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