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 ON BIDEN FY22 BUDGET:  ‘SPEND BIG & SPEND OFTEN”

HYDE-SMITH ON BIDEN FY22 BUDGET:  ‘SPEND BIG & SPEND OFTEN'

POTUS Drops Bloated Budget on Memorial Holiday Weekend that Recommends More Money for Almost Everything but Defense, Homeland Security

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today issued the following statement regarding the FY2022 budget plan presented to Congress by President Biden on Friday:

“In the first few months of this administration, President Biden and his...

AHEAD OF HURRICANE SEASON, WICKER & HYDE-SMITH SEEK TO ENSURE FEMA PREPARED FOR WORKFORCE SHORTAGE 

AHEAD OF HURRICANE SEASON, WICKER & HYDE-SMITH SEEK TO ENSURE FEMA PREPARED FOR WORKFORCE SHORTAGE 

Lawmakers Question Demands on Agency Taxed by COVID-19 Response & Border Crisis

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) are among a group of Senators from coastal states seeking to ensure the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) workforce is ready for the 2021 Atlantic hurricane season.

The Mississippi Senators signed a letter to FEMA...

MISS. DELEGATION REQUESTS FEDERAL DISASTER DECLARATION TO OVERCOME FEBRUARY STORM DAMAGE

MISS. DELEGATION REQUESTS FEDERAL DISASTER DECLARATION TO OVERCOME FEBRUARY STORM DAMAGE

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), with U.S. Representatives Bennie Thompson (D-Miss.), Steven Palazzo (R-Miss.), Trent Kelly (R-Miss.), and Michael Guest (R-Miss.) issued a letter Thursday asking President Biden to approve Mississippi Governor Tate Reeves’s request for a major disaster declaration due to the extreme winter weather that hit the state of...

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

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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...

Disaster Relief

DISASTER RELIEF

Congressional Record (Senate - May 09, 2019)

Mr. President, I also rise to speak on behalf of thousands of Mississippians who have been affected by catastrophic flooding and other natural disasters this year. Their plight and the unmet 
commitment made to them long ago provide us an...