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

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Mississippi’s Leaders in Washington, D.C. Speak on Immigration, Children 
 
By Courtney Warren 
 
With the idea of making national news local, The Bolivar Commercial recently conducted polls on Facebook asking about the latest issues involving immigrants and children. 
 

News Mississippi

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.

Redstone Rocket

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.

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 COSPONSORS CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT TO KEEP U.S. SUPREME COURT AT NINE JUSTICES 
 
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today became an original cosponsor of a constitutional amendment limiting the Supreme Court of the United States to nine justices.
 
 
HYDE-SMITH VOTES FOR STRONGER BORDER SECURITY, AGAINST RESOLUTION TO CRUSH TRUMP DISASTER DECLARATION
 
Miss. Senator Says President Using Legal Authority to Fulfill Existing Border Security Law
 
 
WICKER, HYDE-SMITH COSPONSOR PERMANENT E-VERIFY EXTENSION
 
Miss. Senators Support Program to Reduce Unauthorized Immigrant Employment
 
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today announced their support for legislation that would help businesses comply with immigration laws by certifying the legal status of their workforce.
 
 
HYDE-SMITH ANNOUNCES $7.2 MILLION ARMY CONTRACT TO MISSISSIPPI STATE
 
University Contracted by DoD to Test Emerging Unmanned Aircraft Systems
 
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced the award of a $7.2 million defense contract for the Mississippi State University to test emerging unmanned aircraft systems technologies.
 

 

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.

 
WICKER, HYDE-SMITH & PALAZZO ANNOUNCE FEMA FUNDS FOR TWO ADDITIONAL SAFE ROOMS IN FORREST COUNTY
 
$1.0 Million Grant Awarded to Complete Last of 10 Safe Rooms
 
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.), Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) and Congressman Steven Palazzo (R-Miss.) today announced the award of $1.06 million in federal funding to build two more safe rooms in Forrest County.
 

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Washington, D.C. Office

702 Hart Senate Office Building
Washington, DC 20510-2405
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