Cindy Hyde-Smith

United States Senator for Mississippi

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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

Hub City Spokes, Hattiesburg
 
Safe Room in the Works for Forrest County AHS
 
By Haskel Burns
 
The second of 12 safe rooms at Forrest County and Petal schools is on the way, as state officials recently announced the Federal Emergency Management Agency has approved a $1 million grant to build a community safe room at Forrest County Agricultural High School.
 

Press Releases

 

HYDE-SMITH 116th CONGRESS COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENTS SET, INCLUDING APPROPRIATIONS SUBCOMMITTEE CHAIRMANSHIP

Miss. Senator Retains Appropriations, Agriculture & Rules Posts, Joins Energy and Natural Resources Committee

 

HYDE-SMITH INTRODUCES BALANCED BUDGET RESOLUTION

Miss. Senator’s First Legislation of 116th Congress Would Amend the Constitution to Force Annual Balanced Federal Budgets

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In one of her first acts in the new 116th Congress, U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) has introduced legislation to require the President and Congress to enact annual balanced budgets.

 

HYDE-SMITH VOTES FOR COMPREHENSIVE CRIMINAL JUSTICE REFORM BILL
 

Bipartisan Federal Initiative Follows Mississippi Efforts to Reduce Inmate Recidivism, Reform Sentencing Guidelines
 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) on Tuesday night voted in favor of bipartisan criminal justice reform legislation aimed at reducing inmate recidivism and reforming federal sentencing guidelines while protecting the public.
 

 
SENATOR HYDE-SMITH SWORN IN AS THE FIRST WOMAN ELECTED TO REPRESENT MISSISSIPPI IN WASHINGTON
 

 

HYDE-SMITH VOTES FOR U.S. COAST GUARD AUTHORIZATION ACT

Senate Measure Takes Strong Steps to Eliminate Government Red Tape on Ballast Discharge Standards

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss), a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today voted for legislation to reauthorize the U.S. Coast Guard and establish a framework for it to enforce national ballast water discharge rules for vessels.

 
HYDE-SMITH ENCOURAGES MISSISSIPPIANS TO HONOR VETERANS, PAST & PRESENT
 
Miss. Senator Points to WWI Centennial to Acknowledge the Debt Owed to Veterans
 
WASHINGTON, D.C. – In advance of observances in Mississippi and around the nation, U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss) released the following statement to commemorate Veterans Day 2018 and to thank service members for their dedication to the United States of America:
 
 
HYDE-SMITH VOTES TO CONFIRM KAVANAUGH
 
U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss), on left, stands to vote “aye” to confirm Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh.
 

 

HYDE-SMITH STATEMENT ON VOTE TO ADVANCE KAVANAUGH NOMINATION

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today issued the following statement regarding her vote to end debate and move toward a final vote to confirm Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh to be an associate justice on the United States Supreme Court:

 

HYDE-SMITH VOTES FOR FAA REAUTHORIZATION, FIVE-YEAR MEASURE HEADED TO WHITE HOUSE

Legislation Important to Local Miss. Airports, Ongoing Leadership in Unmanned Aerial System Development

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today voted for a five-year reauthorization of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and important programs for the operation of local airport facilities throughout Mississippi.

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Washington, D.C. Office

113 Dirksen Senate Office Building
Washington, DC 20510
Phone: (202) 224-5054
Fax: (202) 224-5321
 

State Offices

Jackson Office
190 East Capitol St., #550
Jackson, MS  39201
Phone (601) 965-4459
Fax (601) 965-4919

Gulfport Office
2012 15th Street, #451
Gulfport, MS 39501
Phone (228) 867-9710
Fax (228) 867-9789
 

State Offices

Oxford
911 Jackson Ave., #249
Oxford, MS  38655
Phone (662) 236-1018
Fax (662) 236-7618