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

Natchez Democrat
Study of city’s broadband internet capabilities underway
By Sabrina Robertson
NATCHEZ — Smart Growth America researchers from Washington, D.C., may have the answer on how to revitalize Natchez and Adams County — faster internet speeds.
Boosting internet speeds would improve the connectivity of emergency services and support job and population growth, officials said, during a full-day workshop Thursday on the second floor of the Natchez Convention Center.
Columbus Commercial Dispatch
Fairview Elementary receives 5K grant for technology
By Mary Pollitz
Fairview Elementary students will begin next year building their understanding of computer technology from the inside-out. Literally. 
Hattiesburg American
'A lot of lives have been changed: The judge behind drug court, reentry program
By Lici Beveridge
U.S. District Judge Keith Starrett has been a trailblazer most of his judicial career without even trying.
He started the state's first drug court in 1999. He also instituted one of the earliest federal reentry programs — at the same time the pilot programs were launching in major metropolitan areas of the country. 
University of Mississippi News
Barbour Center Offers Insider’s View of Washington
By Michael Newsom
OXFORD, Miss. – University of Mississippi students recently got an insider’s view of Washington’s political scene and mingled with movers and shakers there as part of the first class offered through the Haley Barbour Center for the Study of American Politics, which was created last fall. 
News Mississippi
Senators seek expedited consideration of Trump nominees
By Alex Paton
U.S. Senators Roger Wicker and Cindy Hyde-Smith have voted in support of a new effort to overcome ongoing Democratic filibusters of Trump nominees.
Hyde-Smith, who serves on the Senate Rules Committee, said Democratic obstructionism to hundreds of people nominated by President Trump is having an effect on how federal services are delivered to Mississippians.
Washington Examiner
Rubio leads constitutional push to stop Democrats ‘packing’ Supreme Court
By Jerry Dunleavy
Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., introduced a constitutional amendment Monday which would preserve the Supreme Court at nine justices and prevent Democrats "packing the court," as some 2020 candidates have proposed.
Stennis Center for Public Service Leadership
Mississippi State University's Stennis-Montgomery Association Visits Washington, D.C.
WLBT-TV Jackson
Home of Medgar Evers to become national monument
By Josh Carter
JACKSON, MS (WLBT) - Mississippi Senators Roger Wicker and Cindy Hyde-Smith have commended President Trump for signing legislation that would designate the home of Medgar and Myrlie Evers as a national monument within the National Park System.
The Evers home is currently a Mississippi landmark under the State Antiquity Law and is also listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
WFRV-TV Green Bay
Women Making History in Congress
By Alexandra Limon
WASHINGTON D.C. - Nearly 100 years after women won the right to vote, American voters elected the most women ever to both houses of Congress.  Twenty-five women are serving in the U.S. Senate and 102 women now serve in the House of Representatives. 
Independent Journal Review
Melania Tips Hat to Women In Congress While Celebrating ‘Powerful’ Females Who ‘Influence the World’
By Madison Summers
U.S. first lady Melania Trump attended the International Women of Courage ceremony on Thursday where she praised the women who are serving in the U.S. Congress.
“We now have more women in Congress than any other time in our nation’s history,” Trump said at the Department of State event.


Washington, D.C. Office

702 Hart Senate Office Building
Washington, DC 20510-2405
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
Fax (662) 236-7618