WICKER, HYDE-SMITH REQUEST RETURN TO REAGAN-ERA TITLE X REGULATIONS TO PREVENT TAXPAYER FUNDING OF ABORTION PROVIDERS

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH REQUEST RETURN TO REAGAN-ERA TITLE X REGULATIONS TO PREVENT TAXPAYER FUNDING OF ABORTION PROVIDERS

Miss. Senators Assert Current Regulations Undermine Law Preventing Federal Funding for Abortions

WASHINGTON, D. C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) are among 41 Senators calling for a return to regulations to bar Title X Family Planning grantees from co-locating with abortion clinics, or from promoting, counseling, or referring clients for...

HYDE-SMITH PRAISES AWARD OF $27.7 MILLION IN GOMESA FUNDING

HYDE-SMITH PRAISES AWARD OF $27.7 MILLION IN GOMESA FUNDING
 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), member of the U.S. Senate Committee on Appropriations, today praised the Interior Department announcement to distribute more than $27.7 million this year to the State of Mississippi and three coast counties for coastal conservation, restoration, and hazard mitigation activities.
 
The funding, announced by Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke on Thursday, represents Phase II...

HYDE-SMITH COSPONSORS CONCEALED CARRY RECIPROCITY BILL

HYDE-SMITH COSPONSORS CONCEALED CARRY RECIPROCITY BILL
 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today cosponsored legislation to allow law-abiding citizens with concealed carry privileges to take firearms across state lines.
 
Hyde-Smith has added her support to the Constitutional Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act (S.446), which would allow qualified individuals to carry a concealed handgun into another state in accordance with that state’s laws.  Concealed carry permits are...

HYDE-SMITH & COCHRAN SHARE LOVE OF THE PIANO

HYDE-SMITH & COCHRAN SHARE LOVE OF THE PIANO
 

Senators Hyde-Smith and Cochran at the piano.

Watch the video:  Senators Hyde-Smith and Cochran at the piano.
 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today joined her predecessor retired U.S. Senator Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) as he closes his Washington office after more than 39 years of service in the U.S. Senate.
 
Both Hyde-Smith and Cochran took the opportunity to enjoy the Cochran’s baby grand piano.  Cochran has reluctantly decided to sell the piano, which has been a...

HYDE-SMITH VOTES FOR SENATE RULES CHANGE TO MOVE PRESIDENTIAL NOMINEES

HYDE-SMITH VOTES FOR SENATE RULES CHANGE TO MOVE PRESIDENTIAL NOMINEES
 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today voted to advance a resolution to change Senate rules and overcome partisan foot-dragging on judicial and executive branch nominations.
 
Hyde-Smith serves on the Senate Rules Committee, which has approved a resolution (S.Res.355) to change the Senate rules to reduce debate time for most presidential nominees.  The resolution would institute a permanent rule to...

Engine test for Space Launch System to be in Mississippi

Associated Press

Engine test for Space Launch System to be in Mississippi

The Associated Press

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — NASA says it will conduct the "Green Run" rocket testing campaign for the new Space Launch System rocket at Stennis Space Center in Mississippi.

U.S. Sens. Roger Wicker and Cindy Hyde...

USDOT awards $52.4M to MS Highway 76 project in Mississippi

Transportation Today

USDOT awards $52.4M to MS Highway 76 project in Mississippi

By Chris Galford

The ongoing project will consist of 8.3 miles of road spread out into four lanes in Itawamba County. It is the last stretch of highway between two major industrial points that have yet to reach four...

Safety net proposed for fishermen

Houma (La.) Courier

Safety net proposed for fishermen

By Halle Parker

Louisiana shrimpers say a bill introduced in the Senate that would provide a safety net for commercial fishermen to help in difficult years like 2019 is a long time coming.

For decades, shrimpers and others in the commercial...