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Congressman Andy Harris

Representing the First District of Maryland

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August 10, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC: Congressman Andy Harris, M.D. (MD-01) will host his 69th brick-and-mortar town hall meeting on Friday, August 10  in Wicomico County. All residents of Maryland’s First District are welcome to attend the town hall to ask questions and voice their concerns about issues under consideration in Congress.

Date: August 10, 2018

July 25, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC: On July 25, the House Appropriations Committee passed the FY19 Homeland Security Appropriations bill, its final bill for this year. This bill includes $17.8 billion in discretionary funds for Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and $7.4 billion for Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Included in CBP’s funding is $5 billion for border security assets and infrastructure.

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July 25, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC: Today, the House Committee on Appropriations is considering the FY19 Homeland Security Appropriations bill. Congressman Andy Harris, M.D. (MD-01) authored, and the committee approved, an amendment to permanently fix the H-2B visa program.

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July 25, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC: Today, the House Committee on Appropriations is considering the FY19 Department of Homeland Security Appropriations bill. Congressman Andy Harris, M.D.

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July 24, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC: On July 24, the U.S. Department of Labor announced it will issue a $2 million grant for the implementation of job training programs in substance abuse rehabilitation facilities in Maryland. This grant is part of a broader $22 million effort to provide reemployment services for individuals affected by substance abuse disorder. Congressman Andy Harris, M.D.

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July 19, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC: On July 19, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 6147, the Department of the Interior, Environment, Financial Services, and General Government Appropriations Act for 2019. Included in this legislation is an amendment to authorize the planting of genetically-modified (GMO) seed on National Wildlife Refuge land. Congressman Andy Harris, M.D.

July 19, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC: On July 19, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 6147, the Department of the Interior, Environment, Financial Services, and General Government Appropriations Act for 2019. Congressman Andy Harris, M.D. (MD-01) made the following statement in support of the bill’s passage:

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July 9, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC: On July 9, Congressman Andy Harris, M.D. (MD-01) made the following statement regarding President Trump’s nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court:

July 5, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC: Congressman Andy Harris, M.D. (MD-01) is pleased to announce that the U.S. Military Service Academies nomination application is now available for students wishing to join the class of 2023. Congressman Harris will nominate some of the finest students from Maryland’s First Congressional District for appointments to the U.S.

June 28, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC: On June 28, Congressman Andy Harris, M.D. (MD-01) sent a letter to Baltimore County Executive Don Mohler concerning the County Executive’s position on illegal immigration and border security. Congressman Harris sent this letter after County Executive Mohler wrote to the U. S.

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July 26, 2018 In The News

On Wednesday, after a meeting with Department of Justice officials, 11 House Republicans filed articles of impeachment against Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein

Maryland Rep. Andy Harris joined The C4 Show Thursday, saying he was not one of the co-sponsors, but agreed with the rationale.

July 26, 2018 In The News

Earlier this week, the Star Democrat published a letter to the editor falsely claiming that I voted to “strip federal funds to enforce Bay cleanup efforts.” This could not be further from the truth, so I am writing to correct the record.

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July 25, 2018 In The News

ANNAPOLIS — Governor Larry Hogan, together with Seema Verma, administrator of the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), July 9 signed and officially enacted Maryland’s Total Cost of Care All-Payer Model, known as the “Maryland Model,” in a signing ceremony at the Maryland State House.

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July 24, 2018 In The News

On July 24, 2018, Rep. Andy Harris, M.D. (MD-01) spoke on the House floor to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Easton Airport.

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July 13, 2018 In The News

Congressman Andy Harris, M.D. (MD-01) appears on WBAL Radio's C4 Show to discuss recent NATO conference and Peter Strzok's testimony before the House Judiciary and Oversight Committees.

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July 11, 2018 In The News

CENTREVILLE — In a bipartisan letter to Secretary of Homeland Security Kristjen Nielsen dated June 26, Republican Congressman Andy Harris, R-1st, along with 82 other U.S. Representatives, urged for more H-2B visas.

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July 10, 2018 In The News

HAVRE DE GRACE — U.S. Rep. Andy Harris (R-1st District) discussed addiction treatment’s successes and challenges with officials at Ashley Addiction Treatment on Tuesday.

Harris previously toured Ashley’s facilities in Elkton in March to talk to officials about issues related to the nation’s opioid epidemic.

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