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

Delta Democrat Times
$1 million grant announced for MACE
By Jeri Borst
Local YouthBuild program obtains federal support
YouthBuild programs in the Delta have been granted $2.7 million dollars, with programs in Greenville, Clarksdale and Yazoo City each scheduled to recieve a grant from the U.S. Department of Labor.
Mississippi Action for Community Education, Inc., (MACE) in Greenville was awarded the largest amount in the Delta at $1,098,000.
WJTV-TV Jackson
Senator Hyde-Smith announces $2.7 million for YouthBuild program
By DeAngelo Vaxter 
JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) - Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith announced the award of almost $2.7 million to support three YouthBuild education and training programs in the Mississippi Delta.
WLBT-TV Jackson 
Local students selected for United States Senate Youth Program
By Morgan Howard and ShaCamree Gowdy
JACKSON, MS (WLBT) - Cadet Col. Ruben Banks from Jim Hill High School and Kennedy Guest, a student at Brandon High School, have been selected for the 2019 United States Senate Youth Program (USSYP).
Banks and Guest were chosen from among the state’s top student leaders to take part in the program.
WLBT-TV Jackson
Wicker, Hyde-Smith announce $37.6 Million for Mississippi Head Start programs
By China Lee
JACKSON, MS (WLBT) - U.S. Senators Roger Wicker and Cindy Hyde-Smith have announced the award of $37.6 million in federal grant funding for Head Start programs in Mississippi.
That includes $30.3 million in new funding for Early Head Start programs in Benton, Marshall, DeSoto, Noxubee, Grenada, Lowndes, and Tunica counties.
News Mississippi
Mississippi students selected for U.S. Senate Youth Program
By Brittany Land
Ruben Banks, of Jackson, and Kennedy Guest, of Brandon, were selected from among the state’s top student leaders to be part of the 2019 United States Senate Youth Program (USSYP).
Mississippi Today
Legislation to designate Evers home as a national monument reintroduced
By Mississippi Today
Mississippi’s two senators have reintroduced legislation to designate Medgar and Myrlie Evers’ Jackson home as a national monument within the National Park System.
Livingston Parish (La.) News
Cassidy, Colleagues Introduce Legislation to Protect Children from Sex Crimes, Strengthen Parents’ Rights
Staff Report
WASHINGTON— U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy, M.D. today joined 14 Senate colleagues in introducing the Child Interstate Abortion Notification Act, legislation making it a crime to knowingly perform an abortion on a child from out of state without the consent and notification of a parent.
WJTV-TV, Jackson
Medgar Evers National Landmark legislation filed; U.S. Senators make case for designation
By Liz Carroll
WASHINGTON, D.C. (WJTV) - U.S. Senators Roger Wicker and Cindy Hyde-Smith reintroduced legislation to make civil right leader Medgar Evers home a National Monument.
The site would fall under the management of the National Park System. The two stressed the home's historic significance to the Civil Rights Movement and its place in American history.
CQ Roll Call
Preliminary 116th Roster: Senate Appropriations
CQ News
Following is a preliminary roster for the 116th Congress for the Senate Appropriations Committee, released by Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., on Jan. 3 (Republicans) and by Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer, D-N.Y., on Dec. 13 (Democrats).
News Mississippi
Congress moves on Criminal Justice Reform
By Alex Paton
Legislation to improve the criminal justice system has been passed in Washington.
Mississippi Senators Roger Wicker and Cindy Hyde-Smith voted for the “First Step Act” which they say will address a number of challenges in the criminal justice system while maintaining the safety of the American people.


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

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