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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.


HYDE-SMITH ADVOCATES SUSTAINABLE BROADBAND NETWORKS FOR RURAL CONSUMERS

HYDE-SMITH ADVOCATES SUSTAINABLE BROADBAND NETWORKS FOR RURAL CONSUMERS

Miss. Senator Among 48 Senators Who Want FCC Rural Digital Opportunity Rule that Keeps Pace with Demand, Advances in Technology

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) is among 48 Senators who are pressing the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to prioritize sustainable rural broadband networks as the agency considers rules in the Rural Digital Opportunity Fund (RDOF) proceeding.

In a letter to FCC...

HYDE-SMITH VOTES WITH COMMITTEE TO CONTINUE BATTLEFIELD PRESERVATION PROGRAM

HYDE-SMITH VOTES WITH COMMITTEE TO CONTINUE BATTLEFIELD PRESERVATION PROGRAM

Miss. Senator Cosponsored Bill that Supports Historic Sites in Mississippi

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today voted with her colleagues on the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee to approve legislation to reauthorize a battlefield preservation program utilized in Mississippi to save historic sites.

Hyde-Smith cosponsored the Preserving American’s Battlefields Act of 2019 (S.225),...

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH WELCOME $1.98 MILLION IN GRANTS FOR DISTANCE EDUCATION PROGRAMS

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH WELCOME $1.98 MILLION IN GRANTS FOR DISTANCE EDUCATION PROGRAMS

Rural Development Grants to Support Technology Installation Statewide

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today welcomed the award of $1,980,417 to support distance learning programs across the entire state.  The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Office of Rural Development will award the grants.

“These investments from the U.S. Department of Agriculture will...

PRCC breaks ground on Aviation and Aerospace Academy in Hancock County

WLOX-TV Biloxi

PRCC breaks ground on Aviation and Aerospace Academy in Hancock County

By WLOX Staff 

HANCOCK COUNTY, Miss. (WLOX) - Pearl River Community College will break ground Tuesday morning on the Phil Bryant Aviation and Aerospace Technology Academy in Hancock County.

The facility is being...

Navy to name ship after the late Sen. Cochran of Mississippi

Associated Press

Navy to name ship after the late Sen. Cochran of Mississippi

The Associated Press

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Navy will name a ship after the late Republican U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran of Mississippi, who was a Navy veteran.

Cochran’s successor, Republican Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith, said...