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,...

HYDE-SMITH APPROPRIATIONS SUBCOMMITTEE ASSIGNMENTS APPROVED

HYDE-SMITH APPROPRIATIONS SUBCOMMITTEE ASSIGNMENTS APPROVED

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Senate today approved a resolution to confirm the Senate Committee on Appropriations subcommittee assignments for U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.).

“Senators from Mississippi have a proud tradition of serving on the Appropriations Committee, and I look forward to being a good steward of taxpayer dollars as the committee works on fiscal year 2019 bills,” Hyde-Smith said.

Hyde-Smith has been assigned to...

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...

CINDY HYDE-SMITH TAKES OATH OF OFFICE AS U.S. SENATOR FROM MISSISSIPPI

CINDY HYDE-SMITH TAKES OATH OF OFFICE AS U.S. SENATOR FROM MISSISSIPPI

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today became the first female to represent Mississippians in the United States Senate.

Hyde-Smith was sworn into office by Vice President Mike Pence, who also officiated at a ceremonial enactment of the process.  Hyde-Smith was accompanied by her husband, Michael, and daughter, Anna-Michael.

Governor Phil Bryant, Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith, Michael Smith, Vice President Pence, and Senator Roger Wicker.  Old Senate Chamber, U.S. Capitol.

Governor Phil Bryant, Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith, Michael Smith, Vice...

Doug Davis named as Hyde-Smith Chief of Staff

DeSoto Times-Tribune

Doug Davis named as Hyde-Smith Chief of Staff

By Bob Bakken

A former state senator representing DeSoto County has been named the new chief of staff for U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Mississippi). 

The state’s junior senator from the Magnolia State named Doug Davis to the...

Daylight Saving Time: Could Congress OK it permanently next year?

Orlando (Fla.) Sentinel

Daylight Saving Time: Could Congress OK it permanently next year?

By Steven Lemongello

If passed by Congress the U.S. would simply spring forward an hour in March one year and just stay there forever.

Could this have been the last fall that America set its clocks back?

U.S....

New Hope class meets Trump during Tupelo rally

Columbus Dispatch

New Hope class meets Trump during Tupelo rally

By Isabelle Altman

When New Hope Middle School seventh grader Lariyon Beckwith told his teacher, Liza Miley, he wanted to meet the president, she didn't really expect it to happen.

Still, Miley took a video of Beckwith on her phone...

Hyde-Smith Announces $1.2M Grant For Sunflower County

Indianola Enterprise-Tocsin

Hyde-Smith Announces $1.2M Grant For Sunflower County

U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today announced the award of $1.2 million in federal disaster assistance to Sunflower County for roadway repairs associated with flood damage earlier this year.

The Federal...