U.S. SENATOR HYDE-SMITH PRESIDES OVER 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
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
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
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
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
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...
Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith proposes ‘Gold Star Families Remembrance Week’
By Annie Johnson
MISSISSIPPI (WLOX) - U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith introduced establishing the week of Sept. 22-29, 2019 as “Gold Star Families Remembrance Week” Wednesday.
The week is aimed at honoring the...
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Senators: House Should Ensure Farm Payments Not Delayed
Kentucky Ag Connection
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...
Jackson, Canton among several cities awarded $5.17M in federal grants to hire more firefighters
By Waverly McCarthy
JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) - The City of Jackson and the City of Canton are among 12 fire department that will receive over $5 million in federal grant money to hire more...
VT Halter Marine builds cutting edge vessel
By David Elliott
PASCAGOULA, Miss. (WLOX) - VT Halter Marine has just completed the first...