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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, COLLEAGUES MOVE TO EXTEND NATIONAL FLOOD INSURANCE PROGRAM

HYDE-SMITH, COLLEAGUES MOVE TO EXTEND NATIONAL FLOOD INSURANCE PROGRAM

Measure Required as Current NFIP Program Expires September 30

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) on Thursday helped introduce legislation to authorize a one-year extension to the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), which is set to expire on Sept. 30, 2022.

The NFIP Extension Act of 2022 (S.4533) would extend the NFIP through Sept. 30, 2023. 

“I look forward to a time when Congress will agree on a...

HYDE-SMITH ISSUES INDEPENDENCE DAY STATEMENT

HYDE-SMITH ISSUES INDEPENDENCE DAY STATEMENT

070122 July 4th Independence

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today issued the following statement in advance of Mississippians joining their fellow Americans in celebrating the nation’s 246th birthday:

“As Americans gather to celebrate Independence Day, it cannot be ignored that our nation faces many challenges. 

“Our struggling economy and sharp political climate certainly takes its toll on all of us, but I know that Mississippians are not deterred...

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH ACT TO CLOSE ILLEGAL IMMIGRANT ‘CATCH & RELEASE’ LOOPHOLE

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH ACT TO CLOSE ILLEGAL IMMIGRANT ‘CATCH & RELEASE’ LOOPHOLE

Miss. Senators Cosponsor Inhofe “Keep Our Communities Safe Act” 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) this week helped introduce a bill to close the loophole—referred to as “catch and release”—that allows illegal immigrants, including those with criminal records, to remain in the United States.

The Keep Our Communities Safe Act (S.4370) would close the loophole that...

US lawmakers call for strong ties with India, hail Indian-Americans' help

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US lawmakers call for strong ties with India, hail Indian-Americans' help

Top Senators and influential Congressmen have advocated for a strong India-US tie and underscored the contribution of the Indian-American community in this matter

Press Trust of India  |  Washington 
 
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