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
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...
Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith proposes new National Flood Insurance Program
United States Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith is working on a proposal to reconstruct the National Flood Insurance Program.
The Senator says with the current program. insurance premiums can rise up to 25 percent a year,...
Forrest County schools will soon have a new way of responding to tornado warnings
By Ellen Ciurczak
Mike Papas has one emergency storm shelter under his belt and five to go.
The auxiliary services director for Forrest County School District is overseeing construction of six safe...