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.


Reforming the National Flood Insurance Program

Daily Dose News, Dallas TX 

Reforming the National Flood Insurance Program

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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....

Mississippi delegation favors flood insurance reform

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Mississippi delegation favors flood insurance reform

By Alex Paton
 
Several pieces of legislation were introduced in the U.S. Senate last week which would benefit Mississippians. Three separate bills were introduced by Senator Roger Wicker to address various parts of the current...