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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 VOTES TO ADVANCE NOMINATION OF TOM VILSACK TO LEAD USDA

HYDE-SMITH VOTES TO ADVANCE NOMINATION OF TOM VILSACK TO LEAD USDA

Miss. Senator Addresses Rising Fertilizer Costs, Expanding Forestry & Wood Products Markets at Confirmation Hearing

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VIDEO:  Hyde-Smith Questions Agriculture Secretary-nominee Tom Vilsack at Confirmation Hearing.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today voted to advance the nomination of former Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack to assume that same position within the Biden Administration.

Hyde-Smith serves...

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH JOIN BILL TO BLOCK BIDEN ENERGY BAN

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH JOIN BILL TO BLOCK BIDEN ENERGY BAN

Miss. Senators Work to Protect Thousands of Energy Jobs

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) on Thursday joined U.S. Senator Cynthia Lummis (R-Wyo.) in introducing the Protecting our Wealth of Energy Resources (POWER) Act of 2021.

The POWER Act would prohibit the President or his Secretaries of the Interior, Agriculture, and Energy from blocking energy or mineral leasing and permitting on...

MISS. LAWMAKERS APPLAUD $32 MILLION GRANT TO MEMA FOR VACCINE DISTRIBUTION

MISS. LAWMAKERS APPLAUD $32 MILLION GRANT TO MEMA FOR VACCINE DISTRIBUTION

 
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), and U.S. Representatives Steven Palazzo (R-Miss.), and Michael Guest (R-Miss.) today applauded a $32 million Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) grant to the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) to support COVID-19 vaccine distribution efforts. 

“This additional funding for vaccine distribution is great news for the...

Mississippi post office named for 3 officers killed on duty

Associated Press

Mississippi post office named for 3 officers killed on duty

The Associated Press

BROOKHAVEN, Miss. (AP) — A post office in Brookhaven, Mississippi, will be named for three local law enforcement officers who were killed in the line of duty.

President Donald Trump signed a law Dec. 21...

Mississippi Courthouse Gets Green Light on Big Revamp

Correctional News

Mississippi Courthouse Gets Green Light on Big Revamp

By CN Staff

ABERDEEN, Miss.—A plan proposed by the General Services Administration (GSA) to renovate the Thomas G. Abernethy Courthouse in Aberdeen was recently approved by Congress.

Work on the $24.3 million project includes...