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.
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...
WICKER, HYDE-SMITH WORK TO PROTECT AMERICAN JOBS
Miss. Senators Take Action to Help Businesses Comply with Worker Eligibility Laws
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today cosponsored legislation to permanently authorize and expand the E-Verify program, an internet–based system to determine workers’ employment eligibility.
The Accountability Through Electronic Verification Act would require all employers to use the program, which determines...
Exclusive: Senate Republicans Line Up to Oppose House-Passed Amnesty Bills
By John Binder, Matthew Boyle, Madeleine Hubbard, Hannah Bleau, Sean Moran, Amy Furr and Katherine Rodriguez
A number of Senate Republicans are lining up to oppose two pieces of immigration legislation, both passed...
Wicker, Hyde-Smith join in letter claiming Biden border wall proclamation illegal
By Anthony Warren
WASHINGTON, D.C. (WLBT) - Mississippi Sens. Roger Wicker and Cindy Hyde-Smith have joined 40 other lawmakers in opposing the Biden’s administration halting border wall construction.
Biden border wall freeze unlawful, 40 GOP senators tell GAO in letter
Congress approved nearly $1.4 billion in border wall funding in December
By Audrey Conklin
A group of 40 GOP senators on Wednesday asked the Government Accountability Office to decide whether President Biden's decision to...