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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:  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...

ON SENATE FLOOR, HYDE-SMITH RINGS MSU COWBELL TO CELEBRATE COLLEGE WORLD SERIES TEAM

ON SENATE FLOOR, HYDE-SMITH RINGS MSU COWBELL TO CELEBRATE COLLEGE WORLD SERIES TEAM

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VIDEO:  Senator Hyde-Smith Celebrates Mississippi State Baseball College World Series Win.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today broke out her Mississippi State University cowbell during remarks to the Senate to praise the university’s baseball team winning the 2021 NCAA College World Series.

Hyde-Smith and U.S. Senator Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) on Tuesday discussed the NCAA Division I...

Resolution introduced in Congress honoring Mississippi State Baseball

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Resolution introduced in Congress honoring Mississippi State Baseball

By Andi Davis

Mississippi Senators Roger Wicker and Cindy Hyde-Smith, along with Congressman Michael Guest have introduced a resolution in recognition of the Mississippi State University baseball team...

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH & GUEST INTRODUCE RESOLUTION HONORING MISSISSIPPI STATE UNIVERSITY BASEBALL TEAM AS NCAA CHAMPIONS

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH & GUEST INTRODUCE RESOLUTION HONORING MISSISSIPPI STATE UNIVERSITY BASEBALL TEAM AS NCAA CHAMPIONS

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 introduced a resolution in recognition of the Mississippi State University baseball team winning the 2021 NCAA College World Series.

The resolution cites the team’s historic season, outstanding players, and the pride the championship...

HYDE-SMITH ISSUES INDEPENDENCE DAY MESSAGE AS NATION MARKS 245TH BIRTHDAY

HYDE-SMITH ISSUES INDEPENDENCE DAY MESSAGE AS NATION MARKS 245TH BIRTHDAY

"As Americans, Our Respect for the Fourth of July is Rooted Deeply in the Belief that God has Truly Blessed Our Nation,” Senator Says.

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VIDEO:  Senator Hyde-Smith Issues Independence Day Message.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today issued an Independence Day statement in advance of the July 4 celebration of the nation’s 245th birthday.

“In Mississippi, I am confident that our celebrations will...

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...

HYDE-SMITH, COLLEAGUES TAKE PANDEMIC LESSONS TO IMPROVE SUMMER MEAL PROGRAMS

HYDE-SMITH, COLLEAGUES TAKE PANDEMIC LESSONS TO IMPROVE SUMMER MEAL PROGRAMS

Hunger-Free Summer for Kids Act Would Help States Reach More Children in Need

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) is part of a bipartisan group that today introduced legislation that applies lessons learned from the pandemic to make child nutrition programs more efficient, flexible and better equipped to reach children in need during the summer.

Hyde-Smith is an original cosponsor of the Hunger...

HYDE-SMITH COSPONSORS FREE SPEECH RESOLUTION

HYDE-SMITH COSPONSORS FREE SPEECH RESOLUTION

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today cosponsored a resolution recognizing the importance of protecting freedom of speech, thought, and expression.

“Freedom of expression is one of our most cherished freedoms and Constitutional rights,” Hyde-Smith said.  “In light of troubling evidence of intolerance, I believe it is important to recognize the importance of freedom of speech and recognize its contribution to the success of...

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH INTRODUCE RESOLUTION HONORING OLE MISS WOMEN’S GOLF TEAM AS NCAA CHAMPIONS

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH INTRODUCE RESOLUTION HONORING OLE MISS WOMEN’S GOLF TEAM AS NCAA CHAMPIONS

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today introduced a resolution in celebration of the Ole Miss women’s golf team winning the 2021 NCAA Women’s Golf Championship title.
 
“Congratulations to the Ole Miss Women’s golf team on their incredible accomplishment,” Wicker said.  “Your hard work and dedication have paid off with the first national title for...