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
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...
IN MAIDEN SPEECH, HYDE-SMITH SAYS AMERICANS DESERVE A RESPONSIVE GOVERNMENT
Miss. Senator Cites Ongoing Mississippi Flooding, Unmet Promises to Make Point
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...
"Katrina is finally over for Waveland" -- City set to receive final reimbursement from FEMA
By Cassandra Favre
Waveland Mayor Mike Smith on Wednesday announced that FEMA would be reinstating more than $1.4 million to the city in reference to PW's 4916 and 4917 for the Sanitary Sewer...