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.


WICKER, HYDE-SMITH COSPONSOR BILL TO PROTECT DISASTER RELIEF HEALTH PROFESSIONAL VOLUNTEERS

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH COSPONSOR BILL TO PROTECT DISASTER RELIEF HEALTH PROFESSIONAL VOLUNTEERS

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today cosponsored legislation to provide legal protection to individual medical professionals who volunteer during federally declared disasters.

The Good Samaritan Health Professionals Act would amend a 24-year-old law by broadening protections for persons who volunteer independently of a formally recognized...

MISS. DELEGATION REQUESTS FEDERAL DISASTER DECLARATION FOR HURRICANE IDA

MISS. DELEGATION REQUESTS FEDERAL DISASTER DECLARATION FOR HURRICANE IDA

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Mississippi congressional delegation today sent a letter to President Joseph R. Biden urging him to approve Mississippi Governor Tate Reeves’ request for a major disaster declaration for Hurricane Ida.

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.)...

HYDE-SMITH, COLLEAGUES INTRODUCE BILL TO DELAY FLOOD INSURANCE PREMIUM HIKES

HYDE-SMITH, COLLEAGUES INTRODUCE BILL TO DELAY FLOOD INSURANCE PREMIUM HIKES

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today cosponsored legislation to require the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to delay its National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) Risk Rating 2.0 rollout until Sept. 30, 2022.

The NFIP Risk Rating 2.0 Delay Act of 2021 (S.2869) was introduced in response to FEMA intent to allow the Oct. 1 launch of Risk Rating 2.0, its new rating system for pricing...

Hyde-Smith: ‘Build Back Broke bill is what I call it’

WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

Hyde-Smith: ‘Build Back Broke bill is what I call it’

By Caroline Wood

PINE BELT, Miss. (WDAM) - Mississippi leaders are speaking out about the Biden Administration’s ‘Build Back Better’ bill.

The House passed the ‘Build Back Better’ bill Friday. Now, it heads to the Senate.

But,...

Goals and projects for 2022 on the horizon

Natchez Democrat

Goals and projects for 2022 on the horizon

By Dan Gibson – From the Mayor’s Desk

It’s hard to believe we are about to enter the last several weeks of 2021! Over the past few days, I have been evaluating the progress we have made toward the Natchez Renewal this year, and I am now...