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 HIGHLIGHTS BENEFITS TO MISS. AS SENATE APPROVES FY21 FUNDING BILLS, NEW COVID-19 RELIEF PACKAGE

HYDE-SMITH HIGHLIGHTS BENEFITS TO MISS. AS SENATE APPROVES FY21 FUNDING BILLS, NEW COVID-19 RELIEF PACKAGE

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today highlighted benefits to Mississippi in an omnibus appropriations and COVID-19 relief package approved by the Senate late Monday night. 

The comprehensive package with all 12 FY2021 appropriations bills and $892 billion in targeted pandemic relief (HR.133) now heads to...

MISS. DELEGATION REQUESTS FEDERAL DISASTER DECLARATION FOR HURRICANE ZETA

MISS. DELEGATION REQUESTS FEDERAL DISASTER DECLARATION FOR HURRICANE ZETA

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) and U.S. Representatives Bennie Thompson (D-Miss.), Steven Palazzo (R-Miss.), Trent Kelly (R-Miss.), and Michael Guest (R-Miss.) today sent a letter to President Donald J. Trump encouraging him to approve Mississippi Governor Tate Reeves’ request for a major disaster declaration for Hurricane Zeta.

The damage from the October 28 storm...

HYDE-SMITH WELCOMES ROLL OUT FY2021 APPROPRIATIONS BILLS IN THE SENATE 

HYDE-SMITH WELCOMES ROLL OUT FY2021 APPROPRIATIONS BILLS IN THE SENATE 

Twelve Bills Set Table for Negotiations to Fund Federal Programs for Remainder of Fiscal Year 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today welcomed the releases of the FY2021 appropriations bills developed and unveiled by the Senate Appropriations Committee and pledged to work to complete the appropriations process that will fund important federal projects and programs in Mississippi.

Hyde-Smith said the...

Elliott VFD Awarded $48,476 for Upgrades

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Elliott VFD Awarded $48,476 for Upgrades

By Reggie Ross

The Elliott Volunteer Fire Department was recently the recipient of a Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) grant to support safety upgrades for first responders.

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

Mississippi governor signs emergency declaration ahead of Zeta

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Mississippi governor signs emergency declaration ahead of Zeta

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JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – Mississippi Governor Tate Reeves signed an emergency declaration ahead of Hurricane Zeta.

The governor tweeted on Wednesday, “Watch the weather. Be prepared. Emergency operators are...