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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.


WICKER, HYDE-SMITH COSPONSOR ‘JOBS ACT’ TO MAKE PELL GRANTS ELIGIBLE FOR JOB TRAINING PROGRAMS

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH COSPONSOR ‘JOBS ACT’ TO MAKE PELL GRANTS ELIGIBLE FOR JOB TRAINING PROGRAMS

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) on Tuesday cosponsored bipartisan legislation to help more Americans secure better-paying jobs by allowing students to use federal Pell Grants to afford high-quality, shorter-term job training programs.

The Jumpstarting Our Businesses by Supporting Students (JOBS) Act (S.161) would expand Pell Grant eligibility in...

HYDE-SMITH PAYS TRIBUTE TO MISSISSIPPI STATE HEAD FOOTBALL COACH MIKE LEACH

HYDE-SMITH PAYS TRIBUTE TO MISSISSIPPI STATE HEAD FOOTBALL COACH MIKE LEACH

Miss. Senator Delivers Remarks on Senate Floor Prior to Leach Memorial Service

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VIDEO:  In Floor Speech, Senator Hyde-Smith Pays Tribute to Coach Mike Leach.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today delivered a Senate floor speech in tribute of Mississippi State University Head Football Coach Mike Leach, who passed away on Dec. 12.

Hyde-Smith paid tribute to Leach on the same day that Mississippi...

HYDE-SMITH STATEMENT ON THE PASSING OF MISSISSIPPI STATE’S MIKE LEACH

HYDE-SMITH STATEMENT ON THE PASSING OF MISSISSIPPI STATE’S MIKE LEACH

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today issued the following statement regarding the death of Mississippi State University Head Football Coach Mike Leach:

“Mike Leach’s passing and the outpouring of sorrow, love, and support for him and his family reflects just how beloved he was as Mississippi State’s head coach and among football fans all over the country.  We’ll miss his influential leadership,...

Delta State Awarded $2 Mil to Develop Ag Aviation Program in MS

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Delta State Awarded $2 Mil to Develop Ag Aviation Program in MS

By Graham Lavender

CLEVELAND, Miss.— Delta State University’s Department of Commercial Aviation was recently appropriated $2 million by the United States Senate to implement an Agricultural Aircraft Operations Career...