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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.
WASHINGTON — Maryland’s Board of Public Works has approved putting $375,000 toward a marketing campaign to help the state’s seafood industry, which has been hit by a labor shortage.
EASTON— Addiction for Bruce Strazza started at 11 years old, with pills, marijuana and alcohol to numb the pain of his home life. His story is one many Americans currently experience with opioids.
Members of Congress
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY): “Today I congratulate the President on this major step and share his hope that it will begin a process that leads to an historic peace.”
Easton, Md. - Thousands of lives who were lost during the Vietnam War were honored on Friday with the traveling Vietnam Memorial.
Those who made the ultimate sacrifice were honored with bag pipes, a wreath laying ceremony and more.
Local families that had loved ones pass in the war got special recognition.
WOOLFORD, Md. - It's no doubt that when you think of Maryland, you think of blue crabs. But this season has presented new issues that has made it tougher on the industry.
Their biggest hurdle has been the H-2B Visa Program. Usually, these operations are fully up and running with the help of those visa workers, but with a change in the program, they are now shorthanded.
WOOLFORD, Md. —
Rep. Andy Harris met with business owners impacted by a shortage of crab pickers Wednesday afternoon to hear their problems and pose long-term solutions -- and got an earful.
WOOLFORD, Md.- Congressman Andy Harris visited Lindy's Seafood in Woolford on Wednesday afternoon to discuss issues local seafood leaders have with the H-2B lottery system.
WOOLFORD — Dorchester County crab meat processors recently received a glimmer of hope in an effort to save the Maryland crab season and the entire state crab industry.
Traditionally, Dorchester crab meat processors apply for federal H-2B visas for about 500 guest, seasonal workers, who in the past have come from Mexico.