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 COSPONSORS ‘RESTORING ARMED CAREER CRIMINAL ACT’ & ‘BACK THE BLUE ACT’
ACCA Measure Would Restore Tool for Prosecutors to Go After Violent, Repeat Offenders
WASHINGTON, D.C. – As part of National Police Week, U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) helped introduce the Restoring the Armed Career Criminal Act (ACCA), a measure to improve public safety by reinstating an important tool for prosecutors to be able to seek enhanced penalties against violent, repeat offenders.
WICKER, HYDE-SMITH & COLLEAGUES PRESS BIDEN TO STAND WITH ISRAEL, WITHHOLD IRAN SANCTIONS RELIEF
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), along with 42 Republican colleagues, are pressing President Biden to stand with Israel and end sanctions relief negotiations with Iran, the world’s leading sponsor of terrorism.
In a letter to the President, the Senators call out Iranian sponsorship of the terrorist group Hamas, which has been launching rocket...
HYDE-SMITH, COLLEAGUES DEMAND BIDEN ADMIT BORDER CRISIS, CHANGE COURSE TO HUMANELY SECURE BORDER
“What We Saw was Shocking, and a Crisis by Any Standard,” Report Senators Who Traveled to Southern Border Tour
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) and colleagues, who travelled to South Texas recently, today reported their findings in a letter to President Biden and strongly encouraged a “dramatic change of course to humanely secure the border.”
Hyde-Smith, who serves on the...
Rick Scott Champions Electoral Reform With Save Democracy Act
By Kevin Derby
Last week, U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., introduced the “Save Democracy Act” which, he insisted, will “improve our election system and restore confidence in our nation’s democracy” and ‘creates much needed...
Contract awarded to provide food to military installations in Mississippi and Louisiana
WASHINGTON (WJTV) – On Monday, U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) announced a $86.1 million Defense Logistics Agency contract to Merchants Foodservice in Jackson to provide food to...
Border patrol to pay $21M for helicopters made in Miss.
By Anthony Warren
COLUMBUS, Miss. (WLBT) - Helicopters built at a plant in Columbus could soon play a role in securing the U.S. border.
On Wednesday, Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith announced that Customs and Border Protection (CBP) had...