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 SUPPORTS FULL BORDER WALL FUNDING IN APPROPRIATIONS BILL
Homeland Security Measure Cleared for Senate Debate with Increases for Border Security, Immigration Enforcement, FEMA Disaster Relief Fund & U.S. Coast Guard
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today fully supported a Senate Appropriations Committee measure to provide full funding for President Trump’s border security initiatives, including the border wall.
Hyde-Smith, who serves on the committee and its...
HYDE-SMITH VOTES AGAINST DEMOCRAT ATTEMPT TO STYMIE PRESIDENT’S BORDER WALL CONSTRUCTION
Miss. Senator Again Supports President Trump’s Ability to Shift Funds for Border Security Emergency
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), who serves on the Senate Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee, today voted to support President Trump’s ability to obligate funding for the humanitarian and security emergency on the southern border.
Just as she did last March, Hyde-Smith...
WICKER, HYDE-SMITH ANNOUNCE $5.17 MILLION IN GRANTS FOR MISSISSIPPI FIRE DEPARTMENTS
Large Grants for Jackson, Canton to Support Hiring of More Firefighters
WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today announced the award of $5,172,039.58 in Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) grants to fire departments in Jackson, Canton, Walls, Grenada, Iuka, Columbus, Pascagoula, Laurel, Puckett, Biloxi, New Site, Sandersville, and Utica.
The funding includes...
Border enforcement helicopters to be built in Mississippi
By Steven Gagliano
U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), a member of the Senate Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee, has announced the award of a $59.1 million contract to procure Mississippi-produced Light...
Mississippi senators back debt deal that cleared Senate
By Andrew Taylor
WASHINGTON (AP) - A hard-won budget and debt deal easily cleared the Senate Thursday, powered by President Donald Trump's endorsement and a bipartisan drive to cement recent spending increases for the Pentagon...
VT Halter gets contract to build Coast Guard’s polar security cutter
By Susan Buchanan
Mississippi’s VT Halter Marine was awarded a contract in April to build a 460-foot polar security cutter, with options for two more, to upgrade the Coast Guard’s aging icebreaker fleet.