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 WELCOMES ROLL OUT FY2021 APPROPRIATIONS BILLS IN THE SENATE
Twelve Bills Set Table for Negotiations to Fund Federal Programs for Remainder of Fiscal Year
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today welcomed the releases of the FY2021 appropriations bills developed and unveiled by the Senate Appropriations Committee and pledged to work to complete the appropriations process that will fund important federal projects and programs in Mississippi.
Hyde-Smith said the...
MISS. DELEGATION SUPPORTS GOVERNOR’S REQUEST FOR DISASTER DECLARATION IN ADVANCE OF HURRICANE ZETA
Pre-Landfall Declaration Would Provide Assistance to Save Lives and Protect Property
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 sent a letter to President Donald J. Trump urging him to approve Mississippi Governor Tate Reeves’s request for a Pre-Landfall Disaster...
HYDE-SMITH VISITS WITH MISS. NATIONAL GUARDSMEN ASSIGNED TO CAPITAL DEFENSE MISSION
Miss. Senator Attends Reenlistment Ceremony
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today visited with members of the Mississippi Army National Guard’s 1st Battalion, 204th Air Defense Artillery, following a classified briefing on their assignment to the National Capital Region Integrated Air Defense System. In addition, the...
Hyde-Smith cosponsors bill to improve police training & accountability
By Steven Gagliano
A law enforcement reform bill has been introduced in D.C.
The ‘JUSTICE Act’ aims to improve community safety through police training reforms and greater law enforcement accountability....
GOP Senators Say Mississippi Statues at U.S. Capitol, State’s Flag, Are State’s Business
By Penny Starr
Republican Senators from Mississippi were pressed to speak about House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s (D-CA) letter to the Joint Committee on the Library on June 10 asking that 11 statues of...
Military Matters: Lauderdale County teen to attend U.S. Air Force Academy
MERIDIAN, MISS. (WTOK) - A Lauderdale County teen recently received his high school diploma and now he’s on his way to Colorado to further his education at the United States Air Force Academy.