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.

Press Releases

 

HYDE-SMITH ANNOUNCES $97.1 MILLION TO PREPARE FOR 11th NATIONAL SECURITY CUTTER CONSTRUCTION IN PASCAGOULA

Homeland Security Dept. Awards Long Lead-Time Materials Contract to Ingalls in Pascagoula

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced the award of a $97.1 million long lead-time materials contract for construction of an 11th U.S. Coast Guard National Security Cutter (NSC).

 

HYDE-SMITH DELIVERS STRONG DEFENSE OF JUDGE KAVANAUGH, ADVOCATES FOR CONFIRMATION

Miss. Senator:  “The process has devolved into a purely-political effort by those who want to keep Judge Kavanaugh off the Court by destroying his reputation and his character.”

 
HYDE-SMITH STATEMENT ON JUDGE KAVANAUGH  
 
WASHINGTON, D.C.  – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today issued the following statement regarding the confirmation process for Judge Brett Kavanaugh to serve on the Supreme Court of the United States:
 
 
HYDE-SMITH CALLS FOR “ALL-HANDS-ON-DECK APPROACH” TO FIGHTING MISSISSIPPI'S OPIOID PROBLEM
 
In DeSoto County, U.S. Senator Highlights Public’s Role in “Take Back” Safe Medication Disposal Service
 
(Photographs available here http://bit.ly/2MR3txf and http://bit.ly/2pqm9L2)
 

 

WICKER, HYDE–SMITH ANNOUNCE $3.18 MILLION IN GRANTS FOR MISSISSIPPI FIRE DEPARTMENTS

Miss. Senators Applaud FEMA Grants for Fire Departments

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today announced the award of $3,175,628 in Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) grants to fire departments in throughout Mississippi.

 

KAVANAUGH’S QUALIFICATIONS TO TAKE CENTER STAGE AT CONFIRMATION HEARING

Senate Judiciary Committee Schedules Sept. 4 Hearing for U.S. Supreme Court Nominee

By U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.)

Mississippians will have an opportunity soon to learn first-hand what I already know—that Judge Brett Kavanaugh is an excellent choice to serve on the United States Supreme Court.

 

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH, & PALAZZO ANNOUNCE $6.98 MILLION GRANT FOR HARRISON COUNTY SCHOOLS

FEMA Grant to Support Wind Retrofit Work on Eight Schools Damaged by Hurricane Katrina

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.), Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), and Representative Steven Palazzo (R-Miss.) today announced the award of $6,976,600 to the Harrison County School District to complete a roof hardening project at eight schools impacted by Hurricane Katrina.

 
WICKER, HYDE-SMITH ANNOUNCE $1.86 MILLION IN GRANTS FOR MISSISSIPPI FIRE DEPARTMENTS
 
Miss. Senators Applaud FEMA Grants for Fire Departments
 
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today announced the award of $1,858,824 in Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) grants to fire departments in Biloxi, Purvis, Iuka, Soso, Laurel, Ellisville, Carthage, Cleveland, and Brandon. 
 

 

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH ENCOURAGE TREASURY DEPT. TO BLOCK IRAN’S ACCESS TO FINANCIAL SERVICES

‘The Administration’s Maximum Pressure Campaign Will Not Succeed if the Islamic Republic Remains Connected’

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) are encouraging the U.S. Treasury Department to deny Iran access to critical international financial services as part of President Trump’s “maximum pressure” campaign to rein in the terrorist state.

 

HYDE-SMITH VOTES FOR LARGEST DEFENSE FUNDING INCREASE IN 15 YEARS

Senate Passes FY2019 Defense Appropriations Bill with Mississippi-related Funding

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today voted for Senate passage of a bill that gives the Defense Department its largest funding increase in 15 years, a key step in supporting President Trump’s commitment to rebuild America’s military.

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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