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Congressman Andy Harris

Representing the First District of Maryland

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November 16, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC: On November 16, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 1, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. This legislation is the first major reform to the federal tax code since 1986. Congressman Andy Harris (MD-01) voted in favor of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, and released the following statement in support of its passage:

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November 13, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC: On November 13, President Trump nominated Alex Azar II to serve as Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Mr. Azar is a native of Maryland’s Eastern Shore and served as General Counsel and Deputy Secretary for HHS under President George W. Bush. Congressman Andy Harris, M.D. (MD-01) issued the following statement in support of Mr. Azar’s nomination:

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November 9, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC: On November 8, the United States Department of Agriculture announced its approval of $4.2 million in loans and $2.4 million in grants for the replacement and relocation of Port Deposit’s existing wastewater treatment plant. Additional funding will be provided by the Maryland Department of the Environment.

November 3, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC: Congressman Andy Harris (MD-01) will host a town hall meeting to answer constituent questions about the newly-introduced Tax Cuts and Jobs Act and other topics under consideration in Congress. All residents of Maryland’s First District are welcome to attend the event and ask questions.

Date: November 11, 2017

Time: 4:00 – 5:00 PM

November 2, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC: On Thursday, November 2, President Trump signed into law H.R. 2989, the Frederick Douglass Bicentennial Commission Act. This legislation establishes a commission to plan, develop, and carry out programs and activities to honor Frederick Douglass for the bicentennial anniversary of his birth.

November 2, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC: On November 2, the U.S. House of Representatives unveiled its tax reform plan, entitled the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. Congressman Andy Harris (MD-01) issued the following statement in support of the legislation:

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October 26, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC: On October 26, President Trump declared the opioid addiction epidemic a Public Health Emergency. Congressman Andy Harris, M.D. (MD-01), issued the following statement in support of the President’s declaration:

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October 26, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC: On October 26, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Fiscal Year 2018 Budget Resolution. Congressman Andy Harris (MD-01), released the following statement lauding its passage:

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October 24, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC: On October 24, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 3898, the Otto Warmbier North Korea Nuclear Sanctions Act. Congressman Andy Harris (MD-01) released the following statement supporting its passage:

October 19, 2017 Press Release

This week, the U.S. Small Business Administration announced that federal Economic Injury Disaster Loans are available to small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture, and most private nonprofit organizations located in Caroline, Dorchester, Wicomico and Worcester Counties as a result of the excessive rain between July 28 and Sept. 2, 2017.

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November 15, 2017 In The News

HURLOCK — Veterans Day was recognized at the Eastern Shore Veterans Cemetery near Hurlock on Saturday, Nov. 11, with U.S. Rep. Andy Harris, R-Md.-1st, as the guest speaker.

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November 11, 2017 In The News

SALISBURY, Md. - Eastern Shore representative Andy Harris held a town hall meeting at Wicomico High School Saturday afternoon for a discussion centering around tax reform.

Other topics were discussed relating to economics, including addressing the deficit, and creating a budget amendment, with some unrelated to economics, including gerrymandering and the lack of women in government.

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November 10, 2017 In The News

In the front showroom of The Taney Corp. on Allendale Lane in Taneytown, there is a sweeping, walnut staircase that ascends through a cream-colored aperture in the ceiling.

October 17, 2017 In The News

EASTON — A bill that passed in the U.S. House of Representatives would set up a commission to develop ways to honor Talbot County’s native son, Frederick Douglass, in the year of his 200th birthday.

October 2, 2017 In The News

The nation’s senior scientific body recently released a new report raising serious questions about the “scientific rigor” of the Dietary Guidelines for Americans. This report confirms what many in government have suspected for years and is the reason why Congress mandated this report in the first place: our nation's top nutrition policy is not based on sound science.

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September 29, 2017 In The News

MARYLAND - The new Republican tax plan is out and there are conflicting viewpoints from political leaders on the eastern shore.

Representative Andy Harris says this plan delivers on the president's promise to invigorate business while increasing the pay checks for average Americans.

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September 28, 2017 In The News

RIDGELY — The Town of Ridgely celebrate its 150th birthday Saturday, Sept. 23, with a large parade, ribbon cutting to open the restored train station and street festival with free rides.

Ridgely was founded in 1867 with land purchased by Thomas Bell and the Rev. Greenbury Ridgely, for whom the town is named.

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