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 BACKS BILL TO END ILLEGAL IMMIGRANT ABUSE OF ASYLUM SYSTEM
Asylum Accountability Measure Exchanges 10-year Penalty, with Permanent Ban
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) this week cosponsored legislation that would permanently bar illegal immigrants who fail to appear in immigration court from benefitting from the Immigration and Nationality Act, the law that governs immigration and citizenship in the United States.
The Asylum Accountability Act (S.4636) would...
HYDE-SMITH, COLLEAGUES MOVE TO EXTEND NATIONAL FLOOD INSURANCE PROGRAM
Measure Required as Current NFIP Program Expires September 30
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) on Thursday helped introduce legislation to authorize a one-year extension to the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), which is set to expire on Sept. 30, 2022.
The NFIP Extension Act of 2022 (S.4533) would extend the NFIP through Sept. 30, 2023.
“I look forward to a time when Congress will agree on a...
HYDE-SMITH ISSUES INDEPENDENCE DAY STATEMENT
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today issued the following statement in advance of Mississippians joining their fellow Americans in celebrating the nation’s 246th birthday:
“As Americans gather to celebrate Independence Day, it cannot be ignored that our nation faces many challenges.
“Our struggling economy and sharp political climate certainly takes its toll on all of us, but I know that Mississippians are not deterred...
Insurance News Net
Sen. Kennedy, Colleagues Urge FEMA to Explain Risk Rating 2.0 Pricing Method
Targeted News Service
WASHINGTON, July 28 -- Sen. John Kennedy, R-Louisiana, issued the following news release and letter on July 27, 2022:
Sen. John Kennedy (R-La.) and six colleagues today urged David...
The Center Square
Louisiana property owners might not be able to afford federal flood insurance under new system
By Victor Skinner, The Center Square contributor
(The Center Square) — Owners of 500,000 Louisiana properties covered by flood insurance might not be able to afford coverage with a new...
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal, Tupelo
Wicker, Hyde-Smith vote against advancing gun safety legislation
By Taylor Vance
JACKSON • Mississippi’s two U.S. senators weren't among the 14 Republicans who voted to move a bipartisan gun safety bill forward for debate.
In the first action on a bill...