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Congressman Andy Harris

Representing the First District of Maryland

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September 18, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC: Rep. Andy Harris, M.D. (MD-01) announced the award of a $1.1 million federal grant to the Salisbury-Ocean City: Wicomico Regional Airport.  The grant was awarded by the U.S. Department of Transportation and will fund rehabilitation of the apron, taxiway and lighting.  The airport supports more than 1600 local jobs.

Rep. Andy Harris made the following statement:

September 18, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC: Rep. Andy Harris, M.D.

September 18, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC: Rep. Andy Harris, M.D. (MD-01) announced the award of a $64,655 grant from the U.S.

September 13, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. –  Congressman Andy Harris, M.D. (MD-01) announced an award to the American Legion Post No. 91 in Dorchester by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) for $50,000. The funds were awarded under the Economic Impact Initiative Grants program of the Rural Development agency.

September 10, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. –  Worcester County joined Wicomico County in gaining federal support from the Trump Administration under the Office of National Drug Control Policy  (ONDCP) for anti-drug abuse initiatives, Congressman Andy Harris, M.D. (MD-01) announced on Tuesday.

September 10, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. –  Congressman Andy Harris, M.D. (MD-01) announced an award of $600,000 for the Sexual Assault/Spouse Abuse Resource Center in Bel Air. The Office of Violence Against Women under the Department of Justice (DOJ) awarded the funds under the Legal Assistance for Victims Grant Program.

September 9, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC: On Wednesday, September 4th, the Trump Administration announced the release of over $1.8 billion in funding to states to continue efforts to fight the opioid epidemic in their communities.  Over $900 million will be awarded from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to states and localities for improvement in overdose data collection and real-time tracking.  From t

August 27, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. –  Congressman Andy Harris, M.D. (MD-01) announced $69,102 in awards through the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Office of Rural Development. The following businesses and farmers received awards on the Eastern Shore of Maryland: Choptank Corner LLC, in Cambridge, James B. Quinn, in Kennedyville, Rice’s Inc.

August 26, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. –  Congressman Andy Harris, M.D. (MD-01) announced a $387,500 award to the University of Maryland Eastern Shore (UMES).  The funds were awarded by the National Institute of General Medical Sciences, an office under the Department of Health and Human Services.

August 22, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. –  Congressman Andy Harris, M.D. (MD-01) announced awards to Choptank Community Health System, Inc., located in Denton, Three Lower Counties Community Services, Inc., located in Salisbury, and West Cecil Health Center, Inc, located in Conowingo.  The recipients are health care service centers in Maryland’s First District.

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July 10, 2019 In The News

I am proud to stand with my constituents and against oil and gas drilling off the coast of Maryland.

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Congressman Andy Harris recently took a stand on behalf of his constituents against expanded offshore drilling.

July 8, 2019 In The News

Maryland Representative Andy Harris, an anesthesiologist, joins the Freedom Caucus Podcast for a deep dive into price transparency within the healhcare system and highlights efforts to end surprise medical billing. 

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June 3, 2019 In The News

EASTON — U.S. Rep. Andy Harris (R-1st District) joined community members in Easton on Friday, May 24, and discussed recent bipartisan victories he believes are overshadowed by big-ticket reform gridlock on Capitol Hill.

April 26, 2019 In The News

As President Theodore Roosevelt once said, “We have fallen heirs to the most glorious heritage a people ever received, and each one must do his part if we wish to show that the nation is worthy of its good fortune.”

April 18, 2019 In The News

The Maryland crabbing industry may see some relief as blue crab season heads into full swing.

April 2, 2019 In The News

The U.S. Post Office in Salisbury was renamed for Sgt. Maj. Wardell Turner at a ceremony that united guests in a spirit of warmth and gratifying memories.

March 22, 2019 In The News

U.S. Rep. Andy Harris, R-Md.-1st., spoke to constituents at his Wicomico County town hall Monday evening on several topics, including guns and immigration.

The town hall at the Black Diamond Lodge in Fruitland brought out strong supporters and harsh critics.

March 22, 2019 In The News

QUEENSTOWN — Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot and Congressman Andy Harris visited Dick’s Autohaus Thursday afternoon, Feb. 28, to congratulate Dick Potter and present him with a Certificate of Recognition for 53 years in the Volkswagen maintenance and repair business in Queen Anne’s County...

March 22, 2019 In The News

U.S. Sens. Mike Rounds (R-SD) and Thom Tillis (R-NC) led 138 members of Congress in urging the Trump administration to release the almost 70,000 already-authorized H-2B visas that would permit temporary, non-immigrant workers into the United States to fill critical seasonal job opportunities.

March 22, 2019 In The News

CAMBRIDGE — State representatives support a bipartisan campaign urging the Department of Homeland Security to grant more H-2B visas, which could help the Maryland crab industry.

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