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 READY TO FINISH THE JOB WITH FINAL GREEN LIGHT FROM ARMY CORPS ON YAZOO PUMPS
Corps’ Record of Decision Signing Clears Way for Backwater Area Pump Project Implementation
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today committed to finishing the job now that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has signed pivotal documentation to move forward with its new Proposed Plan for the Yazoo Backwater Area Pumps.
HYDE-SMITH ANNOUNCES NEARLY $200 MILLION FOR COVID-19 TESTING, VACCINATION ACTIVITIES IN MISS.
CDC Funding Tied to Appropriations & Pandemic Response Package Approved in December
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced the award of almost $200 million to Mississippi from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) to support COVID-19 testing and vaccination-related activities.
The allocation of $171.3 million for...
WICKER, HYDE-SMITH PRAISE ENACTMENT OF THE HBCU PARTNERSHIP ACT
Miss. Senators Cosponsored Bill to Strengthen Federal Agency Support for Historically Black Colleges and Universities
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) praised enactment of the HBCU PARTNERS (Propelling Agency Relationships Towards a New Era of Results for Students) Act, legislation they cosponsored to strengthen partnerships between federal agencies and Historically Black...
Congress approves $24.3M plan for courthouse renovation
By Ray Van Dusen
ABERDEEN – Since late 2017, an approach to remedy mold issues inside the Thomas G. Abernethy Federal Building has hit its strides and its stalls. Thanks to a joint effort by Mississippi representation in...
MISSISSIPPI RIVER: 'Insanely fast' flood project races past Interior pushback
by Hannah Northey and Ariel Wittenberg
The Trump administration is moving at breakneck speed to sign off on a sprawling flood mitigation project in Mississippi that EPA originally vetoed in 2008 — a move that's...
Army Corps report supports Mississippi flood-control pumps
By Emily Wagster Pettus
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers issued another report Friday favoring agribusinesses over environmentalists in a decades-long battle over a massive flood control project in the...