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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 CALL ON BIDEN TO ENFORCE CONGRESSIONALLY-MANDATED SANCTIONS ON IRAN

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH CALL ON BIDEN TO ENFORCE CONGRESSIONALLY-MANDATED SANCTIONS ON IRAN

18 Senators Assert Relaxed Enforcement Allows Iran to Support Hamas, Terrorist Acts 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) have joined Republican colleagues in calling on President Biden to immediately enforce oil sanctions on Iran as mandated by Congress.

Wicker and Hyde-Smith are among 18 Senators who signed a letter to Biden that also urges the...

HYDE-SMITH, COLLEAGUES ASK U.N. TO DESIGNATE HAMAS A TERRORIST ORGANIZATION, IMPOSE SANCTIONS

HYDE-SMITH, COLLEAGUES ASK U.N. TO DESIGNATE HAMAS A TERRORIST ORGANIZATION, IMPOSE SANCTIONS

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) is among a bipartisan group of 34 Senators asking the United Nations (U.N.) to designate Iranian-backed Hamas as a terrorist organization and to impose sanctions on it.

The Senators argue in a letter to U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Linda Thomas-Greenfield that the lack of the terrorist organization designation and sanctions weakens efforts...

HYDE-SMITH, COLLEAGUES WANT POLICY CHANGES WITH BORDER SECURITY FUNDING

HYDE-SMITH, COLLEAGUES WANT POLICY CHANGES WITH BORDER SECURITY FUNDING

Hyde-Smith, Republican Appropriators Use Hearing to Argue Against Continuing Policies Fueling Border Crisis

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VIDEO:  Senator Hyde-Smith Wants Border Policy Changes with Supplemental Funding Request.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) and fellow Senate Appropriations Committee Republicans today used a hearing on President Biden’s request for emergency funding for border security to pressure...

Senate appropriators push to authorize disaster recovery program

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Senate appropriators push to authorize disaster recovery program

By Caitlin Reilly, CQ

Senate appropriators drew attention Tuesday to the shortcomings of the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s disaster recovery program caused by the ad hoc nature through which Congress funds...