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 STATEMENT ON THE PASSING OF SENATOR THAD COCHRAN

HYDE-SMITH STATEMENT ON THE PASSING OF SENATOR THAD COCHRAN

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today issued the following statement regarding the passing of U.S. Senator Thad Cochran (R-Miss.):

“Mississippi has suffered a tremendous loss today.  Senator Thad Cochran was an incredible leader and a most respected member of the United States Senate.  My colleagues who served with him consistently speak of him with such high regard.  So many have said to me that he was truly...

HYDE-SMITH:  AGRICULTURE, FLOOD RELIEF FUNDING SHOULD HELP MISSISSIPPI

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...

Reforming the National Flood Insurance Program

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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...