HYDE-SMITH RENEWS EFFORT TO PROTECT PRO-LIFE HEALTHCARE WORKERS FROM DISCRIMINATION
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today renewed her support for legislation to protect all healthcare providers from government discrimination if they decline to participate in abortions.
Hyde-Smith is an original cosponsor of the Conscience Protection Act of 2021, which provides a private right of action for pro-life victims of discrimination. She cosponsored the same measure...
WICKER, HYDE-SMITH COMMEND CORINTH & PETAL STUDENTS PICKED FOR 2021 U.S. SENATE YOUTH PROGRAM
Miss. Students Will Represent State, Receive $10,000 Scholarships
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today commended Jacob Pearson of Corinth and Weston “Archer” Taylor of Petal on their selection to represent Mississippi at the 59th annual United States Senate Youth Program (USSYP).
Wicker and Hyde-Smith will meet virtually with Pearson and Taylor as...
HYDE-SMITH QUESTIONS INTERIOR NOMINEE ON MISS. JOB LOSSES IF OIL & GAS LEASE BAN LASTS
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today indicated she wants more assurances from the Secretary of the Interior nominee that job protection and the economy will be given greater weight as the Biden administration works to curtail fossil fuel production.
Hyde-Smith serves on the Senate Energy and...
HYDE-SMITH ANNOUNCES $86.1 MILLION DEFENSE LOGISTICS CONTRACT TO MISS. COMPANY
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today announced a maximum $86.1 million Defense Logistics Agency contract to Merchants Foodservice in Jackson to provide food to military installations in Mississippi and Louisiana.
Merchants Foodservice will provide full-line food distribution to Air Force, Army, Navy and Coast Guard facilities in the two states.
“I’m pleased to see a Mississippi firm...
HYDE-SMITH JOINS EFFORT TO PROTECT WOMEN’S & GIRLS SPORTS
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) recently joined U.S. Senator Mike Lee (R-Utah) and others in introducing legislation to protect athletic opportunities for female athletes.
Hyde-Smith is an original cosponsor to the Protection of Women and Girls in Sports Act (S.251). The bill addresses compliance with Title IX provisions dealing with athletics to ensure gender is “recognized based solely on a person's...
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)...
Sen. Hyde-Smith joins Y’all Politics to talk Impeachment, COVID relief, Yazoo pumps
By Frank Corder
Mississippi U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith joined Y’all Politics on Wednesday morning to discuss the ongoing second #ImpeachmentTrial of former President #DonaldTrump as well as give us...
GOP Senators Reintroduce Mandatory E-Verify to Protect U.S. Workforce
By John Binder
A group of Senate Republicans, led by Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA), have reintroduced legislation that would mandate E-Verify, the program designed to protect the United States workforce by banning...
Sun Herald, Biloxi
$3.22 million approved for a visitor center at new Keesler Air Force Base gate in Biloxi
By Patrick Magee
The U.S. Air Force has approved $3.22 million to fund the construction of a visitor center at Keesler Air Force Base in Biloxi, three of Mississippi’s congressional members...
One News Now
'Follow the science': Biology trumps identity when it comes to sports
By Chris Woodward (OneNewsNow.com)
More than a dozen senators have introduced a bill to bar biological males from competing in women's sports.
Senator Mike Lee (R-Utah) is the primary sponsor of the Protection of...
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
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
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
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,...