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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 disaster 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 HELPS INTRODUCE BILL REQUIRING BIDEN TO CONTROL SOUTHERN BORDER

HYDE-SMITH HELPS INTRODUCE BILL REQUIRING BIDEN TO CONTROL SOUTHERN BORDER

Legislation Would Force Administration to Restore & Maintain Operational Control

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), a member of the Senate Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee, today said she has thrown her support behind legislation to force the Biden administration to restore and maintain control of the southern border.

Hyde-Smith joined U.S. Senator Thom Tillis (R-N.C.) in introducing...

HYDE-SMITH BACKS BILL TO END ILLEGAL IMMIGRANT ABUSE OF ASYLUM SYSTEM

HYDE-SMITH BACKS BILL TO END ILLEGAL IMMIGRANT ABUSE OF ASYLUM SYSTEM

Asylum Accountability Measure Exchanges 10-year Penalty, with Permanent Ban

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) this week cosponsored legislation that would permanently bar illegal immigrants who fail to appear in immigration court from benefitting from the Immigration and Nationality Act, the law that governs immigration and citizenship in the United States.

The Asylum Accountability Act (S.4636) would...

HYDE-SMITH, COLLEAGUES MOVE TO EXTEND NATIONAL FLOOD INSURANCE PROGRAM

HYDE-SMITH, COLLEAGUES MOVE TO EXTEND NATIONAL FLOOD INSURANCE PROGRAM

Measure Required as Current NFIP Program Expires September 30

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) on Thursday helped introduce legislation to authorize a one-year extension to the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), which is set to expire on Sept. 30, 2022.

The NFIP Extension Act of 2022 (S.4533) would extend the NFIP through Sept. 30, 2023. 

“I look forward to a time when Congress will agree on a...

Cassidy leads GOP Senate resolution to combat the violent crime spike

Fox News

Cassidy leads GOP Senate resolution to combat the violent crime spike

Senators note 30% spike in murders and surge of illegal immigrants, 'progressive' prosecutors

By Marisa Schultz

EXCLUSIVE: Decrying the nation's crime spike, surge in illegal immigrants and lax criminal justice policies,...

Wicker, Hyde-Smith support Finland and Sweden NATO applications

Y’all Politics

Wicker, Hyde-Smith support Finland and Sweden NATO applications

Miss. lawmakers join bipartisan letter to President Biden urging swift advancement of bid to expand NATO.

By Anne Summerhays

On Tuesday, U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-MS) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-MS) joined 80 colleagues...

National Police Week honors fallen law enforcement officers

WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

National Police Week honors fallen law enforcement officers

By Caroline Wood

PINE BELT, Miss. (WDAM) - It’s a time dedicated to honoring the men and women in blue.

From May 15 through the 21, people across the nation are paying tribute to the brave men and women who put their...

Senators push for $300M boost to TMF

Federal Computer Week

Senators push for $300M boost to TMF

Lawmakers from both sides of the aisle are urging appropriators to back a Biden administration request to add $300 million to the Technology Modernization Fund.

By Adam Mazmanian

Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.) along with Sens. Steve Daines (R-Mt.)...

HYDE-SMITH ISSUES INDEPENDENCE DAY STATEMENT

HYDE-SMITH ISSUES INDEPENDENCE DAY STATEMENT

070122 July 4th Independence

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today issued the following statement in advance of Mississippians joining their fellow Americans in celebrating the nation’s 246th birthday:

“As Americans gather to celebrate Independence Day, it cannot be ignored that our nation faces many challenges. 

“Our struggling economy and sharp political climate certainly takes its toll on all of us, but I know that Mississippians are not deterred...

Wicker, Hyde-Smith vote against advancing gun safety legislation

Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal, Tupelo

Wicker, Hyde-Smith vote against advancing gun safety legislation

By Taylor Vance

JACKSON • Mississippi’s two U.S. senators weren't among the 14 Republicans who voted to move a bipartisan gun safety bill forward for debate.

In the first action on a bill...