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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 COSPONSORS ‘RURAL HOSPITAL SUPPORT ACT’

HYDE-SMITH COSPONSORS ‘RURAL HOSPITAL SUPPORT ACT’

Bipartisan Measure Seeks Permanent Extension of Key Medicare Programs, Improved Criteria

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today announced she has cosponsored legislation that would build on her work to ensure more predictable federal resources to help rural hospitals remain open.

The bipartisan Rural Hospital Support Act (S.1110) would permanently extend the existing Medicare-dependent Hospital (MDH) and Low-Volume...

HYDE-SMITH, COMMITTEE TACKLE LOOMING ELECTRIC RELIABILITY PROBLEMS

HYDE-SMITH, COMMITTEE TACKLE LOOMING ELECTRIC RELIABILITY PROBLEMS

Policies Targeting Natural Gas, Coal Creates Risks of Greater Outages, Rolling Blackouts

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VIDEO:  Senator Hyde-Smith Questions the Risks of Inaction to Fix Nation’s Electric Grid Problems.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) and her colleagues on the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee today examined how Biden administration energy policies increasingly put the nation’s electric grid at risk with...

MISS. SENATORS COSPONSOR BILL TO REFORM HUD DISASTER RECOVERY PROGRAMS

MISS. SENATORS COSPONSOR BILL TO REFORM HUD DISASTER RECOVERY PROGRAMS

Bipartisan Legislation Would Improve Long-Term Housing, Community Development for Disaster-Struck Areas

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) on Thursday helped introduce bipartisan legislation to create a disaster assistance fund to help communities plan for and recover from major disasters.

The Reforming Disaster Recovery Act (S.1686) would strengthen the U.S. Department of...

Commentary: Addressing Rural America’s Veterinarian Shortage

The Daily Yonder

Commentary: Addressing Rural America’s Veterinarian Shortage

Beyond making farm calls for “routine” emergencies, large animal veterinarians are often the first line of defense in keeping a nation’s food supply safe.

By Anna Thompson Hajdik

Every year, our family makes a southern...

Exemption for Farmers on reporting on GSG Emissions

Eggs-News.com

Exemption for Farmers on reporting on GSG Emissions

By Simon M.Shane

Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-MS) is cooperating with Senate colleagues including John Boozman (R-AR) to reintroduce the Protect Farmers from the SEC Act.  This proposed legislation (S.391) would exclude agriculture...

Disaster Relief

DISASTER RELIEF

Congressional Record (Senate - May 09, 2019)

Mr. President, I also rise to speak on behalf of thousands of Mississippians who have been affected by catastrophic flooding and other natural disasters this year. Their plight and the unmet 
commitment made to them long ago provide us an...

Tribute to Woods Eastland

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

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,...