WASHINGTON, DC: Congressman Andy Harris, M.D. (MD-01) will join Vice President Mike Pence at the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Field Office in Baltimore, Maryland on Wednesday, May 1st. Rep. Harris will accompany Vice President Pence on a tour of the ICE Baltimore Field Office and meet with ICE employees.
WASHINGTON, DC: Congressman Andy Harris (MD-01) is pleased to announce that the 2019 Congressional Art Competition is now open for submissions. The competition recognizes talented high school artists from around the country, and is supported by the entirety of the U.S. House of Representatives.
WASHINGTON, DC: Following the Department of Homeland Security’s approval of an increase in H-2B visas, Congressman Andy Harris, M.D. (MD-01) made the following statement:
WASHINGTON—Representative Andy Harris, M.D. (MD-01) and 80 Members of the House of Representatives introduced the Conscience Protection Act on Monday, April 1, 2019.
WASHINGTON, DC: Congressman Andy Harris (MD-01) made the following statement regarding his support of President Trump on the vote to override the President’s veto of a bill that would block his declaration of a national emergency:
WASHINGTON, DC: Congressman Andy Harris, M.D. (MD-01) made the following statement about the release of findings by Special Counsel Robert Mueller on the 2016 presidential campaign for President Trump:
WASHINGTON, DC: Congressman Andy Harris, M.D. (MD-01) will host his fourth brick-and-mortar town hall meeting this month in Crisfield on Saturday, March 30th. 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.
WASHINGTON, DC: Congressman Andy Harris, M.D. (MD-01) will host brick-and-mortar town hall meetings in Wicomico County, Harford County, and Queen Anne’s County on Monday, March 18th, Tuesday, March 19th, and Wednesday, March 20th, respectively.
Current number of H-2B visas fails to adequately meet our nation’s temporary workforce needs
WASHINGTON, DC: Congressman Andy Harris, M.D. (MD-01) made the following statement about H.R. 8, the Bipartisan Background Checks Act of 2019:
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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.
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.
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.”
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.
WOOLFORD, Md. —
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.