HYDE-SMITH COSPONSORS PRESCRIPTION DRUG PRICING REDUCTION ACT

HYDE-SMITH COSPONSORS PRESCRIPTION DRUG PRICING REDUCTION ACT

Senator Says Enacting Bill to Reduce Out-of-Pocket Cost Should be Congressional Priority

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In announcing her support for prescription drug reforms, U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today said Congress should prioritize enacting legislation to address the ever-growing cost burdens on Americans.

Hyde-Smith is an original cosponsor of the Prescriptions Drug Pricing Reduction Act (S.4199), updated bipartisan...

MISS. DELEGATION SEEKS DEFINITE RURAL HEALTHCARE RELIEF AS COVID-19 CASES INCREASE

MISS. DELEGATION SEEKS DEFINITE RURAL HEALTHCARE RELIEF AS COVID-19 CASES INCREASE

Hyde-Smith Leads Letter for Rural Providers Set-Aside, With Support from Wicker, Kelly & Guest

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) late Friday led a letter to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services strongly encouraging the agency to quickly provide relief to rural healthcare providers increasingly affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

The letter, signed by 49 members of Congress,...

HYDE-SMITH ISSUES 2020 INDEPENDENCE DAY MESSAGE

HYDE-SMITH ISSUES 2020 INDEPENDENCE DAY MESSAGE

July 4 video
VIDEO:  Senator Hyde-Smith’s 2020 Independence Day Message.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today issued a statement recognizing the nation’s 244th birthday, noting the challenges facing the nation and the American determination to make things better for future generations.

“We are a nation facing many challenges, but that will not deter us from continuing to work together to make our nation even stronger for new...

HYDE-SMITH FILES GOLD STAR WEEK RESOLUTION TO HONOR THE FAMILIES OF THE FALLEN

HYDE-SMITH FILES GOLD STAR WEEK RESOLUTION TO HONOR THE FAMILIES OF THE FALLEN

Bipartisan Resolution Sets Sept. 20-26 Remembrance Week Leading Up to Gold Star Mother’s Day

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), with a bipartisan group of cosponsors, today filed a resolution designating Sept. 20-26, 2020, as “Gold Star Families Remembrance Week” to honor the families of fallen members of the Armed Forces.

Gold Star Families Remembrance Week precedes Gold Star Mother’s Day,...

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH PRAISE AWARD OF $15.57 MILLION FOR IMPROVEMENTS TO LOCAL AIRPORTS

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH PRAISE AWARD OF $15.56 MILLION FOR IMPROVEMENTS TO LOCAL AIRPORTS

Annual FAA Grants Include Additional Aid for Coronavirus Relief

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today marked the award of $15.56 million in grants to make improvements at 22 Mississippi airports.

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) awards include a $4.97 million for the Louisville-Winston County Airport and $3.86 million for the Golden Triangle...

Senators Target Telehealth Access for Farmers, Loggers and Fishermen

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Senators Target Telehealth Access for Farmers, Loggers and Fishermen
 
By Eric Wicklund

June 16, 2020 - Lawmakers are looking to extend telehealth into rural parts of America to improve access for people in need of mental health services.

A group of Senators last week introduced...

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,...