HYDE-SMITH COSPONSORS PRESCRIPTION DRUG PRICING REDUCTION ACT

HYDE-SMITH COSPONSORS PRESCRIPTION DRUG PRICING REDUCTION ACT

Senator Says Enacting Bill to Reduce Out-of-Pocket Cost Should be Congressional Priority

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In announcing her support for prescription drug reforms, U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today said Congress should prioritize enacting legislation to address the ever-growing cost burdens on Americans.

Hyde-Smith is an original cosponsor of the Prescriptions Drug Pricing Reduction Act (S.4199), updated bipartisan...

HYDE-SMITH URGES HOUSE TO PASS BILL TO HELP NONPROFITS DURING COVID-19 PANDEMIC

HYDE-SMITH URGES HOUSE TO PASS BILL TO HELP NONPROFITS DURING COVID-19 PANDEMIC

Miss. Senator Cosponsored Senate-passed Bill to Ease Unemployment Insurance Requirements on Nonprofits, State & Local Governments

WASHINGTON, D.C. – With Senate passage of legislation to help nonprofit groups remain financially viable during the COVID-19 pandemic, U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today encouraged consideration and passage of the bill by the House of Representatives.

Prior to the Fourth of...

MISS. DELEGATION SEEKS DEFINITE RURAL HEALTHCARE RELIEF AS COVID-19 CASES INCREASE

MISS. DELEGATION SEEKS DEFINITE RURAL HEALTHCARE RELIEF AS COVID-19 CASES INCREASE

Hyde-Smith Leads Letter for Rural Providers Set-Aside, With Support from Wicker, Kelly & Guest

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) late Friday led a letter to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services strongly encouraging the agency to quickly provide relief to rural healthcare providers increasingly affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

The letter, signed by 49 members of Congress,...

HYDE-SMITH ISSUES 2020 INDEPENDENCE DAY MESSAGE

HYDE-SMITH ISSUES 2020 INDEPENDENCE DAY MESSAGE

July 4 video
VIDEO:  Senator Hyde-Smith’s 2020 Independence Day Message.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today issued a statement recognizing the nation’s 244th birthday, noting the challenges facing the nation and the American determination to make things better for future generations.

“We are a nation facing many challenges, but that will not deter us from continuing to work together to make our nation even stronger for new...

HYDE-SMITH FILES GOLD STAR WEEK RESOLUTION TO HONOR THE FAMILIES OF THE FALLEN

HYDE-SMITH FILES GOLD STAR WEEK RESOLUTION TO HONOR THE FAMILIES OF THE FALLEN

Bipartisan Resolution Sets Sept. 20-26 Remembrance Week Leading Up to Gold Star Mother’s Day

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), with a bipartisan group of cosponsors, today filed a resolution designating Sept. 20-26, 2020, as “Gold Star Families Remembrance Week” to honor the families of fallen members of the Armed Forces.

Gold Star Families Remembrance Week precedes Gold Star Mother’s Day,...

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH PRAISE AWARD OF $15.57 MILLION FOR IMPROVEMENTS TO LOCAL AIRPORTS

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH PRAISE AWARD OF $15.56 MILLION FOR IMPROVEMENTS TO LOCAL AIRPORTS

Annual FAA Grants Include Additional Aid for Coronavirus Relief

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today marked the award of $15.56 million in grants to make improvements at 22 Mississippi airports.

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) awards include a $4.97 million for the Louisville-Winston County Airport and $3.86 million for the Golden Triangle...

HYDE-SMITH, WICKER WELCOME APPOINTMENT OF JOHN G. CAMPBELL TO LEAD USDA RURAL DEVELOPMENT IN MISSISSIPPI

HYDE-SMITH, WICKER WELCOME APPOINTMENT OF JOHN G. CAMPBELL TO LEAD USDA RURAL DEVELOPMENT IN MISSISSIPPI

Miss. Senators Recommended Greenville Native and Hyde-Smith Aide for Key USDA Agency in Mississippi

John Gordon Campbell
John Gordon Campbell

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) and Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) today welcomed the appointment of Greenville native John G. Campbell as the new State Director for USDA Rural Development in Mississippi.

The Mississippi Senators recommended Campbell,...

HYDE-SMITH ANNOUNCES $2.32 MILLION IN PILT PAYMENTS TO MISS. COUNTIES

HYDE-SMITH ANNOUNCES $2.32 MILLION IN PILT PAYMENTS TO MISS. COUNTIES

Dept. of the Interior Program Helps Counties with Federal Lands, Installations

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today announced that 72 counties in Mississippi with tax-exempt, federal property will receive $2.32 million in Payment in Lieu of Taxes (PILT) payments for 2020.

The U.S. Department of the Interior issues the PILT payments to counties, with local officials retaining authority to allocate...

HYDE-SMITH STATEMENT ON LAW TO CHANGE THE MISSISSIPPI STATE FLAG

HYDE-SMITH STATEMENT ON LAW TO CHANGE THE MISSISSIPPI STATE FLAG

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today issued the following statement regarding Governor Tate Reeves signing legislation to change the state flag of Mississippi:

“Today Governor Reeves signed a law that says the new flag for the State of Mississippi shall bear the words ‘IN GOD WE TRUST.’  By boldly and publicly acknowledging our faith in God, we will continue to show the world the true heart of...

HYDE-SMITH STATEMENT ON SUPREME COURT RULING ON LOUISIANA ABORTION LAW

HYDE-SMITH STATEMENT ON SUPREME COURT RULING ON LOUISIANA ABORTION LAW

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today issued the following statement regarding the U.S. Supreme Court decision striking down a Louisiana law requiring abortion clinics to have hospital admitting privileges, a ruling that also effectively negates a similar law in Mississippi.

“The Louisiana admitting privileges law, like ours in Mississippi, was based on providing for the health and welfare of women...