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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, SCHATZ, HYDE-SMITH REINTRODUCE BILL TO EXPAND TELEHEALTH ACCESS 

WICKER, SCHATZ, HYDE-SMITH REINTRODUCE BILL TO EXPAND TELEHEALTH ACCESS 

CONNECT for Health Act Would Make Permanent Telehealth Changes Implemented During Coronavirus Pandemic 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.), Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii), and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), along with 47 other senators, today reintroduced the Creating Opportunities Now for Necessary and Effective Care Technologies (CONNECT) for Health Act of 2021. 

The bipartisan CONNECT for Health Act would...

HYDE-SMITH, ROSEN INTRODUCE BIPARTISAN ‘STEM RESTART ACT’ TO SUPPORT WORKERS RE-ENTERING OR TRANSITIONING TO STEM JOBS

HYDE-SMITH, ROSEN INTRODUCE BIPARTISAN ‘STEM RESTART ACT’ TO SUPPORT WORKERS RE-ENTERING OR TRANSITIONING TO STEM JOBS

Legislation Also Seeks to Close Gender and Skills Gap in STEM Careers 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) this week joined Senator Jacky Rosen (D-Nev.) in reintroducing bipartisan legislation to help mid-career workers seeking to return or transition into the STEM workforce.

The STEM Restoring Employment Skills through Targeted Assistance, Re-entry, and...

WICKER, COONS & HYDE-SMITH WORK TO EXPAND NATIONAL SERVICE TO BOLSTER PANDEMIC RECOVERY 

WICKER, COONS & HYDE-SMITH WORK TO EXPAND NATIONAL SERVICE TO BOLSTER PANDEMIC RECOVERY 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.), Chris Coons (D-Del.), and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) on Thursday reintroduced the Cultivating Opportunity and Recovery to the Pandemic through Service (CORPS) Act, legislation that would expand national service programs significantly to help the country recover and rebuild from COVID-19.

The CORPS Act (S.1165) would increase the number of AmeriCorps...

Governor’s proclamation signifies launch of ‘School Choice Week’

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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...

Mississippi lawmakers react to passage of new COVID-19 relief bill

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Mississippi lawmakers react to passage of new COVID-19 relief bill

By Sharie Nicole | December 22, 2020 at 8:32 AM CST - Updated December 22 at 9:23 AM

JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) - Mississippi lawmakers are weighing in on the new $900 billion pandemic relief package that Congress approved...