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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 REQUESTS INFORMATION ON REPORTS THAT MIGRANTS MAY BE HOUSED IN MISS.

HYDE-SMITH REQUESTS INFORMATION ON REPORTS THAT MIGRANTS MAY BE HOUSED IN MISS.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today asked a Biden administration official to provide her with information regarding reports that the federal government could issue a contract to house migrants at a closed casino hotel in Tunica County.

Hyde-Smith issued the request in a letter to the U.S. Health and Human Services Department (HHS) official who administers the Office of Refugee...

HYDE-SMITH STATEMENT ON DEMOCRATS DECEPTIVE BORDER VOTE

HYDE-SMITH STATEMENT ON DEMOCRATS DECEPTIVE BORDER VOTE

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VIDEO:  Senator Hyde-Smith Slams Sham Vote Intended to Deflect Attention Away from Biden, Democrats’ Border Crisis

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 in advance of a scheduled 1 p.m. (Central) vote on a flawed border bill that already failed in the Senate in February:

“No one should be fooled by Senator...

HYDE-SMITH COSPONSORS BILL TO REPEAL BIDEN ARMS EMBARGO ON ISRAEL

HYDE-SMITH COSPONSORS BILL TO REPEAL BIDEN ARMS EMBARGO ON ISRAEL

Bill Would Compel Biden Administration to Complete Arms Deliveries to Israel

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today joined U.S. Senator Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) in introducing legislation to force the Biden administration to send critical weapons to Israel.

The Israel Security Assistant Support Act (S.4337) was introduced in response to President Biden’s announcement that the administration would withhold...

Cindy Hyde-Smith cosponsors Disaster Reforestation Act

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Cindy Hyde-Smith cosponsors Disaster Reforestation Act

By Staff Reports

U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) is supporting legislation aimed at fixing the federal tax code that unintentionally penalizes forest landowners who lose timber due to natural disasters.

Hyde-Smith has...

BORDER SECURITY

BORDER SECURITY

Congressional Record Vol. 169, No. 16
(Senate - January 25, 2023) PDF

  Mrs. HYDE-SMITH. Madam President, I started the new year by joining 
Senator Blackburn of Tennessee and our new colleague Senator Britt of 
Alabama on a recent tour of the Del Rio Border Sector in Texas.

  We...

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...

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...