HYDE-SMITH PRAISES EPA ACTION TO REPEAL OBAMA’S WATERS OF THE U.S. RULE

HYDE-SMITH PRAISES EPA ACTION TO REPEAL OBAMA’S WATERS OF THE U.S. RULE

EPA & Army Corps Agree to Restore Rightful Regulatory Scope of “Navigable Waters”

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today praised action by the Trump administration to overturn President Obama’s overreaching 2015 Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule.

The EPA and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on Thursday announced a two-step rulemaking process to repeal the Obama administration’s unlawful...

HYDE-SMITH SECURES FUNDING SUPPORT TO ADDRESS ARMY CORPS PROJECTS AFFECTING MISSISSIPPI

HYDE-SMITH SECURES FUNDING SUPPORT TO ADDRESS ARMY CORPS PROJECTS AFFECTING MISSISSIPPI

FY2020 Energy & Water Development Appropriations Bill Cleared for Senate Consideration

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today voted for committee passage of an appropriations measure that will provide the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers with resources to improve and maintain flood control projects, ports, and waterways in Mississippi.

Hyde-Smith supported Senate Appropriations...

HYDE-SMITH VOTES TO ADVANCE FY2020 DEFENSE APPROPRIATIONS BILL THAT KEEPS COMMITMENT TO REBUILD U.S. MILITARY

HYDE-SMITH VOTES TO ADVANCE FY2020 DEFENSE APPROPRIATIONS BILL THAT KEEPS COMMITMENT TO REBUILD U.S. MILITARY

Mississippi Senator Votes with Committee to Send National Security Bill to Senate for Passage

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today voted for committee passage of the FY2020 Defense Appropriations Bill with a $20 billion funding increase to protect U.S. national security interests and Mississippi’s role in that mission. 

The Senate Appropriations Committee on...

HYDE-SMITH URGES MISSISSIPPIANS TO SUPPLY INPUT TO HHS RURAL HEALTH TASK FORCE BY OCT. 9

HYDE-SMITH URGES MISSISSIPPIANS TO SUPPLY INPUT TO HHS RURAL HEALTH TASK FORCE BY OCT. 9

Senator Says Mississippi Views Important as Feds Look to Improve Care in Rural Areas

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today urged Mississippians to participate in a nationwide U.S. Health and Human Services (HHS) initiative to find ways to improve health care in rural America.

The federal Rural Health Task Force, through the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), has...

HYDE-SMITH PRAISES CREATION OF MISSISSIPPI HUMAN TRAFFICKING COUNCIL

HYDE-SMITH PRAISES CREATION OF MISSISSIPPI HUMAN TRAFFICKING COUNCIL

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today issued the following statement supporting the Mississippi Human Trafficking Council, a new statewide initiative announced Tuesday by federal, state, and other authorities:

“The formation of this statewide council represents a heightened effort to stop pervasive and sinister acts of human trafficking in Mississippi.  The coordination and support provided by the...

MISS. LAWMAKERS CHEER SELECTION OF SOUTHERN MISS TO OPERATE NEW RESEARCH VESSEL

MISS. LAWMAKERS CHEER SELECTION OF SOUTHERN MISS TO OPERATE NEW RESEARCH VESSEL

USM to Lead Gulf of Mexico Research Operations for National Science Foundation

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), and Representative Steven Palazzo (R-Miss.), today welcomed the news that the University of Southern Mississippi (USM) has been selected by the National Science Foundation (NSF) as the operating institution for a newly-constructed Regional Class Research...

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH ENCOURAGE STUDENTS TO APPLY FOR U.S. SENATE YOUTH PROGRAM

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH ENCOURAGE STUDENTS TO APPLY FOR U.S. SENATE YOUTH PROGRAM

Application Deadline is Oct. 11 for $10,000 Scholarship Program 

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today reminded Mississippi high school juniors and seniors of an October 11 deadline to apply for the 2020 U.S. Senate Youth Program (USSYP).

In its 58th year, the USSYP will award two students from Mississippi with an all-expense-paid trip to Washington, D.C., and a $10,000...

HYDE-SMITH:  USDA RURAL DEVELOPMENT PITCHES IN $99,800 FOR OKHISSA LAKE PROJECT STUDY

HYDE-SMITH:  USDA RURAL DEVELOPMENT PITCHES IN $99,800 FOR OKHISSA LAKE PROJECT STUDY

Miss. Senator Authored Farm Bill Provision Directing USDA to Transfer Property for Lodge, Conference Center

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today announced the award of a $99,800 grant to complete a feasibility study and business plan for a proposed lodge and conference center at Okhissa Lake in southwest Mississippi.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development grant...

HYDE-SMITH:  USDA RURAL DEVELOPMENT GRANTS TO SARDIS & HERNANDO GEARED TOWARD FUTURE ECONOMIC GROWTH

HYDE-SMITH:  USDA RURAL DEVELOPMENT GRANTS TO SARDIS & HERNANDO GEARED TOWARD FUTURE ECONOMIC GROWTH

Rural Business Development Studies Will Look at Economic Opportunities Related to Sardis Lake, Hernando Recreational Facilities

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today announced the award of two grants worth $263,202 to provide technical assistance for feasibility studies on expanding economic development in two Northwest Mississippi communities.

U.S. Department of...

MISS. SENATORS ANNOUNCE $18.6 MILLION TO HELP REPAIR FLOOD-DAMAGED FEDERAL ROADWAYS

MISS. SENATORS ANNOUNCE $18.6 MILLION TO HELP REPAIR FLOOD-DAMAGED FEDERAL ROADWAYS

MDOT & U.S. Army Corps Can Use Emergency Relief Funding for Recovery Projects

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) and Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) today announced the approval of $18.6 million in emergency relief to repair or reconstruct flood-damaged transportation infrastructure.

The U.S. Department of Transportation will award the funding to the Mississippi Department of Transportation and...