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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 ISSUES THANKSGIVING MESSAGE

HYDE-SMITH ISSUES THANKSGIVING MESSAGE

“Our Recovery from the Pandemic has Taught Us Not to Take for Granted Our Ability to Freely Gather with Those Most Important to Us.”

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VIDEO:  Senator Hyde-Smith Issues Thanksgiving Holiday Message.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today issued a statement to commemorate Thanksgiving, marking progress in pandemic recovery and calling on Mississippians to recommit to sharing their bounty with those in need.

“I hope this Thanksgiving...

HYDE-SMITH COSPONSORS BILL TO COMPLETE WALL ON U.S.-MEXICO BORDER

HYDE-SMITH COSPONSORS BILL TO COMPLETE WALL ON U.S.-MEXICO BORDER

‘The WALL Act’ Offsets Wall Costs by Ending Benefits that Serve as Incentives for Illegal Immigration

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) this week cosponsored legislation to fully fund completion of the U.S.-Mexico border wall, while making important reforms to tax and welfare benefits that can serve as added incentive to enter the United States illegally.

Hyde-Smith, who serves on the Senate Homeland...

HYDE-SMITH OPENS OFFICE IN BROOKHAVEN

HYDE-SMITH OPENS OFFICE IN BROOKHAVEN

Miss. Senator Adds Office to Serve Southwest Mississippi, Maintains Offices in Jackson, Oxford & Gulfport

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today announced the opening of an office in downtown Brookhaven to serve constituents in southwest Mississippi.

The new Hyde-Smith office is located in Suite C of the Benoits Building at 117 W. Cherokee Street, Brookhaven.

“I’m thrilled to open an office in Brookhaven.  This space will give...

Hyde-Smith cosponsors bill to honor 13 Americans killed in Afghanistan

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Hyde-Smith cosponsors bill to honor 13 Americans killed in Afghanistan

By Kaitlin Howell

WASHINGTON (WJTV) – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) cosponsored a bill to award the Congressional Gold Medal to the 13 American service members who were killed during a terrorist attack...

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...