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Congressman Andy Harris

Representing the First District of Maryland

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September 17, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC: On Thursday, September 13, the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) awarded Congressman Andy Harris (MD-01) with the NFIB Guardian of Small Business Award for the 115th Congress.

September 13, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC: On Thursday, September 13th, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 4913 to rename a United States Postal facility in honor of the deceased Sgt. Maj. Wardell B. Turner. Congressman Andy Harris (MD-01) is the original author of H.R. 4913, which will designate the United States Postal facility located at 816 East Salisbury Parkway in Salisbury, Maryland, as the ‘‘Sgt. Maj.

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August 27, 2018 Press Release

Congressman Andy Harris, M.D. (MD-01) issued the following statement on the passing of late Senator John McCain and the following viewing details:

August 10, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC: Congressman Andy Harris, M.D. (MD-01) will host his 69th brick-and-mortar town hall meeting on Friday, August 10  in Wicomico County. All residents of Maryland’s First District are welcome to attend the town hall to ask questions and voice their concerns about issues under consideration in Congress.

Date: August 10, 2018

July 25, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC: On July 25, the House Appropriations Committee passed the FY19 Homeland Security Appropriations bill, its final bill for this year. This bill includes $17.8 billion in discretionary funds for Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and $7.4 billion for Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Included in CBP’s funding is $5 billion for border security assets and infrastructure.

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July 25, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC: Today, the House Committee on Appropriations is considering the FY19 Homeland Security Appropriations bill. Congressman Andy Harris, M.D. (MD-01) authored, and the committee approved, an amendment to permanently fix the H-2B visa program.

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July 25, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC: Today, the House Committee on Appropriations is considering the FY19 Department of Homeland Security Appropriations bill. Congressman Andy Harris, M.D.

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July 24, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC: On July 24, the U.S. Department of Labor announced it will issue a $2 million grant for the implementation of job training programs in substance abuse rehabilitation facilities in Maryland. This grant is part of a broader $22 million effort to provide reemployment services for individuals affected by substance abuse disorder. Congressman Andy Harris, M.D.

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July 19, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC: On July 19, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 6147, the Department of the Interior, Environment, Financial Services, and General Government Appropriations Act for 2019. Included in this legislation is an amendment to authorize the planting of genetically-modified (GMO) seed on National Wildlife Refuge land. Congressman Andy Harris, M.D.

July 19, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC: On July 19, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 6147, the Department of the Interior, Environment, Financial Services, and General Government Appropriations Act for 2019. Congressman Andy Harris, M.D. (MD-01) made the following statement in support of the bill’s passage:

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