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

News Mississippi
 
NRA backs Senator Hyde-Smith’s bill
 
By Steven Gagliano
 
U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith has introduced a bill that would prohibit the use of federal funds by states, cities or other organizations to keep gun registries.
 
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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.

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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 PROMOTES BENEFITS OF DRUG COURTS TO PUBLIC AS 59 GRADUATE FROM HATTIESBURG PROGRAM
 
Senator Delivers Keynote at 15th Judicial District Drug Court Ceremony
 
HATTIESBURG, MISS. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today promoted the public benefit of the drug court system as part of her keynote address to 2019 graduates of the 15th Judicial District Drug Court.
 
 
FOR NATIONAL POLICE WEEK, HYDE-SMITH HONORS MISS. OFFICERS KILLED IN 2018
 
Senator Pays Tribute to Law Enforcement, Set to Participate in 38th Annual National Peace Officers' Memorial Service on Wednesday
 
 
IN MAIDEN SPEECH, HYDE-SMITH SAYS AMERICANS DESERVE A RESPONSIVE GOVERNMENT
 
Miss. Senator Cites Ongoing Mississippi Flooding, Unmet Promises to Make Point
 
 
HYDE-SMITH HONORS FALLEN BILOXI OFFICER
 
Miss. Senator’s Maiden Speech Also Highlights the Need for Responsive Government in Face of Disaster Situations
 

 

HYDE-SMITH PRESSES FOR NATIONAL SECURITY CUTTER, HELICOPTERS TO SUPPORT BORDER SECURITY

Miss. Senator Keeps Eyes on Priorities in FY2020 Homeland Security Budget Review

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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