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Congressman Andy Harris

Representing the First District of Maryland

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May 14, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC: Congressman Andy Harris (MD-01) has announced three military academy resource forums for young constituents seeking information on applying to the U.S. Service Academies or joining ROTC detachments at civilian colleges and universities.

May 9, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC: Congressman Andy Harris (MD-01) announced that the Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR), in conjunction with the Chesapeake Bay Environmental Center (CBEC), has been selected to receive $1 million in grant funds from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service as part of their National Coastal Wetlands Conservation Grant Program. 

May 9, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC: On May 6th, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced the imminent finalization of the rule providing for the release of 30,000 additional H-2B visas for the summer season of Fiscal Year 2019.

May 2, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC: On Thursday, May 2nd, President Trump announced a finalization of a rule on conscience protection in a statement during the National Day of Prayer. In his remarks, the president stated, “Just today, we finalized new protections of conscience rights for physicians, pharmacists, nurses, teachers, students, and faith-based charities.

May 1, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC: Congressman Andy Harris, M.D. (MD-01) will join Vice President Mike Pence at the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Field Office in Baltimore, Maryland on Wednesday, May 1st. Rep. Harris will accompany Vice President Pence on a tour of the ICE Baltimore Field Office and meet with ICE employees.

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April 4, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC: Congressman Andy Harris (MD-01) is pleased to announce that the 2019 Congressional Art Competition is now open for submissions. The competition recognizes talented high school artists from around the country, and is supported by the entirety of the U.S. House of Representatives.

April 3, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC: Following the Department of Homeland Security’s approval of an increase in H-2B visas, Congressman Andy Harris, M.D. (MD-01) made the following statement:

April 1, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Representative Andy Harris, M.D. (MD-01) and 80 Members of the House of Representatives introduced the Conscience Protection Act on Monday, April 1, 2019.

March 26, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC: Congressman Andy Harris (MD-01) made the following statement regarding his support of President Trump on the vote to override the President’s veto of a bill that would block his declaration of a national emergency:

March 25, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC: Congressman Andy Harris, M.D. (MD-01) made the following statement about the release of findings by Special Counsel Robert Mueller on the 2016 presidential campaign for President Trump:

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In The News

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.

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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