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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 BIDEN’S 2023 ‘BIG ON SPENDING, BIG ON TAX INCREASES’ BUDGET 

HYDE-SMITH STATEMENT ON BIDEN’S 2023 ‘BIG ON SPENDING, BIG ON TAX INCREASES’ BUDGET 

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 FY2023 budget blueprint unveiled by President Biden on Monday:

“President Biden’s new budget doubles down on the failed priorities he and fellow Democrats attempted to force on the nation last year.  His fiscal year 2023 plan is again big on spending and...

HYDE-SMITH, COLLEAGUES DEMAND ANSWERS ON ‘OPEN-BORDERS’ EFFECT ON VIOLENT CRIME RATES

HYDE-SMITH, COLLEAGUES DEMAND ANSWERS ON ‘OPEN-BORDERS’  EFFECT ON VIOLENT CRIME RATES

In Letter to DHS Secretary, 22 Senators Push to Overturn Enforcement Guidance Regarding Illegal Immigrants in the U.S.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), who serves on the Senate Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee, is among a group of Senators raising concerns about recent violent crimes committed by illegal aliens who crossed into the United States under President Biden’s...

HYDE-SMITH, COLLEAGUES TARGET ATF ‘SECRET GUIDANCE’ THREAT TO SECOND AMENDMENT RIGHTS

HYDE-SMITH, COLLEAGUES TARGET ATF ‘SECRET GUIDANCE’ THREAT TO SECOND AMENDMENT RIGHTS

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) and 19 of her colleagues are demanding that the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) disclose details of its use of secret internal guidance to enforce regulations that are not openly published and could threaten constitutional Second Amendment rights.

The lawmakers detailed their concerns in a letter to Attorney General Merrick...