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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 VOTES TO RENEW FEDERAL WATER, WASTEWATER INFRASTRUCTURE PROGRAMS

HYDE-SMITH VOTES TO RENEW FEDERAL WATER, WASTEWATER INFRASTRUCTURE PROGRAMS

As Appropriator, Senator Has Role in Funding Programs Benefitting Miss. Communities 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today voted for Senate passage of legislation to reauthorize a series of federal water and wastewater infrastructure programs that benefit Mississippi communities.

The Drinking Water and Wastewater Infrastructure Act of 2021 (S.914) passed on an 89-2 vote.  The bill renews...

WICKER, SCHATZ, HYDE-SMITH REINTRODUCE BILL TO EXPAND TELEHEALTH ACCESS 

WICKER, SCHATZ, HYDE-SMITH REINTRODUCE BILL TO EXPAND TELEHEALTH ACCESS 

CONNECT for Health Act Would Make Permanent Telehealth Changes Implemented During Coronavirus Pandemic 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.), Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii), and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), along with 47 other senators, today reintroduced the Creating Opportunities Now for Necessary and Effective Care Technologies (CONNECT) for Health Act of 2021. 

The bipartisan CONNECT for Health Act would...

HYDE-SMITH, ROSEN INTRODUCE BIPARTISAN ‘STEM RESTART ACT’ TO SUPPORT WORKERS RE-ENTERING OR TRANSITIONING TO STEM JOBS

HYDE-SMITH, ROSEN INTRODUCE BIPARTISAN ‘STEM RESTART ACT’ TO SUPPORT WORKERS RE-ENTERING OR TRANSITIONING TO STEM JOBS

Legislation Also Seeks to Close Gender and Skills Gap in STEM Careers 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) this week joined Senator Jacky Rosen (D-Nev.) in reintroducing bipartisan legislation to help mid-career workers seeking to return or transition into the STEM workforce.

The STEM Restoring Employment Skills through Targeted Assistance, Re-entry, and...

Griffin accepted into Naval Academy

Neshoba Democrat

Griffin accepted into Naval Academy

By John Lee

Philadelphia’s Talease Griffin was officially accepted into the United States Naval Academy on April 16 after receiving a nomination from U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith and U.S. Rep. Michael Guest in January.

Griffin, 18, was the first...

Philadelphia High School student accepted into U.S. Naval Academy

WTOK-TV Meridian

Philadelphia High School student accepted into U.S. Naval Academy

Talease Griffin is the first African-American female at PHS to be nominated and accepted

By Emily Erikson

MERIDIAN, Miss. (WTOK) - Talease Griffin was the first African-American female student at Philadelphia High...

Rosen among US lawmakers behind STEM RESTART legislation to help workers

KLAS-TV Las Vegas

Rosen among US lawmakers behind STEM RESTART legislation to help workers

By Greg Haas

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Lawmakers including U.S. Sen. Jacky Rosen (D-Nev.) introduced the STEM RESTART Act in Washington, D.C., to provide funding to offer “returnships” for mid-career workers seeking...