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Congressman Andy Harris

Representing the First District of Maryland


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January 15, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC: Representatives Steven Palazzo (MS-04) and Andy Harris, M.D.

December 11, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC: President Trump signed 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) authored H.R. 4913, which designates the United States Postal facility located at 816 East Salisbury Parkway in Salisbury, Maryland, as the ‘‘Sgt. Maj. Wardell B. Turner Post Office Building.”

December 6, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC: The U.S. Department of Transportation awarded a $20 million grant to Cecil County.  The Better Utilizing Investment to Leverage Development (BUILD) grant provides funding for a new interchange at I-95/Belvidere Road, and for the relocation of Belvidere Road and construction of a new bridge over I-95.

December 5, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC: On Tuesday, December 4, the Economic Development Administration (EDA) awarded the City of Salisbury a $37,500 grant to help fund an assessment of a multi-user port along the Wicomico River.

November 26, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congressional Ukraine Caucus Chairs, Representatives Marcy Kaptur (D-OH), Andy Harris (R-MD), Sander Levin (D-MI), and Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA) issued a statement rebuking the Russian Federation’s aggressive attack on Ukraine near the Kerch Strait in the Sea of Azov:

October 24, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC: Congressman Andy Harris (MD-01) made the following statement commending President Donald Trump’s signing H.R. 6 into law, the SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act, and the Administration’s ongoing efforts to combat the opioid epidemic:

October 19, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC: Congressman Andy Harris (MD-01) will meet with Spunkwear, LLC, in Queen Anne’s County, and will also participate in the initiation of the Mistletoe Hall Commerce-Business Park alongside Governor Larry Hogan on Friday, October 19.

October 15, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC: Congressman Andy Harris (MD-01) will meet with the new manager of Easton Airport on Tuesday, October 16. Constructed for use by the military during World War II, today Easton Airport is one of the busiest general aviation facilities in Maryland.

October 11, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC: Congressman Andy Harris (MD-01) will meet with Cecil County Sheriff Scott Adams on Thursday, October 11, to discuss the opioid epidemic.

October 9, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC: On Tuesday, October 9, Congressman Andy Harris (MD-01) will visit the Queen Anne’s County Economic Development Division Commission, and will meet with the Chairwoman of the Kent Narrows Development Foundation. Following the meeting, Congressman Harris will visit Cult Classic Brewing in Stevensville, MD. Media are welcome to attend.


In The News

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.

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.

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.

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.

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. 

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.