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Congressman Andy Harris

Representing the First District of Maryland

Press Releases

June 13, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC: Congressman Andy Harris, M.D. (MD-01) announced Fiscal Year 2019 Title I Part A educational grant funds to various counties in Maryland’s First District for the 2019-2020 school year. These grants are allocated under the following four statutory formulas: basic grants, concentration grants, targeted grants, and education finance incentive grants.

June 11, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC: On Tuesday, June 11th, Congressman Andy Harris, M.D. (MD-01) cosponsored an amendment, which preserves the president’s ability to release more H-2B visas next year, passed by the Committee on Appropriations.

June 11, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC: Congressman Andy Harris, M.D. (MD-01) announced a nearly $1 million grant to the Maryland Department of Natural Resources under the Clean Vessel Act.

Rep. Harris made the following statement:

June 5, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC: Congressman Andy Harris, M.D. (MD-01) supports the Trump Administration’s decision to discontinue a contract with the University of California, San Francisco to fund research involving human fetal tissue from elective abortions.

June 4, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC: On Tuesday, June 4th, Congressman Andy Harris (MD-01) announced a grant awarded to the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science for research and educational programs.  Rep. Harris made the following statement:

June 4, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC: On Tuesday, June 4th, Congressman Andy Harris (MD-01) applauded the Appropriations Committee for including his language in the FY 2020 Transportation Appropriations Bill. The Harris provision will highlight potential air traffic hazards created by the impact of offshore wind turbines on radar. The Committee included the following language:

May 24, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC: Congressman Andy Harris, M.D. (MD-01) announces the following winners of the 2019 Congressional Art Competition:

1st Place: Self Portrait. Drawing by Katie Easter.

The Gunston School, Centreville, MD. 12th grade.

May 14, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC: Congressman Andy Harris (MD-01) has announced three military academy resource forums for young constituents seeking information on applying to the U.S. Service Academies or joining ROTC detachments at civilian colleges and universities.

May 9, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC: Congressman Andy Harris (MD-01) announced that the Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR), in conjunction with the Chesapeake Bay Environmental Center (CBEC), has been selected to receive $1 million in grant funds from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service as part of their National Coastal Wetlands Conservation Grant Program. 

May 9, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC: On May 6th, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced the imminent finalization of the rule providing for the release of 30,000 additional H-2B visas for the summer season of Fiscal Year 2019.

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