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 117th CONGRESS COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENTS SET, INCLUDING LEADERSHIP POSITION ON NEW APPROPRIATIONS SUBCOMMITTEE
HYDE-SMITH 117th CONGRESS COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENTS SET, INCLUDING NEW LEADERSHIP POSITION ON APPROPRIATIONS SUBCOMMITTEE
Miss. Senator Retains Spots on Four Committees, Including Appropriations and Agriculture
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today announced that she will be the ranking member on the Financial Services and General Government (FSGG) Appropriations Subcommittee as part of Senate committee assignments being set for the 117th Congress.
“The 50-50 split in the...
MISS. LAWMAKERS APPLAUD $32 MILLION GRANT TO MEMA FOR VACCINE DISTRIBUTION
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), and U.S. Representatives Steven Palazzo (R-Miss.), and Michael Guest (R-Miss.) today applauded a $32 million Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) grant to the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) to support COVID-19 vaccine distribution efforts.
“This additional funding for vaccine distribution is great news for the...
HYDE-SMITH TAKES OATH, PLEDGES CONTINUED FOCUS ON OVERCOMING CHALLENGES FACING MISS. & NATION
Hyde-Smith Sworn-In for Six-Year Term as 117th Congress Begins
VIDEO: U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith Takes the Oath of Office Following November Election Victory.
PHOTOS: Reenactment Photos with Vice President Mike Pence – One, Two & Three.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today took the oath of office to serve all Mississippians in the United State Senate for the next six...
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...
Congress reaches agreement on new COVID-19 relief package. See what’s in it.
By Frank Corder - December 21, 2020
Congressional leaders have reached an agreement on a $900 billion COVID-19 relief package that is also tied into a $1.4 trillion spending bill that funds the federal...
Mississippi’s congressional delegation urges President Trump to sign declaration on Hurricane Zeta
By Maggie Wade
JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) - Mississippi’s congressional delegation has sent a letter to President Trump urging him to approve Governor Tate Reeves’ request for a major...
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...