HYDE-SMITH:  NEW YAZOO AREA PUMP PLAN MARKS SIGNIFICANT MILESTONE IN EFFORT TO REDUCE BACKWATER FLOODING

HYDE-SMITH:  NEW YAZOO AREA PUMP PLAN MARKS SIGNIFICANT MILESTONE IN EFFORT TO REDUCE BACKWATER FLOODING

Draft Pump Proposal Released by Army Corps Will Reduce Flooding, Benefit Environment and Wildlife  

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VIDEO:  Senator Hyde-Smith Comments on U.S. Army Corps Plan on Yazoo Backwater Pumps. 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith today welcomed the long-anticipated release of a new U.S. Army Corps of Engineers plan that recommends moving forward on a flood control project to address...

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH ENCOURAGE STUDENTS TO APPLY FOR U.S. SENATE YOUTH PROGRAM

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH ENCOURAGE STUDENTS TO APPLY FOR U.S. SENATE YOUTH PROGRAM

Application Deadline is Dec. 1 for $10,000 College Scholarship Program 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today encouraged Mississippi juniors and seniors involved in student leadership to apply for the 2021 U.S. Senate Youth Program (USSYP), an educational program that will provide $10,000 college scholarships to two delegates from the Magnolia State.

A Dec. 1, 2020...

HYDE-SMITH:  MISS. AWARDED $2.1 MILLION TO REDUCE DNA, FORENSIC BACKLOGS

HYDE-SMITH:  MISS. AWARDED $2.1 MILLION TO REDUCE DNA, FORENSIC BACKLOGS

Miss. Dept. of Public Safety & City of Jackson Receive U.S. Dept. of Justice Grants  

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today reported the award of more than $2.1 million in grants to the Mississippi Department of Public Safety (DPS) and City of Jackson to address backlogs in DNA and forensic analyses.

The DPS will receive two grants from the U.S. Department of Justice Bureau of Justice Assistance—...

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH ANNOUNCE $6.82 MILLION IN FEMA DISASTER AID ASSOCIATED WITH EASTER DAY DISASTER

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH ANNOUNCE $6.82 MILLION IN FEMA DISASTER AID ASSOCIATED WITH EASTER DAY DISASTER

Funding Will Offset Debris Removal Costs for MDOT, Covington and Jasper Counties   

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today announced more than $6.82 million in federal disaster assistance to offset debris removal costs from the fatal Easter Sunday tornadoes and severe storms in Mississippi last April.

The Federal Emergency Management Agency...

HYDE-SMITH JOINS AMICUS BRIEF ON PROTECTING RELIGIOUS FREEDOM

HYDE-SMITH JOINS AMICUS BRIEF ON PROTECTING RELIGIOUS FREEDOM

Senators Side with Capitol Hill Baptist Church as D.C. Allows Mass Protests While Barring Most Outdoor Worship Services  

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today joined dozens of her colleagues in filing an amicus brief supporting the religious freedom lawsuit filed by the Capitol Hill Baptist Church (CHBC) against Washington Mayor Muriel Bowser and the District of Columbia.

The amicus brief, led by Senator...

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH ANNOUNCE $3.47 MILLION USDA GRANTS FOR TELEMEDICINE & DISTANCE LEARNING

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH ANNOUNCE $3.47 MILLION USDA GRANTS FOR TELEMEDICINE & DISTANCE LEARNING

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today welcomed the award of almost $3.5 million in telemedicine and distance learning grants to five healthcare and educational organizations in Mississippi.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture Distance Learning and Telemedicine Grant Program awards will support multi-county projects led by the Delta Health Center, Inc.,...

HYDE-SMITH PRAISES $4.69 MILLION USDA GRANT TO EXPAND INTERNET SERVICE IN FIVE MISS. COUNTIES 

HYDE-SMITH PRAISES $4.69 MILLION USDA GRANT TO EXPAND INTERNET SERVICE IN FIVE MISS. COUNTIES 

Bay Springs Telephone Co. Will Expand Broadband Fiber Service in Jasper, Jones, Newton, Lauderdale and Smith Counties

BAY SPRINGS, Miss. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today celebrated the award of a $4.69 million U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) ReConnect Program grant for the Bay Springs Telephone Co. to construct 116 miles of broadband fiber in Jasper, Jones, Newton, Lauderdale, and...

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH RECOMMEND ACTIONS NOW TO RESUME NOAA FISHERIES SURVEYS IN 2021

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH RECOMMEND ACTIONS NOW TO RESUME NOAA FISHERIES SURVEYS IN 2021

2020 Surveys, Critical to Coastal Communities, Suspended Due to COVID-19 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), in an effort to help Mississippi coastal communities whose economies rely on fishing, are calling for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to begin planning now to resume fisheries surveys in 2021.

The Mississippi Senators are among...

HYDE-SMITH GETS FLU VACCINE, CALLS ON MISSISSIPPIANS TO DO THE SAME 

HYDE-SMITH GETS FLU VACCINE, CALLS ON MISSISSIPPIANS TO DO THE SAME 

Annual Flu Outbreak Will Add Pressure for Healthcare Providers Amid Ongoing Pandemic 

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PHOTO:  Senator Hyde-Smith Receives Annual Flu Shot.

MADISON, Miss. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today received a flu shot and encouraged fellow Mississippians to be vaccinated amid concerns that the annual influenza outbreak will place added burdens on healthcare workers and hospitals already treating COVID-19 patients.

Hyde...

HYDE-SMITH MEETS JUDGE AMY CONEY BARRETT, CONFIDENT OF CONFIRMATION 

HYDE-SMITH MEETS JUDGE AMY CONEY BARRETT, CONFIDENT OF CONFIRMATION 

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VIDEO & B-ROLL:  Senator Hyde-Smith Meets Supreme Court Nominee Judge Barrett.
HIGH RESOLUTION PHOTO:  Senator Hyde-Smith Meets Supreme Court Nominee Judge Barrett.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) on Wednesday met with Judge Amy Coney Barrett as part of the Senate confirmation process following her selection by President Donald Trump to serve as an Associate Justice on the U.S. Supreme Court.

Hyde...