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.
MISS. DELEGATION REQUESTS IMMEDIATE FEDERAL DISASTER DECLARATION FOR EASTER STORM DAMAGE
(Update: On April 16, 2020, President Trump approved the Major Disaster Declaration requested by Governor Tate Reeves. Read more here.)
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Mississippi congressional delegation today sent a letter to President Donald J. Trump urging him to approve Mississippi Governor Tate Reeves’s request for an expedited major disaster declaration in the wake of devastating weather events across the...
MISS. DELEGATION REQUESTS FEDERAL DISASTER DECLARATION FOR FEBRUARY STORM DAMAGE
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Mississippi congressional delegation today sent a letter to President Donald J. Trump requesting full consideration of Mississippi Governor Tate Reeves’ request for a major federal disaster declaration in the wake of damages sustained across the state from the severe storms, flooding, and mudslides that occurred from Feb. 10 to Feb. 18, 2020. These storms caused the Pearl River to reach its...
WICKER, HYDE-SMITH APPLAUD MISSISSIPPI JUDICIAL NOMINATIONS
President Trump Picks Cory T. Wilson & Kristi H. Johnson to Serve on Federal Bench
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today welcomed President Trump’s nominations of Judge Cory T. Wilson of Flora to serve on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit and Kristi H. Johnson of Brandon to serve as a U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of Mississippi.
“I am pleased that...
Governor, federal officials visit victims; fourth resident’s death attributed to tornado
Apr 17, 2020
A fourth Jones County resident died as the result of injuries suffered when a massive tornado struck her home on Matthews Road.
Gov. Tate Reeves and federal officials visited the...
Wicker, Hyde-Smith to serve on President’s economic recovery task force
By Steven Gagliano
As conversations regarding the re-opening of the American economy ramp up, Mississippi’s Senators will serve on President Trump’s ‘Opening Up America Again Congressional Group’.
Gone With The Wind
By Jack Hammett
Apr 15, 2020 Updated 18 hrs ago
Moses held out his hand over the sea, and the Lord drove the sea back with a strong east wind. It blew all night and turned the sea into dry land. The water was divided. Exodus 14:21
“We don’t know what the...