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The U.S. Department of Homeland Security, as the lead agency for the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and U.S. Coast Guard, plays an important role in Mississippi.

Senator Hyde-Smith is committed to working closely with FEMA and other federal agencies to ensure Mississippians are prepared for natural disasters and emergency situations.  She supports hazard mitigation policies, which have proven to help save lives and save taxpayer dollars. 

The Senator also supports Homeland Security efforts to protect the American people from domestic and foreign threats, which include ensuring a strong and well-equipped U.S. Coast Guard.


HYDE-SMITH COSPONSORS BILL TO HONOR 13 AMERICAN HEROES KILLED IN AFGHANISTAN

HYDE-SMITH COSPONSORS BILL TO HONOR 13 AMERICAN HEROES KILLED IN AFGHANISTAN

Miss. Senator Promotes Bipartisan Effort to Award Congressional Gold Medals to Fallen U.S. Servicemembers

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) is an original cosponsor of legislation to award the Congressional Gold Medal to the 13 American servicemembers who lost their lives last month during a terrorist attack in Kabul, Afghanistan.

Hyde-Smith is among the 35 original sponsors of S.2756, a...

HYDE-SMITH SEEKS ONE-YEAR EXTENSION OF NATIONAL FLOOD INSURANCE PROGRAM

HYDE-SMITH SEEKS ONE-YEAR EXTENSION OF NATIONAL FLOOD INSURANCE PROGRAM

Original Cosponsor of Legislation to Sustain Mississippi-critical Program Before Sept. 30 Expiration

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), a member of the Senate Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee, today said she will push for passage of legislation to extend the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) before it expires on Sept. 30.

Hyde-Smith is an original cosponsor of the NFIP Extension...

HYDE-SMITH ISSUES 9/11 ANNIVERSARY COMMEMORATION STATEMENT

HYDE-SMITH ISSUES 9/11 ANNIVERSARY COMMEMORATION STATEMENT

“I Firmly Believe Good Will Overcome Evil, But Not Without Constant Watchfulness.  As Much As We Long To Vanquish Terrorism, This Dark Threat Will Not Simply Disappear.”

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), a member of the Senate Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee, today issued the following statement to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the United States:

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Ocean Aero moving operations and headquarters to Gulfport

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Ocean Aero moving operations and headquarters to Gulfport

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Ocean Aero, manufacturer and service provider of ocean-going autonomous underwater and surface vehicles, is relocating its manufacturing operations and headquarters from San Diego to Gulfport, the Mississippi...

Disaster Relief

DISASTER RELIEF

Congressional Record (Senate - May 09, 2019)

Mr. President, I also rise to speak on behalf of thousands of Mississippians who have been affected by catastrophic flooding and other natural disasters this year. Their plight and the unmet 
commitment made to them long ago provide us an...

Tribute to Lieutenant Commander Steven Davies

TRIBUTE TO LIEUTENANT COMMANDER STEVEN DAVIES

Congressional Record (Senate - April 09, 2019)

Mrs. HYDE-SMITH. Madam President, I am pleased to commend LCDR Steven Davies for his dedication to duty and service as a U.S. Coast Guard congressional fellow on my staff. Steve was recently selected to...