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Reverse one-size-fits-all rules on livestock haulers

Hyde-Smith has cosponsored legislation to make regulatory changes for livestock haulers, who face strict rules regarding electronic monitoring and hours of service. The Transporting Livestock Across America Safely Act (S.2938) would require the U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) to change its rule mandating rest time for livestock haulers, which would put livestock at risk during summer and winter months. "The 150-mile limit and mandatory rest time regulations are out of touch with the realities of transporting livestock. They are another example of the government making the mistake of trying to impose one-size-fits all regulations," said Hyde-Smith, who serves on the Senate Agriculture Committee.
Source: Senate press release on 2020 Mississippi Senate campaign , Jun 27, 2019

Require voter ID before voting

Q: Support voting rules that prioritize preventing the possibility of fraud, even if they limit access?

Mike Espy (D): Probable No. Says "I stand firmly for civil rights, voting rights & women's rights."

Cindy Hyde-Smith (R): Yes. Voted for legislation requiring specific forms of voter identification in order to vote.

Chris McDaniel (R): Yes. Helped defeat bill giving felons the right to vote & instituting early voting. Instead, pushed for a stronger voter-ID bill.

Source: 2018 CampusElect Guide on MS Senate Special Election , Oct 9, 2018

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