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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 $4.1 MILLION FOR WORKFORCE PROJECTS IN RURAL MISSISSIPPI

HYDE-SMITH ANNOUNCES $4.1 MILLION FOR WORKFORCE PROJECTS IN RURAL MISSISSIPPI

Joint Labor Department, Delta Regional Authority, Appalachian Regional Commission Program Will Benefit 14 Mississippi Counties 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today announced $4.1 million in U.S. Department of Labor grants to support three workforce development projects in rural Mississippi. 

The grants, which will support infrastructure upgrades to strengthen workforce development and job...

HYDE-SMITH GAINS COMMITTEE OKAY FOR FY2020 LEGISLATIVE BRANCH APPROPRIATIONS BILL

HYDE-SMITH GAINS COMMITTEE OKAY FOR FY2020 LEGISLATIVE BRANCH APPROPRIATIONS BILL

Measure that Denies Calls for Congressional Pay Raise is Hyde-Smith’s First as Subcommittee Chairman

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), chairman of the Senate Legislative Branch Appropriations Subcommittee, today earned unanimous committee approval of a FY2020 funding measure that denies a pay raise for members of Congress and funds security requirements for the U.S. Capitol Complex.

The...

HYDE-SMITH SUPPORTS FULL BORDER WALL FUNDING IN APPROPRIATIONS BILL

HYDE-SMITH SUPPORTS FULL BORDER WALL FUNDING IN APPROPRIATIONS BILL

Homeland Security Measure Cleared for Senate Debate with Increases for Border Security, Immigration Enforcement, FEMA Disaster Relief Fund & U.S. Coast Guard

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today fully supported a Senate Appropriations Committee measure to provide full funding for President Trump’s border security initiatives, including the border wall.

Hyde-Smith, who serves on the committee and its...

MCEDA receives $450K grant

Madison County Journal

MCEDA receives $450K grant

An access road to a megasite established by the Madison County Economic Development Authority is being made possible through at $450,000 grant from the Delta Regional Authority.

The Madison Megasite, formerly known as the Panther Creek Megasite, is...

Local students earn National SkillsUSA Statesman Award

Stone County Enterprise

Local students earn National SkillsUSA Statesman Award

A delegation of students and instructors from Mississippi met with their elected officials in Washington, D.C. to talk about how their career and technical education (CTE) programs have prepared them to be college- and...

Aberdeen High School program sharing in $3.75M in federal funding

Monroe Journal

Aberdeen High School program sharing in $3.75M in federal funding

By Ray Van Dusen

ABERDEEN – Last week, U.S. Senators Cindy Hyde-Smith and Roger Wicker and U.S. Congressmen Bennie Thompson and Michael Guest announced a $3.75 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education for the...