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.
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.
HYDE-SMITH SUPPORTS FUNDING PACKAGE TO INVEST IN BORDER SECURITY, FUND MISSISSIPPI PRIORITIES
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today voted to fully fund government operations through an appropriations package that makes strong investments in border security and funds other priorities for Mississippi.