Senator Hyde-Smith supports common-sense, patient-centered health care reforms to help Mississippi families afford health insurance coverage without expanding the government’s role in providing health care.  She believes the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, better known as Obamacare, should be repealed.

Senator Hyde-Smith appreciates the role of the state’s universities to support federal research on better prevention and treatment efforts on chronic diseases, like diabetes, that affect Mississippians disproportionally.


HYDE-SMITH:  UMMC AWARDED PRESCRIPTION OPIOID ABUSE RESEARCH GRANT

HYDE-SMITH:  UMMC AWARDED PRESCRIPTION OPIOID ABUSE RESEARCH GRANT

$663,080 Will Allow Continued Research as Miss. Overdose Deaths Rose in 2020

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today announced a $663,080 grant to allow the University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC) to continue research on deterrents to prescription opioid abuse.

Hyde-Smith, who serves on the Senate Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education (Labor-HHS) Appropriations Subcommittee, said last...

HYDE-SMITH VOTES FOR CRIME VICTIMS FUND FIX

HYDE-SMITH VOTES FOR CRIME VICTIMS FUND FIX

Senate Passes Bipartisan Bill to Replenish Key Victims of Crime Act Program

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today voted for legislation to shore up funding for the Crime Victims Fund, a Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) grant program that supports state-level programs that help crime victims.

The Senate voted unanimously to approve the bipartisan VOCA Fix to Sustain the Crime Victims Fund Act of 2021 (HR.1652/S.611), a measure to...

HYDE-SMITH:  MISS. WANTS FLEXIBILITY IN USING SCHOOL ‘REOPENING’ FUNDS

HYDE-SMITH:  MISS. WANTS FLEXIBILITY IN USING SCHOOL ‘REOPENING’ FUNDS

Education Sec. Cardona Says Dept. Welcomes Innovation in using COVID-related Education Funds

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VIDEO:  Senator Hyde-Smith Questions Education Secretary on School Funding Flexibility.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today sought to ensure that Mississippi education officials and schools have flexibility to use significant new federal funding provided to “reopen schools,” despite most Mississippi...

Bipartisan letter highlights need for Taiwan trade talks

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Bipartisan letter highlights need for Taiwan trade talks

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WASHINGTON – This week, U.S. Senator Roy Blunt (Mo.) joined a bipartisan group of senators in sending a letter to the U.S. Trade Representative, Ambassador Katherine Tai, regarding...