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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.


Lincoln County library system receives $127K development grant

Brookhaven Daily Leader

Lincoln County library system receives $127K development grant

By Daily Leader Staff

The Lincoln-Lawrence-Franklin Regional Library has been awarded a grant of $127,492 to support installation of permanent distance learning training labs in four libraries.

The grant is one of...

Petal’s Taylor Selected For United States Senate Youth Program

Pine Belt News, Hattiesburg

Petal’s Taylor Selected For United States Senate Youth Program

By Haskel Burns

Shortly after applying for the United States Senate Youth Program – an intensive week-long educational experience for outstanding high school students who are interested in pursuing careers in...

Hyde-Smith cosponsors English Language Unity Act

Brookhaven Daily Leader

Hyde-Smith cosponsors English Language Unity Act

By Daily Leader Staff

Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), of Brookhaven, this week joined with co-sponsors to reintroduce S.678, the English Language Unity Act of 2021, to establish English as the official language of the United...

COLUMN: SENS. INHOFE & HYDE-SMITH: DEMS' PUSH FOR ERA – IT'S NOT ABOUT EMPOWERMENT. HERE'S WHAT'S REALLY GOING ON

COLUMN: SENS. INHOFE & HYDE-SMITH: DEMS' PUSH FOR ERA – IT'S NOT ABOUT EMPOWERMENT. HERE'S WHAT'S REALLY GOING ON

Democrats seek to remove the deadline to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment

By Senator James Inhofe and Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith

When President Biden and Vice President Harris were sworn into office, there was a grand celebration by pro-abortion groups. They see the Biden-Harris administration as their chance to dramatically expand access to abortion on demand.

How? In multiple ways,...

HYDE-SMITH COSPONSORS PAIR OF GUN BILLS

HYDE-SMITH COSPONSORS PAIR OF GUN BILLS

Second Amendment Measures Would Create Firearms Safety Tax Credits, Drop Prohibition-Era Regulations on Short-Barreled Rifles

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) is cosponsoring a pair of Second Amendment-related bills to promote firearm safety through tax credits and to remove Prohibition-era regulations on short-barreled rifles.

Hyde-Smith on Wednesday joined Senator Roger Marshall (R-Kan.) to introduce the Firearms Safety Act and...

HYDE-SMITH TESTIFIES TO PROTECT HARD-WON GIRLS’ & WOMEN’S RIGHTS

HYDE-SMITH TESTIFIES TO PROTECT HARD-WON GIRLS’ & WOMEN’S RIGHTS

Before Judiciary Committee, Miss. Senator Highlights Harmful Effects of Pending ‘Equality Act’

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VIDEO:  Hyde-Smith Testifies Against the Gender Identity Legislation.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today provided testimony on the harmful effects on girls and women that would result from provisions of the Equality Act (HR.5), a House-passed measure that would significantly alter how the United States...

HYDE-SMITH INTRODUCES BILL TO HELP FIX JACKSON WATER WOES

HYDE-SMITH INTRODUCES BILL TO HELP FIX JACKSON WATER WOES

Measure Would Tap Army Corps, EPA & EDA Resources for Urgent Water Infrastructure Work

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In response to the recent collapse of the water system in Mississippi’s state capital, U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today introduced legislation to authorize a multipronged federal approach to help the City of Jackson overcome long-neglected water infrastructure upgrades.

The Emergency Water Infrastructure Improvements Act...

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH INTRODUCE BILL TO PROTECT FAITH-BASED FOSTER CARE PROVIDERS

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH INTRODUCE BILL TO PROTECT FAITH-BASED FOSTER CARE PROVIDERS

Miss. Senators Take an Important Step to Protect Religious Freedom

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today joined their colleagues in introducing the Child Welfare Provider Inclusion Act to protect child welfare providers from being discriminated against for acting in accordance with their deeply held religious beliefs.

“Faith-based adoption and foster care...

HYDE-SMITH, RUBIO RENEW PUSH TO MAKE DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME PERMANENT

HYDE-SMITH, RUBIO RENEW PUSH TO MAKE DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME PERMANENT
 
Senators Reintroduce Legislation to End Twice-a-Year Need for Americans to Change their Clocks

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today joined U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) to reintroduce legislation to make Daylight Saving Time (DST) permanent across the United States.

DST begins this Sunday, March 14, and lasts until Sunday, November 7.  The Sunshine Protection Act of 2021 would simply negate the...