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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 VOTES TO SEND DEFENSE POLICY BILL TO WHITE HOUSE

HYDE-SMITH VOTES TO SEND DEFENSE POLICY BILL TO WHITE HOUSE

FY2021 National Defense Authorization Act Gets Senate Approval

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today voted to send President Trump the FY2021 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), a military and national defense policy measure that builds on his promise to rebuild the U.S. Armed Forces.

The NDAA, a Senate-House compromise agreement, authorizes $740.5 billion in funding to fulfill the requirements of the...

MISS. DELEGATION REQUESTS FEDERAL DISASTER DECLARATION FOR HURRICANE ZETA

MISS. DELEGATION REQUESTS FEDERAL DISASTER DECLARATION FOR HURRICANE ZETA

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) and U.S. Representatives Bennie Thompson (D-Miss.), Steven Palazzo (R-Miss.), Trent Kelly (R-Miss.), and Michael Guest (R-Miss.) today sent a letter to President Donald J. Trump encouraging him to approve Mississippi Governor Tate Reeves’ request for a major disaster declaration for Hurricane Zeta.

The damage from the October 28 storm...

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...

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...

Hyde-Smith decries blocking of law enforcement reform bill

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Hyde-Smith decries blocking of law enforcement reform bill

By Andi Davis

The Justice Act has stalled in the Senate and a Mississippi Senator is speaking out.

Mississippi’s U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith decried Senate Democrats’ decision to deny Senate debate on significant police...