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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 ANNOUNCE $6.82 MILLION IN FEMA DISASTER AID ASSOCIATED WITH EASTER DAY DISASTER

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH ANNOUNCE $6.82 MILLION IN FEMA DISASTER AID ASSOCIATED WITH EASTER DAY DISASTER

Funding Will Offset Debris Removal Costs for MDOT, Covington and Jasper Counties   

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today announced more than $6.82 million in federal disaster assistance to offset debris removal costs from the fatal Easter Sunday tornadoes and severe storms in Mississippi last April.

The Federal Emergency Management Agency...

HYDE-SMITH STATEMENT ON THE NOMINATION OF JUDGE AMY CONEY BARRETT TO SERVE ON THE U.S. SUPREME COURT

HYDE-SMITH STATEMENT ON THE NOMINATION OF JUDGE AMY CONEY BARRETT TO SERVE ON THE U.S. SUPREME COURT 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today issued the following statement regarding Judge Amy Coney Barrett of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, who was nominated to be an Associate Justice on the U.S. Supreme Court by President Donald Trump following the passing of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg:

“President Trump has exercised his right to put forth a...

HYDE-SMITH ANNOUNCES $22.7 MILLION TO REPAIR STORM-DAMANGED FEDERAL ROADWAYS IN MISS. 

HYDE-SMITH ANNOUNCES $22.7 MILLION TO REPAIR STORM-DAMANGED FEDERAL ROADWAYS IN MISS. 

Funding Includes $8.0 Million Dedicated to Vicksburg National Military Park & Natchez Trace

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), who serves on the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced the award of more than $22.7 million in emergency relief funding to offset the costs for repairing and reconstructing federal roadways damaged by flooding and storms earlier this year.

Among...

MS Republican Congressmen oppose Democrat-led police reform bill

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MS Republican Congressmen oppose Democrat-led police reform bill

By Frank Corder

All three of Mississippi’s Republican Congressmen voted against the “George Floyd Justice in Policing Act” passed mainly down party line in the U.S. House Thursday night.

Congressman Steven Palazzo (MS-04...

Hyde-Smith decries blocking of law enforcement reform bill

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Hyde-Smith decries blocking of law enforcement reform bill

By Andi Davis

The Justice Act has stalled in the Senate and a Mississippi Senator is speaking out.

Mississippi’s U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith decried Senate Democrats’ decision to deny Senate debate on significant police...