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 HIGHLIGHTS AG DISASTER ASSISTANCE FOR TORNADO VICTIMS
USDA Programs, Discretionary Funds Can Help Offset Losses from Recent Tornadoes, Severe Spring Storms
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...
PRESIDENT NAMES HYDE-SMITH TO OPENING UP AMERICA AGAIN CONGRESSIONAL GROUP
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today accepted an invitation from President Donald Trump to serve on the Opening Up America Again Congressional Group to focus on providing advice and counsel on actions needed to safely open and restart economy following the COVID-19 public health emergency.
“I appreciate President Trump’s determination to safely open and restart the American economy. His...
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...
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...
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.
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...