WICKER, COONS & HYDE-SMITH WORK TO EXPAND NATIONAL SERVICE TO BOLSTER PANDEMIC RECOVERY 

WICKER, COONS & HYDE-SMITH WORK TO EXPAND NATIONAL SERVICE TO BOLSTER PANDEMIC RECOVERY 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.), Chris Coons (D-Del.), and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) on Thursday reintroduced the Cultivating Opportunity and Recovery to the Pandemic through Service (CORPS) Act, legislation that would expand national service programs significantly to help the country recover and rebuild from COVID-19.

The CORPS Act (S.1165) would increase the number of AmeriCorps...

MISS. DELEGATION REQUESTS FEDERAL DISASTER DECLARATION TO OVERCOME FEBRUARY STORM DAMAGE

MISS. DELEGATION REQUESTS FEDERAL DISASTER DECLARATION TO OVERCOME FEBRUARY STORM DAMAGE

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), with U.S. Representatives Bennie Thompson (D-Miss.), Steven Palazzo (R-Miss.), Trent Kelly (R-Miss.), and Michael Guest (R-Miss.) issued a letter Thursday asking President Biden to approve Mississippi Governor Tate Reeves’s request for a major disaster declaration due to the extreme winter weather that hit the state of...

HYDE-SMITH PUSHES PLANNED PARENTHOOD FUNDING BAN AS BIDEN & BECERRA TAKE STEPS FOR ABORTIONS ON DEMAND

HYDE-SMITH PUSHES PLANNED PARENTHOOD FUNDING BAN AS BIDEN & BECERRA TAKE STEPS FOR ABORTIONS ON DEMAND

Cosponsoring Legislation to Protect Funding for Women’s Health Care

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today signaled her opposition to Biden administration efforts to open Title X federal funding to abortion providers like Planned Parenthood.

In response, Hyde-Smith today also cosponsored the Protect Funding for Women’s Health Care Act (S.1144) to protect that funding...

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH JOIN BIPARTISAN PUSH TO INCREASE U.S. SEMICONDUCTOR PRODUCTION

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH JOIN BIPARTISAN PUSH TO INCREASE U.S. SEMICONDUCTOR PRODUCTION

Twenty-nine Senators Ask Biden to Fully Fund Initiatives as U.S. Manufacturers, Industries Face Chip Shortage 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) are part of a bipartisan group of Senators asking President Biden to take steps to energize semiconductor manufacturing in the United States as the nation struggles with chip shortages from pandemic-related market...

HYDE-SMITH COSPONSORS BILL TO HELP MILITARY FAMILIES

HYDE-SMITH COSPONSORS BILL TO HELP MILITARY FAMILIES

Licensing Reciprocity Measure Intended to Ease Burdens on Working Military Spouses

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) on Tuesday helped introduce to make it easier for military spouses with valid professional licenses to continue their careers wherever their spouse is serving on military orders.

Hyde-Smith is an original cosponsor of Utah Senator Mike Lee’s Military Spouse Licensing Relief Act (S.1084).  This bipartisan...

Senate Republicans call to halt UNRWA aid pending reforms

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Senate Republicans call to halt UNRWA aid pending reforms

In a letter to Blinken, 21 senators call for sweeping reforms at the U.N. agency for Palestinian refugees

By Marc Rod

Sen. Jim Risch (R-ID), the ranking member on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, led 20 fellow Senate...

Philadelphia High School student accepted into U.S. Naval Academy

WTOK-TV Meridian

Philadelphia High School student accepted into U.S. Naval Academy

Talease Griffin is the first African-American female at PHS to be nominated and accepted

By Emily Erikson

MERIDIAN, Miss. (WTOK) - Talease Griffin was the first African-American female student at Philadelphia High...

Ingalls awarded additional $107M for new amphibious assault ship

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Ingalls awarded additional $107M for new amphibious assault ship

The modification brings the current contract for the LHA9 to $457 million.

By Lindsay Knowles

PASCAGOULA, Miss. (WLOX) - Ingalls Shipbuilding in Pascagoula has received a fourth contract modification from the U.S. Navy...