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: AGRICULTURE, FLOOD RELIEF FUNDING SHOULD HELP MISSISSIPPI
U.S. Senate Approves Disaster Supplemental Funding Package
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today said Mississippi will benefit from a supplemental disaster appropriations measure approved by the Senate.
Hyde-Smith voted for the disaster relief measure, which will provide crucial aid for states like Mississippi that have been hurt by disasters in...
IN MAIDEN SPEECH, HYDE-SMITH SAYS AMERICANS DESERVE A RESPONSIVE GOVERNMENT
Miss. Senator Cites Ongoing Mississippi Flooding, Unmet Promises to Make Point
Daily Dose News, Dallas TX
Reforming the National Flood Insurance Program
Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith is proposing an update to the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). Hyde-Smith’s proposal aims to address the multiple extensions the NFIP has undergone with a long-term extension plan....
Sun Herald, Biloxi
New bill would pay Coast fisherman for losses after Bonnet Carré opening, algae bloom
By Justin Mitchell
A bill proposed by Republican Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith would help seafood workers on the Coast after a devastating season because of the opening of Bonnet Carré Spillway and...
The Hagstrom Report
Hyde-Smith, Kennedy propose fisheries, aquaculture disaster assistance
Sens. Cindy Hyde-Smith, R-Miss., and John Kennedy, R-La., Tuesday introduced legislation to create a disaster assistance program for commercial fishing and aquaculture operations in the midst...