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.


MISS. DELEGATION REQUESTS FEDERAL DISASTER DECLARATION FOR OCTOBER STORM DAMAGE

MISS. DELEGATION REQUESTS FEDERAL DISASTER DECLARATION FOR OCTOBER STORM DAMAGE

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Mississippi congressional delegation today sent a letter to President Donald J. Trump requesting full consideration of Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant’s request for a major federal disaster declaration in the wake of devastation from straight-line winds and flooding caused by Tropical Storm Olga in October.

U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), and U.S....

HYDE-SMITH NAMES DOUG DAVIS TO BE CHIEF OF STAFF

HYDE-SMITH NAMES DOUG DAVIS TO BE CHIEF OF STAFF

Outgoing Chief Brad White to Lead Governor-Elect Reeves Transition Operation 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today named Doug Davis, a longtime associate and former state senator, as her incoming chief of staff.

Davis, who currently works in Jackson as the Senator’s deputy chief of staff, will replace Brad White, who will be leading the transition for Mississippi Governor-elect Tate Reeves.

“Doug Davis has the...

HYDE-SMITH ANNOUNCES $1.2 MILLION FEMA GRANT FOR SUNFLOWER COUNTY 

HYDE-SMITH ANNOUNCES $1.2 MILLION FEMA GRANT FOR SUNFLOWER COUNTY 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today announced the award of $1.2 million in federal disaster assistance to Sunflower County for roadway repairs associated with flood damage earlier this year.

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) awarded the Public Assistance funding to the county, which was included in the major disaster declaration approved in April by President Trump.

“FEMA Public...

President Trump approves Mississippi disaster declaration

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President Trump approves Mississippi disaster declaration

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WDAM) - President Donald J. Trump approved a disaster declaration Friday for the state of Mississippi.

A Mississippi congressional delegation sent a letter to Trump Thursday requesting that the president...

Hyde-Smith Announces $1.2M Grant For Sunflower County

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Hyde-Smith Announces $1.2M Grant For Sunflower County

U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today announced the award of $1.2 million in federal disaster assistance to Sunflower County for roadway repairs associated with flood damage earlier this year.

The Federal...