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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 ENCOURAGE STUDENTS TO APPLY FOR U.S. SENATE YOUTH PROGRAM

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH ENCOURAGE STUDENTS TO APPLY FOR U.S. SENATE YOUTH PROGRAM

Application Deadline is Oct. 12 for $10,000 Scholarship Program 
WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today encouraged Mississippi high school juniors and seniors to apply to be delegates to the 2019 U.S. Senate Youth Program (USSYP).
For the 57th year of the program, two students from Mississippi will receive an all-expense-paid trip to Washington, D.C., and a $10,000...

HYDE-SMITH VOTES TO FUND WORKFORCE TRAINING, RURAL HEALTH & OPIOID ABUSE PREVENTION

HYDE-SMITH VOTES TO FUND WORKFORCE TRAINING, RURAL HEALTH & OPIOID ABUSE PREVENTION

Senate Committee Approves FY2019 Labor, HHS & Education Appropriations Bill

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today supported committee passage of an appropriations bill that will boost workforce training programs, rural health initiatives, and opioid treatment and prevention.

The FY2019 Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education (Labor-HHS) Appropriations Bill was approved, 30-1,...

HYDE-SMITH HELPS SENATE ADVANCE FIRST FY2019 APPROPRIATIONS BILLS

HYDE-SMITH HELPS SENATE ADVANCE FIRST FY2019 APPROPRIATIONS BILLS
 
Senate Approves Three Bills That Will Aid Miss. Infrastructure, Veterans, and Library of Congress Outreach to Schools

 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith today voted with her Senate colleagues to approve the first series of appropriations bills for the 2019 fiscal year, including measures to fund Army Corps of Engineers activities in Mississippi and increase funding for veterans’ programs.
 
The Senate voted 86-5...

Hospice, Palliative Care Education Bill Introduced in Senate

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Hospice, Palliative Care Education Bill Introduced in Senate

By Jim Parker

Sen. Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.) have introduced the Palliative Care and Hospice Education and Training Act (PCHETA) in the U.S. Senate. The legislation would provide resources to...

Lawmakers seek to expand student access to food

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Lawmakers seek to expand student access to food

By Steven Gagliano

A bipartisan bill in D.C. could help increase access to food for students during the summer months. 

Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith is an original cosponsor of the Hunger-Free Summer for Kids Act of 2019, which give states...