEO CLIP:  Senator Assails Democratic Tax Plans as Harmful to Mississippi Farms, Ranches.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today assailed proposed tax changes in the Democrats’ $3.5...

HYDE-SMITH VOTES TO HIT THE BRAKES ON STARTING INFRASTRUCTURE DEBATE

HYDE-SMITH VOTES TO HIT THE BRAKES ON STARTING INFRASTRUCTURE DEBATE

Senator Unwilling to Put Unfinished Trillion-dollar Legislation on Glide Path to Passage without Seeing Actual Text

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today voted against starting debate on proposed bipartisan infrastructure legislation that hasn’t actually been written, saying Senators should be able to study bill text of measure that spends more than $1.2 trillion.

Despite Democratic leadership claims...

ON SENATE FLOOR, HYDE-SMITH RINGS MSU COWBELL TO CELEBRATE COLLEGE WORLD SERIES TEAM

ON SENATE FLOOR, HYDE-SMITH RINGS MSU COWBELL TO CELEBRATE COLLEGE WORLD SERIES TEAM

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VIDEO:  Senator Hyde-Smith Celebrates Mississippi State Baseball College World Series Win.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today broke out her Mississippi State University cowbell during remarks to the Senate to praise the university’s baseball team winning the 2021 NCAA College World Series.

Hyde-Smith and U.S. Senator Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) on Tuesday discussed the NCAA Division I...

HYDE-SMITH VOTES FOR CRIME VICTIMS FUND FIX

HYDE-SMITH VOTES FOR CRIME VICTIMS FUND FIX

Senate Passes Bipartisan Bill to Replenish Key Victims of Crime Act Program

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today voted for legislation to shore up funding for the Crime Victims Fund, a Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) grant program that supports state-level programs that help crime victims.

The Senate voted unanimously to approve the bipartisan VOCA Fix to Sustain the Crime Victims Fund Act of 2021 (HR.1652/S.611), a measure to...

HYDE-SMITH BACKS BILL TO SANCTION IRANIAN SUPREME LEADER & PRESIDENT-ELECT

HYDE-SMITH BACKS BILL TO SANCTION IRANIAN SUPREME LEADER & PRESIDENT-ELECT

Bill Offered as Biden Administration Mulls Easing Sanctions on Iranian Regime

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) is cosponsoring legislation to force the imposition of human rights sanctions on the Supreme Leader of Iran, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, and the regime’s President-elect Ebrahim Raisi.

Hyde-Smith is an original cosponsor of S.2374, legislation introduced by Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas).  It...

LAND ACQUIRED FOR LODGE AND CONFERENCE CENTER ON LAKE OKHISSA

(NOTE: The Scenic Rivers Development Alliance issued the following news release on Friday, July 16.)

LAND ACQUIRED FOR LODGE AND CONFERENCE CENTER ON LAKE OKHISSA

July 16, 2021

Meadville, MS (Press Release) - Scenic Rivers Development Alliance today announced the acquisition of approximately 150 acres of land along the shoreline of Lake Okhissa in Southwest Mississippi from the U.S. Forest Service (USFS).

Scenic Rivers Development Alliance is a body politic of the State of Mississippi, which has...

HYDE-SMITH VOTES AGAINST ENERGY INFRASTRUCTURE PLAN, WANTS IMPROVEMENTS AS BILL MOVES FORWARD

HYDE-SMITH VOTES AGAINST ENERGY INFRASTRUCTURE PLAN, WANTS IMPROVEMENTS AS BILL MOVES FORWARD

Senator’s Public Lands & Offshore Leasing Amendment Stymied by Energy Committee Democrats

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VIDEO:  Senator Hyde-Smith Offers Amendment to Require Biden Administration to Follow the Law on Public Lands, Offshore Energy Leases.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today voted against advancing energy infrastructure legislation due to its expansion of federal powers over states and...