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.
WICKER, HYDE-SMITH RECOMMEND CONFIRMATION OF PRESIDENT TRUMP’S MISSISSIPPI JUDICIAL PICKS
Senate Committee Considers Nominations of Kristi Johnson & Taylor McNeel to Serve on the Southern District of Mississippi
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today offered strong recommendations for the confirmation of Kristi H. Johnson of Brandon and...
HYDE-SMITH JOINS ANTI-ANARCHY BILL LINKING TAXPAYER FUNDING TO THE RULE OF LAW
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today announced her support for legislation that would withhold federal funding to “anarchist jurisdictions”—those state and local jurisdictions that purposefully obstruct the rule of law in favor of violent mobs.
The Ending Taxpayer Funding of Anarchy Act (S.4085) would restrict federal funding for jurisdictions that abdicate their constitutional duty to...
HYDE-SMITH: FEMA PROVIDES $1.48 MILLION FOR CORINTH DRAINAGE PIPE REPAIR
Tropical Storm Olga Flooding Damaged Underground Storm Drainage System
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today announced that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has approved $1.48 million to support the City of Corinth’s repair of an underground storm drainage system.
FEMA is providing 75 percent of the repair cost for the South Corinth Arch Pipe Drainage System, which was damaged...
MS Republican Congressmen oppose Democrat-led police reform bill
By Frank Corder
All three of Mississippi’s Republican Congressmen voted against the “George Floyd Justice in Policing Act” passed mainly down party line in the U.S. House Thursday night.
Congressman Steven Palazzo (MS-04...
Senator Hyde-Smith on Police Reform
Mississippi Republican Cindy Hyde-Smith castigated Senate Democrats for not voting to start debate on Sen. Tim Scott’s JUSTICE Act.
Hyde-Smith decries blocking of law enforcement reform bill
By Andi Davis
The Justice Act has stalled in the Senate and a Mississippi Senator is speaking out.
Mississippi’s U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith decried Senate Democrats’ decision to deny Senate debate on significant police...