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

Rules Hearing
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...

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH BACK BILL TO STOP EFFORTS TO USE FEDERAL PROPERTY FOR ABORTION

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH BACK BILL TO STOP EFFORTS TO USE FEDERAL PROPERTY FOR ABORTION

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today cosponsored legislation to prohibit the Biden administration, or any future pro-abortion administration, from using federal lands and facilities for abortions.

The Mississippi Senators are original cosponsors of the Prohibiting Abortion on Federal Lands Act, which was introduced by U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-Fla.).

“The D...

HYDE-SMITH STRESSES NECESSITY OF U.S. OIL & GAS PRODUCTION TO LOWER ENERGY PRICES

HYDE-SMITH STRESSES NECESSITY OF U.S. OIL & GAS PRODUCTION TO LOWER ENERGY PRICES

Hearing Reviews Gasoline Prices, Electricity Transmission Challenges Facing Nation

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VIDEO: Senator Hyde-Smith Advocates for U.S.-Produced Oil and Gas to Lower Energy Prices.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) on Wednesday stressed that oil and gas production must remain an important part of the U.S. energy portfolio in spite of Democrats’ ongoing effort to abandon American fossil fuels.

Hyd...

HYDE-SMITH CELEBRATES OLE MISS COLLEGE WORLD SERIES VICTORY

HYDE-SMITH CELEBRATES OLE MISS COLLEGE WORLD SERIES VICTORY

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VIDEO: Senator Hyde-Smith Celebrates Ole Miss Baseball College World Series Win.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today celebrated the University of Mississippi baseball team for winning the 2022 NCAA College World Series, bringing the trophy home to Mississippi for the second year in a row.

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