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Cindy Hyde-Smith on Jobs

 

 


Leave wage policies to state and local leaders

Q: Raise federal hourly minimum wage?

Cindy Hyde-Smith: No. Says state and local leaders are best suited to determine wage policies.

Mike Espy: Yes. Supports a $15-per-hour minimum wage.

Source: CampusElect on 2020 Mississippi Senate race , Oct 10, 2020

Noted as "Business and Jobs" champion by oversight committee

Hyde-Smith's legislative "report cards" from the state Business and Industry Political Education Committee--for years considered a litmus test for Mississippi Republicans' voting records--have carried grades as high as many Republicans and she was repeatedly deemed a "Business and Jobs Champion" with her votes. [Opponent Chris] McDaniel, who often votes against the state GOP leadership and business interests, has a "D" grade with BIPEC, but had also been a business champion for 9 previous years.
Source: USA Today on 2018 MS Senate Special Election , Mar 22, 2018

Protect our business & jobs in Mississippi agriculture

I have dedicated my career to being a champion for Mississippi agriculture. Being a pro-business conservative for 12 years and having been Chairman of the Senate Agriculture Committee for the last 8 years, my proven track record shows my dedication as a true agriculture leader.

My family raises beef cattle and operates the local stockyard auction market in Brookhaven. I know what it means to run an agricultural business. Being well aware of regulations by both the state and federal agricultural departments, I understand the fine line between food safety and sound environmental policies without over-burdensome government regulations.

Agriculture is a driving force in our economy with one in four jobs in Mississippi being agriculture related. I will do everything in my power to protect the jobs we have and create more agriculture-related jobs by making sure Mississippi has a favorable business climate.

Source: Vote-USA.org on 2020 Mississippi Senate race , Oct 2, 2011

Let ex-cons apply freely, according to CC survey.

Hyde-Smith supports the Christian Coalition survey question on "Ban the Box"

The Christian Coalition inferred whether candidates agree or disagree with the statement, 'Eliminate Barriers to Housing and Employment for Those Who Have Successfully Completed their Sentence?'

[Ed.: "Ban the Box" refers to a checkbox that applicants must check when applying for jobs or housing, indicating whether they have an arrest record or a felony conviction.] Self-description by Christian Coalition of America: "These guides help give voters a clear understanding of where candidates stand on important pro-family issues" for all Senate and Presidential candidates.

Source: CC Survey 20CC-9B on Sep 10, 2020

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