Senator Hyde-Smith believes the Unites States is strong when agriculture and rural America are strong. The Senator understands the unique challenges faced by rural Mississippi to provide residents with basic services, infrastructure, education, and health care. She supports policies that will allow rural communities to expand economically. The federal government should not be a roadblock to the growth and wellbeing of rural America.
HYDE-SMITH PRAISES EPA ACTION TO REPEAL OBAMA’S WATERS OF THE U.S. RULE
EPA & Army Corps Agree to Restore Rightful Regulatory Scope of “Navigable Waters”
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today praised action by the Trump administration to overturn President Obama’s overreaching 2015 Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule.
The EPA and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on Thursday announced a two-step rulemaking process to repeal the Obama administration’s unlawful...
HYDE-SMITH URGES MISSISSIPPIANS TO SUPPLY INPUT TO HHS RURAL HEALTH TASK FORCE BY OCT. 9
Senator Says Mississippi Views Important as Feds Look to Improve Care in Rural Areas
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today urged Mississippians to participate in a nationwide U.S. Health and Human Services (HHS) initiative to find ways to improve health care in rural America.
The federal Rural Health Task Force, through the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), has...
HYDE-SMITH: USDA RURAL DEVELOPMENT PITCHES IN $99,800 FOR OKHISSA LAKE PROJECT STUDY
Miss. Senator Authored Farm Bill Provision Directing USDA to Transfer Property for Lodge, Conference Center
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today announced the award of a $99,800 grant to complete a feasibility study and business plan for a proposed lodge and conference center at Okhissa Lake in southwest Mississippi.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development grant...
$18.6 million approved to repair flood-damaged infrastructure
By Staff Reports
WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith and U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker announced Friday the approval of $18.6 million in emergency relief to repair or reconstruct flood-damaged transportation...
Brookhaven Daily Leader
County wins grant for bridge repair
By Donna Campbell
A federal grant is on its way to pay for repairs to Mt. Olive Road Bridge, which would allow District 3 Supervisor Nolan Williamson to put money squared away for that shovel-ready project to be put on another bridge repair...
Sun Herald, Biloxi
Gulf Coast passenger train project will get a $4.3M grant, DOT secretary announces in Biloxi
By Mary Perez
BILOXI -- “Everywhere I go I bring money, and I’m not going to disappoint today,” U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao said Thursday at the first Coastal Region...
TRIBUTE TO WOODS EASTLAND
Congressional Record (Senate – March 23, 2019)
Mrs. HYDE-SMITH. Mr. President, I am pleased to commend Woods Eastland of Indianola, MS, for his service and contributions while serving as the 83rd president of Delta Council.
Founded in 1935, Delta Council is a widely...
HONORING DURELL WADE
Congressional Record -- (Senate - December 06, 2018)
Mrs. HYDE-SMITH. Mr. President, 77 years after being killed in the attack on Pearl Harbor, AD2 Durell Wade of Calhoun County, MS, will be laid to rest in the North Mississippi Veterans Memorial Cemetery.
On December 7, 1941,...