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Congressman Andy Harris

Representing the First District of Maryland

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July 9, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC: On July 9, Congressman Andy Harris, M.D. (MD-01) made the following statement regarding President Trump’s nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court:

July 5, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC: Congressman Andy Harris, M.D. (MD-01) is pleased to announce that the U.S. Military Service Academies nomination application is now available for students wishing to join the class of 2023. Congressman Harris will nominate some of the finest students from Maryland’s First Congressional District for appointments to the U.S.

June 28, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC: On June 28, Congressman Andy Harris, M.D. (MD-01) sent a letter to Baltimore County Executive Don Mohler concerning the County Executive’s position on illegal immigration and border security. Congressman Harris sent this letter after County Executive Mohler wrote to the U. S.

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June 26, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC: On June 26, Congressman Andy Harris, M.D. (MD-01) sent a bipartisan letter, signed by 82 members of the U.S. House of Representatives, to Secretary of Homeland Security Kristjen Nielsen in support of the H-2B visa program.

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June 26, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC: On June 26, the United States Supreme Court ruled in favor of the National Institute of Family and Life Advocates (NIFLA) in the case NIFLA v. Becerra. The Court ruled that the State of California cannot compel private pro-life pregnancy centers to advertise abortion services. Congressmen Andy Harris, M.D.

June 26, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC: On June 26, the United States Supreme Court ruled 5-4 in favor of President Trump in the case Trump v. Hawaii. The ruling maintains that President Trump acted lawfully in his executive order to restrict travel from nations that have failed to meet enhanced visa security requirements. Congressman Andy Harris, M.D.

June 22, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC: On June 22, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 6, the SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act. This package of bipartisan bills includes Medicaid, Medicare, and public health reforms to combat the opioid crisis. Congressman Andy Harris, M.D. (MD-01) released the following statement in support of the bill’s passage:

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June 21, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC: On June 20, the House Committee on Appropriations passed the FY19 State and Foreign Operations Appropriations bill. Congressman Andy Harris, M.D. (MD-01) authored, and the committee approved, language regarding international child abduction cases.

June 21, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC: On June 21, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 2, the Agriculture and Nutrition Act (commonly known as the farm bill). Congressman Andy Harris, M.D. (MD-01) released the following statement in support of the bill’s passage:

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June 18, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC: On June 18, Congressman Andy Harris, M.D. (MD-01) released the following statement regarding the catch-and-release immigration policy and the holding of individuals seeking asylum in the United States:

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May 4, 2018 In The News

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HOOPER'S ISLAND, Md. - Nearly half of Maryland crab houses have no workers after their mostly-Mexican workers failed to get visas, forcing seafood businesses like AE Phillips in Fishing Creek to shut down completely.

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May 3, 2018 In The News

The Knapps Narrows dredging program, undertaken by Southwind Construction to ensure continued safe navigation along the federal channel, is now officially completed. 

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April 7, 2018 In The News

SMITH ISLAND, Md - Prayers are being answered on Smith Island.

Last year, state officials allocated $6.88 million dollars for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to restore proper access for watermen.

Now, Maryland's first district congressman and other officials are checking in to see the progress that has been made.

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April 6, 2018 In The News

HOOPER'S ISLAND, Md.- With wooden pole in hand, waterman Tommy Palley shows a deep-rooted problem in the waterways surrounding Hooper's Island.

"At the most, this probably isn't even a foot and a half," Palley said holding the pole in the water.

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April 5, 2018 In The News

WASHINGTON, DC: On April 5, Surgeon General Jerome Adams issued an advisory encouraging more Americans to carry naloxone, a life-saving medication that can reverse the effects of an opioid overdose. Congressman Andy Harris, M.D. (MD-01) issued the following statement in support of this advisory:

April 4, 2018 In The News

GRASONVILLE — Boy Scout Troop 765 hosted an Eagle Court of Honor for Jacob McLaughlin, 17, of Queenstown on Saturday afternoon, March 31, at the Chesapeake Bay Environmental Center. The troop is sponsored by Safe Harbor Presbytarian Church in Stevensville.

April 2, 2018 In The News

CHESTERTOWN — Dixon Valve and Coupling Co. has announced that it is giving employees $1,000 bonuses thanks to the federal tax reform, an act highlighted March 28 in a news release by House Speaker Paul Ryan.

While promoting the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act at Dixon in Chestertown, last year, Ryan, R-Wisc., spoke to employees about all the potential benefits tax reform could bring.

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