Senator Hyde-Smith has great respect and admiration for the law enforcement and first responder personnel who dedicate their lives to protecting the public.  As a member of the Senate Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee, she will continue to support programs and policies that enable these public servants to do their jobs more effectively.


HYDE-SMITH, COLLEAGUES DROP BILL TO RAMP UP PENALTIES FOR INMATE CELL PHONE USE

HYDE-SMITH, COLLEAGUES DROP BILL TO RAMP UP PENALTIES FOR INMATE CELL PHONE USE

END CELLS Act Would Impose New Penalties for Detainees with Cell Phones, Those Who Provide Them

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), with U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Mike Braun (R-Ind.), today introduced legislation intended to curb the use of contraband cell phones by prisoners to engage in criminal activities.

Hyde-Smith filed the END CELLS (Eliminate Non-approved Devices and...

HYDE-SMITH STATEMENT ON BORDER CRISIS LEGISLATION

HYDE-SMITH STATEMENT ON BORDER CRISIS LEGISLATION

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), a member of the Senate Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee, today issued the following statement regarding the Emergency National Security Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2024, the $118 billion compromise bill intended to address the Biden border crisis and national security needs:

“Most Americans understand that, since President Biden took office, the situation at our...

HYDE-SMITH SIGNS BRIEF TO DEFEND GUN OWNERS FROM ATF ASSAULT ON BUMP STOCKS

HYDE-SMITH SIGNS BRIEF TO DEFEND GUN OWNERS FROM ATF ASSAULT ON BUMP STOCKS

Miss. Senator, Colleagues File Amicus Brief Urging Supreme Court to Lift Bump Stock Ban

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) on Thursday joined U.S. Senator Cynthia Lummis (R-Wyo.) and others in filing an amici curiae brief that asks the U.S. Supreme Court to stop the Biden administration’s assault on the Second Amendment rights of gun owners.

The brief, filed in the case Garland v. Cargill...

U.S. Senators Introduce Equal Representation Act to Address Census

Calhoun County (Ala.) Journal

U.S. Senators Introduce Equal Representation Act to Address Census

By Lee Evancho

Washington D.C. – In a recent bipartisan effort, U.S. Senator Katie Britt (R-Ala.) joined forces with Senator Bill Hagerty (R-Tenn.) and 19 other colleagues to introduce the Equal...

BORDER SECURITY

BORDER SECURITY

Congressional Record Vol. 169, No. 205
(Senate - December 13, 2023) PDF

  Mrs. HYDE-SMITH. Mr. President, I rise today to once again call 
attention to the crisis at our southern border--the very crisis the 
Biden administration refuses to acknowledge and in not doing so, fails 
t...

NATIONAL POLICE WEEK

NATIONAL POLICE WEEK

Congressional Record Vol. 169, No. 82
(Senate - May 16, 2023) PDF

  Mrs. HYDE-SMITH. Mr. President, this week our Nation commemorates the 
2023 National Police Week and honors the brave men and women of law 
enforcement who have made the ultimate sacrifice in the line of duty...