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Congressman Andy Harris

Representing the First District of Maryland

Press Releases

January 27, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC: Rep. Andy Harris, M.D. (MD-01) is leading an effort to urge the Administration to grant additional H-2B Visas.  Rep. Harris organized a bipartisan letter signed by 151 Members of Congress and 38 Senators, requesting the release of 64,716 additional visas.  These guest worker visas provide temporary, seasonal workers to employers who are unable to hire employees locally.

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January 23, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC: Rep. Andy Harris, M.D. (MD-01) announced his support of the new “Waters of the U.S.” (WOTUS) rule released today by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

January 23, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC: Rep. Andy Harris, M.D. (MD-01) announced the award of a $500,000 federal grant to improve the protection of coastal communities and ecosystems associated with bays and estuaries, including the Chesapeake Bay.  The funds were awarded by the National Science Foundation to the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Sciences in Cambridge, Dorchester County.

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January 14, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC: Rep. Andy Harris, M.D. (MD-01) applauded the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) announcement of grants to support local homeless assistance programs across the nation, including over $6 million in counties within Maryland’s First Congressional District.

January 9, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC: Today Rep. Andy Harris, M.D. (MD-01) voted “no” on H. Con. Res. 83 - Directing the President pursuant to section 5(c) of the War Powers Resolution to terminate the use of United States Armed Forces to engage in hostilities in or against Iran.

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December 30, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC: Rep. Andy Harris, M.D. (MD-01) announced the award of a $125,000 grant to treat and prevent substance abuse in Worcester County.  The grant is through the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the funds will be administered by the Center for Substance Abuse Prevention. 

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December 19, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC: Rep. Andy Harris, M.D. (MD-01) today voted in favor of President Trump’s new trade agreement with Mexico and Canada.  

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December 18, 2019 Press Release

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December 13, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC: Rep. Andy Harris, M.D. (MD-01) responded to today’s decision by the Maryland Public Service Commission (PSC) granting Ocean City’s petition to reconsider the U.S. Wind and Skipjack offshore wind projects.  The PSC will reconsider the use of Maryland taxpayer subsidies for the projects.

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December 13, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC: Rep. Andy Harris, M.D. (MD-01) responded to the House Judiciary Committee’s approval of 2 charges of impeachment today. 

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