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WICKER, HYDE-SMITH WANT NO U.S. TAXPAYER DOLLARS FOR PARIS CLIMATE ACCORD

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH WANT NO U.S. TAXPAYER DOLLARS FOR PARIS CLIMATE ACCORD
 
Cosponsor Bill to Prohibit Spending on Global Climate Change Agreement Embraced by President Biden

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today highlighted their support of legislation to prohibit the use of U.S. taxpayer dollars to implement an international climate change pact that would drive up the cost of food, energy, and services for American families.

Wicker and Hyde...

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH INTRODUCE FAIR ACCESS TO BANKING ACT

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH INTRODUCE FAIR ACCESS TO BANKING ACT

Miss. Senators Work to Prevent Discrimination by Financial Service Providers

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today joined colleagues in introducing the Fair Access to Banking Act, which would prevent discrimination against constitutionally-protected industries and law-abiding businesses by banks and financial service providers. 

“Financial service providers wield immense power and...

HYDE-SMITH OPPOSES POSSIBLE DUTIES ON PHOSPHATE FERTILIZERS

HYDE-SMITH OPPOSES POSSIBLE DUTIES ON PHOSPHATE FERTILIZERS
 
Miss. Senator Joins Letter Highlighting Hardships on U.S. Farmers if Penalties Imposed

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) has signed a letter calling on the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) to oppose imposing countervailing duties on Moroccan phosphate fertilizers, fees that would adversely affect the availability and affordability of fertilizers for Mississippi farmers and ranchers.

“The rising costs...

HYDE-SMITH NAMED LEAD REPUBLICAN ON ENERGY SUBCOMMITTEE

HYDE-SMITH NAMED LEAD REPUBLICAN ON ENERGY SUBCOMMITTEE

Miss. Senator Lands Ranking Member Spot on Senate Energy Committee’s Water & Power Subcommittee

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today became the lead Republican on the Water and Power Subcommittee of the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.

The Water and Power Subcommittee jurisdiction includes, among other issues, oversight and legislative responsibilities for:  irrigation; reclamation projects,...

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH & GUEST ANNOUNCE $5.26 MILLION FOR RURAL HEALTH, EDUCATION PROJECTS

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH & GUEST ANNOUNCE $5.26 MILLION FOR RURAL HEALTH, EDUCATION PROJECTS

USDA Rural Development Provides Funds to Improve Telemedicine, Distance Learning Capabilities Across Mississippi

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), with U.S. Representative Michael Guest (R-Miss.), today welcomed the award of more than $5.26 million to boost rural telemedicine and distance learning capabilities across Mississippi.

The U.S. Department of...

HYDE-SMITH, COLLEAGUES INTRODUCE ‘SAVE DEMOCRACY ACT’ TO RESTORE CONFIDENCE IN ELECTIONS

HYDE-SMITH, COLLEAGUES INTRODUCE ‘SAVE DEMOCRACY ACT’ TO RESTORE CONFIDENCE IN ELECTIONS

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VIDEO:  Senator Hyde-Smith Cosponsors the “Save Democracy Act.”

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), with U.S. Senators Rick Scott (R-Fla.), on Thursday introduced the Save Democracy Act to improve our election system and restore confidence in our nation’s democracy.

The legislation would establish much-needed national standards and guidelines to safeguard the accuracy and integrity...

HYDE-SMITH OPPOSES HHS NOMINEE XAVIER BECERRA

HYDE-SMITH OPPOSES HHS NOMINEE XAVIER BECERRA

Slams Nominee’s Healthcare Experience as Limited to “Filing Lawsuits to Go Against Anything That is Pro-Life”

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VIDEO:  Senator Hyde-Smith Speaks Against Confirmation of HHS Nominee.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today expressed strong opposition to the confirmation of California Attorney General Xavier Becerra to lead the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Hyde-Smith, who serves on the Labor, Health and Human...

SENS. HYDE-SMITH, COTTON & OTHERS INTRODUCE IRAN SANCTIONS RESOLUTION

SENS. HYDE-SMITH, COTTON & OTHERS INTRODUCE IRAN SANCTIONS RESOLUTION

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today joined U.S. Senator Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) in introducing a resolution to oppose lifting sanctions on Iran.

Hyde-Smith is among 25 original cosponsors of S.Res.72.  The lawmakers issued the following joint statement:

“The United States must maintain sanctions on the Iranian regime until it abandons its nuclear ambitions and ends its support for violence and terror...

HYDE-SMITH RENEWS EFFORT TO PROTECT PRO-LIFE HEALTHCARE WORKERS FROM DISCRIMINATION

HYDE-SMITH RENEWS EFFORT TO PROTECT PRO-LIFE HEALTHCARE WORKERS FROM DISCRIMINATION

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today renewed her support for legislation to protect all healthcare providers from government discrimination if they decline to participate in abortions.

Hyde-Smith is an original cosponsor of the Conscience Protection Act of 2021, which provides a private right of action for pro-life victims of discrimination.  She cosponsored the same measure...

HYDE-SMITH QUESTIONS INTERIOR NOMINEE ON MISS. JOB LOSSES IF OIL & GAS LEASE BAN LASTS

HYDE-SMITH QUESTIONS INTERIOR NOMINEE ON MISS. JOB LOSSES IF OIL & GAS LEASE BAN LASTS

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VIDEO: Hyde-Smith Questions Interior Secretary nominee, New Mexico Rep. Debra Haaland.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today indicated she wants more assurances from the Secretary of the Interior nominee that job protection and the economy will be given greater weight as the Biden administration works to curtail fossil fuel production.

Hyde-Smith serves on the Senate Energy and...