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 TESTIFIES TO PROTECT HARD-WON GIRLS’ & WOMEN’S RIGHTS
Before Judiciary Committee, Miss. Senator Highlights Harmful Effects of Pending ‘Equality Act’
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today provided testimony on the harmful effects on girls and women that would result from provisions of the Equality Act (HR.5), a House-passed measure that would significantly alter how the United States...
HYDE-SMITH INTRODUCES BILL TO HELP FIX JACKSON WATER WOES
Measure Would Tap Army Corps, EPA & EDA Resources for Urgent Water Infrastructure Work
WASHINGTON, D.C. – In response to the recent collapse of the water system in Mississippi’s state capital, U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today introduced legislation to authorize a multipronged federal approach to help the City of Jackson overcome long-neglected water infrastructure upgrades.
The Emergency Water Infrastructure Improvements Act...
WICKER, HYDE-SMITH INTRODUCE BILL TO PROTECT FAITH-BASED FOSTER CARE PROVIDERS
Miss. Senators Take an Important Step to Protect Religious Freedom
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today joined their colleagues in introducing the Child Welfare Provider Inclusion Act to protect child welfare providers from being discriminated against for acting in accordance with their deeply held religious beliefs.
“Faith-based adoption and foster care...
Pine Belt News, Hattiesburg
Petal’s Taylor Selected For United States Senate Youth Program
By Haskel Burns
Shortly after applying for the United States Senate Youth Program – an intensive week-long educational experience for outstanding high school students who are interested in pursuing careers in...
Brookhaven Daily Leader
Lincoln County library system receives $127K development grant
By Daily Leader Staff
The Lincoln-Lawrence-Franklin Regional Library has been awarded a grant of $127,492 to support installation of permanent distance learning training labs in four libraries.
The grant is one of...
Petal student chosen to represent state at 59th U.S. Senate Youth Program
By WDAM Staff
PETAL, Miss. (WDAM) - A Petal student is one of two Mississippi youth chosen to represent the state in the 59th annual United States Senate Youth Program.
U.S. Senators Roger Wicker and Cindy...