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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 ANNOUNCES $32.2 MILLION FROM DOE TO MSU FOR CLEAN ENERGY R&D

HYDE-SMITH ANNOUNCES $32.2 MILLION FROM DOE TO MSU FOR CLEAN ENERGY R&D

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), a member of the Senate Energy and Water Development Appropriations Subcommittee, today announced the award of a $32.2 million contract to Mississippi State University to advance clean energy research and development.

The MSU Institute of Clean Energy Technology (ICET) will use the funding to continue applied research and development on air filtration and treatment....

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH ENCOURAGE MISS. STUDENTS TO APPLY FOR U.S. SENATE YOUTH PROGRAM

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH ENCOURAGE MISS. STUDENTS TO APPLY FOR U.S. SENATE YOUTH PROGRAM

Application Deadline is Oct. 1 for $10,000 Scholarship Program 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today encouraged high school juniors and seniors in Mississippi to apply to represent the state at the 60th annual United States Senate Youth Program (USSYP) Washington Week.

Two students selected for the 2022 USSYP Washington Week will each receive an all-expense...

HYDE-SMITH, COLLEAGUES DEMAND ANSWERS ON IRS TREATMENT OF RELIGIOUS NONPROFIT SEEKING TAX-EXEMPT STATUS

HYDE-SMITH, COLLEAGUES DEMAND ANSWERS ON IRS TREATMENT OF RELIGIOUS NONPROFIT SEEKING TAX-EXEMPT STATUS

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), with U.S. Senators James Lankford (R-Okla.), Ben Sasse (R-Neb.), and others, today sent a letter demanding answers from the U.S. Treasury Department on how the Internal Revenue Service handles tax-exempt status applications from religious organizations.

The Senators signed a letter to Treasury Inspector General J. Russell George...

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...