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.


MISS. DELEGATION SUPPORTS GOVERNOR’S REQUEST FOR DISASTER DECLARATION IN ADVANCE OF HURRICANE ZETA

MISS. DELEGATION SUPPORTS GOVERNOR’S REQUEST FOR DISASTER DECLARATION IN ADVANCE OF HURRICANE ZETA

Pre-Landfall Declaration Would Provide Assistance to Save Lives and Protect Property

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), and U.S. Representatives Steven Palazzo (R-Miss.) and Michael Guest (R-Miss.) today sent a letter to President Donald J. Trump urging him to approve Mississippi Governor Tate Reeves’s request for a Pre-Landfall Disaster...

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH BACK CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT & LEGISLATION TO BLOCK SUPREME COURT PACKING

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH BACK CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT & LEGISLATION TO BLOCK SUPREME COURT PACKING

Proposals Would Enshrine Nine-Justice Court, Require Supermajority Support for Future Expansion

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today joined U.S. Senators Ted Cruz (R-Texas), Thom Tillis (R-N.C.), Martha McSally (R-Ariz.), and Kelly Loeffler (R-Ga.), to introduce two proposals to protect the number of justices on the U.S. Supreme Court and prevent...

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH ANNOUNCE $6.82 MILLION IN FEMA DISASTER AID ASSOCIATED WITH EASTER DAY DISASTER

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH ANNOUNCE $6.82 MILLION IN FEMA DISASTER AID ASSOCIATED WITH EASTER DAY DISASTER

Funding Will Offset Debris Removal Costs for MDOT, Covington and Jasper Counties   

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today announced more than $6.82 million in federal disaster assistance to offset debris removal costs from the fatal Easter Sunday tornadoes and severe storms in Mississippi last April.

The Federal Emergency Management Agency...

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

WJTV-TV Jackson

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

NEWS

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...

Mississippi fire departments awarded $1.8M in grant funding

WJTV-TV Jackson

Mississippi fire departments awarded $1.8M in grant funding

NEWS

JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) announced on Friday, fire departments in five Mississippi communities will receive grant funding to support safety upgrades.

Th...

Local fire department among those receiving FEMA grant

Itawamba County Times

Local fire department among those receiving FEMA grant

By Teresa Blake

Last week, U.S. Senators Roger Wicker and Cindy Hyde-Smith announced over $1.1 million in Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) grant funding to support safety upgrades for fire departments in eight...