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 TAKES OATH, PLEDGES CONTINUED FOCUS ON OVERCOMING CHALLENGES FACING MISS. & NATION

HYDE-SMITH TAKES OATH, PLEDGES CONTINUED FOCUS ON OVERCOMING CHALLENGES FACING MISS. & NATION

Hyde-Smith Sworn-In for Six-Year Term as 117th Congress Begins

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today took the oath of office to serve all Mississippians in the United State Senate for the next six...

HYDE-SMITH HIGHLIGHTS BENEFITS TO MISS. AS SENATE APPROVES FY21 FUNDING BILLS, NEW COVID-19 RELIEF PACKAGE

HYDE-SMITH HIGHLIGHTS BENEFITS TO MISS. AS SENATE APPROVES FY21 FUNDING BILLS, NEW COVID-19 RELIEF PACKAGE

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today highlighted benefits to Mississippi in an omnibus appropriations and COVID-19 relief package approved by the Senate late Monday night. 

The comprehensive package with all 12 FY2021 appropriations bills and $892 billion in targeted pandemic relief (HR.133) now heads to...

MISS. DELEGATION REQUESTS FEDERAL DISASTER DECLARATION FOR HURRICANE ZETA

MISS. DELEGATION REQUESTS FEDERAL DISASTER DECLARATION FOR HURRICANE ZETA

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) and U.S. Representatives Bennie Thompson (D-Miss.), Steven Palazzo (R-Miss.), Trent Kelly (R-Miss.), and Michael Guest (R-Miss.) today sent a letter to President Donald J. Trump encouraging him to approve Mississippi Governor Tate Reeves’ request for a major disaster declaration for Hurricane Zeta.

The damage from the October 28 storm...

Mississippi governor signs emergency declaration ahead of Zeta

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Mississippi governor signs emergency declaration ahead of Zeta

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JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – Mississippi Governor Tate Reeves signed an emergency declaration ahead of Hurricane Zeta.

The governor tweeted on Wednesday, “Watch the weather. Be prepared. Emergency operators are...

Elliott VFD Awarded $48,476 for Upgrades

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Elliott VFD Awarded $48,476 for Upgrades

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The Elliott Volunteer Fire Department was recently the recipient of a Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) grant to support safety upgrades for first responders.

U.S. Senators Roger Wicker, (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith,...

Mississippi receives $22.7M to repair storm-damaged federal roads

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Mississippi receives $22.7M to repair storm-damaged federal roads

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JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) announced Mississippi was awarded more than $22.7 million in emergency relief funding to offset the costs for repairing and reconstructing federal...