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.
HYDE-SMITH INTRODUCES BILL TO HELP FIX JACKSON WATER WOES
Measure Would Tap Army Corps, EPA & EDA Resources for Urgent Water Infrastructure Work
WASHINGTON, D.C. – In response to the recent collapse of the water system in Mississippi’s state capital, U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today introduced legislation to authorize a multipronged federal approach to help the City of Jackson overcome long-neglected water infrastructure upgrades.
The Emergency Water Infrastructure Improvements Act...
WICKER, HYDE-SMITH INTRODUCE BILL TO PROTECT FAITH-BASED FOSTER CARE PROVIDERS
Miss. Senators Take an Important Step to Protect Religious Freedom
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today joined their colleagues in introducing the Child Welfare Provider Inclusion Act to protect child welfare providers from being discriminated against for acting in accordance with their deeply held religious beliefs.
“Faith-based adoption and foster care...
HYDE-SMITH, RUBIO RENEW PUSH TO MAKE DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME PERMANENT
Senators Reintroduce Legislation to End Twice-a-Year Need for Americans to Change their Clocks
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today joined U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) to reintroduce legislation to make Daylight Saving Time (DST) permanent across the United States.
DST begins this Sunday, March 14, and lasts until Sunday, November 7. The Sunshine Protection Act of 2021 would simply negate the...
Republicans have elected a record number of women and minorities. It wasn’t an accident.
Opinion by Henry Olsen, Columnist
Republicans have long been under scrutiny because of the relatively small number of GOP women and minorities holding House and Senate seats. The recent election,...
MSU CAVS-Extension launches Delta BroadReach Healthcare project
CANTON, Miss.—Mississippi State University’s Center for Advanced Vehicular Systems-Extension is launching a new healthcare initiative in the Mississippi Delta with $803,058 in funding from the U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural...
House Democrats introduce bill to invest $900 billion in STEM research and education
By Maggie Miller
Rep. Ro Khanna (D-Calif.) and several other House Democrats introduced legislation on Tuesday to invest in and train a technologically proficient workforce for the future.
The 21st Century...