HYDE-SMITH PRAISES EPA ACTION TO REPEAL OBAMA’S WATERS OF THE U.S. RULE

HYDE-SMITH PRAISES EPA ACTION TO REPEAL OBAMA’S WATERS OF THE U.S. RULE

EPA & Army Corps Agree to Restore Rightful Regulatory Scope of “Navigable Waters”

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today praised action by the Trump administration to overturn President Obama’s overreaching 2015 Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule.

The EPA and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on Thursday announced a two-step rulemaking process to repeal the Obama administration’s unlawful...

HYDE-SMITH SECURES FUNDING SUPPORT TO ADDRESS ARMY CORPS PROJECTS AFFECTING MISSISSIPPI

HYDE-SMITH SECURES FUNDING SUPPORT TO ADDRESS ARMY CORPS PROJECTS AFFECTING MISSISSIPPI

FY2020 Energy & Water Development Appropriations Bill Cleared for Senate Consideration

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today voted for committee passage of an appropriations measure that will provide the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers with resources to improve and maintain flood control projects, ports, and waterways in Mississippi.

Hyde-Smith supported Senate Appropriations...

HYDE-SMITH VOTES TO ADVANCE FY2020 DEFENSE APPROPRIATIONS BILL THAT KEEPS COMMITMENT TO REBUILD U.S. MILITARY

HYDE-SMITH VOTES TO ADVANCE FY2020 DEFENSE APPROPRIATIONS BILL THAT KEEPS COMMITMENT TO REBUILD U.S. MILITARY

Mississippi Senator Votes with Committee to Send National Security Bill to Senate for Passage

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today voted for committee passage of the FY2020 Defense Appropriations Bill with a $20 billion funding increase to protect U.S. national security interests and Mississippi’s role in that mission. 

The Senate Appropriations Committee on...

HYDE-SMITH URGES MISSISSIPPIANS TO SUPPLY INPUT TO HHS RURAL HEALTH TASK FORCE BY OCT. 9

HYDE-SMITH URGES MISSISSIPPIANS TO SUPPLY INPUT TO HHS RURAL HEALTH TASK FORCE BY OCT. 9

Senator Says Mississippi Views Important as Feds Look to Improve Care in Rural Areas

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today urged Mississippians to participate in a nationwide U.S. Health and Human Services (HHS) initiative to find ways to improve health care in rural America.

The federal Rural Health Task Force, through the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), has...

HYDE-SMITH PRAISES CREATION OF MISSISSIPPI HUMAN TRAFFICKING COUNCIL

HYDE-SMITH PRAISES CREATION OF MISSISSIPPI HUMAN TRAFFICKING COUNCIL

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today issued the following statement supporting the Mississippi Human Trafficking Council, a new statewide initiative announced Tuesday by federal, state, and other authorities:

“The formation of this statewide council represents a heightened effort to stop pervasive and sinister acts of human trafficking in Mississippi.  The coordination and support provided by the...

Coast airport receives $6.7 million grant

News Mississippi

Coast airport receives $6.7 million grant

By Steven Gagliano

U.S. Senators Roger Wicker and Cindy Hyde-Smith and Representative Steven Palazzo announced the award of a $6,727,759 grant to the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) for the Trent Lott International...

$18.6 million approved to repair flood-damaged infrastructure

Vicksburg Post

$18.6 million approved to repair flood-damaged infrastructure

By Staff Reports

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith and U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker announced Friday the approval of $18.6 million in emergency relief to repair or reconstruct flood-damaged transportation...

County wins grant for bridge repair

Brookhaven Daily Leader

County wins grant for bridge repair

By Donna Campbell

A federal grant is on its way to pay for repairs to Mt. Olive Road Bridge, which would allow District 3 Supervisor Nolan Williamson to put money squared away for that shovel-ready project to be put on another bridge repair...

YOUR OPINION: Community Health Centers change lives

Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal, Tupelo

YOUR OPINION: Community Health Centers change lives

Marquise Smith didn’t know it, but he was in bad shape. “I don’t go to doctors,” he said. “I felt really bad and didn’t have a doctor, so I visited the community health center near my home.” The visit to...

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,...