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Congressman Andy Harris

Representing the First District of Maryland

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October 3, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC: Congressman Harris, M.D. (MD-01) made the following statement on aggressive Marijuana protesters outside of the D.C. office on October 2, 2018:

October 2, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC: Congressman Andy Harris, M.D. (MD-01) supports the Trump administration in NAFTA renegotiations between the United States, Mexico, and Canada. The purpose of these negotiations is two-fold: first, to update the 24-year-old agreement with modern provisions representing a 21st century agreement.

September 26, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC: The United States Trade Representative (USTR) released a list of tariffs with an exemption for a product, 3,5-Dinitro-o-toluamide, that largely affects the operations of Zoetis, a local business in Salisbury, MD.

September 26, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC: On Tuesday, September 25, Congressman Andy Harris (MD-01) offered a border wall amendment to H.R. 6157, the House bill funding defense, labor, HHS, and education, and continuing funding for other government agencies. His amendment would remove restrictions on Customs and Border Patrol funding for construction of new walls along our southern border.

September 21, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC: Congressman Andy Harris, M.D. (MD-01) will welcome Senator Tim Scott (SC) to Maryland’s First Congressional District for an Opportunity Zone tour. The tour will highlight the economic climate in the Cecil County Opportunity Zone designated by the Governor under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017.

September 19, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC: On Wednesday, September 19, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) awarded over $1 billion to target the opioid crisis around the country.

September 18, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC: On Monday, September 10, the American Farm Bureau Federation awarded Congressman Andy Harris (MD-01) with the Friend of Farm Bureau award for the 115th Congress. The Congressman received the Friend of Farm Bureau Award three times previously during the 112th, 113th, and 114th Congressional Terms. This will be his fourth consecutive Congressional term receiving the award.

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In The News

June 20, 2018 In The News

WASHINGTON — Maryland’s Board of Public Works has approved putting $375,000 toward a marketing campaign to help the state’s seafood industry, which has been hit by a labor shortage.

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June 20, 2018 In The News

EASTON— Addiction for Bruce Strazza started at 11 years old, with pills, marijuana and alcohol to numb the pain of his home life. His story is one many Americans currently experience with opioids.

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June 12, 2018 In The News

Members of Congress

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY): “Today I congratulate the President on this major step and share his hope that it will begin a process that leads to an historic peace.”

June 1, 2018 In The News

Easton, Md. - Thousands of lives who were lost during the Vietnam War were honored on Friday with the traveling Vietnam Memorial. 

Those who made the ultimate sacrifice were honored with bag pipes, a wreath laying ceremony and more. 

Local families that had loved ones pass in the war got special recognition. 

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May 30, 2018 In The News

Rep. Andy Harris met with business owners impacted by a shortage of crab pickers Wednesday afternoon to hear their problems and pose long-term solutions -- and got an earful.

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May 30, 2018 In The News

WOOLFORD, Md. - It's no doubt that when you think of Maryland, you think of blue crabs. But this season has presented new issues that has made it tougher on the industry. 

Their biggest hurdle has been the H-2B Visa Program. Usually, these operations are fully up and running with the help of those visa workers, but with a change in the program, they are now shorthanded. 

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May 30, 2018 In The News

WOOLFORD, Md.- Congressman Andy Harris visited Lindy's Seafood in Woolford on Wednesday afternoon to discuss issues local seafood leaders have with the H-2B lottery system. 

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May 30, 2018 In The News

WOOLFORD — Dorchester County crab meat processors recently received a glimmer of hope in an effort to save the Maryland crab season and the entire state crab industry.

Traditionally, Dorchester crab meat processors apply for federal H-2B visas for about 500 guest, seasonal workers, who in the past have come from Mexico.

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May 28, 2018 In The News

MARYLAND - The House Committee recently approved Congressman Andy Harris' amendment to the Fiscal Year 2019 Commerce, Justice and Science Appropriations bill to study the impact of offshore wind.

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