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Congressman Andy Harris

Representing the First District of Maryland

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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.

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.

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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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May 28, 2018 In The News

WORCESTER CO., Md. - Delmarva honored the fallen with dozens of ceremonies on Memorial Day from Dover to Exmore. 

Hundreds gathered at the Worcester County Veterans Memorial Monday morning to honor those who made the ultimate sacrifice with an emotional ceremony.

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May 28, 2018 In The News

WOOLFORD, Md.- As the crabbing season continues on Delmarva, an additional 15,000 H-2B work visas were approved by the Department of Homeland Security on Friday. 

While visiting Worcester County on Monday, Representative Andy Harris said it's a shame Congress waited so long to approve these extra seasonal workers.

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May 25, 2018 In The News

We are the Taylors and we operate C.W. Taylor Farms LLC and Taylor’s Produce. We are proud of our family farm, our community and our country. We are proud of our farming heritage, since 1928.

May 24, 2018 In The News

An amendment to legislation has been passed that requests the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to study the effects of offshore wind projects on wildlife offshore Maryland.

The House Committee on Appropriations marked up the FY19 Commerce, Justice and Science Appropriations bill earlier in May.

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