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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.


ROSEN, HYDE-SMITH INTRODUCE JOBS BILL TO SUPPORT REENTERING MID-CAREER WORKERS, CLOSE GENDER & SKILLS GAP IN STEM

ROSEN, HYDE-SMITH INTRODUCE JOBS BILL TO SUPPORT REENTERING MID-CAREER WORKERS, CLOSE GENDER & SKILLS GAP IN STEM
 
Legislation Would Engage Small, Mid-Sized Businesses to Provide Paid “Returnships” for Technical Professionals

 WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) and Jacky Rosen (D-Nev.) today introduced bipartisan legislation that would provide grants for small and medium-sized STEM businesses to offer robust, paid, mid-career internships, known as “returnships,” for mid...

HYDE-SMITH BACKS RESOLUTION RECOGNIZING SEPTEMBER AS SICKLE CELL DISEASE AWARENESS MONTH

HYDE-SMITH BACKS RESOLUTION RECOGNIZING SEPTEMBER AS SICKLE CELL DISEASE AWARENESS MONTH

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) this week joined Senator Tim Scott (R-S.C.) in introducing a resolution recognizing September as Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) Awareness Month.

SCD is a genetic disorder that affects approximately 100,000 Americans, according to the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute.  There are at least 2,500 African Americans in Mississippi living with sickle...

HYDE-SMITH SAYS NEW SENATE COVID-19 RELIEF MEASURE DESERVES BIPARTISAN SUPPORT

HYDE-SMITH SAYS NEW SENATE COVID-19 RELIEF BILL MEASURE DESERVES BIPARTISAN SUPPORT

Targeted Relief Proposal Addresses Health, Education, Agriculture and Economic Needs

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today called for bipartisan support for a new COVID-19 relief legislation that targets resources to the most critical health care, education, and economic issues facing Americans six months into a national emergency.

Hyde-Smith, who serves on Senate Appropriations...

Roberts Leads Letter to Urge School Meal Flexibility

US Ag Net

Roberts Leads Letter to Urge School Meal Flexibility

Iowa Ag Connection - 08/18/2020

U.S. Senator Pat Roberts, chairman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry, Monday sent a letter to U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue to urge the Department to continue...

Women Senators Reflect on the 100th Anniversary of Suffrage

Smithsonian Magazine

Women Senators Reflect on the 100th Anniversary of Suffrage

Twenty-four lawmakers shared testimonials with the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History
 
By Meilan Solly, SMITHSONIANMAG.COM

When suffragist Jeannette Rankin was elected to the United States House of...