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Congressman Andy Harris

Representing the First District of Maryland

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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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July 26, 2018 In The News

On Wednesday, after a meeting with Department of Justice officials, 11 House Republicans filed articles of impeachment against Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein

Maryland Rep. Andy Harris joined The C4 Show Thursday, saying he was not one of the co-sponsors, but agreed with the rationale.

July 26, 2018 In The News

Earlier this week, the Star Democrat published a letter to the editor falsely claiming that I voted to “strip federal funds to enforce Bay cleanup efforts.” This could not be further from the truth, so I am writing to correct the record.

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July 25, 2018 In The News

ANNAPOLIS — Governor Larry Hogan, together with Seema Verma, administrator of the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), July 9 signed and officially enacted Maryland’s Total Cost of Care All-Payer Model, known as the “Maryland Model,” in a signing ceremony at the Maryland State House.

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July 24, 2018 In The News

On July 24, 2018, Rep. Andy Harris, M.D. (MD-01) spoke on the House floor to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Easton Airport.

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July 13, 2018 In The News

Congressman Andy Harris, M.D. (MD-01) appears on WBAL Radio's C4 Show to discuss recent NATO conference and Peter Strzok's testimony before the House Judiciary and Oversight Committees.

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July 11, 2018 In The News

CENTREVILLE — In a bipartisan letter to Secretary of Homeland Security Kristjen Nielsen dated June 26, Republican Congressman Andy Harris, R-1st, along with 82 other U.S. Representatives, urged for more H-2B visas.

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July 10, 2018 In The News

HAVRE DE GRACE — U.S. Rep. Andy Harris (R-1st District) discussed addiction treatment’s successes and challenges with officials at Ashley Addiction Treatment on Tuesday.

Harris previously toured Ashley’s facilities in Elkton in March to talk to officials about issues related to the nation’s opioid epidemic.

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