Photo of rural town Brookhaven

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.


WICKER, HYDE-SMITH ANNOUNCE $10.3 MILLION IN FAA GRANTS FOR MISSISSIPPI AIRPORTS

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH ANNOUNCE $10.3 MILLION IN FAA GRANTS FOR MISSISSIPPI AIRPORTS

FAA Airport Improvement Program Grants Offer Support to 10 Facilities Statewide  

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today announced the award of $10.3 million for improvements at 10 Mississippi airfields. The U.S. Department of Transportation, on behalf of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), will award the grants.

“Mississippi’s airports keep passengers...

HYDE-SMITH ANNOUNCES $25 MILLION USDA ACTION TO BOOST SHRIMP INDUSTRY

HYDE-SMITH ANNOUNCES $25 MILLION USDA ACTION TO BOOST SHRIMP INDUSTRY
 
USDA Commits to Purchase of Gulf of Mexico and South Atlantic Wild-Caught Shrimp

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today welcomed a U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) commitment to purchase an additional $25 million in wild-caught shrimp that should benefit the Mississippi Gulf Coast.

The USDA on Thursday announced the purchase of Gulf of Mexico and South Atlantic wild-caught shrimp through its...

HYDE-SMITH & GUEST HONOR FALLEN LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS WITH BROOKHAVEN POST OFFICE DEDICATION

HYDE-SMITH & GUEST HONOR FALLEN LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS WITH BROOKHAVEN POST OFFICE DEDICATION

Lawmakers Sponsored Legislation to Name Facility for Three Lawmen Killed in the Line of Duty

BROOKHAVEN, MISS. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) and Congressman Michael Guest (R-Miss.) today honored the lives of three fallen law enforcement officers with the dedication of the Deputy Donald William Durr, Corporal Zach Moak and Patrolman James White Memorial Post Office in Brookhaven.

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Fallen officers honored

McComb Enterprise-Journal 

Fallen officers honored

Post office, highway memorialize lawmen who died on duty

From Staff Reports
May 4, 2021

Three Lincoln County lawmen who died in the line of duty a year apart were honored Monday with the renaming of the Brook-haven post office in their memory and a...

Bipartisan Majority In Senate Back Expanding Telehealth Access

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Bipartisan Majority In Senate Back Expanding Telehealth Access

By Kate Polit

A bipartisan group of senators has reintroduced the Creating Opportunities Now for Necessary and Effective Care Technologies (CONNECT) for Health Act of 2021, which would expand coverage of telehealth services...

Post office, highway officially renamed for fallen officers

Brookhaven Daily Leader

Post office, highway officially renamed for fallen officers

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Brookhaven Daily Leader Photo

By Brett Campbell

The families of three Brookhaven and Lincoln County law enforcement officers were present Monday as a government building and section of...

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,...