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...

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...

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH WELCOME NOMINATION OF BILL COOK TO TVA BOARD

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH WELCOME NOMINATION OF BILL COOK TO TVA BOARD

President Trump Picks Oxford Entrepreneur for Five-Year Term

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today welcomed President Donald J. Trump’s nomination of Charles William “Bill” Cook, Jr., of Oxford to serve a five-year term on the Board of Directors for the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA).

Wicker and Hyde-Smith recommended Cook for the post earlier this year. 
 
“Bill Cook is a...

HYDE-SMITH WELCOMES $14.1 MILLION FOR RURAL WATER IMPROVEMENTS IN ALCORN & PONTOTOC COUNTIES

HYDE-SMITH WELCOMES $14.1 MILLION FOR RURAL WATER IMPROVEMENTS IN ALCORN & PONTOTOC COUNTIES

USDA Rural Development Awards Water & Waste Disposal Loans & Grants to Miss.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), a member of the Senate Agriculture Appropriations Subcommittee, today welcomed the award of $14.1 million in U.S. Department of Agriculture grant and loan funding for water infrastructure improvements in Alcorn and Pontotoc counties.

USDA Rural Development Water and...

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...

HYDE-SMITH ANNOUNCES FEMA DISASTER AID FOR ISSAQUENA & ALCORN COUNTIES

HYDE-SMITH ANNOUNCES FEMA DISASTER AID FOR ISSAQUENA & ALCORN COUNTIES

Nearly $3.0 Million in Public Assistance Funds Will Offset Roadway Repair, Utility Restoration Costs

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), a member of the Senate Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee, today said the award of nearly $3.0 million in federal disaster grants will offset costs for repairing roadways in Issaquena County and restoring utilities distribution lines in Alcorn County.

The...