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Congressman Andy Harris

Representing the First District of Maryland

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February 15, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC: Congressman Andy Harris, M.D. (MD-01) made the following statement on President Trump’s declaration of a national emergency to protect border security and facilitate funding of the border wall:

February 14, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC: Congressman Andy Harris, M.D. (MD-01) made the following statement about the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2019:

February 6, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC: Congressman Andy Harris, M.D. (MD-01) made the following remarks after President Trump delivered the annual State of the Union address:

January 25, 2019 Press Release

 

Washington, D.C.: On Friday, January 25th, Congressman Andy Harris (MD-01) made the following statement regarding President Trump's announcement to reopen the government:

January 22, 2019 Press Release

 

WASHINGTON, DC: Congressman Andy Harris (MD-01) made the following statement regarding recent events involving students from Covington Catholic High School in Park Hills, Kentucky:

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.

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In The News

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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