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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 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...

HYDE-SMITH ANNOUNCES $5.9 MILLION TO ADDRESS DEFERRED VICKSBURG NATIONAL MILITARY PARK REPAIRS

HYDE-SMITH ANNOUNCES $5.9 MILLION TO ADDRESS DEFERRED VICKSBURG NATIONAL MILITARY PARK REPAIRS
 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today said the National Park Service will direct more than $5.9 million to address deferred maintenance needs at the Vicksburg National Military Park.
 
Hyde-Smith, who serves on the Senate appropriations subcommittee with jurisdiction over the NPS, said the $5.9 million will address erosion and ground deterioration at the historic Vicksburg...

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH INTRODUCE BILL TO DESIGNATE MEDGAR EVERS HOME AS A NATIONAL MONUMENT

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH INTRODUCE BILL TO DESIGNATE MEDGAR EVERS HOME AS A NATIONAL MONUMENT
 
Miss. Senators Move to Make Jackson Civil Rights Landmark Part of the National Park System

 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today introduced legislation (S.2889) to designate the Medgar Evers Home in Jackson as a national monument within the National Park System.
 
“I have worked with my colleagues in the Mississippi congressional delegation for many...

Former Senator Thad Cochran passes away at age 81

News Mississippi

Former Senator Thad Cochran passes away at age 81

By Steven Gagliano

According to a spokesman, U.S. Senator Thad Cochran, who represented Mississippi in Congress for more than 45 years, passed away peacefully early Thursday morning in Oxford.

Cochran, a Navy veteran who eventually...

Hyde-Smith tours Climb CDC

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Hyde-Smith tours Climb CDC

By Andrew Scherer 

While on a trip to the Gulf Coast, United States Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith visited with a local Gulfport organization.

The senator toured Climb CDC, an organization that provides workforce training and development to 16 to 26-year-olds...