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.
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:
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:
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:
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.
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.
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.
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:
WASHINGTON, DC: The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) is starting work on two projects that will benefit residents of Smith Island in Somerset County, Maryland. The projects entail the construction of two jetties to improve navigation at Rhodes Point and dredging the Big Thorofare and Twitch Cove federal channels.
WASHINGTON, DC: Congressman Andy Harris has issued the following statement in support of the revised Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: