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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 & GUEST ANNOUNCE $5.26 MILLION FOR RURAL HEALTH, EDUCATION PROJECTS

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...

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH COMMEND CORINTH & PETAL STUDENTS PICKED FOR 2021 U.S. SENATE YOUTH PROGRAM

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH COMMEND CORINTH & PETAL STUDENTS PICKED FOR 2021 U.S. SENATE YOUTH PROGRAM
 
Miss. Students Will Represent State, Receive $10,000 Scholarships

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today commended Jacob Pearson of Corinth and Weston “Archer” Taylor of Petal on their selection to represent Mississippi at the 59th annual United States Senate Youth Program (USSYP).

Wicker and Hyde-Smith will meet virtually with Pearson and Taylor as...

HYDE-SMITH JOINS EFFORT TO PROTECT WOMEN’S & GIRLS SPORTS

HYDE-SMITH JOINS EFFORT TO PROTECT WOMEN’S & GIRLS SPORTS

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) recently joined U.S. Senator Mike Lee (R-Utah) and others in introducing legislation to protect athletic opportunities for female athletes.

Hyde-Smith is an original cosponsor to the Protection of Women and Girls in Sports Act (S.251).  The bill addresses compliance with Title IX provisions dealing with athletics to ensure gender is “recognized based solely on a person's...

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...

Erosion Undermines History at Vicksburg National Military Park

Hallowed Ground Magazine

Erosion Undermines History at Vicksburg National Military Park

Hallowed Ground Magazine

The most serious battle being fought at Vicksburg National Military Park today, according to park staff, is against erosion, the process by which earth is carried away by wind or water....