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Congressman Andy Harris

Representing the First District of Maryland


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September 26, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC: The United States Trade Representative (USTR) released a list of tariffs with an exemption for a product, 3,5-Dinitro-o-toluamide, that largely affects the operations of Zoetis, a local business in Salisbury, MD.

September 26, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC: On Tuesday, September 25, Congressman Andy Harris (MD-01) offered a border wall amendment to H.R. 6157, the House bill funding defense, labor, HHS, and education, and continuing funding for other government agencies. His amendment would remove restrictions on Customs and Border Patrol funding for construction of new walls along our southern border.

September 21, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC: Congressman Andy Harris, M.D. (MD-01) will welcome Senator Tim Scott (SC) to Maryland’s First Congressional District for an Opportunity Zone tour. The tour will highlight the economic climate in the Cecil County Opportunity Zone designated by the Governor under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017.

September 19, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC: On Wednesday, September 19, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) awarded over $1 billion to target the opioid crisis around the country.

September 18, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC: On Monday, September 10, the American Farm Bureau Federation awarded Congressman Andy Harris (MD-01) with the Friend of Farm Bureau award for the 115th Congress. The Congressman received the Friend of Farm Bureau Award three times previously during the 112th, 113th, and 114th Congressional Terms. This will be his fourth consecutive Congressional term receiving the award.

September 17, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC:  On Wednesday, September 19, Congressman Andy Harris (MD-01) will visit the Maintaining Active Citizens (MAC) center, a non-profit working with local seniors. Congressman Harris will tour the facility and receive an update on MAC’s various programs.


Date: September 19, 2018

Time: 10:00 – 11:15 am

September 17, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC: On Thursday, September 13, the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) awarded Congressman Andy Harris (MD-01) with the NFIB Guardian of Small Business Award for the 115th Congress.

September 13, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC: On Thursday, September 13th, the U.S. House of Representatives passed 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) is the original author of H.R. 4913, which will designate the United States Postal facility located at 816 East Salisbury Parkway in Salisbury, Maryland, as the ‘‘Sgt. Maj.

August 27, 2018 Press Release

Congressman Andy Harris, M.D. (MD-01) issued the following statement on the passing of late Senator John McCain and the following viewing details:


In The News

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.

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."

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.