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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.


COMMITTEE PASSES HYDE-SMITH AMENDMENT ON NOT ALLOWING FELONS CONVICTED OF CRIMES AGAINST CHILDREN TO VOTE

COMMITTEE PASSES HYDE-SMITH AMENDMENT ON NOT ALLOWING FELONS CONVICTED OF CRIMES AGAINST CHILDREN TO VOTE
 
Democrat S.1 Election Takeover Would Have Required States to Allow Those Convicted of Crimes Against Children to Vote

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VIDEO:  Hyde-Smith Offers Amendment Addressing Felons Voting. 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Senate Committee on Rules and Administration today approved an amendment offered by U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) to allow states to prohibit those convicted of felony crimes...

HYDE-SMITH VOWS TO CONTINUE FIGHT AGAINST DEMOCRAT TAKEOVER OF U.S. ELECTIONS

HYDE-SMITH VOWS TO CONTINUE FIGHT AGAINST DEMOCRAT TAKEOVER OF U.S. ELECTIONS

Miss. Senator Offered Voter ID & Other Amendments during Rules Committee Markup of Election Reform Scheme

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today vowed to continue her fight against radical legislation championed by congressional Democrats to federalize U.S. elections, which would among other things squash voter ID laws in Mississippi and dozens of states.

Hyde-Smith introduced and debated...

HYDE-SMITH VOTES TO RENEW FEDERAL WATER, WASTEWATER INFRASTRUCTURE PROGRAMS

HYDE-SMITH VOTES TO RENEW FEDERAL WATER, WASTEWATER INFRASTRUCTURE PROGRAMS

As Appropriator, Senator Has Role in Funding Programs Benefitting Miss. Communities 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today voted for Senate passage of legislation to reauthorize a series of federal water and wastewater infrastructure programs that benefit Mississippi communities.

The Drinking Water and Wastewater Infrastructure Act of 2021 (S.914) passed on an 89-2 vote.  The bill renews...

Bipartisan Majority In Senate Back Expanding Telehealth Access

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Bipartisan Majority In Senate Back Expanding Telehealth Access

By Kate Polit

A bipartisan group of senators has reintroduced the Creating Opportunities Now for Necessary and Effective Care Technologies (CONNECT) for Health Act of 2021, which would expand coverage of telehealth services...

Mississippi Senate delegation backing bill to expand telehealth access

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Mississippi Senate delegation backing bill to expand telehealth access

By Steven Gagliano

Mississippi’s Senate delegation is backing a bill to expand access to telehealth services beyond the COVID-19 pandemic.

The bipartisan ‘Creating Opportunities Now for Necessary and...

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...