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, WICKER INTRODUCE BILL TO REIN IN CLEAN WATER ACT VETO AUTHORITY

HYDE-SMITH, WICKER INTRODUCE BILL TO REIN IN CLEAN WATER ACT VETO AUTHORITY

Bill Would Immediately Nullify Yazoo Backwater Veto as Senators Continue to Push Federal Agencies to Help Alleviate Perpetual Flooding in South Mississippi Delta

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VIDEO:  Senators Hyde-Smith and Wicker Address Yazoo Backwater Flooding.
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WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) and Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) today introduced legislation that would...

HYDE-SMITH JOINS BOLD BID TO REMAKE NATIONAL FLOOD INSURANCE PROGRAM

HYDE-SMITH JOINS BOLD BID TO REMAKE NATIONAL FLOOD INSURANCE PROGRAM

Miss. Senator is Lead Cosponsor of Bipartisan Reform Bill to Ensure Affordability and a Better Return on Investment for Troubled FEMA Program

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today said Mississippians would benefit from more affordable premiums and greater certainty under a major bipartisan bill introduced Thursday to remake the troubled National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP).

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WICKER, HYDE-SMITH SUPPORT CONFIRMATION OF JUDGE SUL OZERDEN AT SENATE HEARING

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH SUPPORT CONFIRMATION OF JUDGE SUL OZERDEN AT SENATE HEARING

Gulfport Native is President Trump’s Nominee for the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals

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WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today recommended confirmation of U.S. District...

Responding to the New Reality: Problems With the NFIP

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Responding to the New Reality: Problems With the NFIP

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As Hurricane Barry’s projected damage from flood and wind losses approaches between $500 million and $900 million, according to CoreLogic, some are saying that building in flood zones has become increasingly dangerous....

Hyde-Smith introduces legislation that could overturn EPA veto

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Hyde-Smith introduces legislation that could overturn EPA veto

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith and U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker introduced Wednesday legislation that would overturn a 2008 decision that halted the final aspects of a long-awaited flood control...