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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 STATEMENT ON JAN. 6 REPORT ON U.S. CAPITOL ATTACK

HYDE-SMITH STATEMENT ON JAN. 6 REPORT ON U.S. CAPITOL ATTACK

Miss. Senator Says Focus Should Turn to Implementing Recommendations to Fix Security Shortcomings

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), a member of the Senate Committee on Rules and Administration, today issued the following statement regarding the release of a bipartisan investigative report titled, Examining the U.S. Capitol Attack: A Review of the Security, Planning, and Response Failures on January 6:

“Discov...

HYDE-SMITH ON BIDEN FY22 BUDGET:  ‘SPEND BIG & SPEND OFTEN”

HYDE-SMITH ON BIDEN FY22 BUDGET:  ‘SPEND BIG & SPEND OFTEN'

POTUS Drops Bloated Budget on Memorial Holiday Weekend that Recommends More Money for Almost Everything but Defense, Homeland Security

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today issued the following statement regarding the FY2022 budget plan presented to Congress by President Biden on Friday:

“In the first few months of this administration, President Biden and his...

HYDE-SMITH CONCERNED BORDER CRISIS COSTS COULD AFFECT COAST GUARD, OTHER HOMELAND SECURITY MISSIONS

HYDE-SMITH CONCERNED BORDER CRISIS COSTS COULD AFFECT COAST GUARD, OTHER HOMELAND SECURITY MISSIONS

Senate Appropriators Raise Warning Flags on Flat FY22 Homeland Security Dept. Budget

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VIDEO:  Hyde-Smith Questions Homeland Security Secretary on Border Crisis.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today raised concerns that funding shifts within the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) could affect the ability of the U.S. Coast Guard and other agencies to complete...

Kamala Harris 'is not doing the border,' top aide says

Washington Examiner

Kamala Harris 'is not doing the border,' top aide says

By Katherine Doyle

A top aide to Vice President Kamala Harris tempered a White House announcement this week that she would oversee efforts to stem the flow of migrants at the southern border, a politically fraught task amid...