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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 HEADED TO SOUTHERN BORDER TO EVALUATE GROWING CRISIS

HYDE-SMITH HEADED TO SOUTHERN BORDER TO EVALUATE GROWING CRISIS

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) is part of a Senate delegation headed to the southern border today to evaluate the surging crisis arising from the Biden administration policy changes to immigration and border security.

Hyde-Smith is among 19 Republicans, led by Texas Senators Ted Cruz and John Cornyn, who will travel to the McAllen, Texas, region for briefings and tours Thursday and Friday.

“We’re headed...

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH & COLLEAGUES:  BIDEN ESCALATING BORDER CRISIS BY UNLAWFULLY FREEZING WALL FUNDING

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH & COLLEAGUES:  BIDEN ESCALATING BORDER CRISIS BY UNLAWFULLY FREEZING WALL FUNDING

Forty Senators Seek GAO Ruling on Infringement of Congress’ Constitutional Power of the Purse

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Amid the rapidly escalating crisis along the southern border, U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today joined Republican colleagues to challenge President Biden’s suspension of border wall funding and construction without lawful justification.

Wicker...

HYDE-SMITH ANNOUNCES $6.9 MILLION ARMY CONTRACT FOR UAS WORK IN STARKVILLE

HYDE-SMITH ANNOUNCES $6.9 MILLION ARMY CONTRACT FOR UAS WORK IN STARKVILLE
 
Camgian Microsystems Corp. to Work on Technology to Counter Drone Intrusions

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced a $6.99 million U.S. Army contract for the Starkville-based Camgian Microsystems Corp. to develop technologies to stop unwanted unmanned aircraft system (UAS) incursions.

“Unmanned aircraft system advances have had...

Biden border wall freeze unlawful, 40 GOP senators tell GAO in letter

Fox News

Biden border wall freeze unlawful, 40 GOP senators tell GAO in letter

Congress approved nearly $1.4 billion in border wall funding in December

By Audrey Conklin

A group of 40 GOP senators on Wednesday asked the Government Accountability Office to decide whether President Biden's decision to...

Rick Scott Champions Electoral Reform With Save Democracy Act

Florida Daily

Rick Scott Champions Electoral Reform With Save Democracy Act

By Kevin Derby

Last week, U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., introduced the “Save Democracy Act” which, he insisted, will “improve our election system and restore confidence in our nation’s democracy” and ‘creates much needed...

Border patrol to pay $21M for helicopters made in Miss.

WLBT-TV Jackson

Border patrol to pay $21M for helicopters made in Miss.

By Anthony Warren

COLUMBUS, Miss. (WLBT) - Helicopters built at a plant in Columbus could soon play a role in securing the U.S. border.

On Wednesday, Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith announced that Customs and Border Protection (CBP) had...

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...