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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.


Federal grants pour in to county fire departments

Delta Democrat Times (Greenville, MS)
 
Federal grants pour in to county fire departments
 
By Catherine Kirk
 
The towns of Metcalfe and Arcola will soon get some much-needed upgrades at their fire departments thanks to new federal grants.
 
U.S. Sens. Roger Wicker, R-Miss., and Cindy Hyde-Smith, R...

Ingalls Shipyard awarded $5.1 billion contract

News Mississippi

Ingalls Shipyard awarded $5.1 billion contract

By Steven Gagliano

U.S. Senators Roger Wicker and Cindy Hyde-Smith, and Congressman Steven Palazzo praised the award of a multi-year procurement contract worth more than $5.1 billion for the construction of six DDG-51 Flight III...

Government Shutdown And How It Affects Mississippi

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.

In this sixth...

Ingalls Shipyard scores $930.8 million contract

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....

Preliminary 116th Roster: Senate Appropriations

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...

Senate confirms Shepherd as U.S. Marshal

McComb Enterprise-Journal 

Senate confirms Shepherd as U.S. Marshal

By Gopika Nair

Former Pike County Sheriff Mark Shepherd will serve as U.S. Marshal for the Southern District of Mississippi, the U.S. Senate confirmed Wednesday evening.

President Donald Trump nominated Shepherd for the position in...

Hyde-Smith receives committee assignments

News Mississippi

Hyde-Smith receives committee assignments

By Steven Gagliano

U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith will serve on four Senate committees during the 116th Congress.

Hyde-Smith said she will use her expanded committee assignments, including chairmanship of an appropriations subcommittee,...