HYDE-SMITH, COLLEAGUES PRESS DHS FOR SANCTUARY CITY DATA

HYDE-SMITH, COLLEAGUES PRESS DHS FOR SANCTUARY CITY DATA

Senators Want Answers on Which Sanctuary Cities Draw Illegal Immigrants after DHS Catch & Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – With illegal border crossings reaching unprecedented levels, U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) joined colleagues in asking the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) for detailed information on the effect sanctuary cities have on drawing illegal immigrants.

Hyde-Smith, who serves on the Senate Homeland Security...

HYDE-SMITH, COLLEAGUES SEEK SPECIAL COUNSEL AUTHORITY FOR HUNTER BIDEN PROSECUTOR

HYDE-SMITH, COLLEAGUES SEEK SPECIAL COUNSEL AUTHORITY FOR HUNTER BIDEN PROSECUTOR

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) and 32 colleagues sent Attorney General Merrick Garland a letter demanding that U.S. Attorney David Weiss be extended special counsel protections and authorities to conduct the investigation into Hunter Biden. 

U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-Texas) initiated the letter, which argues for the protections and authorities given the politicization of the...

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH MOVE TO MAKE DISTRIBUTION OF DEADLY FENTANYL CHARGEABLE AS FELONY MURDER

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH MOVE TO MAKE DISTRIBUTION OF DEADLY FENTANYL CHARGEABLE AS FELONY MURDER

Miss. Senators Cosponsor Bill to Toughen Punishment for Knowingly Dealing Lethal Opiate

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) on Thursday joined U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) in introducing legislation to make the distribution of fentanyl resulting in death chargeable as a felony murder.

In instances of deaths resulting from illegal fentanyl-related...

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH MOVE TO NULLIFY BIDEN RESTRICTIONS ON CHARTER SCHOOLS

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH MOVE TO NULLIFY BIDEN RESTRICTIONS ON CHARTER SCHOOLS 

Miss. Senators Cosponsor Resolution to Overturn New Education Dept. Rule 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) recently cosponsored legislation to nullify the Biden administration’s new rule to impose federal, one-size-fits-all requirements on charter schools that seek federal funding.

The Mississippi lawmakers are original cosponsors of Congressional Review Act (CRA)...

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH & COLLEAGUES SAY UNPRECEDENTED DRUG PRICE CONTROL SCHEME THREATENS INNOVATION, FUTURE DRUG COSTS

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH & COLLEAGUES SAY UNPRECEDENTED DRUG PRICE CONTROL SCHEME THREATENS INNOVATION, FUTURE DRUG COSTS

In Letter, Senators Raise Concerns, Seek Answers from Federal Health Agencies 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) this week raised concerns about the risks of serious unintended consequences as the Biden administration attempts to establish a permanent government price control program for prescription drugs.

Wicker, Hyde-Smith...

Mississippi delegation pushes for completion of Yazoo Pumps

SuperTalk Mississippi News

Mississippi delegation pushes for completion of Yazoo Pumps

Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith, Senator Roger Wicker, and Vicksburg Mayor George Flaggs were in attendance for the event.

By Kelly Bennett

The back-and-forth over whether or not to finish the Congress-approved Yazoo...

‘Team Mississippi’ Celebrates Channel Deepening

The Waterways Journal Weekly

‘Team Mississippi’ Celebrates Channel Deepening

By Frank McCormack

The Mississippi River, from its headwaters at Lake Itaska to where its passes stretch into the Gulf of Mexico like a taloned bird’s foot, has played a leading role in the culture, psyche, economy and...

Tribute to Lieutenant Commander Steven Davies

TRIBUTE TO LIEUTENANT COMMANDER STEVEN DAVIES

Congressional Record (Senate - April 09, 2019)

Mrs. HYDE-SMITH. Madam President, I am pleased to commend LCDR Steven Davies for his dedication to duty and service as a U.S. Coast Guard congressional fellow on my staff. Steve was recently selected 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,...