HYDE-SMITH JOINS NEW CAUCUS DEDICATED TO INVESTING IN RURAL & LOW-INCOME COMMUNITIES

HYDE-SMITH JOINS NEW CAUCUS DEDICATED TO INVESTING IN RURAL & LOW-INCOME COMMUNITIES

Bipartisan Senate Community Development Finance Caucus Will Support CDFIs & MDIs

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today announced she is a founding member of the Senate Community Development Finance Caucus (CDFC), a bipartisan effort to increase opportunities in rural and low-income communities through leveraged lending.

Hyde-Smith is among the initial 14 members of a caucus dedicated...

HYDE-SMITH BACKS BILL TO END ILLEGAL IMMIGRANT ABUSE OF ASYLUM SYSTEM

HYDE-SMITH BACKS BILL TO END ILLEGAL IMMIGRANT ABUSE OF ASYLUM SYSTEM

Asylum Accountability Measure Exchanges 10-year Penalty, with Permanent Ban

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) this week cosponsored legislation that would permanently bar illegal immigrants who fail to appear in immigration court from benefitting from the Immigration and Nationality Act, the law that governs immigration and citizenship in the United States.

The Asylum Accountability Act (S.4636) would...

HYDE-SMITH PAYS TRIBUTE TO DR. THOMAS DOBBS

HYDE-SMITH PAYS TRIBUTE TO DR. THOMAS DOBBS

Senator Delivers Speech Honoring Outgoing Mississippi State Health Officer

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VIDEO:  Senator Hyde-Smith Honors Dr. Thomas Dobbs, State Health Officer.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today delivered a tribute to Mississippi State Health Officer, Dr. Thomas Dobbs, who is resigning the post at the end of July.

In her floor speech, Hyde-Smith expressed admiration and gratitude for Dobbs and his work to lead Mississippians through...

HYDE-SMITH VOTES AGAINST CHIPS ACT

HYDE-SMITH VOTES AGAINST CHIPS ACT

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today said that while she understands the need to ramp up American semiconductor production and to fortify the nation’s competitive edge, she does not believe faulty legislation that relies on deficit spending is the smart way to reach those goals, particularly without sufficient assurances that adversaries like China wouldn’t ultimately benefit from its measures.

Hyde-Smith voted against the CHIPS Act...

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH OPPOSE BIDEN’S FLAWED TITLE IX PROPOSAL, URGE EXTENSION OF PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH OPPOSE BIDEN’S FLAWED TITLE IX PROPOSAL, URGE EXTENSION OF PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD

Miss. Senators, Colleagues Register Opposition to Misguided Rule that Threatens Constitutional Rights 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) are among 21 Senators registering opposition to the Biden administration’s proposed changes to Title IX rules that govern the adjudication of sexual misconduct cases on college campuses.

In a letter to...

HYDE-SMITH PRESSES FDA ON IMPORTED SHRIMP OVERSIGHT

HYDE-SMITH PRESSES FDA ON IMPORTED SHRIMP OVERSIGHT

Miss. Senator Told New Shrimp Import Inspection Program Developing Better Ways to Keep Tainted Foreign Shrimp Out

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VIDEO:  Senator Hyde-Smith Addresses Shrimp Imports & FDA Inspection Efforts.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today asked federal officials to explain how they are responding to concerns among Mississippi shrimpers and processors that its inspections of imported shrimp fail to adequately screen products...

HYDE-SMITH SAYS DEM. DONOR DISCLOSURE BILL IS UNCONSTITUTIONAL

HYDE-SMITH SAYS DEM. DONOR DISCLOSURE BILL IS UNCONSTITUTIONAL

At Hearing, Miss. Senator Seeks to Highlight DISCLOSE Act Risks to First Amendment Rights

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VIDEO:  Senator Hyde-Smith Reviews First Amendment Infringements at Rules Hearing.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) Tuesday afternoon sought to shed light on the risks to the First Amendment rights of free speech and association under provisions of a controversial campaign finance bill promoted by Democrats since 2010....

HYDE-SMITH, COLLEAGUES OFFER BILL TO BLOCK SALES OF STRATEGIC RESERVE PETROLEUM TO U.S. ADVERSARIES

HYDE-SMITH, COLLEAGUES OFFER BILL TO BLOCK SALES OF STRATEGIC RESERVE PETROLEUM TO U.S. ADVERSARIES

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) this week joined U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas) in introducing a bill that would prevent future strategic petroleum reserve (SPR) sales from going to China, Russia, North Korea, or Iran.

Cruz authored the No Emergency Crude Oil to Foreign Adversaries Act (S.4515) after recent reports indicated roughly 5 million barrels from these SPR...

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH BACK STANDING WITH MOMS ACT

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH BACK STANDING WITH MOMS ACT

Miss. Senators Call for Pro-Life Resources for Expecting, New Mothers

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) joined a measure to create a federal clearinghouse of pro-life resources, services, and information for expecting and new mothers. 

The Standing with Moms Act would create life.gov, a government-operated website for this purpose.  The bill was led by U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-Fla.). 

“It...

HYDE-SMITH, COLLEAGUES MOVE TO EXTEND NATIONAL FLOOD INSURANCE PROGRAM

HYDE-SMITH, COLLEAGUES MOVE TO EXTEND NATIONAL FLOOD INSURANCE PROGRAM

Measure Required as Current NFIP Program Expires September 30

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) on Thursday helped introduce legislation to authorize a one-year extension to the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), which is set to expire on Sept. 30, 2022.

The NFIP Extension Act of 2022 (S.4533) would extend the NFIP through Sept. 30, 2023. 

“I look forward to a time when Congress will agree on a...