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 MARCH STORMS

MISS. DELEGATION REQUESTS FEDERAL DISASTER DECLARATION FOR MARCH STORMS

Tornadoes, Severe Storms Destroyed or Damaged More Than 150 Homes across State

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), along with U.S. Representatives Bennie Thompson (D-Miss.), Steven Palazzo (R-Miss.), Trent Kelly (R-Miss.), and Michael Guest (R-Miss.) today requested that President Joe Biden approve Mississippi Governor Tate Reeves’ request for federal major disaster...

HYDE-SMITH INTRODUCES BILL TO PROTECT FLOOD INSURANCE POLICYHOLDERS

HYDE-SMITH INTRODUCES BILL TO PROTECT FLOOD INSURANCE POLICYHOLDERS

Measure Would Give Policyholders Options in New FEMA Risk Rating 2.0 Flood Insurance Rate Scheme

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today introduced legislation to give policyholders more options as the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) prepares for a nationwide implementation of its new National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) premium rate structure this week.

The Homeowner Flood Insurance...

HYDE-SMITH ISSUES THANKSGIVING MESSAGE

HYDE-SMITH ISSUES THANKSGIVING MESSAGE

“Our Recovery from the Pandemic has Taught Us Not to Take for Granted Our Ability to Freely Gather with Those Most Important to Us.”

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VIDEO:  Senator Hyde-Smith Issues Thanksgiving Holiday Message.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today issued a statement to commemorate Thanksgiving, marking progress in pandemic recovery and calling on Mississippians to recommit to sharing their bounty with those in need.

“I hope this Thanksgiving...

Delegation requests disaster declaration for March storms

Meridian Star

Delegation requests disaster declaration for March storms

By Bill Graham

U.S. Senators Roger Wicker, R-Miss., and Cindy Hyde-Smith, R-Miss., along with U.S. Representatives Bennie Thompson, D-Miss., Steven Palazzo, R-Miss., Trent Kelly, R-Miss., and Michael Guest, R-Miss., have...

Bill aims to protect flood insurance policy holders from rate hike

WXXV-TV Gulfport

Bill aims to protect flood insurance policy holders from rate hike

WXXV Staff

Today, U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith introduced a bill to protect flood insurance policyholders.

On Friday, a new rate structure for the National Flood Insurance Program takes effect.

For many people, the...