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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.


HYDE-SMITH ON BIDEN FY22 BUDGET:  ‘SPEND BIG & SPEND OFTEN”

HYDE-SMITH ON BIDEN FY22 BUDGET:  ‘SPEND BIG & SPEND OFTEN'

POTUS Drops Bloated Budget on Memorial Holiday Weekend that Recommends More Money for Almost Everything but Defense, Homeland Security

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 FY2022 budget plan presented to Congress by President Biden on Friday:

“In the first few months of this administration, President Biden and his...

AHEAD OF HURRICANE SEASON, WICKER & HYDE-SMITH SEEK TO ENSURE FEMA PREPARED FOR WORKFORCE SHORTAGE 

AHEAD OF HURRICANE SEASON, WICKER & HYDE-SMITH SEEK TO ENSURE FEMA PREPARED FOR WORKFORCE SHORTAGE 

Lawmakers Question Demands on Agency Taxed by COVID-19 Response & Border Crisis

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) are among a group of Senators from coastal states seeking to ensure the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) workforce is ready for the 2021 Atlantic hurricane season.

The Mississippi Senators signed a letter to FEMA...

MISS. DELEGATION REQUESTS FEDERAL DISASTER DECLARATION TO OVERCOME FEBRUARY STORM DAMAGE

MISS. DELEGATION REQUESTS FEDERAL DISASTER DECLARATION TO OVERCOME FEBRUARY STORM DAMAGE

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), with U.S. Representatives Bennie Thompson (D-Miss.), Steven Palazzo (R-Miss.), Trent Kelly (R-Miss.), and Michael Guest (R-Miss.) issued a letter Thursday asking President Biden to approve Mississippi Governor Tate Reeves’s request for a major disaster declaration due to the extreme winter weather that hit the state of...

HYDE-SMITH HEADED TO SOUTHERN BORDER TO EVALUATE GROWING CRISIS

HYDE-SMITH HEADED TO SOUTHERN BORDER TO EVALUATE GROWING CRISIS

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) is part of a Senate delegation headed to the southern border today to evaluate the surging crisis arising from the Biden administration policy changes to immigration and border security.

Hyde-Smith is among 19 Republicans, led by Texas Senators Ted Cruz and John Cornyn, who will travel to the McAllen, Texas, region for briefings and tours Thursday and Friday.

“We’re headed...

HYDE-SMITH 117th CONGRESS COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENTS SET, INCLUDING LEADERSHIP POSITION ON NEW APPROPRIATIONS SUBCOMMITTEE

HYDE-SMITH 117th CONGRESS COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENTS SET, INCLUDING NEW LEADERSHIP POSITION ON APPROPRIATIONS SUBCOMMITTEE

Miss. Senator Retains Spots on Four Committees, Including Appropriations and Agriculture

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today announced that she will be the ranking member on the Financial Services and General Government (FSGG) Appropriations Subcommittee as part of Senate committee assignments being set for the 117th Congress.

“The 50-50 split in the...

Mississippi lawmakers react to passage of new COVID-19 relief bill

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Mississippi lawmakers react to passage of new COVID-19 relief bill

By Sharie Nicole | December 22, 2020 at 8:32 AM CST - Updated December 22 at 9:23 AM

JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) - Mississippi lawmakers are weighing in on the new $900 billion pandemic relief package that Congress approved...

MISS. LAWMAKERS APPLAUD $32 MILLION GRANT TO MEMA FOR VACCINE DISTRIBUTION

MISS. LAWMAKERS APPLAUD $32 MILLION GRANT TO MEMA FOR VACCINE DISTRIBUTION

 
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), and U.S. Representatives Steven Palazzo (R-Miss.), and Michael Guest (R-Miss.) today applauded a $32 million Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) grant to the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) to support COVID-19 vaccine distribution efforts. 

“This additional funding for vaccine distribution is great news for the...

HYDE-SMITH TAKES OATH, PLEDGES CONTINUED FOCUS ON OVERCOMING CHALLENGES FACING MISS. & NATION

HYDE-SMITH TAKES OATH, PLEDGES CONTINUED FOCUS ON OVERCOMING CHALLENGES FACING MISS. & NATION

Hyde-Smith Sworn-In for Six-Year Term as 117th Congress Begins

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VIDEO:  U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith Takes the Oath of Office Following November Election Victory.
PHOTOS:  Reenactment Photos with Vice President Mike Pence – One, Two & Three.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today took the oath of office to serve all Mississippians in the United State Senate for the next six...