HYDE-SMITH VOTES FOR CRIME VICTIMS FUND FIX

HYDE-SMITH VOTES FOR CRIME VICTIMS FUND FIX

Senate Passes Bipartisan Bill to Replenish Key Victims of Crime Act Program

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today voted for legislation to shore up funding for the Crime Victims Fund, a Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) grant program that supports state-level programs that help crime victims.

The Senate voted unanimously to approve the bipartisan VOCA Fix to Sustain the Crime Victims Fund Act of 2021 (HR.1652/S.611), a measure to...

ON SENATE FLOOR, HYDE-SMITH RINGS MSU COWBELL TO CELEBRATE COLLEGE WORLD SERIES TEAM

ON SENATE FLOOR, HYDE-SMITH RINGS MSU COWBELL TO CELEBRATE COLLEGE WORLD SERIES TEAM

072021 MSU Baseball CWS
VIDEO:  Senator Hyde-Smith Celebrates Mississippi State Baseball College World Series Win.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today broke out her Mississippi State University cowbell during remarks to the Senate to praise the university’s baseball team winning the 2021 NCAA College World Series.

Hyde-Smith and U.S. Senator Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) on Tuesday discussed the NCAA Division I...

LAND ACQUIRED FOR LODGE AND CONFERENCE CENTER ON LAKE OKHISSA

(NOTE: The Scenic Rivers Development Alliance issued the following news release on Friday, July 16.)

LAND ACQUIRED FOR LODGE AND CONFERENCE CENTER ON LAKE OKHISSA

July 16, 2021

Meadville, MS (Press Release) - Scenic Rivers Development Alliance today announced the acquisition of approximately 150 acres of land along the shoreline of Lake Okhissa in Southwest Mississippi from the U.S. Forest Service (USFS).

Scenic Rivers Development Alliance is a body politic of the State of Mississippi, which has...

HYDE-SMITH BACKS BILL TO SANCTION IRANIAN SUPREME LEADER & PRESIDENT-ELECT

HYDE-SMITH BACKS BILL TO SANCTION IRANIAN SUPREME LEADER & PRESIDENT-ELECT

Bill Offered as Biden Administration Mulls Easing Sanctions on Iranian Regime

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) is cosponsoring legislation to force the imposition of human rights sanctions on the Supreme Leader of Iran, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, and the regime’s President-elect Ebrahim Raisi.

Hyde-Smith is an original cosponsor of S.2374, legislation introduced by Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas).  It...

HYDE-SMITH VOTES AGAINST ENERGY INFRASTRUCTURE PLAN, WANTS IMPROVEMENTS AS BILL MOVES FORWARD

HYDE-SMITH VOTES AGAINST ENERGY INFRASTRUCTURE PLAN, WANTS IMPROVEMENTS AS BILL MOVES FORWARD

Senator’s Public Lands & Offshore Leasing Amendment Stymied by Energy Committee Democrats

071421 Energy Infrastructure
VIDEO:  Senator Hyde-Smith Offers Amendment to Require Biden Administration to Follow the Law on Public Lands, Offshore Energy Leases.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today voted against advancing energy infrastructure legislation due to its expansion of federal powers over states and...

HYDE-SMITH SEEKS WITHDRAWAL OF BIDEN BLM NOMINEE

HYDE-SMITH SEEKS WITHDRAWAL OF BIDEN BLM NOMINEE

Energy Committee Republicans Highlight Nominee’s False & Misleading Statements, Past Ties to Eco-Terrorist Cell

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today joined fellow Republicans on the Energy and Natural Resources Committee in sending President Biden a letter that calls on him to withdraw his nominee to lead the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).

The letter highlights the false and misleading statements made by nominee...

HYDE-SMITH CALLS FOR GREATER POSTAL SERVICE ACCOUNTABILITY TO CUSTOMERS

HYDE-SMITH CALLS FOR GREATER POSTAL SERVICE ACCOUNTABILITY TO CUSTOMERS

Cites Mississippi Cases of Lost or Delayed Mail & Passports during Budget Review Hearing

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today stressed the need for greater accountability on the part of the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) in light of persistent and increasing customer service complaints.

Hyde-Smith, ranking member of the Senate Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Subcommittee,...

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH & GUEST INTRODUCE RESOLUTION HONORING MISSISSIPPI STATE UNIVERSITY BASEBALL TEAM AS NCAA CHAMPIONS

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH & GUEST INTRODUCE RESOLUTION HONORING MISSISSIPPI STATE UNIVERSITY BASEBALL TEAM AS NCAA CHAMPIONS

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), with U.S. Representative Michael Guest (R-Miss.), today introduced a resolution in recognition of the Mississippi State University baseball team winning the 2021 NCAA College World Series.

The resolution cites the team’s historic season, outstanding players, and the pride the championship...

HYDE-SMITH ISSUES INDEPENDENCE DAY MESSAGE AS NATION MARKS 245TH BIRTHDAY

HYDE-SMITH ISSUES INDEPENDENCE DAY MESSAGE AS NATION MARKS 245TH BIRTHDAY

"As Americans, Our Respect for the Fourth of July is Rooted Deeply in the Belief that God has Truly Blessed Our Nation,” Senator Says.

070221 July 4th
VIDEO:  Senator Hyde-Smith Issues Independence Day Message.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today issued an Independence Day statement in advance of the July 4 celebration of the nation’s 245th birthday.

“In Mississippi, I am confident that our celebrations will...

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH TO INTERIOR SEC:  HOLD LEASE SALE, DISCLOSE PLANS FOR OCS LEASING PROGRAM

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH TO INTERIOR SEC.:  HOLD LEASE SALE, DISCLOSE PLANS FOR OCS LEASING PROGRAM

Miss. Senators Join Colleagues in Critical Letter to Interior Sec. Deb Haaland

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) are calling on the Biden administration to conduct lease sales in the Gulf of Mexico and to provide answers on the future of the federal offshore leasing program.

The Mississippi Senators joined colleagues in sending Interior Secretary Deb...