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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.


HYDE-SMITH HIGHLIGHTS BENEFITS TO MISS. AS SENATE APPROVES FY21 FUNDING BILLS, NEW COVID-19 RELIEF PACKAGE

HYDE-SMITH HIGHLIGHTS BENEFITS TO MISS. AS SENATE APPROVES FY21 FUNDING BILLS, NEW COVID-19 RELIEF PACKAGE

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today highlighted benefits to Mississippi in an omnibus appropriations and COVID-19 relief package approved by the Senate late Monday night. 

The comprehensive package with all 12 FY2021 appropriations bills and $892 billion in targeted pandemic relief (HR.133) now heads to...

HYDE-SMITH STATEMENT ON TARGETED COVID-19 RELIEF PACKAGE, COMPLETED FY2021 APPROPRIATIONS BILLS

HYDE-SMITH STATEMENT ON TARGETED COVID-19 RELIEF PACKAGE, COMPLETED FY2021 APPROPRIATIONS BILLS

Targeted Coronavirus Aid Agreement Much like Senate GOP Plan Blocked by Democrats since Summer

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, on Sunday night issued the following statement regarding an agreement on must-pass legislation to provide a new round of COVID-19 relief and to complete the FY2021 appropriations process:

“I share...

MISS. LAWMAKERS CALLING FOR PERMANENT EXPANSION OF TELEHEALTH COVERAGE IN END-OF-YEAR LEGISLATION

MISS. LAWMAKERS CALLING FOR PERMANENT EXPANSION OF TELEHEALTH COVERAGE IN END-OF-YEAR LEGISLATION

Bipartisan, Bicameral Support to Extend Telehealth Measures Included in COVID-19 Relief Bills on Temporary Basis

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), and Representatives Trent Kelly (R-Miss.) and Michael Guest (R-Miss.) today joined a bipartisan group of 49 lawmakers pushing congressional leaders to make permanent the telehealth services expanded...

SWE Advocacy Alert: Senate STEM RESTART Act

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SWE Advocacy Alert: Senate STEM RESTART Act

STEM RESTART Act introduction shows advocacy does work.

October 15, 2020
Public Policy

Last month, the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) demonstrated how long view advocacy can make for real change for women in STEM. SWE worked with Senate...

Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith: A Calling and Commitment To Serve

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Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith: A Calling and Commitment To Serve

100720 Delta Business Journal  

By Jack Criss

The first woman ever elected as Mississippi’s Agriculture Commissioner, the first woman to represent Mississippi in Congress through appointment and the first woman from Mississippi elected to...