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Congressman Andy Harris

Representing the First District of Maryland

Press Releases

December 8, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC: On December 11, Congressman Andy Harris (MD-01) will hold his seventh telephone town hall of 2017. The Congressman’s office will automatically call out to nearly 40,000 constituents living on the Eastern Shore, pulling phone numbers from the constituent services database.

December 6, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC: On December 6, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 38, the Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act. The legislation allows concealed carry permit holders to carry a concealed handgun into or possess a concealed handgun in another state that allows concealed carry.

December 1, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC: Congressman Andy Harris (MD-01) will hold a telephone town hall this month for the residents of Baltimore, Carroll, Cecil, and Harford Counties. The Congressman’s office will automatically call out to nearly 80,000 constituents living in these counties, pulling phone numbers from the constituent services database.

November 16, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC: On November 16, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 1, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. This legislation is the first major reform to the federal tax code since 1986. Congressman Andy Harris (MD-01) voted in favor of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, and released the following statement in support of its passage:

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November 13, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC: On November 13, President Trump nominated Alex Azar II to serve as Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Mr. Azar is a native of Maryland’s Eastern Shore and served as General Counsel and Deputy Secretary for HHS under President George W. Bush. Congressman Andy Harris, M.D. (MD-01) issued the following statement in support of Mr. Azar’s nomination:

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November 9, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC: On November 8, the United States Department of Agriculture announced its approval of $4.2 million in loans and $2.4 million in grants for the replacement and relocation of Port Deposit’s existing wastewater treatment plant. Additional funding will be provided by the Maryland Department of the Environment.

November 3, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC: Congressman Andy Harris (MD-01) will host a town hall meeting to answer constituent questions about the newly-introduced Tax Cuts and Jobs Act and other topics under consideration in Congress. All residents of Maryland’s First District are welcome to attend the event and ask questions.

Date: November 11, 2017

Time: 4:00 – 5:00 PM

November 2, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC: On Thursday, November 2, President Trump signed into law H.R. 2989, the Frederick Douglass Bicentennial Commission Act. This legislation establishes a commission to plan, develop, and carry out programs and activities to honor Frederick Douglass for the bicentennial anniversary of his birth.

November 2, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC: On November 2, the U.S. House of Representatives unveiled its tax reform plan, entitled the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. Congressman Andy Harris (MD-01) issued the following statement in support of the legislation:

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