MISS. LAWMAKERS HAIL AWARD OF $6.7 MILLION FOR TRENT LOTT INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT RUNWAY IMPROVEMENTS

MISS. LAWMAKERS HAIL AWARD OF $6.7 MILLION FOR TRENT LOTT INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT RUNWAY IMPROVEMENTS

RESTORE Act Project to Upgrade Capacity of Runway to Accommodate Larger Planes

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), and Representative Steven Palazzo (R-Miss.) today announced the award of a $6,727,759 grant to the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) for the Trent Lott International Runway Improvements project.

The funds...

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH, PALAZZO & GUEST APPLAUD GRANTS TO REPLACE BRIDGES, SUPPORT RAIL SERVICE

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH, PALAZZO & GUEST APPLAUD GRANTS TO REPLACE BRIDGES, SUPPORT RAIL SERVICE

U.S. Department of Transportation Awards $21 Million for Mississippi Projects

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), and Congressmen Steven Palazzo (R-Miss.) and Michael Guest (R-Miss.) today applauded the award of more than $21 million for infrastructure improvements to Mississippi bridges and operating assistance for passenger rail.

U.S. Secretary of...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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.
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VIDEO:  Senator Wicker Clip.

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