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

 
WICKER & HYDE-SMITH ANNOUNCE $852K 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 $851,954 in FEMA grants to fire departments in Columbus, Biloxi, Hattiesburg, Senatobia, Laurel, Bentonia, and Woodville.
 

 

HYDE-SMITH VOTES TO EXTEND NATIONAL FLOOD INSURANCE PROGRAM

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today voted to beat the midnight expiration of the National Flood Insurance Program, sending a four-month extension to President Trump.

 

HYDE-SMITH PLEDGES TO BE ADVOCATE FOR KAVANAUGH CONFIRMATION

Supreme Court Nominee Meets with Miss. Senator in Buildup to Confirmation Proceedings

 

HYDE-SMITH BACKS STOP DANGEROUS SANCTUARY CITIES ACT

Senator Also Cosponsors Kate’s Law Bill to Establish Mandatory Minimum Sentences for Illegal Reentry

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today cosponsored legislation to protect American citizens by penalizing cities, counties, and states that adopt so-called “sanctuary city” policies.

 
HYDE-SMITH:  $45.9 MILLION CONTRACT AWARDED FOR CUSTOMS & BORDER PROTECTION HELICOPTERS
 
Aircraft Produced at Columbus Plant Will Support CBP Law Enforcement
 
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today applauded the award of a $45.9 million U.S. Department of Homeland Security procurement contract for seven Light Enforcement Helicopters (LEH), which will be manufactured in Mississippi.
 
 
WICKER, HYDE-SMITH, & PALAZZO ANNOUNCE $7.3 MILLION TO CONSTRUCT EIGHT SAFE ROOMS IN PETAL, HATTIESBURG & BROOKLYN
 
With this Award, FEMA has Approved Funding for 10 Safe Rooms in Forrest County since January
 
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.), Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) and Congressman Steven Palazzo (R-Miss.) today announced the approval of $7.3 million to construct eight additional safe rooms in Forrest County.
 
HYDE-SMITH COSPONSORS RESOLUTION CONDEMNING DEMOCRATIC EFFORT TO ABOLISH U.S. IMMIGRATION & CUSTOMS ENFORCEMENT
 
Resolution Expresses Strong Support for ICE Work to Secure U.S. Borders
 
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today cosponsored a resolution condemning efforts by congressional Democrats to abolish the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).
 
 
HYDE-SMITH BILL WOULD FORBID USE OF FEDERAL MONEY FOR STATE GUN REGISTRIES
 
Miss. Senator’s GRIP Act Would Protect Gun Owners’ Privacy Rights 
 
WASHINGTON, D.C. – In light of some states placing restrictions on gun owners, U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith today introduced legislation to ensure federal funding cannot be used by states, localities, or any other organization to maintain gun registries.
 
 
HYDE-SMITH VOTES FOR BORDER WALL FUNDING AS PART OF HOMELAND SECURITY BILL
 
Appropriations Committee Bill Funds President’s Budget Request, Programs Important to Mississippi
 
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today voted for an appropriations bill that meets President Trump’s FY2019 budget request for building a border wall to help control illegal immigration.
 
 
WICKER, HYDE-SMITH, & PALAZZO ANNOUNCE $3.52 MILLION GRANT FOR MISSISSIPPI COAST COLISEUM
 
RESTORE Act Funds Will Support Planning & Construction Costs for Site Improvements
 

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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