Senator Hyde-Smith cherishes the diversity of the people of Mississippi and celebrates their accomplishments—both past and present.


WICKER, HYDE-SMITH ENCOURAGE STUDENTS TO APPLY FOR U.S. SENATE YOUTH PROGRAM

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH ENCOURAGE STUDENTS TO APPLY FOR U.S. SENATE YOUTH PROGRAM

Application Deadline is Dec. 1 for $10,000 College Scholarship Program 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today encouraged Mississippi juniors and seniors involved in student leadership to apply for the 2021 U.S. Senate Youth Program (USSYP), an educational program that will provide $10,000 college scholarships to two delegates from the Magnolia State.

A Dec. 1, 2020...

HYDE-SMITH PRESENTS VIETNAM SERVICE MEDAL TO RETIRED AIR FORCE VETERAN

HYDE-SMITH PRESENTS VIETNAM SERVICE MEDAL TO RETIRED AIR FORCE VETERAN

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PHOTO:  (left to right) LTC Deidre D. Smith, Mississippi National Guard; Air Force SMSgt Gary L. Benton (Ret) and his wife Melanie; and Senator Hyde-Smith.

JACKSON, Miss. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today presented Pearl resident Gary L. Benton, Senior Master Sergeant, U.S. Air Force (Retired) with a Vietnam Service Medal.  Benton earned the honor in recognition of his service during military operations...

ESSAY: WOMEN WON THE RIGHT TO VOTE 100 YEARS AGO & CONTINUE TO MAKE PROGRESS

NOTE:  U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) was invited to submit this essay to the Smithsonian Institution as part of its commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment, which gave women the right to vote.  As part of the National Museum of American History’s “Creating Icons: How We Remember Woman Suffrage” exhibit, Hyde-Smith was asked to reflect on what this anniversary means to her and the future.  The essay will be available on the Smithsonian website on Aug. 18, 2020.

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Mississippi Courthouse Gets Green Light on Big Revamp

Correctional News

Mississippi Courthouse Gets Green Light on Big Revamp

By CN Staff

ABERDEEN, Miss.—A plan proposed by the General Services Administration (GSA) to renovate the Thomas G. Abernethy Courthouse in Aberdeen was recently approved by Congress.

Work on the $24.3 million project includes...

Mississippi lawmakers react to passage of new COVID-19 relief bill

WLBT-TV Jackson

Mississippi lawmakers react to passage of new COVID-19 relief bill

By Sharie Nicole | December 22, 2020 at 8:32 AM CST - Updated December 22 at 9:23 AM

JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) - Mississippi lawmakers are weighing in on the new $900 billion pandemic relief package that Congress approved...

Forks of the Road funding approved by Congress

Natchez Democrat

Forks of the Road funding approved by Congress

By Staff Reports

NATCHEZ — The long-awaited Forks of the Road Slave Market District of the Natchez National Historic Park is one step closer to reality.

Monday night, Congress overwhelmingly approved funding needed to complete the land...