HYDE-SMITH PRESSES USDA ON ENVIRONMENTAL REVIEWS FOR OKHISSA LAKE TRANSFER

HYDE-SMITH PRESSES USDA ON ENVIRONMENTAL REVIEWS FOR OKHISSA LAKE TRANSFER
 
Senate Ag Committee Hearing Assesses Implementation of 2018 Farm Bill

Senator Hyde-Smith Presses USDA on Environmental Reviews for Okhissa Lake Transfer

VIDEO:  Hyde-Smith on Okhissa Lake Transfer

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), a member of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry, is seeking assurances that the U.S. Forest Service will act in a timely manner to complete environmental reviews needed to transfer lands to the Scenic Rivers Development...

HYDE-SMITH:  USDA OFFERS $4.13 MILLION FOR RURAL WATER PROJECTS IN LAMAR & COPIAH COUNTIES

HYDE-SMITH:  USDA OFFERS $4.13 MILLION FOR RURAL WATER PROJECTS IN LAMAR & COPIAH COUNTIES

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), a member of the Senate Agriculture Appropriations Subcommittee, today announced more than $4.13 million in U.S. Department of Agriculture grant and loan funding for water infrastructure projects in Lamar and Copiah Counties.

The two loan-grant awards to the Progress Community Water Association in Purvis and the Copiah Water Association, Inc. in...

HYDE-SMITH ANNOUNCES $4.1 MILLION FOR WORKFORCE PROJECTS IN RURAL MISSISSIPPI

HYDE-SMITH ANNOUNCES $4.1 MILLION FOR WORKFORCE PROJECTS IN RURAL MISSISSIPPI

Joint Labor Department, Delta Regional Authority, Appalachian Regional Commission Program Will Benefit 14 Mississippi Counties 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today announced $4.1 million in U.S. Department of Labor grants to support three workforce development projects in rural Mississippi. 

The grants, which will support infrastructure upgrades to strengthen workforce development and job...

BLUNT, KLOBUCHAR, HYDE-SMITH ANNOUNCE NEW SENATE LEAVE POLICY FOR WOUNDED WARRIORS

BLUNT, KLOBUCHAR, HYDE-SMITH ANNOUNCE NEW SENATE LEAVE POLICY FOR WOUNDED WARRIORS

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Senators Roy Blunt (Mo.) and Amy Klobuchar (Minn.), Chairman and Ranking Member of the Senate Rules Committee, and Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (Miss.), a member of the committee, announced a new Senate leave policy for wounded warriors. 

The policy was authorized under H.R. 6160, the House companion measure to a bill introduced by Hyde-Smith, that passed the Senate by unanimous consent and...

HYDE-SMITH:  ARMY AWARDS $10.3 MILLION CONSTRUCTION CONTRACT FOR STARKVILLE ARMY RESERVE CENTER

HYDE-SMITH:  ARMY AWARDS $10.3 MILLION CONSTRUCTION CONTRACT FOR STARKVILLE ARMY RESERVE CENTER

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today announced that a veteran-owned Mississippi company has been awarded a $10.3 million contract to build a new Guy II & Will Jones U.S. Army Reserve Center (USARC) in Starkville.

The Army awarded the construction contract to Trans4Fed, LLC, of Purvis, a company described as a service-disabled, veteran-owned small business.

“This is a long...

More aborted remains found in cars belonging Ulrich Klopfer

Catholic News Agency

More aborted remains found in cars belonging Ulrich Klopfer

Catholic News Agency

More fetal remains were found in vehicles owned by the late Indiana abortionist Ulrich Klopfer on Wednesday, just weeks after the remains of more than 2,200 aborted babies were first discovered at...

Mayor McGee goes to Washington for I-55 frontage road funding

Madison County Journal

Mayor McGee goes to Washington for I-55 frontage road funding

By Duncan Dent

Securing funding for a proposed frontage road along I-55 on the southwest edge town was one of the aims Mayor Gene F. McGee had on a recent trip to Washington D.C.

McGee was in the nation’s capital...

Local students earn National SkillsUSA Statesman Award

Stone County Enterprise

Local students earn National SkillsUSA Statesman Award

A delegation of students and instructors from Mississippi met with their elected officials in Washington, D.C. to talk about how their career and technical education (CTE) programs have prepared them to be college- and...

MCEDA receives $450K grant

Madison County Journal

MCEDA receives $450K grant

An access road to a megasite established by the Madison County Economic Development Authority is being made possible through at $450,000 grant from the Delta Regional Authority.

The Madison Megasite, formerly known as the Panther Creek Megasite, is...

Aberdeen High School program sharing in $3.75M in federal funding

Monroe Journal

Aberdeen High School program sharing in $3.75M in federal funding

By Ray Van Dusen

ABERDEEN – Last week, U.S. Senators Cindy Hyde-Smith and Roger Wicker and U.S. Congressmen Bennie Thompson and Michael Guest announced a $3.75 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education for the...

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,...