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.
Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith: ‘Secure, Safe’ Border is Vital
By Allie Martin - July 4, 2018
JACINTO, Miss. (WCBI) – A U.S. Senator from Mississippi says it’s vital to have a secure southern border.
Republican Cindy Hyde Smith, (R) Mississippi, says she has visited with farmers who live on the U.S. – Mexico border, adding, the farmers face constant threats by the Mexican drug cartels.
Senator Hyde-Smith said it’s unfortunate that families are being separated because of a ‘broken’ immigration system.
Wicker, Hyde-Smith honor Mississippi’s fallen officers
By Alex Paton
U.S. Senators Roger Wicker and Cindy Hyde-Smith recognized National Police Week by offering tributes to three Mississippi law enforcement officers who lost their lives in the line of duty.
National Police Week, May 13- 19, is being commemorated across the nation, and on Tuesday the 15th, the two senators attended the 36th Annual National Peace Officers’ Memorial Service on Tuesday at the U.S. Capitol.
Light helicopter increases Army’s capabilities
By Program Executive Office for Aviation
Members of the Program Executive Office for Aviation traveled to the Airbus Helicopters production facility in Columbus, Mississippi, to accept delivery of the 413th UH-72A Lakota Light Utility Helicopter into the Army fleet May 4.