Cindy Hyde-Smith

United States Senator for Mississippi

Homeland Security

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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.

In The News

CQ Roll Call
 
Preliminary 116th Roster: Senate Appropriations
 
CQ News
 
Following is a preliminary roster for the 116th Congress for the Senate Appropriations Committee, released by Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., on Jan. 3 (Republicans) and by Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer, D-N.Y., on Dec. 13 (Democrats).
 
Associated Press
 
Ingalls Shipyard scores $930.8 million contract
 
Associated Press
 
Lawmakers say a Mississippi shipyard has been awarded a $930.8 million contract to build the 10th and 11th U.S. Coast Guard National Security Cutters.
 
U.S. Sens. Cindy Hyde-Smith and Roger Wicker and U.S. Rep. Steven Palazzo, in a news release, said the U.S. Department of Homeland Security contract award to Huntington Ingalls in Pascagoula has a total potential value of $1.7 billion.
Mississippi Public Broadcasting
 
Government Shutdown And How It Affects Mississippi
 
By Ashley Norwood, MPB News
 
Mississippians and congressional leaders are reacting to a federal government's shutdown and how it might interrupt services in the state. MPB's Ashley Norwood reports.
 
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal, Tupelo
 
Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith sworn in as first woman elected to represent Mississippi in Washington
 
Daily Journal
 
WASHINGTON, D.C. • U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith was sworn in Monday to complete the Senate term of former U.S. Senator Thad Cochran.
 
Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith was administered the oath Monday in Washington by the Senate’s president pro tempore, Republican Orin Hatch of Utah.
 

WCBI
 

Northeast Mississippi Congressional Delegation Takes Questions From Students At ‘State Of The District’
 

Daily Journal
 

State, local issues get spotlight at ICC
 

By Caleb Bedillion
 

FULTON • Jobs training and rural development were major themes as a trio of federal lawmakers evaluated the state of Mississippi and of the 1st Congressional District.
 

Sen. Roger Wicker, Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith and Rep. Trent Kelly gathered on Monday at the Fulton campus of Itawamba Community College.
 

Perhaps with a nod to the setting, education and jobs training took the spotlight.
 

News Mississippi

Kavanaugh confirmed to U.S. Supreme Court

By Steven Gagliano

The Senate has voted to confirm Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court following a bizarre battle between the parties in the wake of sexual assault allegations made against the nominee.

Y’all Politics

Kavanaugh confirmed to the Supreme Court, Wicker and Hyde-Smith vote in favor

By Courtney Carter - October 6, 2018

After weeks of investigation and questioning following uncorroborated allegations of sexual misconduct, Judge Brett Kavanaugh has been confirmed by the US Senate to be the next US Supreme Court Justice.

Kavanaugh was confirmed by a vote of 50-48.

Associated Press

Kavanaugh all but assured of surviving Supreme Court fight

By Alan Fram and Lisa Mascaro

WASHINGTON (AP) — Brett Kavanaugh seems assured of surviving a Supreme Court nomination fight for the ages after two wavering senators said they'd back him despite weeks of shocking accusations, hardball politics and rowdy Capitol protests.

Miami Herald

Senators behind Collins steal the show as she explains Kavanaugh vote in long speech

By Jared Gilmour

Republican Sen. Susan Collins of Maine took to the Senate floor Friday to announce her much-anticipated -- and potentially pivotal -- decision on Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to the Supreme Court.

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Washington, DC 20510-2405
Phone: (202) 224-5054
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State Offices

Jackson Office
190 East Capitol St., #550
Jackson, MS  39201
Phone (601) 965-4459
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Gulfport, MS 39501
Phone (228) 867-9710
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Oxford, MS  38655
Phone (662) 236-1018
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