WICKER, HYDE-SMITH INTRODUCE BILL TO PROTECT FAITH-BASED FOSTER CARE PROVIDERS

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH INTRODUCE BILL TO PROTECT FAITH-BASED FOSTER CARE PROVIDERS

Miss. Senators Take an Important Step to Protect Religious Freedom

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today joined their colleagues in introducing the Child Welfare Provider Inclusion Act to protect child welfare providers from being discriminated against for acting in accordance with their deeply held religious beliefs.

“Faith-based adoption and foster care...

HYDE-SMITH, GOSAR INTRODUCE LEGISLATION TO BLOCK STATE GUN REGISTRIES

HYDE-SMITH, GOSAR INTRODUCE LEGISLATION TO BLOCK STATE GUN REGISTRIES

Lawmakers Offer ‘GRIP Act’ in Continued Effort to Protect Gun Owners’ Privacy Rights

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) and U.S. Representative Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S. (R-Ariz.) today introduced the Gun-owner Registration Information Protection Act (GRIP Act) to prohibit states, localities, or any other organization from using federal funding to maintain gun registries.

The GRIP Act would clarify existing...

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH ENCOURAGE INCREASED U.S. RICE EXPORTS TO IRAQ 

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH ENCOURAGE INCREASED U.S. RICE EXPORTS TO IRAQ 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today joined colleagues from other rice-producing states to encourage U.S. and Iraqi officials to take steps to increase U.S. rice exports to Iraq.

In separate letters to U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Dr. Fareed Yasseen, the Iraq Ambassador to the United States, Senators from Mississippi, Arkansas, Louisiana, Missouri, and Texas,...

HYDE-SMITH, RUBIO RENEW PUSH TO MAKE DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME PERMANENT

HYDE-SMITH, RUBIO RENEW PUSH TO MAKE DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME PERMANENT
 
Senators Reintroduce Legislation to End Twice-a-Year Need for Americans to Change their Clocks

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today joined U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) to reintroduce legislation to make Daylight Saving Time (DST) permanent across the United States.

DST begins this Sunday, March 14, and lasts until Sunday, November 7.  The Sunshine Protection Act of 2021 would simply negate the...

HYDE-SMITH VOTES AGAINST $1.9 TRILLION TO FUND LIBERAL AGENDA

HYDE-SMITH VOTES AGAINST $1.9 TRILLION TO FUND LIBERAL AGENDA

Biden, Democrats Use Coronavirus Pandemic to Force Radical Agenda on Nation

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) issued the following statement regarding her vote against the $1.9 trillion plan advanced by President Biden and congressional Democrats as COVID relief, but would actually advance a radical liberal agenda.  The plan passed on a strictly partisan 50-49 vote.

“This package is not the just reward for a...

HYDE-SMITH ANNOUNCES $6.9 MILLION ARMY CONTRACT FOR UAS WORK IN STARKVILLE

HYDE-SMITH ANNOUNCES $6.9 MILLION ARMY CONTRACT FOR UAS WORK IN STARKVILLE
 
Camgian Microsystems Corp. to Work on Technology to Counter Drone Intrusions

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced a $6.99 million U.S. Army contract for the Starkville-based Camgian Microsystems Corp. to develop technologies to stop unwanted unmanned aircraft system (UAS) incursions.

“Unmanned aircraft system advances have had...

HYDE-SMITH APPEALS FOR BIPARTISAN COOPERATION ON STALLED COVID RELIEF

HYDE-SMITH APPEALS FOR BIPARTISAN COOPERATION ON STALLED COVID RELIEF
 
Support for Bipartisan Jobless Benefits Amendment Grinds Senate to a Halt

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VIDEO:  Hyde-Smith Appeals for Bipartisanship on COVID Legislation.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) on Friday appealed for a bipartisan COVID-19 relief package as Senate Democrats stopped floor action in an effort to quash a bipartisan amendment on unemployment benefits.

“You know, when I got here, I intended to come and work...

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH WANT NO U.S. TAXPAYER DOLLARS FOR PARIS CLIMATE ACCORD

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH WANT NO U.S. TAXPAYER DOLLARS FOR PARIS CLIMATE ACCORD
 
Cosponsor Bill to Prohibit Spending on Global Climate Change Agreement Embraced by President Biden

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today highlighted their support of legislation to prohibit the use of U.S. taxpayer dollars to implement an international climate change pact that would drive up the cost of food, energy, and services for American families.

Wicker and Hyde...

HYDE-SMITH OPPOSES POSSIBLE DUTIES ON PHOSPHATE FERTILIZERS

HYDE-SMITH OPPOSES POSSIBLE DUTIES ON PHOSPHATE FERTILIZERS
 
Miss. Senator Joins Letter Highlighting Hardships on U.S. Farmers if Penalties Imposed

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) has signed a letter calling on the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) to oppose imposing countervailing duties on Moroccan phosphate fertilizers, fees that would adversely affect the availability and affordability of fertilizers for Mississippi farmers and ranchers.

“The rising costs...

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH INTRODUCE FAIR ACCESS TO BANKING ACT

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH INTRODUCE FAIR ACCESS TO BANKING ACT

Miss. Senators Work to Prevent Discrimination by Financial Service Providers

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today joined colleagues in introducing the Fair Access to Banking Act, which would prevent discrimination against constitutionally-protected industries and law-abiding businesses by banks and financial service providers. 

“Financial service providers wield immense power and...