WASHINTON, DC: Congressman Andy Harris, M.D., (MD-01) was appointed by Speaker Boehner to the Select Investigative Panel of the Committee on Energy and Commerce. Earlier this year, videos were uncovered showing employees of the largest abortion provider in the country discussing the techniques and practices used to harvest and sell fetal organs. Ongoing investigations at three House committees unveiled the necessity for a select panel. The House passed H.Res.

I hope you are having a great summer! I have been working hard in Congress to make sure that your voice is heard in Washington.


My staff has also been busy this summer, ensuring the needs of Maryland’s First District residents are met. My office will be hosting several outreach events across the district over the next month, focused on seniors, veterans, and weather preparedness.


Consumer Safety Forum

Washington, DC: The Office of Congressman Andy Harris has announced it will host a Weather - Emergency Preparedness Event to be held Thursday, July 30, 2015, at the Ocean Pines Community Center, 235 Ocean Parkway, Ocean Pines, MD 21811.  The event will run from 7:00 PM until 8:30 PM and is free and open to the public. 


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Section 2 – Innovation Fund – Assisted in the drafting of how the money Innovation Fund is going to be spent including: what types of grants can be issued, funding requirements for young investigators and high risk high reward grants, and requiring a strategic plan.

Subtitle B – NIH Planning and Administration

WASHINGTON, DC: Today, Congressman Andy Harris, M.D. (MD-01) praised the passage of the “21st Century Cures Act,” will take bold action to accelerate the discovery, development, and delivery of promising new treatments and cures for patients, as well as maintains our nation’s standing as the biomedical innovation capital of the world.   H.R. 6, which was strongly supported – and partially written – by Congressman Harris passed the House of Representatives 344 to 77.