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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.


WICKER, HYDE-SMITH ANNOUNCE $2.37 MILLION FOR IMPROVEMENTS TO LOCAL AIRPORTS

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH ANNOUNCE $2.37 MILLION FOR IMPROVEMENTS TO LOCAL AIRPORTS
 
Miss. Senators Detail Nine Grants to Support Statewide Transportation Upgrades

 

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today announced the award of $2.37 million for improvements to nine airports across the state. The grants will be awarded by the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) on behalf of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).
 
“Mississippi’s airports provide...

HYDE-SMITH ANNOUNCES $5.9 MILLION TO ADDRESS DEFERRED VICKSBURG NATIONAL MILITARY PARK REPAIRS

HYDE-SMITH ANNOUNCES $5.9 MILLION TO ADDRESS DEFERRED VICKSBURG NATIONAL MILITARY PARK REPAIRS
 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today said the National Park Service will direct more than $5.9 million to address deferred maintenance needs at the Vicksburg National Military Park.
 
Hyde-Smith, who serves on the Senate appropriations subcommittee with jurisdiction over the NPS, said the $5.9 million will address erosion and ground deterioration at the historic Vicksburg...

HYDE-SMITH: TWO APPROPRIATIONS BILLS WILL SUPPORT ARMY CORPS WORK AND AGRICULTURAL PROJECTS IN MISS.

HYDE-SMITH: TWO APPROPRIATIONS BILLS WILL SUPPORT ARMY CORPS WORK AND AGRICULTURAL PROJECTS IN MISS.
 
Senate Committee Approves FY2019 Energy & Water Development, FY19 Agriculture, FDA Bills

 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) on Thursday supported committee passage of two FY2019 appropriations bills that will support public infrastructure and agriculture programs in Mississippi.
 
Hyde-Smith serves on the Senate Appropriations Committee that has approved the FY2019...

VT Halter gets contract to build Coast Guard’s polar security cutter

Professional Mariner

VT Halter gets contract to build Coast Guard’s polar security cutter

By Susan Buchanan

Mississippi’s VT Halter Marine was awarded a contract in April to build a 460-foot polar security cutter, with options for two more, to upgrade the Coast Guard’s aging icebreaker fleet.

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Hyde-Smith introduces legislation that could overturn EPA veto

Vicksburg Post

Hyde-Smith introduces legislation that could overturn EPA veto

By Staff Reports

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith and U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker introduced Wednesday legislation that would overturn a 2008 decision that halted the final aspects of a long-awaited flood control...