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 URGES SENATORS TO CONFIRM CORY WILSON TO THE FIFTH CIRCUIT COURT OF APPEALS

HYDE-SMITH URGES SENATORS TO CONFIRM CORY WILSON TO THE FIFTH CIRCUIT COURT OF APPEALS

Miss. Senator Addresses Senate on Behalf of Mississippi Nominee

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VIDEO: Senator Hyde-Smith Urges Senators to Confirm Mississippi’s Judge Cory T. Wilson

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today encouraged her Senate colleagues to confirm Mississippi Court of Appeals Judge Cory T. Wilson to be a U.S. Circuit Judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.

In a floor speech, Hyde...

HYDE-SMITH INTRODUCES BILL TO ELIMINATE FEMA COST-SHARE FOR 2020 DISASTERS TO HELP STATES, CITIES DURING PANDEMIC

HYDE-SMITH INTRODUCES BILL TO ELIMINATE FEMA COST-SHARE FOR 2020 DISASTERS TO HELP STATES, CITIES DURING PANDEMIC

Bipartisan Bill Would Ease COVID-19 Burden to Aid in Disaster Recovery Where Needed

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VIDEO:  Hyde-Smith Discusses Bills Offering Direct Aid to Cities, Counties & States.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today introduced legislation to eliminate the cost-share payments required of states and communities included in federal disaster declarations in 2020.

The L...

HYDE-SMITH HIGHLIGHTS AG DISASTER ASSISTANCE FOR TORNADO VICTIMS

HYDE-SMITH HIGHLIGHTS AG DISASTER ASSISTANCE FOR TORNADO VICTIMS

USDA Programs, Discretionary Funds Can Help Offset Losses from Recent Tornadoes, Severe Spring Storms 

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Mississippi Easter Sunday Tornado Storm Damage to Poultry Houses (April 14, 2020)

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today identified U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) programs that could help cattle producers, poultry growers, and private landowners who experienced losses from recent historic...

Gov. Reeves, DHS Secretary Wolf tour Easter storm damage

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Gov. Reeves, DHS Secretary Wolf tour Easter storm damage

Posted: Apr 17, 2020

LAUREL, Miss. (WHLT) – Governor Tate Reeves surveyed the damage from the Easter Sunday storms on Friday, along with acting Secretary of Homeland Security Chad Wolf and U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith.

The...

Gov. Reeves surveys damage in Jones County

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Gov. Reeves surveys damage in Jones County

By Eddie Robertson

JONES COUNTY, Miss. (WDAM) - Federal disaster assistance for Covington, Jones and Jefferson Davis counties has been approved by President Donald Trump.

This will help victims with temporary housing, home repairs, low...