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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 QUESTION ATTORNEY GENERAL DECISION TO REINSTATE FUNDING FOR SANCTUARY CITIES 

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH QUESTION ATTORNEY GENERAL DECISION TO REINSTATE FUNDING FOR SANCTUARY CITIES

Miss. Senators & Colleagues Critical of Decision ‘Shrouded in Secrecy,’ Demand Answers

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) on Thursday signed a letter demanding Attorney General Merrick Garland release documentation related to the recent U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) decision to reinstate federal funding for sanctuary cities and states.

Wicker and...

AHEAD OF HURRICANE SEASON, WICKER & HYDE-SMITH SEEK TO ENSURE FEMA PREPARED FOR WORKFORCE SHORTAGE 

AHEAD OF HURRICANE SEASON, WICKER & HYDE-SMITH SEEK TO ENSURE FEMA PREPARED FOR WORKFORCE SHORTAGE 

Lawmakers Question Demands on Agency Taxed by COVID-19 Response & Border Crisis

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) are among a group of Senators from coastal states seeking to ensure the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) workforce is ready for the 2021 Atlantic hurricane season.

The Mississippi Senators signed a letter to FEMA...

HYDE-SMITH UNWAVERING IN SUPPORT FOR ISRAEL 

HYDE-SMITH UNWAVERING IN SUPPORT FOR ISRAEL 
 
Miss. Senator Cosponsors Pro-Israel Resolution, Joins News Conference on Israeli Right to Defend Itself

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VIDEO:  Republican Senators News Conference on U.S.-Israel Alliance.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today reiterated her unwavering support for Israel and its right to defend itself as the Hamas terrorist organization continues to fire missiles at the strongest U.S. ally in the Middle East.

Hyde-Smith, who signed as an...

Biden border wall freeze unlawful, 40 GOP senators tell GAO in letter

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Biden border wall freeze unlawful, 40 GOP senators tell GAO in letter

Congress approved nearly $1.4 billion in border wall funding in December

By Audrey Conklin

A group of 40 GOP senators on Wednesday asked the Government Accountability Office to decide whether President Biden's decision to...