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.
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...
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...