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.


WICKER, HYDE-SMITH COSPONSOR THE ‘DON’T WEAPONIZE THE IRS ACT’

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH COSPONSOR THE ‘DON’T WEAPONIZE THE IRS ACT’

Measure Would Stop IRS Targeting, Protect Individual Information

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today announced their support for legislation to prevent the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) from again being used as a political weapon against conservative non-profit groups.

Wicker and Hyde-Smith are original cosponsors of the Don’t Weaponize the IRS Act (S.1777).  The bill would...

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH QUESTION ATTORNEY GENERAL DECISION TO REINSTATE FUNDING FOR SANCTUARY CITIES 

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH QUESTION ATTORNEY GENERAL DECISION TO REINSTATE FUNDING FOR SANCTUARY CITIES

Miss. Senators & Colleagues Critical of Decision ‘Shrouded in Secrecy,’ Demand Answers

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) on Thursday signed a letter demanding Attorney General Merrick Garland release documentation related to the recent U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) decision to reinstate federal funding for sanctuary cities and states.

Wicker and...

HYDE-SMITH COSPONSORS ‘RESTORING ARMED CAREER CRIMINAL ACT’ & ‘BACK THE BLUE ACT’

HYDE-SMITH COSPONSORS ‘RESTORING ARMED CAREER CRIMINAL ACT’ & ‘BACK THE BLUE ACT’

ACCA Measure Would Restore Tool for Prosecutors to Go After Violent, Repeat Offenders

WASHINGTON, D.C. – As part of National Police Week, U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) helped introduce the Restoring the Armed Career Criminal Act (ACCA), a measure to improve public safety by reinstating an important tool for prosecutors to be able to seek enhanced penalties against violent, repeat offenders.

The...

Gun control laws prompt partisan crossfire

Payson (Ariz.) Roundup

Gun control laws prompt partisan crossfire

By Peter Aleshire

Battles over gun control have once again created a partisan crossfire, with Republicans opposing restrictions on gun purchases and limits on guns in public places and events.

Nationally, Congress recently approved...