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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, RUBIO OFFER BILL TO KICK-START AMERICAN RARE EARTH MANUFACTURING

HYDE-SMITH, RUBIO OFFER BILL TO KICK-START AMERICAN RARE EARTH MANUFACTURING

Bill Would Establish Incentives for Rare Earth Manufacturing Capabilities, Lessen Dependence on China

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today joined U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) in introducing legislation to incentivize the development of rare earth metallurgy manufacturing facilities in the United States and lessen the nation’s dependence on China for specialized electronics that rely on...

HYDE-SMITH STATEMENT ON JUDGE KETANJI BROWN JACKSON 

HYDE-SMITH STATEMENT ON JUDGE KETANJI BROWN JACKSON 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today issued the following statement regarding her decision to vote against the confirmation of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia to serve as an Associate Justice on the U.S. Supreme Court:

“I cannot in good conscience support the confirmation of Judge Jackson.

“I take seriously my responsibility to weigh the merits of each Supreme...

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...

Wicker, Hyde-Smith vote against advancing gun safety legislation

Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal, Tupelo

Wicker, Hyde-Smith vote against advancing gun safety legislation

By Taylor Vance

JACKSON • Mississippi’s two U.S. senators weren't among the 14 Republicans who voted to move a bipartisan gun safety bill forward for debate.

In the first action on a bill...

Mississippi senators introduce Keep Our Communities Safe Act

Vicksburg Daily News

Mississippi senators introduce Keep Our Communities Safe Act

By Staff Reports

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...