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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 ANNOUNCES $6.9 MILLION ARMY CONTRACT FOR UAS WORK IN STARKVILLE

HYDE-SMITH ANNOUNCES $6.9 MILLION ARMY CONTRACT FOR UAS WORK IN STARKVILLE
 
Camgian Microsystems Corp. to Work on Technology to Counter Drone Intrusions

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced a $6.99 million U.S. Army contract for the Starkville-based Camgian Microsystems Corp. to develop technologies to stop unwanted unmanned aircraft system (UAS) incursions.

“Unmanned aircraft system advances have had...

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH & GUEST ANNOUNCE $5.26 MILLION FOR RURAL HEALTH, EDUCATION PROJECTS

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH & GUEST ANNOUNCE $5.26 MILLION FOR RURAL HEALTH, EDUCATION PROJECTS

USDA Rural Development Provides Funds to Improve Telemedicine, Distance Learning Capabilities Across Mississippi

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), with U.S. Representative Michael Guest (R-Miss.), today welcomed the award of more than $5.26 million to boost rural telemedicine and distance learning capabilities across Mississippi.

The U.S. Department of...

HYDE-SMITH, COLLEAGUES INTRODUCE ‘SAVE DEMOCRACY ACT’ TO RESTORE CONFIDENCE IN ELECTIONS

HYDE-SMITH, COLLEAGUES INTRODUCE ‘SAVE DEMOCRACY ACT’ TO RESTORE CONFIDENCE IN ELECTIONS

Save Democracy Act
VIDEO:  Senator Hyde-Smith Cosponsors the “Save Democracy Act.”

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), with U.S. Senators Rick Scott (R-Fla.), on Thursday introduced the Save Democracy Act to improve our election system and restore confidence in our nation’s democracy.

The legislation would establish much-needed national standards and guidelines to safeguard the accuracy and integrity...

Hyde-Smith Votes for COVID-19 Small Business Relief

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Hyde-Smith Votes for COVID-19 Small Business Relief

By Sue Honea -October 21, 2020

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today voted for the first of two measures intended to overcome partisan obstruction and begin delivering additional COVID-19 relief to the nation.

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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...