WICKER, HYDE-SMITH & KELLY ANNOUNCE $24.3 MILLION PROJECT TO RENOVATE ABERDEEN COURTHOUSE

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH & KELLY ANNOUNCE $24.3 MILLION PROJECT TO RENOVATE ABERDEEN COURTHOUSE

Congress Approves Plan to Repair Federal Courthouse Plagued With Mold and Moisture 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), and Congressman Trent Kelly (R-Miss.) today announced that Congress has approved a $24.3 million plan by the General Services Administration (GSA) to renovate the Thomas G. Abernethy Courthouse in Aberdeen, Miss.

The GSA deemed the...

HYDE-SMITH STRESSES NEED FOR COVID-19 VACCINE IN RURAL AMERICA

HYDE-SMITH STRESSES NEED FOR COVID-19 VACCINE IN RURAL AMERICA

Senator Discusses Rural Care Challenges with Pandemic Preparedness Steering Committee

WASHINGTON, D.C. – With the impending approval of COVID-19 vaccines in the United States, U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today stressed the importance of distributing the vaccine to “rural and harder to reach communities.”

Hyde-Smith aired these concerns in remarks by Zoom to a Capitol Hill Steering Committee on Pandemic Preparedness and...

HYDE-SMITH PRESENTED GOLDEN GAVEL AWARD

HYDE-SMITH PRESENTED GOLDEN GAVEL AWARD

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PHOTO: Senator Hyde-Smith Awarded Golden Gavel for Senate Presiding Duties

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) this week received the Golden Gavel Award for presiding over the U.S. Senate for 100 hours during the 116th Congress.  Since becoming Mississippi’s junior Senator in 2018, Hyde-Smith has presided over Senate activities on Tuesday and Thursday mornings.  The honor was certified by Senate Pro Tempore Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa)...

MISS. LAWMAKERS CALLING FOR PERMANENT EXPANSION OF TELEHEALTH COVERAGE IN END-OF-YEAR LEGISLATION

MISS. LAWMAKERS CALLING FOR PERMANENT EXPANSION OF TELEHEALTH COVERAGE IN END-OF-YEAR LEGISLATION

Bipartisan, Bicameral Support to Extend Telehealth Measures Included in COVID-19 Relief Bills on Temporary Basis

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), and Representatives Trent Kelly (R-Miss.) and Michael Guest (R-Miss.) today joined a bipartisan group of 49 lawmakers pushing congressional leaders to make permanent the telehealth services expanded...

PRESIDENT TRUMP TO RECEIVE BILL TO NAME BROOKHAVEN POST OFFICE FOR FALLEN OFFICERS

PRESIDENT TRUMP TO RECEIVE BILL TO NAME BROOKHAVEN POST OFFICE FOR FALLEN OFFICERS

Senate Gives Final Approval to Legislation to Honor Brookhaven, Lincoln Co. Officers Killed in the Line of Duty

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The United States Senate has passed legislation introduced by U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) and Congressman Michael Guest (R-Miss.) to name a Brookhaven post office in honor of three local law enforcement officers who lost their lives in the line of duty.

The legislation,...

MISS. DELEGATION REQUESTS FEDERAL DISASTER DECLARATION FOR HURRICANE ZETA

MISS. DELEGATION REQUESTS FEDERAL DISASTER DECLARATION FOR HURRICANE ZETA

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) and U.S. Representatives Bennie Thompson (D-Miss.), Steven Palazzo (R-Miss.), Trent Kelly (R-Miss.), and Michael Guest (R-Miss.) today sent a letter to President Donald J. Trump encouraging him to approve Mississippi Governor Tate Reeves’ request for a major disaster declaration for Hurricane Zeta.

The damage from the October 28 storm...

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH COSPONSOR BILL TO PROTECT MISS. JOBS, COASTAL CONSERVATION

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH COSPONSOR BILL TO PROTECT MISS. JOBS, COASTAL CONSERVATION

Conservation Funding Protection Act Would Secure Offshore Energy Production Access

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today cosponsored legislation to protect jobs and energy exploration opportunities in the Gulf of Mexico and the conservation efforts funded by those activities.

The Conservation Funding Protection Act would ensure that American energy producers would...

HYDE-SMITH OPPOSES PROPOSED USTR TAX INCREASE ON FOREIGN TRADE ZONES

HYDE-SMITH OPPOSES PROPOSED USTR TAX INCREASE ON FOREIGN TRADE ZONES

Proposed US-Mexico-Canada ‘Technical Correction’ Could Affect Mississippi FTZs

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today voiced her opposition to a proposed “technical correction” that would re-impose a $2 billion NAFTA-era tax increase on Foreign Trade Zones (FTZs), including such job-creating areas in Mississippi.

Hyde-Smith joined Senator John Cornyn (R-Texas) in a letter asking U.S. Trade...

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH CELEBRATE CONFIRMATION OF TAYLOR MCNEEL TO SERVE AS U.S. DISTRICT JUDGE

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH CELEBRATE CONFIRMATION OF TAYLOR MCNEEL TO SERVE AS U.S. DISTRICT JUDGE

Mississippi Judge is President Trump’s 228th Confirmed Appointment to the Federal Bench

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today hailed Senate confirmation of Taylor B. McNeel of Pascagoula to serve as a U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of Mississippi.

McNeel will be the 228th federal judge confirmed to a lifetime appointment by the Senate...

HYDE-SMITH ADDRESSES COVID-19 HARDSHIPS IN 2020 THANKSGIVING DAY MESSAGE

HYDE-SMITH ADDRESSES COVID-19 HARDSHIPS IN 2020 THANKSGIVING DAY MESSAGE

“Let’s acknowledge the many blessings we have been afforded and renew the promise to give back to our communities.”

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VIDEO:  Senator Hyde-Smith’s 2020 Thanksgiving Day Message to Mississippians.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today issued a Thanksgiving holiday message in which she encourages Mississippians to “recommit ourselves to giving thanks to God for the blessings we enjoy—even through the...