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, COLLEAGUES INTRODUCE ‘SAVE DEMOCRACY ACT’ TO RESTORE CONFIDENCE IN ELECTIONS
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), with U.S. Senators Rick Scott (R-Fla.), on Thursday introduced the Save Democracy Act to improve our election system and restore confidence in our nation’s democracy.
The legislation would establish much-needed national standards and guidelines to safeguard the accuracy and integrity...
SENS. HYDE-SMITH, COTTON & OTHERS INTRODUCE IRAN SANCTIONS RESOLUTION
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today joined U.S. Senator Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) in introducing a resolution to oppose lifting sanctions on Iran.
Hyde-Smith is among 25 original cosponsors of S.Res.72. The lawmakers issued the following joint statement:
“The United States must maintain sanctions on the Iranian regime until it abandons its nuclear ambitions and ends its support for violence and terror...
HYDE-SMITH 117th CONGRESS COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENTS SET, INCLUDING LEADERSHIP POSITION ON NEW APPROPRIATIONS SUBCOMMITTEE
HYDE-SMITH 117th CONGRESS COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENTS SET, INCLUDING NEW LEADERSHIP POSITION ON APPROPRIATIONS SUBCOMMITTEE
Miss. Senator Retains Spots on Four Committees, Including Appropriations and Agriculture
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today announced that she will be the ranking member on the Financial Services and General Government (FSGG) Appropriations Subcommittee as part of Senate committee assignments being set for the 117th Congress.
“The 50-50 split in the...
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...
Troops protecting the US Capitol moved to parking garage – Governor and MS Delegation speaks out
By Andi Davis
Last night, the nation was shocked to learn that the National Guard was moved to a parking garage, but have since been relocated back to the Capitol Complex.
Mississippi National Guard being sent to D.C. to assist with inauguration security
JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – The men and women serving in the Mississippi National Guard (MSNG) are preparing for service in support of civil authorities in Washington D. C. This mission is in...
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
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...