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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 AGAINST DEMS’ SAME-SEX MARRIAGE BILL

HYDE-SMITH VOTES AGAINST DEMS’ SAME-SEX MARRIAGE BILL

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today voted against a Democrat same-sex marriage bill, which she deemed as unnecessary and a threat to religious freedoms.

Hyde-Smith opposed the Respect for Marriage Act (HR.8404), which would repeal the Defense of Marriage Act and any rule or regulation that defines marriage as between a man and a woman.  The U.S. Supreme Court in 2015 deemed the Defense of Marriage Act...

MISS. SENATORS REPORT $4.5 MILLION IN COPS GRANTS FOR MISS.

MISS. SENATORS REPORT $4.5 MILLION IN COPS GRANTS FOR MISS.

Justice Dept. Awards Include $3.0 Million for School Violence Prevention in Seven Districts 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today reported the award of $4.5 million to Mississippi through the Department of Justice Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) program.

Seven school districts in Mississippi will share $3.0 million in School Violence Prevention Program (SVPP) grant...

County schools earn grant for school violence prevention

The Yazoo Herald

County schools earn grant for school violence prevention

By Jamie Patterson

The Yazoo County School District is among seven districts within the state included in a recent three million dollar grant for school violence prevention.

"We are absolutely elated to say the least," said...

Mississippi receives $4.5 million through COPS program

WJTV-TV Jackson

Mississippi receives $4.5 million through COPS program

By Jaylan Wright

JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – On Wednesday, U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) reported Mississippi received $4.5 million through the Department of Justice Community Oriented Policing...