Photo of satellite view of hurricane

Senator Hyde-Smith believes preparedness is imperative to protecting lives and property when severe storms and natural disasters hit Mississippi and other areas of the country.  A state-level lawmaker when Hurricane Katrina devastated the state, she recognizes the role of the federal government in helping individuals, communities, and the state rebound after such disasters.  Senator Hyde-Smith supports the Federal Emergency Management Agency and efforts to improve the agency’s effectiveness.


MISS. DELEGATION REQUESTS FEDERAL DISASTER DECLARATION FOR JANUARY STORM DAMAGE

MISS. DELEGATION REQUESTS FEDERAL DISASTER DECLARATION FOR JANUARY STORM DAMAGE

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Mississippi congressional delegation today sent a letter to President Donald J. Trump requesting full consideration of Mississippi Governor Tate Reeves’s request for a major federal disaster declaration in the wake of devastation from severe storms, flooding, straight-line winds, and 17 confirmed tornadoes that occurred January 10-11.

U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith...

HYDE-SMITH STATEMENT ON THE STATE OF THE UNION

HYDE-SMITH STATEMENT ON THE STATE OF THE UNION

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VIDEO:  Senator Hyde-Smith Statement

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today issued the following statement regarding President Trump’s third State of the Union Address to the nation:

“I applaud President Trump for remaining optimistic despite these contentious times.  He reminds us that there is more work to do to continue the great American comeback.

“The President’s strong America-first, pro-growth agenda is succeeding....

Senators support confirmation of Trump’s nominee for District Judge

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Senators support confirmation of Trump’s nominee for District Judge

By Steven Gagliano

On Wednesday, U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) offered strong recommendations for Mississippi Court of Appeals Judge Cory T. Wilson to be a U.S. District Court...

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH RECOMMEND CONFIRMATION OF CORY WILSON TO SERVE ON U.S. DISTRICT COURT

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH RECOMMEND CONFIRMATION OF CORY WILSON TO SERVE ON U.S. DISTRICT COURT

Senate Judiciary Committee Conducts Hearing on Mississippian Nominated by Trump for Federal Bench Position

Judge Cory T. Wilson
VIDEO:  Wicker Introduces Judge Wilson.
VIDEO:  Hyde-Smith Introduces Judge Wilson.
 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today offered strong recommendations for Mississippi Court of Appeals Judge Cory T. Wilson to be a U.S. District Court Judge for...

HYDE-SMITH VOTES TO SEND PRESIDENT “SOLID” FUNDING BILLS THAT BENEFIT U.S. & MISS.

HYDE-SMITH VOTES TO SEND PRESIDENT “SOLID” FUNDING BILLS THAT BENEFIT U.S. & MISS.

As Senate Appropriator, Hyde-Smith Worked to Secure Funding for Mississippi Priorities

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today supported Senate passage of two FY2020 appropriations packages with critical funding for national defense, border security, and programs of importance to Mississippians.

The Senate on Thursday voted to send...

President Trump approves Mississippi disaster declaration

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President Trump approves Mississippi disaster declaration

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WDAM) - President Donald J. Trump approved a disaster declaration Friday for the state of Mississippi.

A Mississippi congressional delegation sent a letter to Trump Thursday requesting that the president...

MISS. DELEGATION REQUESTS FEDERAL DISASTER DECLARATION FOR OCTOBER STORM DAMAGE

MISS. DELEGATION REQUESTS FEDERAL DISASTER DECLARATION FOR OCTOBER STORM DAMAGE

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Mississippi congressional delegation today sent a letter to President Donald J. Trump requesting full consideration of Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant’s request for a major federal disaster declaration in the wake of devastation from straight-line winds and flooding caused by Tropical Storm Olga in October.

U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), and U.S....

Hyde-Smith Announces $1.2M Grant For Sunflower County

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Hyde-Smith Announces $1.2M Grant For Sunflower County

U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today announced the award of $1.2 million in federal disaster assistance to Sunflower County for roadway repairs associated with flood damage earlier this year.

The Federal...

HYDE-SMITH NAMES DOUG DAVIS TO BE CHIEF OF STAFF

HYDE-SMITH NAMES DOUG DAVIS TO BE CHIEF OF STAFF

Outgoing Chief Brad White to Lead Governor-Elect Reeves Transition Operation 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today named Doug Davis, a longtime associate and former state senator, as her incoming chief of staff.

Davis, who currently works in Jackson as the Senator’s deputy chief of staff, will replace Brad White, who will be leading the transition for Mississippi Governor-elect Tate Reeves.

“Doug Davis has the...