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