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 HAILS RELEASE OF FINAL ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT STATEMENT FOR YAZOO BACKWATER PUMPS
Army Corps Final Pump Plan Marks Significant Progress Toward Flood Protection, Environmental Improvements
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith today praised the release of a final U.S. Army Corps of Engineers environmental document that outlines the flood reduction and environmental benefits of its new Proposed Plan to address catastrophic flooding in the South Mississippi Delta.
HYDE-SMITH COSPONSORS BILL TO STOP MEDICARE PHYSICIAN PAYMENT CUTS
Without Congressional Action, Medicare Physician Payment Cuts Start Jan. 1, 2021
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today joined in introducing legislation to prevent cuts to physician payments planned by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to begin Jan. 1, 2021.
The Holding Providers Harmless from Medicare Cuts During COVID-19 Act of 2020 (S.5007) would ensure payments to medical...
HYDE-SMITH STRESSES NEED FOR COVID-19 VACCINE IN RURAL AMERICA
Senator Discusses Rural Care Challenges with Pandemic Preparedness Steering Committee
WASHINGTON, D.C. – With the impending approval of COVID-19 vaccines in the United States, U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today stressed the importance of distributing the vaccine to “rural and harder to reach communities.”
Hyde-Smith aired these concerns in remarks by Zoom to a Capitol Hill Steering Committee on Pandemic Preparedness and...
Deadline looms for public input on backwater pump project
By John Surratt
As the deadline for public comment nears, officials with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District report receiving a large number of people have responded to its Supplemental Environmental Impact...
Delta Farm Press
The Delta Council Meeting asks for support in the effort to build the pumps
At the 2020 virtual Delta Council Meeting on Nov. 12, the Delta Council asked pump supporters to submit positive comments to help the Yazoo Backwater Project move forward.
By Alaina Dismukes
Analysis: Mississippi pump proposal evokes strong reactions
By Emily Wagster Pettus
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Farmers, rural shopkeepers and Mississippi politicians from both major parties are speaking out to support a proposed flood control project that would pump water from parts of...