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: UMMC AWARDED PRESCRIPTION OPIOID ABUSE RESEARCH GRANT
$663,080 Will Allow Continued Research as Miss. Overdose Deaths Rose in 2020
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today announced a $663,080 grant to allow the University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC) to continue research on deterrents to prescription opioid abuse.
Hyde-Smith, who serves on the Senate Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education (Labor-HHS) Appropriations Subcommittee, said last...
HYDE-SMITH VOTES FOR CRIME VICTIMS FUND FIX
Senate Passes Bipartisan Bill to Replenish Key Victims of Crime Act Program
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today voted for legislation to shore up funding for the Crime Victims Fund, a Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) grant program that supports state-level programs that help crime victims.
The Senate voted unanimously to approve the bipartisan VOCA Fix to Sustain the Crime Victims Fund Act of 2021 (HR.1652/S.611), a measure to...
ON SENATE FLOOR, HYDE-SMITH RINGS MSU COWBELL TO CELEBRATE COLLEGE WORLD SERIES TEAM
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today broke out her Mississippi State University cowbell during remarks to the Senate to praise the university’s baseball team winning the 2021 NCAA College World Series.
Hyde-Smith and U.S. Senator Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) on Tuesday discussed the NCAA Division I...
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Resolution introduced in Congress honoring Mississippi State Baseball
By Andi Davis
Mississippi Senators Roger Wicker and Cindy Hyde-Smith, along with Congressman Michael Guest have introduced a resolution in recognition of the Mississippi State University baseball team...
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...
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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
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...