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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 BILL WOULD FORBID USE OF FEDERAL MONEY FOR STATE GUN REGISTRIES

HYDE-SMITH BILL WOULD FORBID USE OF FEDERAL MONEY FOR STATE GUN REGISTRIES
 
Miss. Senator’s GRIP Act Would Protect Gun Owners’ Privacy Rights
 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In light of some states placing restrictions on gun owners, U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith today introduced legislation to ensure federal funding cannot be used by states, localities, or any other organization to maintain gun registries.
 
The Gun-owner Registration Information Protection Act (GRIP Act) would clarify existing law that...

HYDE-SMITH BILL WOULD FORBID USE OF FEDERAL MONEY FOR STATE GUN REGISTRIES

HYDE-SMITH BILL WOULD FORBID USE OF FEDERAL MONEY FOR STATE GUN REGISTRIES
 
Miss. Senator’s GRIP Act Would Protect Gun Owners’ Privacy Rights
 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In light of some states placing restrictions on gun owners, U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith today introduced legislation to ensure federal funding cannot be used by states, localities, or any other organization to maintain gun registries.
 
The Gun-owner Registration Information Protection Act (GRIP Act) would clarify existing law that...

HYDE-SMITH VOTES FOR BORDER WALL FUNDING AS PART OF HOMELAND SECURITY BILL

HYDE-SMITH VOTES FOR BORDER WALL FUNDING AS PART OF HOMELAND SECURITY BILL
 
Appropriations Committee Bill Funds President’s Budget Request, Programs Important to Mississippi

 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today voted for an appropriations bill that meets President Trump’s FY2019 budget request for building a border wall to help control illegal immigration.
 
The FY2019 Homeland Security Appropriations Bill was approved, 26-5, on Thursday by the Senate Appropriations...

U.S. Senator Hyde-Smith making impact in Forrest County

WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
 
U.S. Senator Hyde-Smith making impact in Forrest County
 
By Karrie Leggett-Brown
 
FORREST COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith stopped by the Forrest County Board of Supervisors meeting Monday morning.
 
The board thanked her for her work in getting Forrest County...

Mississippi fire departments get federal grants

WTOK-TV Meridian
 
Mississippi fire departments get federal grants
 
WASHINGTON (WTOK)- U.S. Senators Roger Wicker, R-Miss., and Cindy Hyde-Smith, R-Miss., today announced the award of $851,954 in FEMA grants to fire departments in Columbus, Biloxi, Hattiesburg, Senatobia, Laurel, Bentonia, and...

Senators vote to extend National Flood Insurance Program

WJTV-TV Jackson
 
Senators vote to extend National Flood Insurance Program
 
By Liz Carroll
 
WASHINGTON D.C. - U.S. Senators Roger Wicker and Cindy Hyde-Smith voted to extend the National Flood Insurance Program Tuesday.
 
The program was set to expire at midnight. The four-month extension does not...