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Congressman Andy Harris

Representing the First District of Maryland

Press Releases

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.

August 19, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Monday, August 19th, Congressman Andy Harris, M.D. (MD-01) announced a total of $150,000 in grant awards in Somerset and Talbot counties through the Department of Agriculture’s Office of Rural Development. Specifically, the grants include:

August 12, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. –  Congressman Andy Harris, M.D. (MD-01) announced an award to West Cecil Health Center, Inc. and  Three Lower Counties Community Services, Inc., both of which are health care service centers in Maryland’s First District. The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) awarded $167,000 to each of these health service centers.

August 6, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Tuesday, August 6th, Congressman Andy Harris, M.D. (MD-01) announced the start of dredging of the Ocean City Inlet. The United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) was able to secure a USACE dredge vessel from their sister district, Wilmington, for dredging of the inlet.

July 29, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Monday, July 29th, Rep. Andy Harris, M.D. (MD-01) announced two Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) awards: $173,578 for the Ocean City Municipal Airport, and $315,355 for the Cambridge-Dorchester Regional Airport. The awards will fund removal of tree obstructions from runway approach surfaces at each airport.

July 25, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Andy Harris, M.D. (MD-01) made the following statement on the robocall bill taken up by the House:

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