HYDE-SMITH, COMMITTEE TACKLE FOREIGN OWNERSHIP IN U.S. AGRICULTURE

HYDE-SMITH, COMMITTEE TACKLE FOREIGN OWNERSHIP IN U.S. AGRICULTURE

Beyond Foreign Land Purchases, Miss. Senator Points Out U.S. Lag in Ag R&D Poses Strategic Risk to Nation

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VIDEO CLIP:  Senator Hyde-Smith Warns of Undue Influence on U.S. Agricultural Systems.
VIDEO:  Senator Hyde-Smith at Ag Hearing on Foreign Ownership.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), while agreeing that foreign ownership of U.S. agriculture interests represents a national security issue, noted that...

HYDE-SMITH & CORTEZ MASTO INTRODUCE BILL TO IMPROVE RURAL WATER SYSTEM RESILIENCE, DISASTER RESPONSE

HYDE-SMITH & CORTEZ MASTO INTRODUCE BILL TO IMPROVE RURAL WATER SYSTEM RESILIENCE, DISASTER RESPONSE

Bipartisan Measure Would Create Emergency Preparedness & Response Program for Water and Wastewater Utilities

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) is the lead Republican sponsor of legislation introduced Tuesday by U.S. Senator Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) to improve the ability of rural water and wastewater systems to prepare for and respond to natural disasters or other...

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH WELCOME ENACTMENT OF ORGAN DONATION REFORM BILL

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH WELCOME ENACTMENT OF ORGAN DONATION REFORM BILL

Miss. Senators Cosponsored Measure to Change Policy that Harms Transplant Patients in the South, Midwest 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today welcomed the enactment of legislation they backed to break up the monopoly contract that manages the Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network (OPTN).

President Biden on Friday signed the Securing the U.S. Organ Procurement and...

HYDE-SMITH ANNOUNCES $19 MILLION FOR MISS. BANKS TO SUPPORT LOANS & INVESTMENTS IN UNDERSERVED COMMUNITIES

HYDE-SMITH ANNOUNCES $19 MILLION FOR MISS. BANKS TO SUPPORT LOANS & INVESTMENTS IN UNDERSERVED COMMUNITIES

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today announced the award of $19.0 million to four dozen predominantly rural Mississippi banks and financial institutions to support loans and investments in economically-distressed areas.

The FY2023 Bank Enterprise Award Program (BEA Program) grants were approved through the U.S. Department of the Treasury Community Development...

HYDE-SMITH COSPONSORS RURAL VETERINARY WORKFORCE ACT

HYDE-SMITH COSPONSORS RURAL VETERINARY WORKFORCE ACT

Bipartisan Legislation Written to Address Shortage of Veterinarians in Rural America

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) is among a bipartisan group of Senators who have reintroduced legislation to address the growing shortage of veterinarians in rural communities.

The Rural Veterinary Workforce Act (S.2829) would end the current 39 percent federal withholding tax on loan repayment awards given to veterinarians who...

SENATE PASSES HYDE-SMITH, WARNOCK GOLD STAR FAMILIES REMEMBRANCE WEEK RESOLUTION  

SENATE PASSES HYDE-SMITH, WARNOCK GOLD STAR FAMILIES REMEMBRANCE WEEK RESOLUTION  

Bipartisan Resolution Designates Sept. 24-30 to Honor Families of the Fallen

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Senate on Monday night passed a bipartisan resolution introduced by U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) and U.S. Senator Reverend Raphael Warnock (D-Ga.) to designate Sept. 24-30 as Gold Star Families Remembrance Week.

The Senate approved S.Res.348 by unanimous consent.  The resolution, which is supported...

HYDE-SMITH COSPONSORS BILL TO HELP WORKERS PAY FOR SKILLS TRAINING & CREDENTIALING PROGRAMS

HYDE-SMITH COSPONSORS BILL TO HELP WORKERS PAY FOR SKILLS TRAINING & CREDENTIALING PROGRAMS

Measure Would Expand Use of College Savings Plans for Skilled Jobs that Don’t Require Degrees

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) this week cosponsored legislation to expand the use of 529 educational savings accounts beyond current limits that only permit workers and families to use these accounts to pay for college, university, and vocational school expenses.

The bipartisan Freed...

HYDE-SMITH, RUBIO DEFEND HEALTH SYSTEM FROM RADICAL GENDER AGENDA

HYDE-SMITH, RUBIO DEFEND HEALTH SYSTEM FROM RADICAL GENDER AGENDA

‘Protecting Conscience in Healthcare Act’ Would Strengthen Conscience Protections for Health Care Workers

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today joined U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) in introducing a bill to strengthen religious freedom and conscience protections for healthcare workers and government employees as hospitals and clinics face increasing pressure to adhere to a radical gender ideology.

Th...

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH ENCOURAGE STUDENTS TO APPLY FOR U.S. SENATE YOUTH PROGRAM

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH ENCOURAGE STUDENTS TO APPLY FOR U.S. SENATE YOUTH PROGRAM

Sept. 29 Deadline Set for Juniors & Seniors to Apply to Highly-Selective Leadership Program

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today encouraged Mississippi juniors and seniors involved in student leadership to apply for the 2024 U.S. Senate Youth Program (USSYP). 

The highly-selective USSYP will provide $10,000 college scholarships to two Magnolia State delegates, who...

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH BACK BILL TO BLOCK BIDEN ATTACK ON SCHOOL HUNTING, ARCHERY PROGRAMS

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH BACK BILL TO BLOCK BIDEN ATTACK ON SCHOOL HUNTING, ARCHERY PROGRAMS

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today cosponsored the Allowing for Recreational Resources for Outdoor Wellness (ARROW) Act to stop the Biden administration from withholding funding for elementary and secondary schools with hunting and archery programs.

The legislation would clarify that the prohibition of the use of federal education funds for certain...