HYDE-SMITH SAYS BILL TO AVOID GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN MUST HELP FARMERS, RANCHERS

HYDE-SMITH SAYS BILL TO AVOID GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN MUST HELP FARMERS, RANCHERS

USDA Agriculture, Conservation Programs ‘Could Come to a Screeching Halt’ if Congress Doesn’t Act

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VIDEO:  Senator Hyde-Smith Fights for Ag Programs as Congress Tries to Avoid Shutdown.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today warned that key agriculture and conservation programs will “come to a screeching halt” on Oct. 1 if Congress fails to include a key provision in legislation to avoid a...

HYDE-SMITH ASKS FOR AGENCY PLANS TO GET COVID-19 VACCINES TO RURAL AREAS

HYDE-SMITH ASKS FOR AGENCY PLANS TO GET COVID-19 VACCINES TO RURAL AREAS

Senate Appropriators Look at Needs as Nation Prepares for Potential Vaccine Distribution Later this Year

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VIDEO:  Senator Hyde-Smith Addresses Rural Healthcare Needs in Coronavirus Fight.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today sought details of how federal agencies plan to ensure the availability and distribution of an anticipated COVID-19 vaccine to rural and underserved communities.

Hyde-Smith...

PROPOSED TRANSPLANT REGULATIONS COULD DESTABILIZE PROGRAM, MISS. DELEGATION WARNS

PROPOSED TRANSPLANT REGULATIONS COULD DESTABILIZE PROGRAM, MISS. DELEGATION WARNS

Miss. Lawmakers Seek Changes to HHS Organ Procurement Organizations Plan

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Members of the Mississippi Congressional Delegation today raised concerns about proposed changes to performance standards for organ procurement, which could destabilize a program that is particularly critical for patients with kidney disease.

U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), along with...

HYDE-SMITH BACKS RESOLUTION RECOGNIZING SEPTEMBER AS SICKLE CELL DISEASE AWARENESS MONTH

HYDE-SMITH BACKS RESOLUTION RECOGNIZING SEPTEMBER AS SICKLE CELL DISEASE AWARENESS MONTH

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) this week joined Senator Tim Scott (R-S.C.) in introducing a resolution recognizing September as Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) Awareness Month.

SCD is a genetic disorder that affects approximately 100,000 Americans, according to the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute.  There are at least 2,500 African Americans in Mississippi living with sickle...

HYDE-SMITH:   HUD GRANTS $18.7 MILLION TO MISS. TO ADDRESS CORONAVIRUS-RELATED HARDSHIPS

HYDE-SMITH:   HUD GRANTS $18.7 MILLION TO MISS. TO ADDRESS CORONAVIRUS-RELATED HARDSHIPS

CARES Act Provides Supplemental CDBG Funds to State, Jackson, Hattiesburg & Coastal Communities

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today announced the award of more than $18.7 million in additional CARES Act funding to help Mississippi control the spread of COVID-19 by, among other things, addressing housing-related hardships caused by the national health emergency.

The U.S....

USDA Extends Free Meals For Kids Through December 31, 2020

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USDA Extends Free Meals For Kids Through December 31, 2020

SEPTEMBER 9, 2020

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Last week, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will extend several flexibilities through as late as December 31, 2020....

CTA receives $7.9 million in CARES Act funding

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CTA receives $7.9 million in CARES Act funding

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BILOXI, Miss. (WLOX) - The Federal Transportation Administration has awarded $7.9 million to the Mississippi Coast Transit Authority through CARES Act funding.

The CTA will use these funds to continue providing transit...

Tribute to Woods Eastland

TRIBUTE TO WOODS EASTLAND

Congressional Record (Senate – March 23, 2019)

Mrs. HYDE-SMITH. Mr. President, I am pleased to commend Woods Eastland of Indianola, MS, for his service and contributions while serving as the 83rd president of Delta Council.

Founded in 1935, Delta Council is a widely...

Tribute to Major Paul. V. Bankston

TRIBUTE TO MAJOR PAUL V. BANKSTON

Congressional Record (Senate - December 13, 2018)

Mrs. HYDE-SMITH. Mr. President, I am pleased to commend MAJ Paul V. Bankston for his dedication to duty and service as an Army legislative fellow on my staff. In January 2019, Paul will transfer to the Office of the...

Honoring Durell Wade

HONORING DURELL WADE 

Congressional Record -- (Senate - December 06, 2018)

Mrs. HYDE-SMITH. Mr. President, 77 years after being killed in the attack on Pearl Harbor, AD2 Durell Wade of Calhoun County, MS, will be laid to rest in the North Mississippi Veterans Memorial Cemetery.

On December 7, 1941,...