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:  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...