HYDE-SMITH:  MISS. UNIVERSITIES, COMMUNITY COLLEGES AWARDED $3.5 MILLION FOR STUDENT SUPPORT SERVICES

HYDE-SMITH:  MISS. UNIVERSITIES, COMMUNITY COLLEGES AWARDED $3.5 MILLION FOR STUDENT SUPPORT SERVICES

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today announced the award of more than $3.5 million to 11 Mississippi universities and community colleges for student support services.

The Mississippi institutions were eligible to take advantage of an extended U.S. Department of Education application deadline offered to schools located within federal disaster areas.  The Student...

HYDE-SMITH STRESSES VIGILANCE ON EVOLVING ENERGY CYBERSECURITY THREATS

HYDE-SMITH STRESSES VIGILANCE ON EVOLVING ENERGY CYBERSECURITY THREATS

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PHOTO:  Prior to hearing, Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith greets Alexander Gates of the DOE Office of Policy for Cybersecurity, Energy Security, and Emergency Response.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today stressed the need for stronger and continued cooperation among government agencies and industry to ensure the security of the American energy sector, which is under consistent cyberattack from nation...

MISS. LAWMAKERS ANNOUNCE $30 MILLION IN AID FOR U.S. SHRIMP INDUSTRY

MISS. LAWMAKERS ANNOUNCE $30 MILLION IN AID FOR U.S. SHRIMP INDUSTRY

USDA Purchase of Shrimp to Support Struggling Producers, Provide Healthy Seafood to American Families

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker, R-Miss., and Cindy Hyde-Smith, R-Miss., and Rep. Steven Palazzo, R-Miss., today announced the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has authorized the purchase of up to $30 million in U.S.-produced shrimp for distribution to community food and nutrition programs nationwide.

The...

HYDE-SMITH HAILS MISS. HEROES AMID COVID-19 PANDEMIC AS SENATE WEIGHS ADDED RELIEF MEASURES

HYDE-SMITH HAILS MISS. HEROES AMID COVID-19 PANDEMIC AS SENATE WEIGHS ADDED RELIEF MEASURES

Senator Cites an Array of Mississippians in Floor Speech Highlighting Extra Steps Taken to Battle the Pandemic

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VIDEO CLIP:  Senator Hyde-Smith Praises Heroic Work by Mississippians During Pandemic.
FULL VIDEO:  Senator Hyde-Smith Floor Speech.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – As the Senate considers new COVID-19 relief measures, U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today delivered a speech praising the extra steps...

SENATE APPROVES GOLD STAR FAMILIES WEEK RESOLUTION AUTHORED BY HYDE-SMITH

SENATE APPROVES GOLD STAR FAMILIES WEEK RESOLUTION AUTHORED BY HYDE-SMITH

Sept. 20-26 Designated to Honor Families in Lead Up to Gold Star Mother’s Day

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Senate late Thursday approved a resolution introduced by U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) that establishes Sept. 20-26, 2020, as “Gold Star Families Remembrance Week” to honor the families of fallen members of the Armed Forces.

Gold Star Families Remembrance Week is a designated national period to honor the...

HYDE-SMITH SUPPORTS FUNDING RELEASE FOR PHYSICIAN TRAINING PROGRAMS AT RURAL HOSPITALS

HYDE-SMITH SUPPORTS FUNDING RELEASE FOR PHYSICIAN TRAINING PROGRAMS AT RURAL HOSPITALS

Mississippi Has Established or Developing Graduate Medical Programs Across State

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today advocated the release of coronavirus emergency funding intended to support physician training programs to strengthen and maintain a healthcare workforce in rural communities.

Hyde-Smith and eight of her colleagues issued a letter to Health and Human Services (HHS)...

HYDE-SMITH JOINS ANTI-ANARCHY BILL LINKING TAXPAYER FUNDING TO THE RULE OF LAW

HYDE-SMITH JOINS ANTI-ANARCHY BILL LINKING TAXPAYER FUNDING TO THE RULE OF LAW

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today announced her support for legislation that would withhold federal funding to “anarchist jurisdictions”—those state and local jurisdictions that purposefully obstruct the rule of law in favor of violent mobs.

The Ending Taxpayer Funding of Anarchy Act (S.4085) would restrict federal funding for jurisdictions that abdicate their constitutional duty to...

WICKER & HYDE-SMITH ANNOUNCE $4.39 MILLION FOR COVID-19 RESPONSE IN MISSISSIPPI

WICKER & HYDE-SMITH ANNOUNCE $4.39 MILLION FOR COVID-19 RESPONSE IN MISSISSIPPI

FEMA Grant to Support Purchase of Medical Supplies, Personal Protective Equipment

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today announced the award of a $4,397,522 Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) grant to the state of Mississippi to support COVID-19 disaster response efforts.

The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) will use the funds to purchase...

MISS. LAWMAKERS CELEBRATE $6.67 MILLION GRANT FOR PEARL RIVER COMMUNITY COLLEGE WORKFORCE CENTER

MISS. LAWMAKERS CELEBRATE $6.67 MILLION GRANT FOR PEARL RIVER COMMUNITY COLLEGE WORKFORCE CENTER

RESTORE Act Funding to Support Workforce Development in Hancock County

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.), and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), and Representative Steven Palazzo (R-Miss.) today celebrated the award of $6,670,007 to the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality to complete infrastructure work at the Pearl River Community College (PRCC) Phil Bryant Aviation and...

HYDE-SMITH ADVOCATES ‘RESTART ACT’ AS PART OF NEW COVID-19 RELIEF PACKAGE

HYDE-SMITH ADVOCATES ‘RESTART ACT’ AS PART OF NEW COVID-19 RELIEF PACKAGE

RESTART Act Would Offer Longer-Term, More Flexible Support for Small, Mid-Sized Businesses

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today said the next coronavirus relief act should include legislation she cosponsored to provide greater and more flexible support for small- and mid-sized businesses most affected by COVID-19.

Hyde-Smith is among a growing group of bipartisan Senators cosponsoring the Reviv...