HYDE-SMITH PRESENTS HIGHEST CIVILIAN DEFENSE MEDAL TO JAY BLOUNT OF GREENVILLE

HYDE-SMITH PRESENTS HIGHEST CIVILIAN DEFENSE MEDAL TO JAY BLOUNT OF GREENVILLE

Blount Only the Second Mississippian to Earn Prestigious Honor Based on his Sacrifices as a Civilian Contractor in Iraq

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PHOTO:  U.S. Senator Hyde-Smith presents Jay Blount of Greenville (center) with the Defense of Freedom medal, the highest Defense Department honor for a civilian.
(From left:  son and daughter-in-law Heath and Megan Blount; grandson Sutton Blount; daughter Jade Melton; Sutton; Hyde-Smith; LTC...

HYDE-SMITH ANNOUNCES $59.1 MILLION CONTRACT FOR MISS. TO PRODUCE HELICOPTERS FOR BORDER SECURITY

HYDE-SMITH ANNOUNCES $59.1 MILLION CONTRACT FOR MISS. TO PRODUCE HELICOPTERS FOR BORDER SECURITY

Aircraft Produced at Columbus Plant Will Support Customs and Border Protection Missions

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), a member of the Senate Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee, today announced the award of a $59.1 million contract to procure Mississippi-produced Light Enforcement Helicopters (LEH) for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

The Customs and...

HYDE-SMITH ANNOUNCES $11.4 MILLION FOR RURAL WATER INFRASTRUCTURE UPGRADES IN MISSISSIPPI

HYDE-SMITH ANNOUNCES $11.4 MILLION FOR RURAL WATER INFRASTRUCTURE UPGRADES IN MISSISSIPPI

USDA Approves Grant-Loan Funds for Work in Six Mississippi Counties

WASHINGTON, D.C.  – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), who serves on the Senate Agriculture Appropriations Subcommittee, today announced $11.4 million in U.S. Department of Agriculture grants and loan guarantees to support water and wastewater infrastructure projects in six Mississippi counties.

Systems in Clay, Coahoma, Lauderdale,...

HYDE-SMITH FOCUSES ON INFRASTRUCTURE NEEDS IN VISIT TO COLUMBUS

HYDE-SMITH FOCUSES ON INFRASTRUCTURE NEEDS IN VISIT TO COLUMBUS

Visiting Local Machinery Company, Miss. Senator Links Road, Bridge Work to Economic Growth

COLUMBUS, Miss. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today said economic growth in rural Mississippi requires modern infrastructure, and pointed to new legislation she backs to remove barriers that keep rural communities from benefitting from federal infrastructure resources.

Hyde-Smith used her visit to Thompson Machinery to discuss the...

HYDE-SMITH, GARDNER & TESTER SUCCEED IN EFFORT TO HELP RECRUIT & RETAIN RURAL DOCTORS

HYDE-SMITH, GARDNER & TESTER SUCCEED IN EFFORT TO HELP RECRUIT & RETAIN RURAL DOCTORS

New Federal Rule Follows Legislative Push Sponsored by Hyde-Smith & Others

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), Cory Gardner (R-Colo.) and Jon Tester (D-Mont.) today applauded a newly finalized rule to provide reimbursement for time that medical residents spend training at Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs), which serve rural communities and face a critical physician shortage.

The three...

HYDE-SMITH SAYS VOTE FOR BUDGET AGREEMENT SUPPORTS NATIONAL DEFENSE, AVOIDS U.S. TREASURY DEFAULT

HYDE-SMITH SAYS VOTE FOR BUDGET AGREEMENT SUPPORTS NATIONAL DEFENSE, AVOIDS U.S. TREASURY DEFAULT

Miss. Senator Troubled by Deficit Spending Linked to Pact Made with House Democratic Majority

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today said her vote for a two-year budget agreement was the responsible choice needed to continue the President’s agenda to rebuild the U.S. military, secure the border, and protect the full faith and credit of the United States.

“I spoke one-on...

HYDE-SMITH, WICKER INTRODUCE BILL TO REIN IN CLEAN WATER ACT VETO AUTHORITY

HYDE-SMITH, WICKER INTRODUCE BILL TO REIN IN CLEAN WATER ACT VETO AUTHORITY

Bill Would Immediately Nullify Yazoo Backwater Veto as Senators Continue to Push Federal Agencies to Help Alleviate Perpetual Flooding in South Mississippi Delta

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VIDEO:  Senators Hyde-Smith and Wicker Address Yazoo Backwater Flooding.
VIDEO:  Senator Hyde-Smith Clip.
VIDEO:  Senator Wicker Clip.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) and Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) today introduced legislation that would...

MISS. SENATORS SPONSOR PRO-LIFE LEGISLATION TO SAVE HUMAN EMBRYOS

MISS. SENATORS SPONSOR PRO-LIFE LEGISLATION TO SAVE HUMAN EMBRYOS

Bill Would Promote Research Using Ethically-Obtained Adult Stem Cells

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) has reintroduced the Patients First Act, which would promote stem cell research without the creation, use, destruction, or discarding of human embryos.  U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) is an original cosponsor of the legislation. 

“We do not have to choose between promoting stem cell research and...

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH COSPONSOR PROPOSAL TO REBUILD DEFICIENT BRIDGES

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH COSPONSOR PROPOSAL TO REBUILD DEFICIENT BRIDGES

‘Bridge Investment Act’ Would Authorize up to $6.53B to Repair and Rebuild Spans Nationwide

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) announced that their Bridge Investment Act has been included in the America’s Transportation Infrastructure Act, a five-year surface transportation authorization bill passed unanimously out of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee today.

The...

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH ANNOUNCE $6.45 MILLION FOR IMPROVEMENTS TO LOCAL AIRPORTS

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH ANNOUNCE $6.45 MILLION FOR IMPROVEMENTS TO LOCAL AIRPORTS

Miss. Senators Detail Six Grants to Support Statewide Air Transportation Upgrades

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) announced the award of $6.45 million for improvements to six airports in Mississippi.

The grants will be awarded by the U.S. Department of Transportation on behalf of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).

“This fourth round of grants will help...