WICKER, HYDE-SMITH & GUEST ANNOUNCE $5.26 MILLION FOR RURAL HEALTH, EDUCATION PROJECTS
USDA Rural Development Provides Funds to Improve Telemedicine, Distance Learning Capabilities Across Mississippi
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), with U.S. Representative Michael Guest (R-Miss.), today welcomed the award of more than $5.26 million to boost rural telemedicine and distance learning capabilities across Mississippi.
The U.S. Department of...
WICKER, HYDE-SMITH ASK DOD TO COMMIT TO NAVY SHIPBUILDING REQUIREMENTS
Five Senators Sign Letter Saying ‘The U.S. Navy Must be Prepared to Compete’ to Counter Chinese Shipbuilding Growth
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) on Thursday signed a letter to Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin and Deputy Secretary Kathleen Hicks requesting a commitment to the U.S. Navy’s shipbuilding requirements to ensure America stands ready to deter Chinese...
HYDE-SMITH, COLLEAGUES INTRODUCE ‘SAVE DEMOCRACY ACT’ TO RESTORE CONFIDENCE IN ELECTIONS
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), with U.S. Senators Rick Scott (R-Fla.), on Thursday introduced the Save Democracy Act to improve our election system and restore confidence in our nation’s democracy.
The legislation would establish much-needed national standards and guidelines to safeguard the accuracy and integrity...
SENS. HYDE-SMITH, COTTON & OTHERS INTRODUCE IRAN SANCTIONS RESOLUTION
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today joined U.S. Senator Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) in introducing a resolution to oppose lifting sanctions on Iran.
Hyde-Smith is among 25 original cosponsors of S.Res.72. The lawmakers issued the following joint statement:
“The United States must maintain sanctions on the Iranian regime until it abandons its nuclear ambitions and ends its support for violence and terror...
HYDE-SMITH OPPOSES HHS NOMINEE XAVIER BECERRA
Slams Nominee’s Healthcare Experience as Limited to “Filing Lawsuits to Go Against Anything That is Pro-Life”
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today expressed strong opposition to the confirmation of California Attorney General Xavier Becerra to lead the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Hyde-Smith, who serves on the Labor, Health and Human...
Power-sharing rules spark big Senate Appropriations realignment
By Jennifer Shutt
Senate Appropriations Committee leaders on Friday announced subcommittee leaders and membership for the 117th Congress, including big changes in Democratic leadership that are the result of a new power...
$11.6M in coronavirus response grants awarded to Mississippi airports
JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – On Friday, U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) announced the award of $11.6 million in grants to 63 Mississippi airfields experiencing economic...
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Mississippi Senators vote against convicting former President Trump
by Andi Davis
The second impeachment of former President Donald Trump ended in an acquittal Saturday.
U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith voted against convicting Trump of inciting the deadly mob violence that...
Key Field in line for pandemic funds
By Bill Graham
U.S. Senators Roger Wicker, R-Miss., and Cindy Hyde-Smith, R-Miss., have announced $11.6 million in grants to 63 Mississippi airfields experiencing economic disruption because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The awards were funded in the...
Clarksdale Press Register
Wicker, Hyde-Smith Praise HBCU Partnership Act
By The Press Register
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) praised enactment of the HBCU PARTNERS (Propelling Agency Relationships Towards a New Era of Results for Students)...
CELEBRATING THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE HISTORIC U.S. MOON LANDING
Congressional Record (Senate - July 17, 2019)
Mrs. HYDE-SMITH. Mr. President, I am pleased to join my colleagues in commemorating the 50th anniversary of American astronauts becoming the first humans to walk on the Moon.
It was 50...
TRIBUTE TO THOMAS O’LOUGHLIN
Congressional Record (Senate - May 23, 2019)
Mrs. HYDE-SMITH. Mr. President, each Memorial Day we, as Americans, take time to honor the heroes who gave their lives in service to our country, from those who died in the creation of this great Nation to those who today...
NATIONAL POLICE WEEK
Congressional Record (Senate - May 14, 2019)
Mrs. HYDE-SMITH. Mr. President, in commemoration of National Police Week, families from across the country are gathering in Washington to pay respect to law enforcement officers who lost their lives in the line of duty last year.
Congressional Record (Senate - May 09, 2019)
Mr. President, I also rise to speak on behalf of thousands of Mississippians who have been affected by catastrophic flooding and other natural disasters this year. Their plight and the unmet
commitment made to them long ago provide us an...
HONORING ROBERT McKEITHEN
Congressional Record (Senate - May 09, 2019)
Mrs. HYDE-SMITH. Mr. President, I respect the time-honored practice of this body which encourages new Members to listen and observe before speaking on the floor. There is value in humility--knowing when to talk and when to...