HYDE-SMITH VOTES TO ADVANCE NOMINATION OF TOM VILSACK TO LEAD USDA

HYDE-SMITH VOTES TO ADVANCE NOMINATION OF TOM VILSACK TO LEAD USDA

Miss. Senator Addresses Rising Fertilizer Costs, Expanding Forestry & Wood Products Markets at Confirmation Hearing

020221 Vilsack Hearing
VIDEO:  Hyde-Smith Questions Agriculture Secretary-nominee Tom Vilsack at Confirmation Hearing.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today voted to advance the nomination of former Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack to assume that same position within the Biden Administration.

Hyde-Smith serves...

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH WORK TO PROTECT AMERICAN JOBS

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH WORK TO PROTECT AMERICAN JOBS

Miss. Senators Take Action to Help Businesses Comply with Worker Eligibility Laws

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today cosponsored legislation to permanently authorize and expand the E-Verify program, an internet–based system to determine workers’ employment eligibility.

The Accountability Through Electronic Verification Act would require all employers to use the program, which determines...

HYDE-SMITH COSPONSORS ‘SARAH’S LAW’ AS BIDEN ROLLS BACK IMMIGRATION ENFORCEMENT

HYDE-SMITH COSPONSORS ‘SARAH’S LAW’ AS BIDEN ROLLS BACK IMMIGRATION ENFORCEMENT

Senator Joins Renewed Effort to Require Detention of Illegal Immigrants Criminally Charged with Violent Crimes

WASHINGTON, D.C. – With President Biden’s action to reverse an executive order prioritizing prosecuting illegal immigrants convicted of violent crimes, U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) has renewed her support for passage of Sarah’s Law, commonsense legislation to strengthen federal detention of...

MISS. LAWMAKERS APPLAUD $32 MILLION GRANT TO MEMA FOR VACCINE DISTRIBUTION

MISS. LAWMAKERS APPLAUD $32 MILLION GRANT TO MEMA FOR VACCINE DISTRIBUTION

 
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), and U.S. Representatives Steven Palazzo (R-Miss.), and Michael Guest (R-Miss.) today applauded a $32 million Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) grant to the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) to support COVID-19 vaccine distribution efforts. 

“This additional funding for vaccine distribution is great news for the...

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH JOIN BILL TO BLOCK BIDEN ENERGY BAN

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH JOIN BILL TO BLOCK BIDEN ENERGY BAN

Miss. Senators Work to Protect Thousands of Energy Jobs

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) on Thursday joined U.S. Senator Cynthia Lummis (R-Wyo.) in introducing the Protecting our Wealth of Energy Resources (POWER) Act of 2021.

The POWER Act would prohibit the President or his Secretaries of the Interior, Agriculture, and Energy from blocking energy or mineral leasing and permitting on...

Wicker Leads 46 Lawmakers To End Taxpayer Funded Abortion

Clarksdale Press Register

Wicker Leads 46 Lawmakers To End Taxpayer Funded Abortion

By The Press Register

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Roger Wicker, R-Miss., this week led 46 of his colleagues in reintroducing the No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion and Abortion Insurance Full Disclosure Act, which would...

Wicker, Hyde-Smith throw support behind nationwide 20-week abortion ban

WLBT-TV Jackson

Wicker, Hyde-Smith throw support behind nationwide 20-week abortion ban

By Josh Carter

JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) - Mississippi senators Roger Wicker and Cindy Hyde-Smith have both co-sponsored a bill aiming to ban most abortions nationwide after the fetus reaches 20 weeks.

The Pain...

MEMA awarded $32 million to aid vaccine distribution

SuperTalk Mississippi News

MEMA awarded $32 million to aid vaccine distribution

by Steven Gagliano

A large chunk of federal funding will aid Mississippi’s vaccination distribution efforts. 

$32 million in grant funding has been awarded to the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency to support the...

Republican senators urge to keep WOTUS repealed

National Hog Farmer

Republican senators urge to keep WOTUS repealed

Resolution expresses desire to see Navigable Waters Protection rule in place.

by Jacqui Fatka

Republican members of Senate are urging support for a resolution that expresses the need for the U.S. Senate to stand with workers,...

Sen. Hyde-Smith announces CPB will pay $21.2M for security helicopters

Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal, Tupelo

Sen. Hyde-Smith announces CPB will pay $21.2M for security helicopters

Staff Report

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith, a member of the Senate Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee, said Tuesday the Customs and Border Protection (CBP)...