U.S. SENATOR HYDE-SMITH PRESIDES OVER U.S. SENATE

U.S. SENATOR HYDE-SMITH PRESIDES OVER U.S. SENATE

U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith presides over the U.S. Senate

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today opened the Thursday session of the United States Senate, a role assigned to her as a new Senator.

Hyde-Smith opened Senate proceedings today by calling on Senate Chaplain Dr. Barry Black to offer a prayer, and leading the Senate in the Pledge of Allegiance.

“This is an important responsibility and I’m...

HYDE-SMITH ANNOUNCES $3.58 MILLION TO FIGHT OPIOID CRISIS IN MISSISSIPPI

HYDE-SMITH ANNOUNCES $3.58 MILLION TO FIGHT OPIOID CRISIS IN MISSISSIPPI

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today announced that the State of Mississippi has been awarded a $3.58 million grant to fight the opioid crisis.

The Mississippi Department of Mental Health Bureau of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Services will use the Opioid State Targeted Response (STR) grant to build on prevention and recovery strategies to reduce opioid abuse.  The state received an initial $3.58...

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH & PALAZZO ANNOUNCE FORREST COUNTY SAFE ROOM FUNDING

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH & PALAZZO ANNOUNCE FORREST COUNTY SAFE ROOM FUNDING

FEMA Approves More Than $1 Million for Hattiesburg-Area Safe Room

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker, R-Miss., Cindy Hyde Smith, R-Miss., and Congressman Steven Palazzo, R-Miss., today announced a $1 million grant to construct a community safe room at the Forrest County Agricultural High School in Brooklyn.

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) approved the Hazard Mitigation grant to construct the 5,000-square...

ON TAX DAY, HYDE-SMITH LOOKS TO BUILD ON HISTORIC TAX CUT LAW

ON TAX DAY, HYDE-SMITH LOOKS TO BUILD ON HISTORIC TAX CUT LAW

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today said she will work with her colleagues to ensure Mississippians benefit from the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act that will go into effect with the 2018 tax year.

Tuesday marks “Tax Day,” the last day that American taxpayers will file their taxes under the old system.  A new federal tax code, created by the historic Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, lowered federal tax rates for individuals,...

U.S. SENATOR HYDE-SMITH ANNOUNCES SENIOR STAFF

U.S. SENATOR HYDE-SMITH ANNOUNCES SENIOR STAFF

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today announced her senior staff, including chief of staff, deputy chiefs of staff, legislative director, and state director.

Hyde-Smith was sworn in Monday to fill the U.S. Senate seat vacated by former U.S. Senator Thad Cochran.  Hyde-Smith has appointed the following to senior staff positions:  Brad White, Chief of Staff; John G. Campbell, Deputy Chief of Staff for Administration; Daniel...

Possible legal action over the opening of the Bonnet Carre Spillway

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Possible legal action over the opening of the Bonnet Carre Spillway

By Kelly Bennett

Biloxi Mayor Andrew Gilich says he and other coastal leaders are exploring the possibility of taking legal action against those responsible for the opening of the Bonnet Carre Spillway, which...

Senators: House Should Ensure Farm Payments Not Delayed

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Senators: House Should Ensure Farm Payments Not Delayed

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Senator John Hoeven, chairman of the Senate Agriculture Appropriations Committee, Tuesday led Republican members of the Senate Appropriations Committee in pressing House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and House...