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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.


MISS. LAWMAKERS SEEK WITHDRAWAL OF BIDEN’S LATEST $147 BILLION STUDENT LOAN TRANSFER SCHEME

MISS. LAWMAKERS SEEK WITHDRAWAL OF BIDEN’S LATEST $147 BILLION STUDENT LOAN TRANSFER SCHEME 

Wicker, Hyde-Smith, Kelly, Guest & Ezell Among 129 Lawmakers Deriding Latest Ed Dept. Loan Forgiveness Plan

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) and U.S. Representatives Trent Kelly (R-Miss.), Michael Guest (R-Miss.), and Mike Ezell (R-Miss.) registered their opposition to the Biden administration’s latest attempt to transfer student loan debt onto...

SENATE DESIGNATES MAY 18 AS 'KIDS TO PARKS DAY'

SENATE DESIGNATES MAY 18 AS 'KIDS TO PARKS DAY'

Hyde-Smith & Wyden Lead Resolution Designating Day to Promote Outdoor Recreation

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Senate this week approved a resolution introduced by U.S. Senators Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) and Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) to promote healthy outdoor recreation by designating May 18, 2024, as National Kids to Parks Day and to encourage young people and their families to get outdoors.

The bipartisan Kids to Parks Resolution (S.Res.686) was...

HYDE-SMITH ADVOCATES JOB TRAINING GRANTS FOR COMMUNITY COLLEGES IN RURAL STATES

HYDE-SMITH ADVOCATES JOB TRAINING GRANTS FOR COMMUNITY COLLEGES IN RURAL STATES

At Appropriations Hearing, Hyde-Smith Focuses on Job Training to Improve Workforce Participation Rates

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VIDEO:  Senator Hyde-Smith Promotes Community Colleges as Key to Meeting Job Training Needs.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today kept her focus on training programs and the availability of grants that would allow more community colleges in rural states help fill available jobs.

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HYDE-SMITH BACKS RESOLUTION CONDEMNING CAMPUS ANTISEMITISM 

HYDE-SMITH BACKS RESOLUTION CONDEMNING CAMPUS ANTISEMITISM 

Hyde-Smith also Cosponsors ‘No Bailouts for Campus Criminals Act’

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) on Thursday cosponsored a resolution that condemns the escalation of antisemitism on U.S. college campuses and urges President Biden’s Department of Education to take necessary actions to ensure that colleges and universities are complying with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act to protect Jewish students.

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MEDGAR EVERS TO POSTHUMOUSLY RECEIVE THE PRESIDENTIAL MEDAL OF FREEDOM

MEDGAR EVERS TO POSTHUMOUSLY RECEIVE THE PRESIDENTIAL MEDAL OF FREEDOM

Miss. Congressional Delegation Had Encouraged President Biden to Honor Slain Civil Rights Leader

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Presidential Medal of Freedom will be awarded posthumously today to Medgar Wiley Evers, the World War II veteran and civil rights leader who was assassinated on June 12, 1963, in the driveway of his home in Jackson, Miss. 

U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) and U.S...

HYDE-SMITH ATTACKS BIDEN TITLE IX GENDER RULE, CHALLENGES EDUCATION SEC. ABOUT ELIMINATING ‘SAFE SPACES’ FOR GIRLS

HYDE-SMITH ATTACKS BIDEN TITLE IX GENDER RULE, CHALLENGES EDUCATION SEC. ABOUT ELIMINATING ‘SAFE SPACES’ FOR GIRLS

Transgender Students Take Focus in Final Title IX Rule that was Originally Meant to Protect Women & Girls

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VIDEO CLIP:  Senator Hyde-Smith Challenges Education Secretary on Whether Title IX Rule Changes Eliminate Safe Spaces for Female Students.
VIDEO:  Senator Hyde-Smith Questions Education Secretary Cardona on Title IX Rule.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R...

HYDE-SMITH, COLLEAGUES ATTEMPT TO BLOCK BIDEN RULE, PROTECT FAITH-BASED ORGANIZATIONS

HYDE-SMITH, COLLEAGUES ATTEMPT TO BLOCK BIDEN RULE, PROTECT FAITH-BASED ORGANIZATIONS

Resolution Introduced to Stop Rule Directing Nine Federal Agencies to Discriminate Against Faith-based Social Service Groups

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) recently joined U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) in introducing a resolution of disapproval to overturn a Biden administration final rule that directs nine federal agencies to discriminate against faith-based organizations.

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HYDE-SMITH GAINS AG SEC. COMMITMENT FOR SMOOTH SIGNUP PROCESS FOR EMERGENCY FOREST RESTORATION AID

HYDE-SMITH GAINS AG SEC. COMMITMENT FOR SMOOTH SIGNUP PROCESS FOR EMERGENCY FOREST RESTORATION AID

At Budget Review Hearing, Miss. Senator Also Advocates Elimination of Tax on Veterinary Loan Repayment Program

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VIDEO:  Senator Hyde-Smith, Ag. Secretary Vilsack Discuss Emergency Forest Restoration Aid for Mississippi.
VIDEO:  Senator Hyde-Smith Seeks to Overturn Tax that Hinders Veterinary Service in Rural Areas.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today received a...

HYDE-SMITH SUPPORTS FINAL PASSAGE OF BILL THAT SUPPORT MISS. WORKFORCE, HEALTH & EDUCATION INITIATIVES

HYDE-SMITH SUPPORTS FINAL PASSAGE OF BILL THAT SUPPORT MISS. WORKFORCE, HEALTH & EDUCATION INITIATIVES

Senate Gives Final Approval of Bills with Resources to Improve Services in Miss., Nation 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today supported final passage of a series of appropriations measures that will, among other things, provide resources to help communities, universities, schools, and organizations in Mississippi improve their workforce development, health, and...

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH OPPOSE LABOR DEPT. RULE THAT COULD HARM MISS. APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH OPPOSE LABOR DEPT. RULE THAT COULD HARM MISS. APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM

Miss. Senators, Colleagues Seek Withdrawal of Proposed One-Size-Fits-All Washington Mandates 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) have joined colleagues in seeking the withdrawal of a U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) proposed rule that would impose new one-size-fits-all Washington mandates on registered apprenticeship programs in Mississippi and across the...