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January 14, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC: Rep. Andy Harris, M.D. (MD-01) applauded the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) announcement of grants to support local homeless assistance programs across the nation, including over $6 million in counties within Maryland’s First Congressional District.

January 9, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC: Today Rep. Andy Harris, M.D. (MD-01) voted “no” on H. Con. Res. 83 - Directing the President pursuant to section 5(c) of the War Powers Resolution to terminate the use of United States Armed Forces to engage in hostilities in or against Iran.

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December 30, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC: Rep. Andy Harris, M.D. (MD-01) announced the award of a $125,000 grant to treat and prevent substance abuse in Worcester County.  The grant is through the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the funds will be administered by the Center for Substance Abuse Prevention. 

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December 19, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC: Rep. Andy Harris, M.D. (MD-01) today voted in favor of President Trump’s new trade agreement with Mexico and Canada.  

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December 18, 2019 Press Release

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December 13, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC: Rep. Andy Harris, M.D. (MD-01) responded to today’s decision by the Maryland Public Service Commission (PSC) granting Ocean City’s petition to reconsider the U.S. Wind and Skipjack offshore wind projects.  The PSC will reconsider the use of Maryland taxpayer subsidies for the projects.

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December 13, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC: Rep. Andy Harris, M.D. (MD-01) responded to the House Judiciary Committee’s approval of 2 charges of impeachment today. 

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December 10, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. –  Congressman Andy Harris, M.D. (MD-01) announced more than $270,000 in awards through the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Office of Rural Development.

December 2, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC: Rep. Andy Harris, M.D. (MD-01) announced the award of a $2,369,024 grant for the Maryland Rural Development Corporation, serving Harford, Cecil and Caroline counties.  The grant was awarded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Administration for Children & Families.  The funds will be distributed through the Head Start program.

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November 20, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC: Rep. Andy Harris, M.D. (MD-01) announced the award of a $850,000 grant for Shore Transit, serving Somerset, Wicomico and Worcester counties, and a $248,000 grant for Delmarva Community Services, serving Kent, Caroline, Talbot and Dorchester counties.  The grants were awarded by the Department of Transportation.   

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In The News

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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May 24, 2018 In The News

The House has passed a $717 billion defense policy bill that would give the military a 2.6 percent pay hike, the largest in nine years.

The bipartisan 351-66 vote sends the measure to the Senate, where a key panel completed a companion measure in a closed-door session on Wednesday.

May 17, 2018 In The News

The House Committee on Appropriations yesterday, May 16, marked up the FY19 Energy and Water Appropriations bill.

Congressman Andy Harris, M.D. authored, and the committee passed, an amendment to prioritize funding for dredging projects in shallow channels, particularly in channels where shoaling can create hazardous barriers to maritime travel.

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May 17, 2018 In The News

Olivia Rubio does the hard, tedious work of extracting crab meat on Hooper's Island on Maryland's Eastern Shore.

Hooper's Island is part of chain of three sparsely populated islands in the Chesapeake Bay. After crossing a single bridge, the main road winds through picturesque watermen's villages and unpopulated areas. Hooper's is a center for seafood catching and processing.

May 16, 2018 In The News

There is crab meat crisis on the Eastern Shore of Maryland, even though crabs are in good supply this season.

It's not a lack of crabs, but of crab pickers.

May 16, 2018 In The News

Can a state force pregnancy resource centers to violate their beliefs? In March of this year, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments on a California law that requires pregnancy resource centers to advertise for the abortion industry.

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