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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.


WICKER, HYDE-SMITH WORK TO PROTECT AMERICAN JOBS

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...

MISS. LAWMAKERS APPLAUD $32 MILLION GRANT TO MEMA FOR VACCINE DISTRIBUTION

MISS. LAWMAKERS APPLAUD $32 MILLION GRANT TO MEMA FOR VACCINE DISTRIBUTION

 
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), and U.S. Representatives Steven Palazzo (R-Miss.), and Michael Guest (R-Miss.) today applauded a $32 million Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) grant to the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) to support COVID-19 vaccine distribution efforts. 

“This additional funding for vaccine distribution is great news for the...

HYDE-SMITH:  CPB ISSUES $21.2 MILLION CONTRACT FOR BORDER SECURITY HELICOPTERS BUILT IN MISS.

HYDE-SMITH:  CBP ISSUES $21.2 MILLION CONTRACT FOR BORDER SECURITY HELICOPTERS BUILT IN MISS.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), a member of the Senate Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee, today reported that the Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has issued a $21.2 million contract to begin production of Mississippi-built Light Enforcement Helicopters (LEH).

The CBP contract, which has a $65.9 million potential value, is for the delivery of up to nine LEHs....

Rick Scott Champions Electoral Reform With Save Democracy Act

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Rick Scott Champions Electoral Reform With Save Democracy Act

By Kevin Derby

Last week, U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., introduced the “Save Democracy Act” which, he insisted, will “improve our election system and restore confidence in our nation’s democracy” and ‘creates much needed...