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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 JOINS EFFORT TO PROTECT WOMEN’S & GIRLS SPORTS

HYDE-SMITH JOINS EFFORT TO PROTECT WOMEN’S & GIRLS SPORTS

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) recently joined U.S. Senator Mike Lee (R-Utah) and others in introducing legislation to protect athletic opportunities for female athletes.

Hyde-Smith is an original cosponsor to the Protection of Women and Girls in Sports Act (S.251).  The bill addresses compliance with Title IX provisions dealing with athletics to ensure gender is “recognized based solely on a person's...

HYDE-SMITH 117th CONGRESS COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENTS SET, INCLUDING LEADERSHIP POSITION ON NEW APPROPRIATIONS SUBCOMMITTEE

HYDE-SMITH 117th CONGRESS COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENTS SET, INCLUDING NEW LEADERSHIP POSITION ON APPROPRIATIONS SUBCOMMITTEE

Miss. Senator Retains Spots on Four Committees, Including Appropriations and Agriculture

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today announced that she will be the ranking member on the Financial Services and General Government (FSGG) Appropriations Subcommittee as part of Senate committee assignments being set for the 117th Congress.

“The 50-50 split in the...

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH JOIN SENATE ALLIANCE TO PROTECT PRO-LIFE POLICIES 

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH JOIN SENATE ALLIANCE TO PROTECT PRO-LIFE POLICIES 

Miss. Lawmakers, 46 Colleagues Vow to Stop Any Legislation Undermining Hyde Amendment, Other Pro-Life Policies 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), members of the Senate Pro-Life Caucus, today joined a group of 48 Senators who signed a letter to Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer pledging their votes to block any legislation that undermines the Hyde Amendment or any other pro...

Mississippi lawmakers react to passage of new COVID-19 relief bill

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Mississippi lawmakers react to passage of new COVID-19 relief bill

By Sharie Nicole | December 22, 2020 at 8:32 AM CST - Updated December 22 at 9:23 AM

JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) - Mississippi lawmakers are weighing in on the new $900 billion pandemic relief package that Congress approved...

Erosion Undermines History at Vicksburg National Military Park

Hallowed Ground Magazine

Erosion Undermines History at Vicksburg National Military Park

Hallowed Ground Magazine

The most serious battle being fought at Vicksburg National Military Park today, according to park staff, is against erosion, the process by which earth is carried away by wind or water....