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 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...
HYDE-SMITH APPROPRIATIONS SUBCOMMITTEE ASSIGNMENTS APPROVED
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Senate today approved a resolution to confirm the Senate Committee on Appropriations subcommittee assignments for U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.).
“Senators from Mississippi have a proud tradition of serving on the Appropriations Committee, and I look forward to being a good steward of taxpayer dollars as the committee works on fiscal year 2019 bills,” Hyde-Smith said.
Hyde-Smith has been assigned to...
Delta-based programs get $2.7 million to help youths get GED, vocational job training
By Aallyah Wright
CLARKSDALE – Three organizations in the Mississippi Delta that focus on economic development and job training will get about $2.7 million from the U.S. Department of Labor to...
Wicker, Hyde-Smith commend passage of HBCU Partnership Act
By Brittany Land
The U.S. Senate approved legislation cosponsored by U.S. Senators Roger Wicker and Cindy Hyde-Smith to strengthen partnerships between federal agencies and Historically Black Colleges and Universities...
Senate approves bill extending duck hunting season
By Josh Carter
JACKSON, MS (WLBT) - The U.S. Senate approved a resolution package Tuesday that could extend duck hunting season to January 31st. The package would also include special hunts for military, veterans and youths.