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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 ENCOURAGE STUDENTS TO APPLY FOR U.S. SENATE YOUTH PROGRAM

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH ENCOURAGE STUDENTS TO APPLY FOR U.S. SENATE YOUTH PROGRAM

Application Deadline is Dec. 1 for $10,000 College Scholarship Program 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today encouraged Mississippi juniors and seniors involved in student leadership to apply for the 2021 U.S. Senate Youth Program (USSYP), an educational program that will provide $10,000 college scholarships to two delegates from the Magnolia State.

A Dec. 1, 2020...

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH ANNOUNCE $3.47 MILLION USDA GRANTS FOR TELEMEDICINE & DISTANCE LEARNING

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH ANNOUNCE $3.47 MILLION USDA GRANTS FOR TELEMEDICINE & DISTANCE LEARNING

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today welcomed the award of almost $3.5 million in telemedicine and distance learning grants to five healthcare and educational organizations in Mississippi.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture Distance Learning and Telemedicine Grant Program awards will support multi-county projects led by the Delta Health Center, Inc.,...

HYDE-SMITH PRAISES $4.69 MILLION USDA GRANT TO EXPAND INTERNET SERVICE IN FIVE MISS. COUNTIES 

HYDE-SMITH PRAISES $4.69 MILLION USDA GRANT TO EXPAND INTERNET SERVICE IN FIVE MISS. COUNTIES 

Bay Springs Telephone Co. Will Expand Broadband Fiber Service in Jasper, Jones, Newton, Lauderdale and Smith Counties

BAY SPRINGS, Miss. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today celebrated the award of a $4.69 million U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) ReConnect Program grant for the Bay Springs Telephone Co. to construct 116 miles of broadband fiber in Jasper, Jones, Newton, Lauderdale, and...

Brookhaven couple honored as adoptive parents

Brookhaven Daily Leader

Brookhaven couple honored as adoptive parents

By Brett Campbell

A Brookhaven couple was honored this week in a national ceremony as adoptive parents.

Josh and Olivia Watts were nominated by Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith (R, of Brookhaven) for the Congressional Coalition on Adoption...

Commentary: We Need Commonsense Protections to Safeguard Women’s Sports

The Daily Signal

Commentary: We Need Commonsense Protections to Safeguard Women’s Sports

By Kelly Loeffler @KLoeffler

Chelsea Mitchell went from being ranked Connecticut’s fastest girl in the 55-meter dash to the third fastest after the state allowed biological males to compete in women’s sports....

School district students now receiving free meals through USDA waiver

Itawamba County Times

School district students now receiving free meals through USDA waiver

By Teresa Blake

Itawamba County School District (ICSD) students are now receiving free breakfast and lunch meals after the approval of a state-wide school nutrition waiver.

U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith credited...