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.
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.
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 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.