Senator Hyde-Smith believes preparedness is imperative to protecting lives and property when severe storms and natural disasters hit Mississippi and other areas of the country. A state-level lawmaker when Hurricane Katrina devastated the state, she recognizes the role of the federal government in helping individuals, communities, and the state rebound after such disasters. Senator Hyde-Smith supports the Federal Emergency Management Agency and efforts to improve the agency’s effectiveness.
HYDE-SMITH SUPPORTS FULL BORDER WALL FUNDING IN APPROPRIATIONS BILL
Homeland Security Measure Cleared for Senate Debate with Increases for Border Security, Immigration Enforcement, FEMA Disaster Relief Fund & U.S. Coast Guard
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today fully supported a Senate Appropriations Committee measure to provide full funding for President Trump’s border security initiatives, including the border wall.
Hyde-Smith, who serves on the committee and its...
HYDE-SMITH: $56.6 MILLION CONTRACT AWARDED TO CONTINUE SHIP ISLAND RESTORATION WORK
Phase 3 & 4 of Barrier Island Project Funded by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced the award of a $56.6 million contract to carry out Phases 3 and 4 of a barrier island restoration project on Ship Island.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers fixed-price contract is part of the Mississippi Coastal...
MISS. SENATORS ANNOUNCE $18.6 MILLION TO HELP REPAIR FLOOD-DAMAGED FEDERAL ROADWAYS
MDOT & U.S. Army Corps Can Use Emergency Relief Funding for Recovery Projects
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) and Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) today announced the approval of $18.6 million in emergency relief to repair or reconstruct flood-damaged transportation infrastructure.
The U.S. Department of Transportation will award the funding to the Mississippi Department of Transportation and...
Funds Squared Away for Restoration on Ship Island
By Erikka Miller
Federal funds have been landed to continue restoration work on Ship Island.
US senator Cindy Hyde-Smith has just announced that more than $56 million dollars has been allocated to carry out phases three and...
Senator Hyde-Smith: $56.6 Million Boost for Ship Island Restoration
Mississippi Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith has announced the award of a $56.6 million contract to carry out Phases 3 and 4 of a barrier island restoration project on Ship Island.
The U.S. Army Corps of...
Congressional leaders to FEMA: De-obligation of millions is ‘unacceptable’
By WLOX Staff
BILOXI, Miss. (WLOX) - Mississippi lawmakers sent a letter to FEMA last week decrying the emergency agency’s decision to deny millions of dollars to Biloxi.
Senators Roger Wicker and Cindy Hyde...