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, RUBIO RENEW PUSH TO MAKE DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME PERMANENT
Senators Reintroduce Legislation to End Twice-a-Year Need for Americans to Change their Clocks
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today joined U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) to reintroduce legislation to make Daylight Saving Time (DST) permanent across the United States.
DST begins this Sunday, March 14, and lasts until Sunday, November 7. The Sunshine Protection Act of 2021 would simply negate the...
HYDE-SMITH ANNOUNCES $6.9 MILLION ARMY CONTRACT FOR UAS WORK IN STARKVILLE
Camgian Microsystems Corp. to Work on Technology to Counter Drone Intrusions
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced a $6.99 million U.S. Army contract for the Starkville-based Camgian Microsystems Corp. to develop technologies to stop unwanted unmanned aircraft system (UAS) incursions.
“Unmanned aircraft system advances have had...
WICKER, HYDE-SMITH & GUEST ANNOUNCE $5.26 MILLION FOR RURAL HEALTH, EDUCATION PROJECTS
USDA Rural Development Provides Funds to Improve Telemedicine, Distance Learning Capabilities Across Mississippi
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), with U.S. Representative Michael Guest (R-Miss.), today welcomed the award of more than $5.26 million to boost rural telemedicine and distance learning capabilities across Mississippi.
The U.S. Department of...
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Wicker, Hyde-Smith Praise HBCU Partnership Act
By The Press Register
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) praised enactment of the HBCU PARTNERS (Propelling Agency Relationships Towards a New Era of Results for Students)...
Why Miss. senator voted against Biden’s $1.9T budget resolution
By Sharie Nicole
WASHINGTON, D.C. (WLBT) - The Senate early Friday approved a measure that would let Democrats muscle President Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief plan through the chamber without Republican...
Governor’s proclamation signifies launch of ‘School Choice Week’
By Steven Gagliano
While this year’s ‘School Choice Week’ in Mississippi won’t feature the typical fanfare of year’s past due to COVID-19, Governor Tate Reeves issued a proclamation signifying the beginning of the week...