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Senator Hyde-Smith understands the importance of education to ensure a better future for Mississippi children and their ability to be part of an economically-strong state.  The Senator believes in the importance of state and local control of public education, while recognizing the role of the federal government to support educational achievement across the country.

Senator Hyde-Smith is also supportive of the significant federal research and development initiatives involving Mississippi institutions of higher learning—work that, among other things, improves American competitiveness, national security and agricultural production.


WICKER, HYDE-SMITH JOIN FORMAL CHALLENGE TO BIDEN’S VACCINE MANDATES FOR BUSINESSES

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH JOIN FORMAL CHALLENGE TO BIDEN’S VACCINE MANDATES FOR BUSINESSES

All 50 GOP Senators Support Congressional Review to Stop Vaccine Mandate for Private Sector Workers

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) on Wednesday joined 48 other GOP Senators in formally filing a Congressional Review Act (CRA) challenge to stop President Biden’s mandate requiring private businesses to require COVID-19 vaccines for their employees.

The...

HYDE-SMITH OPENS OFFICE IN BROOKHAVEN

HYDE-SMITH OPENS OFFICE IN BROOKHAVEN

Miss. Senator Adds Office to Serve Southwest Mississippi, Maintains Offices in Jackson, Oxford & Gulfport

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today announced the opening of an office in downtown Brookhaven to serve constituents in southwest Mississippi.

The new Hyde-Smith office is located in Suite C of the Benoits Building at 117 W. Cherokee Street, Brookhaven.

“I’m thrilled to open an office in Brookhaven.  This space will give...

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH WORK TO BLOCK DRAFT OF WOMEN 

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH WORK TO BLOCK DRAFT OF WOMEN 

Miss. Senators Oppose Compelling Women to Register for the Draft 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) this week threw their support behind a measure to keep women from being compelled to register for the draft.

The Senators signed onto an amendment to the FY2022 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) that would remove a provision from HR.4350 requiring women between the ages of 18 and 25 to...

Mississippi students encouraged to apply for U.S. Senate Youth Program

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Mississippi students encouraged to apply for U.S. Senate Youth Program

By Kaitlin Howell

WASHINGTON (WJTV) – On Thursday, U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) encouraged high school juniors and seniors in Mississippi to apply to represent the state at...

Committee approves $20.7M to advance Yazoo Backwater Area Project

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Committee approves $20.7M to advance Yazoo Backwater Area Project

By Kaitlin Howell

WASHINGTON (WJTV) – On Wednesday, U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) announced the Senate Appropriations Committee passed an appropriations measure that includes funding to support flood control...

Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Historic U.S. Moon Landing

CELEBRATING THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE HISTORIC U.S. MOON LANDING

Congressional Record (Senate - July 17, 2019)

Mrs. HYDE-SMITH. Mr. President, I am pleased to join my colleagues in commemorating the 50th anniversary of American astronauts becoming the first humans to walk on the Moon.

It was 50...