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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 ADVOCATES SUSTAINABLE BROADBAND NETWORKS FOR RURAL CONSUMERS

HYDE-SMITH ADVOCATES SUSTAINABLE BROADBAND NETWORKS FOR RURAL CONSUMERS

Miss. Senator Among 48 Senators Who Want FCC Rural Digital Opportunity Rule that Keeps Pace with Demand, Advances in Technology

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) is among 48 Senators who are pressing the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to prioritize sustainable rural broadband networks as the agency considers rules in the Rural Digital Opportunity Fund (RDOF) proceeding.

In a letter to FCC...

HYDE-SMITH VOTES WITH COMMITTEE TO CONTINUE BATTLEFIELD PRESERVATION PROGRAM

HYDE-SMITH VOTES WITH COMMITTEE TO CONTINUE BATTLEFIELD PRESERVATION PROGRAM

Miss. Senator Cosponsored Bill that Supports Historic Sites in Mississippi

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today voted with her colleagues on the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee to approve legislation to reauthorize a battlefield preservation program utilized in Mississippi to save historic sites.

Hyde-Smith cosponsored the Preserving American’s Battlefields Act of 2019 (S.225),...

MISS. DELEGATION REQUESTS FEDERAL DISASTER DECLARATION FOR OCTOBER STORM DAMAGE

MISS. DELEGATION REQUESTS FEDERAL DISASTER DECLARATION FOR OCTOBER STORM DAMAGE

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Mississippi congressional delegation today sent a letter to President Donald J. Trump requesting full consideration of Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant’s request for a major federal disaster declaration in the wake of devastation from straight-line winds and flooding caused by Tropical Storm Olga in October.

U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), and U.S....

President Trump approves Mississippi disaster declaration

WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

President Trump approves Mississippi disaster declaration

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WDAM) - President Donald J. Trump approved a disaster declaration Friday for the state of Mississippi.

A Mississippi congressional delegation sent a letter to Trump Thursday requesting that the president...

PRCC breaks ground on Aviation and Aerospace Academy in Hancock County

WLOX-TV Biloxi

PRCC breaks ground on Aviation and Aerospace Academy in Hancock County

By WLOX Staff 

HANCOCK COUNTY, Miss. (WLOX) - Pearl River Community College will break ground Tuesday morning on the Phil Bryant Aviation and Aerospace Technology Academy in Hancock County.

The facility is being...

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,...