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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, COLLEAGUES INTRODUCE ‘SAVE DEMOCRACY ACT’ TO RESTORE CONFIDENCE IN ELECTIONS

HYDE-SMITH, COLLEAGUES INTRODUCE ‘SAVE DEMOCRACY ACT’ TO RESTORE CONFIDENCE IN ELECTIONS

Save Democracy Act
VIDEO:  Senator Hyde-Smith Cosponsors the “Save Democracy Act.”

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), with U.S. Senators Rick Scott (R-Fla.), on Thursday introduced the Save Democracy Act to improve our election system and restore confidence in our nation’s democracy.

The legislation would establish much-needed national standards and guidelines to safeguard the accuracy and integrity...

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH & GUEST ANNOUNCE $5.26 MILLION FOR RURAL HEALTH, EDUCATION PROJECTS

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH & GUEST ANNOUNCE $5.26 MILLION FOR RURAL HEALTH, EDUCATION PROJECTS

USDA Rural Development Provides Funds to Improve Telemedicine, Distance Learning Capabilities Across Mississippi

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), with U.S. Representative Michael Guest (R-Miss.), today welcomed the award of more than $5.26 million to boost rural telemedicine and distance learning capabilities across Mississippi.

The U.S. Department of...

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH COMMEND CORINTH & PETAL STUDENTS PICKED FOR 2021 U.S. SENATE YOUTH PROGRAM

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH COMMEND CORINTH & PETAL STUDENTS PICKED FOR 2021 U.S. SENATE YOUTH PROGRAM
 
Miss. Students Will Represent State, Receive $10,000 Scholarships

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today commended Jacob Pearson of Corinth and Weston “Archer” Taylor of Petal on their selection to represent Mississippi at the 59th annual United States Senate Youth Program (USSYP).

Wicker and Hyde-Smith will meet virtually with Pearson and Taylor as...

Wicker, Hyde-Smith Praise HBCU Partnership Act

Clarksdale Press Register

Wicker, Hyde-Smith Praise HBCU Partnership Act

By The Press Register 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) praised enactment of the HBCU PARTNERS (Propelling Agency Relationships Towards a New Era of Results for Students)...

Why Miss. senator voted against Biden’s $1.9T budget resolution

WLBT-TV Jackson

Why Miss. senator voted against Biden’s $1.9T budget resolution

By Sharie Nicole

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WLBT) - The Senate early Friday approved a measure that would let Democrats muscle President Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief plan through the chamber without Republican...

Governor’s proclamation signifies launch of ‘School Choice Week’

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Governor’s proclamation signifies launch of ‘School Choice Week’

By Steven Gagliano

While this year’s ‘School Choice Week’ in Mississippi won’t feature the typical fanfare of year’s past due to COVID-19, Governor Tate Reeves issued a proclamation signifying the beginning of the week...

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...