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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 OFFERS AMENDMENT TARGETING NON-PROSECUTION OF VIOLENT CRIMES

HYDE-SMITH OFFERS AMENDMENT TARGETING NON-PROSECUTION OF VIOLENT CRIMES

Miss. Senator Offers Pro-Small Business, Pro-Law Enforcement Amendment to Democrats’ $4 Trillion Reckless Tax-and-Spend Spree

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today offered an amendment to hold local prosecutors accountable for refusing to prosecute violent crimes—even as the crime rate surge imperils small businesses and communities.

Hyde-Smith offered the amendment to the Democrats’ FY2022...

HYDE-SMITH ISSUES INDEPENDENCE DAY MESSAGE AS NATION MARKS 245TH BIRTHDAY

HYDE-SMITH ISSUES INDEPENDENCE DAY MESSAGE AS NATION MARKS 245TH BIRTHDAY

"As Americans, Our Respect for the Fourth of July is Rooted Deeply in the Belief that God has Truly Blessed Our Nation,” Senator Says.

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VIDEO:  Senator Hyde-Smith Issues Independence Day Message.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today issued an Independence Day statement in advance of the July 4 celebration of the nation’s 245th birthday.

“In Mississippi, I am confident that our celebrations will...

HYDE-SMITH LAMBASTES INADEQUATE BIDEN DEFENSE BUDGET, CALLS FOR BOLDNESS

HYDE-SMITH LAMBASTES INADEQUATE BIDEN DEFENSE BUDGET, CALLS FOR BOLDNESS

“When in the World did We Start Using Words like ‘Adequate’ When We Are Talking about the Benchmark for Our National Defense?” Hyde-Smith Asks

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VIDEO: Senator Hyde-Smith Criticizes Biden Defense Budget as Inadequate.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today lambasted the Biden administration’s FY2022 national security budget, warning that striving for “adequate” defense spending could embolden U.S....