GRENADA COUNTY, Miss. (WTVA) - Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith stopped in Grenada County Friday to show her support for a local company’s expansion.
Smith said campaigning during a pandemic is tough, but she and her team are traveling around state to help businesses and the medical community.
“It’s just a time that I don’t want to live through again, but it is a time that created an opportunity that we can help a lot of people,” she said.
Senator Hyde-Smith said those aren’t the only reasons why people should vote for her.
She said look at the more than $700 million the state secured in federal money to improve internet service. Her plan is to improve virtual learning and tele-health with the money.
Hyde-Smith said she also sits on the Senate Agriculture Committee, which helps farmers.
"We’re also going to be willing to work for Mississippi, work with whoever we need to work with and have those opportunities, but capitalize on every opportunity that we have.” she said.
As for the senator’s plans leading up to election night, she said she’s getting back on the bus and will make rounds throughout the state.