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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.


SHUTDOWN: 'Righting the wrong'

Lincoln City (Ore.) News Guard

SHUTDOWN: 'Righting the wrong'

By Jeremy bC. Rurk

He isn't in Lincoln City today, but Oregon U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley hopes what he is doing in Washington, D.C. will help Coast Guard members in Lincoln County.

On Thursday, Jan. 10, Merkley co-sponsored the Pay Our...

Senators co-sponsor concealed carry bill

News Mississippi

Senators co-sponsor concealed carry bill

By Steven Gagliano

Mississippi’s Senators have co-sponsored concealed carry legislation in Washington.

Senators Roger Wicker and Cindy Hyde-Smith signed as original cosponsors of legislation to allow law-abiding citizens with concealed...

Hyde-Smith proposes using tariff revenues to fund border wall

WLOX-TV Biloxi

Hyde-Smith proposes using tariff revenues to fund border wall

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WLOX) - U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith announced the introduction of legislation to fund U.S. border security barriers with revenues generated from tariffs imposed on Chinese goods.

Hyde-Smith, who serves...

Mississippi leaders react to State of the Union

News Mississippi

Mississippi leaders react to State of the Union

By Alex Paton

President Donald Trump gave his second State of the Union address on Tuesday night and now Mississippi’s leaders are responding to the address which mentioned everything from bipartisan cooperation to border security,...

VT Halter Marine awarded $1 million Polar Security Cutter contract

Marine Log

VT Halter Marine awarded $1 million Polar Security Cutter contract

FEBRUARY 7, 2019 — U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, yesterday announced that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security has awarded a $1 million contract to...

GOP Sens. Want to Prohibit Use of Federal Money for State Gun Registries

Liberty Headlines

GOP Sens. Want to Prohibit Use of Federal Money for State Gun Registries

By Joshua Paladino

Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith, R-Miss., re-introduced legislation Thursday that would help keep the private information of law-abiding gun owners out of the federal government’s hands.

Last year...