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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.


Whole Milk for Healthy Kids Act Moves to Senate

Ohio Ag Connection

Whole Milk for Healthy Kids Act Moves to Senate

Ohio Ag Connection

Senate bill S. 1957, Whole Milk for Healthy Kids Act, gained two more cosponsors from Ohio and Kansas, totaling 13 sponsors to-date.

The identical bill authored by House Ag Chairman G.T. Thompson passed the U.S...

Mississippi students selected for U.S. Senate Youth Program

WJTV-TV Jackson

Mississippi students selected for U.S. Senate Youth Program

By Malaysia McCoy

JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – The United States Senate Youth Program (USSYP) announced that high school students Katherine Marie Farthing and Iris Jiani Xue will join Senator Roger F. Wicker and Senator Cindy...

Miss. senator lauds U.S. plan to buy up to $36m of Gulf shrimp

National Fisherman

Miss. senator lauds U.S. plan to buy up to $36m of Gulf shrimp

NF Aggregator

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today praised a recent U.S. Department of Agriculture decision to purchase up to $36 million in Gulf of Mexico and South Atlantic wild-caught...

POLICY DIGEST: ERLC endorses pro-life bills

Baptist Press

POLICY DIGEST: ERLC endorses pro-life bills

By Timothy Cockes

WASHINGTON (BP) – A trio of pro-life bills, endorsed by the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission, were either introduced, reintroduced or passed on Thursday, Jan. 18.

The Pregnancy Center Support Act was introduced to...

Wicker, Hyde-Smith promote national school choice week

Vicksburg Daily News

Wicker, Hyde-Smith promote national school choice week

January 25, 2024
By Press Release

U.S. Senators Roger Wicker, R-Miss., and Cindy Hyde-Smith, R-Miss., helped introduce a Senate resolution that designates January 21-27, 2024, as the 14th annual National School Choice...