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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.


MISS. LAWMAKERS CALLING FOR PERMANENT EXPANSION OF TELEHEALTH COVERAGE IN END-OF-YEAR LEGISLATION

MISS. LAWMAKERS CALLING FOR PERMANENT EXPANSION OF TELEHEALTH COVERAGE IN END-OF-YEAR LEGISLATION

Bipartisan, Bicameral Support to Extend Telehealth Measures Included in COVID-19 Relief Bills on Temporary Basis

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), and Representatives Trent Kelly (R-Miss.) and Michael Guest (R-Miss.) today joined a bipartisan group of 49 lawmakers pushing congressional leaders to make permanent the telehealth services expanded...

Mixed reactions to Reeves’ comment that Mississippi would not participate in national lockdown

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Mixed reactions to Reeves’ comment that Mississippi would not participate in national lockdown

By Courtney Ann Jackson

JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) - Governor Tate Reeves said Thursday that Mississippi would not participate in a nationwide lockdown if one was put in place.

Some of Mississippi’s Congressional delegation are standing by Governor Tate Reeves' position.

Senator Roger Wicker sent this statement. “I believe a nationwide mandatory lockdown would do more harm than good. The...

HYDE-SMITH WELCOMES ROLL OUT FY2021 APPROPRIATIONS BILLS IN THE SENATE 

HYDE-SMITH WELCOMES ROLL OUT FY2021 APPROPRIATIONS BILLS IN THE SENATE 

Twelve Bills Set Table for Negotiations to Fund Federal Programs for Remainder of Fiscal Year 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today welcomed the releases of the FY2021 appropriations bills developed and unveiled by the Senate Appropriations Committee and pledged to work to complete the appropriations process that will fund important federal projects and programs in Mississippi.

Hyde-Smith said the...

SWE Advocacy Alert: Senate STEM RESTART Act

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SWE Advocacy Alert: Senate STEM RESTART Act

STEM RESTART Act introduction shows advocacy does work.

October 15, 2020
Public Policy

Last month, the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) demonstrated how long view advocacy can make for real change for women in STEM. SWE worked with Senate...

TEC bridging ‘digital divide’ to Pine Belt area

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TEC bridging ‘digital divide’ to Pine Belt area

By Heath Walley, Jasper County News Editor

Rural Mississippians in five local counties that have been seeking and begging for reliable internet service over the years may finally have something coming their way.

A digital bridge into...