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Congressman Andy Harris

Representing the First District of Maryland

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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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June 12, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC: On June 12, the U.S. House of Representatives passed several bills combating the opioid crisis, including but not limited to: H.R. 5261, the TEACH to Combat Addiction Act; H.R. 5041, the Safe Disposal of Unused Medication Act; and H.R. 4684, the Ensuring Access to Quality Sober Living Act. Congressman Andy Harris, M.D.

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June 12, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC: On June 12, Congressman Andy Harris, M.D. (MD-01) issued the following statement on President Trump’s summit in Singapore with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un:

June 8, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC: On June 8, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 5895, the Energy and Water, Legislative Branch, and Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act. Congressman Andy Harris, M.D. (MD-01), a member of the Appropriations Committee, made the following statement lauding the bill’s passage:

June 7, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC: On June 7, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 3, the Spending Cuts to Expired and Unnecessary Programs Act. Congressman Andy Harris, M.D. (MD-01) released the following statement in support of the bill’s passage:

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March 28, 2018 In The News

ELKTON — U.S. Rep. Andy Harris (R-1st District) received a list of issues to tackle related to the nation’s opioid epidemic during a Friday meeting with officials from Ashley Addiction Treatment and Union Hospital.

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March 27, 2018 In The News

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Farmers raising chickens all around Delmarva breathed a sigh of relief after Congress passed, and President Donald Trump signed, an omnibus spending bill that restores an exemption for farmers from burdensome regulations under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act, or CERCLA.

March 14, 2018 In The News

The letter you are about to read contains an extremely rare viewpoint, one that is a positive message regarding Congressman Andy Harris. Last July I had a question concerning Medicare and prescription drug coupons. In hopes of finding an answer, I composed a letter and sent copies to Congressman Harris, Senator Ben Cardin, and Senator Chris Van Hollen.

January 31, 2018 In The News

Congressman Andy Harris joined WBAL News Now Wednesday morning to discuss President Trump's State of the Union address, saying he thinks Trump has delivered on promises made.

"Its a phenomenal turnaround," Harris said about Trump's first year, citing economic turnaround and strengthened national security. "He had to make the record public."

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January 22, 2018 In The News

Given the outcry over alleged Russian interference in the last U.S. presidential election it's a wonder more people on Capitol Hill are not up in arms over efforts by the United States government to underwrite active measures to influence the outcome of the upcoming parliamentary elections in Hungary.

January 21, 2018 In The News

Many members of Congress, including Maryland Reps. Andy Harris and John Delaney, say they will be donating their salaries during the government shutdown to charities.

January 19, 2018 In The News

OCEAN CITY, Md. - Ocean City is getting emergency federal attention, but you wouldn't know it unless you do business on the water.

Rising sand bars have already caused one ship carrying 11,000 pounds of fish to run aground, and the fear is many others could suffer a similar fate.

January 19, 2018 In The News

Help is on the way for boat captains struggling to navigate through the Ocean City Inlet in the wake of a series of powerful winter storms.

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is accelerating plans to dredge the channel. It is canceling scheduled work in New Jersey to prioritize the beleaguered inlet south of Ocean City, a key passage for commercial fishing vessels.

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