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
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
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
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.
As Congress returns from Thanksgiving recess, lawmakers face a packed Democrat-led agenda
Urgent deadlines and major issues loom large for Congressional consideration.
By Anne Summerhays
Congressional lawmakers return from Thanksgiving recess today, with plans to discuss and vote on...
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.
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...