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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.


MCC graduation takes on a different look

Meridian Star

MCC graduation takes on a different look

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Laptops, cellphones and computer desktops were just a few of the ways MCC’s Spring 2020 graduation ceremonies were able to be seen as the college held its commencement events via livestream.

To say commencement ceremonies for Spring...

30 senators to urge FCC to reverse Ligado decision

Defense News

30 senators to urge FCC to reverse Ligado decision

By Joe Gould

WASHINGTON ― A bipartisan group of 30 senators are expected to send the Federal Communications Commission a letter urging it to reverse course on its decision to allow Ligado to deploy a nationwide mobile broadband network,...

Higher Ed Institutions To Receive Cares Act Funding

Indianola Enterprise-Tocsin

Higher Ed Institutions To Receive Cares Act Funding

The Enterprise-Tocsin

Over $55 million will be going into Mississippi’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities or minority-serving institutions.

According to a release from U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith this week, $55...

Telehealth’s expansion may be here to stay

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Telehealth’s expansion may be here to stay
 
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By Gopal Ratnam and Jinitzail Hernandez

As thousands of patients struck by COVID-19 rushed to seek treatment in overcrowded New York City hospitals, intensive care specialists more than 350 miles away at the University of Pittsburgh...

Hyde-Smith among Senators calling for updates to 5G Fund maps

Y’all Politics

Hyde-Smith among Senators calling for updates to 5G Fund maps

By YallPolitics Staff

Today, U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV), James Lankford (R-OK), Jon Tester (D-MT), and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-MS) called on the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to update the broadband coverage...

MISS. SENATORS RECOMMEND CONFIRMATION OF CORY WILSON TO SERVE ON FIFTH CIRCUIT

MISS. SENATORS RECOMMEND CONFIRMATION OF CORY WILSON TO SERVE ON FIFTH CIRCUIT

Senate Committee Considers Nomination of Mississippian Selected by Trump for Federal Bench

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VIDEO: Hyde-Smith Introduces Judge Wilson.
VIDEO: Wicker Introduces Judge Wilson

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today offered strong recommendations for Mississippi Court of Appeals Judge Cory T. Wilson to be a U.S. Circuit Judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth...

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH & PALAZZO ENCOURAGE USDA TO SUPPORT MISS. SEAFOOD INDUSTRY

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH & PALAZZO ENCOURAGE USDA TO SUPPORT MISSISSIPPI SEAFOOD INDUSTRY

COVID-19 Programs Could Provide Mississippi Seafood to Families in Need

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), and Rep. Steven Palazzo (R-Miss.) on Monday sent a letter to U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Sonny Perdue requesting that he use his authority to purchase and distribute Mississippi seafood to those in need during the coronavirus pandemic....

HYDE-SMITH JOINS EFFORT TO OFFSET COVID-19 REVENUE LOSSES AMONG STATES, COUNTIES & CITIES

HYDE-SMITH JOINS EFFORT TO OFFSET COVID-19 REVENUE LOSSES AMONG STATES, COUNTIES & CITIES

Miss. Senator Works to Ensure Rural Needs Addressed in $500 Billion SMART Act

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today joined as a leading sponsor of bipartisan legislation to help states, counties, and municipalities offset the significant revenue losses caused by COVID-19 shelter-at-home decrees, a measure that would ensure rural communities affected by the pandemic have access to...

HYDE-SMITH ASKS FDA TO SANCTION COST-EFFECTIVE UMMC VENTILATOR

HYDE-SMITH ASKS FDA TO SANCTION COST-EFFECTIVE UMMC VENTILATOR 

Dr. Charles Robertson’s Innovative RV1 Awaits FDA Approval for Use during COVID-19 Emergency

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today encouraged the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to use its authority to approve the use of an innovative cost-effective ventilator developed at the University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC.).

In a letter to FDA Commissioner Stephen Hahn, Hyde-Smith asked the...