Cindy Hyde-Smith

United States Senator for Mississippi

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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.

In The News

Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal 
 
'Get on the Grid': New website designed to fill jobs, keep skilled workers in Mississippi
 
By Dillon Mullan
 
Belden - Both of Mississippi’s senators were at Itawamba Community College’s Belden Campus on Monday for the launch of “Get on the Grid MS” a website designed to connect high school students with career opportunities within the state.
 

Daily Journal
 

State, local issues get spotlight at ICC
 

By Caleb Bedillion
 

FULTON • Jobs training and rural development were major themes as a trio of federal lawmakers evaluated the state of Mississippi and of the 1st Congressional District.
 

Sen. Roger Wicker, Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith and Rep. Trent Kelly gathered on Monday at the Fulton campus of Itawamba Community College.
 

Perhaps with a nod to the setting, education and jobs training took the spotlight.
 

WCBI
 

Northeast Mississippi Congressional Delegation Takes Questions From Students At ‘State Of The District’
 

WTVA-TV Tupelo
 
Grant to Help Support Workforce Training in Mississippi 
 
U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) made the announcement Tuesday.
 
By Zac Carlisle
 
WASHINGTON, D.C. (WTVA) - Almost $1 million will help ensure Mississippi increases its access to skilled workers for the state’s growing manufacturing sector.
 
U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) made the announcement Tuesday.
 

News Mississippi

Kavanaugh confirmed to U.S. Supreme Court

By Steven Gagliano

The Senate has voted to confirm Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court following a bizarre battle between the parties in the wake of sexual assault allegations made against the nominee.

Y’all Politics

Kavanaugh confirmed to the Supreme Court, Wicker and Hyde-Smith vote in favor

By Courtney Carter - October 6, 2018

After weeks of investigation and questioning following uncorroborated allegations of sexual misconduct, Judge Brett Kavanaugh has been confirmed by the US Senate to be the next US Supreme Court Justice.

Kavanaugh was confirmed by a vote of 50-48.

Associated Press

Kavanaugh all but assured of surviving Supreme Court fight

By Alan Fram and Lisa Mascaro

WASHINGTON (AP) — Brett Kavanaugh seems assured of surviving a Supreme Court nomination fight for the ages after two wavering senators said they'd back him despite weeks of shocking accusations, hardball politics and rowdy Capitol protests.

Miami Herald

Senators behind Collins steal the show as she explains Kavanaugh vote in long speech

By Jared Gilmour

Republican Sen. Susan Collins of Maine took to the Senate floor Friday to announce her much-anticipated -- and potentially pivotal -- decision on Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to the Supreme Court.

USA Today
 
Brett Kavanaugh moves towards Supreme Court confirmation after Susan Collins, Joe Manchin pledge support
 
By Eliza Collins, David Jackson, Deborah Berry, Maureen Groppe
 
WASHINGTON – Republicans appeared to have enough votes to narrowly confirm Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh after Sen. Susan Collins said Friday the nominee deserves a presumption of innocence against sexual allegation charges.
 

Clarion-Ledger, Jackson

Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith: Kavanaugh vote 'easy for me ... anger understandable'

By Geoff Pender and Deborah Barfield Berry

Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith on Friday said her vote to move Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination along was "easy for me" but that "the anger around the nation is understandable."

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Washington, D.C. Office

113 Dirksen Senate Office Building
Washington, DC 20510
Phone: (202) 224-5054
Fax: (202) 224-5321
 

State Offices

Jackson Office
190 East Capitol St., #550
Jackson, MS  39201
Phone (601) 965-4459
Fax (601) 965-4919

Gulfport Office
2012 15th Street, #451
Gulfport, MS 39501
Phone (228) 867-9710
Fax (228) 867-9789
 

State Offices

Oxford
911 Jackson Ave., #249
Oxford, MS  38655
Phone (662) 236-1018
Fax (662) 236-7618