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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 COSPONSORS LAW ENFORCEMENT TRAINING & ACCOUNTABILITY REFORM BILL

HYDE-SMITH COSPONSORS LAW ENFORCEMENT TRAINING & ACCOUNTABILITY REFORM BILL

JUSTICE Act Focuses on Safer Communities through Better Training, Accountability & Transparency

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today cosponsored a major reform package intended to improve community safety through police training reforms and greater law enforcement accountability.

Hyde-Smith signed as an original cosponsor of the JUSTICE Act, reform legislation introduced by Senator Tim Scott...

HYDE-SMITH PROMOTES BILL TO FIX U.S. RESERVES OF CRITICAL MEDICAL SUPPLIES

HYDE-SMITH PROMOTES BILL TO FIX U.S. RESERVES OF CRITICAL MEDICAL SUPPLIES

Bipartisan Measure Would Implement a Program to Rebuild Strategic National Stockpile

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) last week helped introduce legislation to strength U.S. supply chains and establish domestic reserves of critical medical supplies for future public health emergencies.

Hyde-Smith is an original cosponsor of the Medical Supplies for Pandemics Act of 2020, which would begin to...

HYDE-SMITH INTRODUCES BILL TO ELIMINATE FEMA COST-SHARE FOR 2020 DISASTERS TO HELP STATES, CITIES DURING PANDEMIC

HYDE-SMITH INTRODUCES BILL TO ELIMINATE FEMA COST-SHARE FOR 2020 DISASTERS TO HELP STATES, CITIES DURING PANDEMIC

Bipartisan Bill Would Ease COVID-19 Burden to Aid in Disaster Recovery Where Needed

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VIDEO:  Hyde-Smith Discusses Bills Offering Direct Aid to Cities, Counties & States.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today introduced legislation to eliminate the cost-share payments required of states and communities included in federal disaster declarations in 2020.

The L...

Gov. Reeves surveys damage in Jones County

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Gov. Reeves surveys damage in Jones County

By Eddie Robertson

JONES COUNTY, Miss. (WDAM) - Federal disaster assistance for Covington, Jones and Jefferson Davis counties has been approved by President Donald Trump.

This will help victims with temporary housing, home repairs, low...

Gone With The Wind

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Gone With The Wind

By Jack Hammett
Apr 15, 2020 Updated 18 hrs ago

Moses held out his hand over the sea, and the Lord drove the sea back with a strong east wind. It blew all night and turned the sea into dry land. The water was divided. Exodus 14:21

“We don’t know what the...

Sen. Hyde-Smith, Rep. Guest speak about impact of Sunday’s tornadoes

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Sen. Hyde-Smith, Rep. Guest speak about impact of Sunday’s tornadoes

Reeves survey storm damage in South Mississippi

By Charles Herrington

BASSFIELD, Miss. (WDAM) - U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith and U.S. Rep. Michael Guest of Mississippi’s third Congressional District were among the...