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Congressman Andy Harris

Representing the First District of Maryland


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January 19, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC: Congressman Andy Harris, M.D. (MD-01) released the following statement after voting to reauthorize the Children’s Health Insurance Program and to continue funding the federal government:

January 18, 2018 Press Release

(WASHINGTON, DC): Congressmen Andy Harris, M.D. (MD-01) and Doug LaMalfa (CA-01) have filed an Amicus Curiae brief on behalf of 128 members of the House of Representatives and 16 Senators in support of pro-life pregnancy centers in the Supreme Court case National Institute of Family and Life Advocates (NIFLA) v. Becerra.

January 18, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC: The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has announced that it will expedite the dredging of the Ocean City Inlet. After discovering that shoaling had built up enough to jeopardize larger ships’ access to the Inlet, the office of Congressman Andy Harris, M.D. (MD-01) contacted USACE to seek immediate assistance.

January 18, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC: On January 18, the Department of Health and Human Services announced the establishment of a new Conscience and Religious Freedom Division. Congressman Harris issued the following statement in support of the announcement:

January 12, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC: On January 12, Congressman Andy Harris, M.D. (MD-01) released the following statement regarding President Trump’s new Iran sanctions and call to reform the Iran Nuclear Deal:

January 11, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC: On January 11, Congressman Andy Harris, M.D. (MD-01) released the following statement regarding the announcement that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) will now accept proposals from individual states to implement work and community engagement requirements for able-bodied, working age Medicaid recipients:

January 10, 2018 Press Release

USDA Rural Development is now accepting applications for the 2018 Rural Business Development Grant Program. The program funds ‘rural business enterprise projects’ to benefit specific small and/or emerging businesses in rural areas and ‘rural business opportunity projects’ to promote sustainable economic development in rural communities.

January 8, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC: Congressman Andy Harris (MD-01) will begin his 2018 telephone town hall series on Tuesday, January 16. Congressman Harris’ office will automatically call out to nearly 50,000 constituents living in Baltimore, Carroll, Cecil, and Harford Counties, pulling phone numbers from the constituent services database.

December 21, 2017 Press Release

On December 26, FEMA will open its application for the Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) Program. The purpose of the AFG Program is to award grants directly to fire departments, nonaffiliated Emergency Medical Services (EMS) organizations, and state fire training academies to enhance their ability to protect the health and safety of the public and first responders.

December 19, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC: On December 19, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Conference report to accompany H.R. 1, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. Congressman Andy Harris (MD-01) released the following statement lauding its passage:



In The News

January 19, 2018 In The News

Help is on the way for boat captains struggling to navigate through the Ocean City Inlet in the wake of a series of powerful winter storms.

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is accelerating plans to dredge the channel. It is canceling scheduled work in New Jersey to prioritize the beleaguered inlet south of Ocean City, a key passage for commercial fishing vessels.

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.

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.

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.