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

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

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

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...

Wicker, Hyde-Smith to serve on President’s economic recovery task force

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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’. 

Senators...

Gone With The Wind

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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...