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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 JOINS RUBIO ON A TWO-YEAR RENEWAL OF NASA PROPERTY LEASE PROGRAM

HYDE-SMITH JOINS RUBIO ON A TWO-YEAR RENEWAL OF NASA PROPERTY LEASE PROGRAM

Reauthorization Would Benefit Stennis Space Center Reputation as a ‘Federal City’ 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today joined U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) and others in introducing legislation to renew an expiring National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) property lease program for two years.

The two-year extension of the NASA Enhanced Use Lease (EUL) program would allow...

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH JOIN FORMAL CHALLENGE TO BIDEN’S VACCINE MANDATES FOR BUSINESSES

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH JOIN FORMAL CHALLENGE TO BIDEN’S VACCINE MANDATES FOR BUSINESSES

All 50 GOP Senators Support Congressional Review to Stop Vaccine Mandate for Private Sector Workers

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) on Wednesday joined 48 other GOP Senators in formally filing a Congressional Review Act (CRA) challenge to stop President Biden’s mandate requiring private businesses to require COVID-19 vaccines for their employees.

The...

HYDE-SMITH OPENS OFFICE IN BROOKHAVEN

HYDE-SMITH OPENS OFFICE IN BROOKHAVEN

Miss. Senator Adds Office to Serve Southwest Mississippi, Maintains Offices in Jackson, Oxford & Gulfport

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today announced the opening of an office in downtown Brookhaven to serve constituents in southwest Mississippi.

The new Hyde-Smith office is located in Suite C of the Benoits Building at 117 W. Cherokee Street, Brookhaven.

“I’m thrilled to open an office in Brookhaven.  This space will give...

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH WORK TO BLOCK DRAFT OF WOMEN 

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH WORK TO BLOCK DRAFT OF WOMEN 

Miss. Senators Oppose Compelling Women to Register for the Draft 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) this week threw their support behind a measure to keep women from being compelled to register for the draft.

The Senators signed onto an amendment to the FY2022 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) that would remove a provision from HR.4350 requiring women between the ages of 18 and 25 to...

HYDE-SMITH VOTES TO BLOCK DEMS’ FOURTH TRY AT ELECTION PROCESS TAKEOVER

HYDE-SMITH VOTES TO BLOCK DEMS’ FOURTH TRY AT ELECTION PROCESS TAKEOVER

Latest Bill Would Allow Biden Administration to Effectively Eliminate Voter ID & Other Commonsense Election Laws

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today voted against yet another attempt by Senate Democrats to authorize a federal takeover of the nation’s electoral process.

Hyde-Smith voted against proceeding to S.4, partisan legislation to amend the Voting Rights Act (VRA) of 1965 in a manner that...

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH DEFEND PARENTS’ RIGHT TO GUIDE EDUCATION OF THEIR CHILDREN

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH DEFEND PARENTS’ RIGHT TO GUIDE EDUCATION OF THEIR CHILDREN

Miss. Senators Cosponsor Resolution Condemning Biden Administration Attempts to Restrict Parental Involvement in Schools

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) on Thursday cosponsored a resolution supporting parents’ rights to be fully and actively involved in the education of their children. 

The resolution (S.Res.431) also condemns recent actions by the Biden...

HYDE-SMITH:  BIPARTISAN COOPERATION NEEDED FOR ACCEPTABLE ELECTION INTEGRITY REFORMS

HYDE-SMITH:  BIPARTISAN COOPERATION NEEDED FOR ACCEPTABLE ELECTION INTEGRITY REFORMS

At Hearing, Miss. Senator & Kentucky Sec. of State Discuss Successful Bipartisan Election Reform Initiative

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VIDEO:  Senator Hyde-Smith Advocates for Bipartisan Cooperation on Election Reforms.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today used a hearing on election security to stress the need for bipartisan cooperation to assure voter confidence in the integrity of the federal election...

HYDE-SMITH WELCOMES $1.87 MILLION FOR DISTANCE LEARNING, TELEHEALTH PROJECTS IN THREE MISS. SCHOOL DISTRICTS

HYDE-SMITH WELCOMES $1.87 MILLION FOR DISTANCE LEARNING, TELEHEALTH PROJECTS IN THREE MISS. SCHOOL DISTRICTS

USDA Rural Development Grants to Support Networks in Clay, Lawrence & Scott Counties

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), a member of the Senate Agriculture Appropriations Subcommittee, today announced the award of grants worth more than $1.87 million for distance learning and telehealth networks in three rural Mississippi school districts.

The U.S. Department of...

HYDE-SMITH APPLAUDS $3.96 MILLION TO COMBAT VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN IN MISS.

HYDE-SMITH APPLAUDS $3.96 MILLION TO COMBAT VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN IN MISS.

DOJ Office of Violence Against Women Funding Supports Statewide, Community Anti-Violence, Intervention & Assistance Programs

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today applauded the award of more than $3.96 million in U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) funding to support efforts to combat violence against women in Mississippi.

The DOJ Office on Violence Against Women approved the FY2021 appropriated...

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH & GUEST ANNOUNCE $1.7 MILLION IN EDUCATION GRANTS FOR MISS. SCHOOLS

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH & GUEST  ANNOUNCE $1.7 MILLION IN EDUCATION GRANTS FOR MISS. SCHOOLS

Southwest Mississippi Community College, Alcorn State & JSU Receive Grant Funding

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), and U.S. Congressman Michael Guest (R-Miss.) today announced the award of U.S. Department of Education grants totaling more than $1.7 million to Southwest Mississippi Community College (SMCC), Alcorn State University (ASU), and Jackson State...