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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.


UPDATE: SENATE APPROVES BILL COSPONSORED BY HYDE-SMITH TO MAKE DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME PERMANENT

UPDATE: SENATE APPROVES BILL COSPONSORED BY HYDE-SMITH TO MAKE DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME PERMANENT

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) is pleased to announce unanimous Senate approval of S.623, the Sunshine Protection Act.  Hyde-Smith is an original cosponsor of this legislation to make Daylight Saving Time the new, permanent standard time. 

The Senate-passed bill, which still requires House passage and the President’s signature, would delay implementation until Nov. 20, 2023....

HYDE-SMITH VOTES TO COMPLETE FY2022 APPROPRIATIONS CYCLE

HYDE-SMITH VOTES TO COMPLETE FY2022 APPROPRIATIONS CYCLE

Blames Nearly Six-Month Delay on Biden & Far-Left Dems Insistence on Cutting National Security Budget and Adding Progressive Poison Pill Riders

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today voted for a measure to increase national security funding and support federal programs through the remainder of Fiscal Year 2022, in addition to making important investments in...

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH PRAISE SENATE PASSAGE OF RESOLUTION CONDEMNING HBCU BOMB THREATS

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH PRAISE SENATE PASSAGE OF RESOLUTION CONDEMNING HBCU BOMB THREATS

Bipartisan Measure Reaffirms Support for Students Attending Historically Black Colleges and Universities 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today praised Senate passage of a bipartisan resolution they cosponsored that condemns threats of violence against Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and reaffirms support for the students at those...

Wicker, Hyde-Smith vote against advancing gun safety legislation

Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal, Tupelo

Wicker, Hyde-Smith vote against advancing gun safety legislation

By Taylor Vance

JACKSON • Mississippi’s two U.S. senators weren't among the 14 Republicans who voted to move a bipartisan gun safety bill forward for debate.

In the first action on a bill...