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 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...

HYDE-SMITH VOTES FOR STOPGAP FUNDING BILL EXTENDING PROGRAMS IMPORTANT TO MISS. 

HYDE-SMITH VOTES FOR STOPGAP FUNDING BILL EXTENDING PROGRAMS IMPORTANT TO MISS. 

Bill to Avoid Government Shutdown Boosts Pandemic Child Nutrition, USDA Farm Assistance & FEMA

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), who serves on the Senate Appropriations Committee, today voted for a stopgap appropriations measure to fund federal operations through Dec. 11, while also extending programs important to Mississippi’s economy and wellbeing.

The Senate gave final approval to a...

Mississippi fire departments awarded $1.8M in grant funding

WJTV-TV Jackson

Mississippi fire departments awarded $1.8M in grant funding

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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...

Columbia Fire Department receives $40K FEMA grant

WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

Columbia Fire Department receives $40K FEMA grant

By Jeffrey Morgan

COLUMBIA, Miss. (WDAM) - The Columbia Fire Department has been awarded a $40,000 grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

U.S. Senators Cindy Hyde-Smith and Roger Wicker announced the grant.

The...