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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, HYDE-SMITH APPLAUD $1.49 MILLION GRANT FOR VIRTUAL REALITY JOB TRAINING INITIATIVE

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH APPLAUD $1.49 MILLION GRANT FOR VIRTUAL REALITY JOB TRAINING INITIATIVE

Appalachian Regional Commission Grant to MSU Will Benefit Youth in Five East Mississippi Counties 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today applauded the award of a $1.49 million grant for Mississippi State University (MSU) to broaden virtual reality workforce training in five East Mississippi counties.

The Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) awarded...

UPDATE: SENATE APPROVES BILL COSPONSORED BY HYDE-SMITH TO MAKE DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME PERMANENT

UPDATE: SENATE APPROVES BILL COSPONSORED BY HYDE-SMITH TO MAKE DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME PERMANENT

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) is pleased to announce unanimous Senate approval of S.623, the Sunshine Protection Act.  Hyde-Smith is an original cosponsor of this legislation to make Daylight Saving Time the new, permanent standard time. 

The Senate-passed bill, which still requires House passage and the President’s signature, would delay implementation until Nov. 20, 2023....

HYDE-SMITH VOTES TO COMPLETE FY2022 APPROPRIATIONS CYCLE

HYDE-SMITH VOTES TO COMPLETE FY2022 APPROPRIATIONS CYCLE

Blames Nearly Six-Month Delay on Biden & Far-Left Dems Insistence on Cutting National Security Budget and Adding Progressive Poison Pill Riders

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today voted for a measure to increase national security funding and support federal programs through the remainder of Fiscal Year 2022, in addition to making important investments in...

Flores readies for entry to Naval Academy

DeSoto County News

Flores readies for entry to Naval Academy

By Bob Bakken 

Northpoint Christian School graduating senior Josh Flores is about to change uniforms again. 

After wearing the Northpoint colors and school uniform through his years in school, Flores will don a graduation gown on Saturday...

Madison teen reports to Naval Academy in June

Madison County Journal

Madison teen reports to Naval Academy in June

By Staff Reports

MADISON — Madison-Ridgeland Academy senior Will Triplett has accepted an appointment to the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland.

Triplett received prestigious offers of appointments from both the U.S...