White House Warned Gov. Bryant Against Appointing Cindy Hyde-Smith

By MississippI PEP Staff | March 21st, 2018 at 3:30 pm

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Filed Under: Chris McDaniel, Cindy Hyde-Smith, Elections, Endorsement, Governor, Mississippi, National, News, Phil Bryant, Politics, Republican

White House officials this week told Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant that President Donald Trump did not plan to campaign for or endorse Republican Cindy Hyde-Smith if she was appointed to the state’s open Senate seat.

MS Ag Commissioner Cindy Hyde Smith named Co-Chairman of Trump’s Ag Advisory Committee.

By MississippI PEP Staff | August 20th, 2016 at 10:04 pm

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Filed Under: Agriculture, Cindy Hyde-Smith, Elections, National, News, Politics, Republican

Commissioner of Agriculture and Commerce Cindy Hyde-Smith of Brookhaven has been named as Co-Chairman of the Agriculture Advisory Committee for the Donald Trump presidential campaign. On Tuesday, Donald Trump unveiled a list of agricultural advisors brimming with Republican heavy-hitters with strong ties to the agriculture industry. The committee is charged with advising the presidential candidate […]

Commissioner Hyde-Smith wants Legislature to fund multi-million dollar renovation at coliseum.

By MississippI PEP Staff | January 26th, 2013 at 6:13 am

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Filed Under: Budget, Central Mississippi, Cindy Hyde-Smith, Economic Development, Legislature, Mississippi, Mississippi State House, Mississippi State Senate, MS State Government, Politics, Republican, Spending, State Bonds

Agriculture Commissioner Cindy Hyde-Smith is pushing for the Legislature to help fund the biggest renovation project that the coliseum has ever seen. It’s unclear at this point whether funding could be secured through a multi-million dollar bond bill or some other means. But if it happens, the renovation would help boost the ideally located arena’s […]

Harrison chides state officials over same-sex marriage at Ag Museum

By MississippI PEP Staff | August 16th, 2012 at 6:41 am

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Filed Under: Cindy Hyde-Smith, Civil Rights, Gay Rights, Mississippi, MS State Government, Opinion, Politics, Religion, Tate Reeves

Daily Journal writer Bobby Harrison writes: I would assume the process is quite simple to rent the facility. People apply, put down a deposit, agree to certain terms and conditions and continue with their event. If state officials would have continued that process when the same-sex couple applied, who would have known? The people at […]

Homosexuality, Greed, Violence and Religion: The Top 5 Reads of the Week

By MississippI PEP Staff | August 12th, 2012 at 3:21 pm

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Filed Under: Cindy Hyde-Smith, Gay Rights, Governor, Gun Control, Keith Plunkett, Legislature, Mississippi, Mississippi Municipalities, MS State Government, North Mississippi, Opinion, Politics, Religion, Southaven, Spending, Stacey Pickering, US Congress

God, guns and gays! This weeks top reads cover the topics of homosexuality, greed, violence and religion. You just got to love the volatile drama of Mississippi politics. Here’s the top 5 as decided by Mississippi PEP readers: Politics and Religion: Tackling Taboo. Managing Editor Keith Plunkett tackles two of the “no, no” subjects. The […]

Following lesbian ceremony, Ag Commissioner wants legislature to set limits

By MississippI PEP Staff | August 9th, 2012 at 9:20 pm

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Filed Under: Cindy Hyde-Smith, Gay Rights, Legislature, Mississippi

The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) announced today that the Mississippi Agriculture & Forestry Museum and the Mississippi Attorney General have recognized the right of same-sex couples to hold commitment ceremonies at the museum and that that there is no bar to gay couples who wish to rent the facilities to hold such an event. […]

Mississippi's Lesbian Circus to take on Ag Museum

By MississippI PEP Staff | July 13th, 2012 at 8:22 am

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Filed Under: Cindy Hyde-Smith, Civil Rights, Gay Rights, Jim Hood, Mississippi, Politics

A lesbian who sued her school district in 2010 after she was left out of the high school yearbook for wearing a tuxedo is demanding the Mississippi Agriculture and Forestry Museum permit a commitment ceremony for her and her partner. The Southern Poverty Law Center sent a letter to the museum on Thursday on behalf […]