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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 ADDRESSES COVID-19 HARDSHIPS IN 2020 THANKSGIVING DAY MESSAGE

HYDE-SMITH ADDRESSES COVID-19 HARDSHIPS IN 2020 THANKSGIVING DAY MESSAGE

“Let’s acknowledge the many blessings we have been afforded and renew the promise to give back to our communities.”

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VIDEO:  Senator Hyde-Smith’s 2020 Thanksgiving Day Message to Mississippians.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today issued a Thanksgiving holiday message in which she encourages Mississippians to “recommit ourselves to giving thanks to God for the blessings we enjoy—even through the...

HYDE-SMITH WELCOMES ROLL OUT FY2021 APPROPRIATIONS BILLS IN THE SENATE 

HYDE-SMITH WELCOMES ROLL OUT FY2021 APPROPRIATIONS BILLS IN THE SENATE 

Twelve Bills Set Table for Negotiations to Fund Federal Programs for Remainder of Fiscal Year 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today welcomed the releases of the FY2021 appropriations bills developed and unveiled by the Senate Appropriations Committee and pledged to work to complete the appropriations process that will fund important federal projects and programs in Mississippi.

Hyde-Smith said the...

MISS. DELEGATION SUPPORTS GOVERNOR’S REQUEST FOR DISASTER DECLARATION IN ADVANCE OF HURRICANE ZETA

MISS. DELEGATION SUPPORTS GOVERNOR’S REQUEST FOR DISASTER DECLARATION IN ADVANCE OF HURRICANE ZETA

Pre-Landfall Declaration Would Provide Assistance to Save Lives and Protect Property

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), and U.S. Representatives Steven Palazzo (R-Miss.) and Michael Guest (R-Miss.) today sent a letter to President Donald J. Trump urging him to approve Mississippi Governor Tate Reeves’s request for a Pre-Landfall Disaster...

Mississippi governor signs emergency declaration ahead of Zeta

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Mississippi governor signs emergency declaration ahead of Zeta

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JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – Mississippi Governor Tate Reeves signed an emergency declaration ahead of Hurricane Zeta.

The governor tweeted on Wednesday, “Watch the weather. Be prepared. Emergency operators are...

MS Republican Congressmen oppose Democrat-led police reform bill

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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...

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...