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Congressman Andy Harris

Representing the First District of Maryland

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June 18, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Harris praised the Northrop Grumman facility in Elkton for its participation in a collaborative weapons program with Raytheon - the Hypersonic Air-breathing Weapon Concept (HAWC) program.

June 13, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC: Congressman Andy Harris, M.D. (MD-01) announced an award of $70,000 to the Maryland Coastal Bays Program from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Assistance Agreement.

June 13, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC: Congressman Andy Harris, M.D. (MD-01) announced Fiscal Year 2019 Title I Part A educational grant funds to various counties in Maryland’s First District for the 2019-2020 school year. These grants are allocated under the following four statutory formulas: basic grants, concentration grants, targeted grants, and education finance incentive grants.

June 11, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC: On Tuesday, June 11th, Congressman Andy Harris, M.D. (MD-01) cosponsored an amendment, which preserves the president’s ability to release more H-2B visas next year, passed by the Committee on Appropriations.

June 11, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC: Congressman Andy Harris, M.D. (MD-01) announced a nearly $1 million grant to the Maryland Department of Natural Resources under the Clean Vessel Act.

Rep. Harris made the following statement:

June 5, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC: Congressman Andy Harris, M.D. (MD-01) supports the Trump Administration’s decision to discontinue a contract with the University of California, San Francisco to fund research involving human fetal tissue from elective abortions.

June 4, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC: On Tuesday, June 4th, Congressman Andy Harris (MD-01) announced a grant awarded to the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science for research and educational programs.  Rep. Harris made the following statement:

June 4, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC: On Tuesday, June 4th, Congressman Andy Harris (MD-01) applauded the Appropriations Committee for including his language in the FY 2020 Transportation Appropriations Bill. The Harris provision will highlight potential air traffic hazards created by the impact of offshore wind turbines on radar. The Committee included the following language:

May 24, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC: Congressman Andy Harris, M.D. (MD-01) announces the following winners of the 2019 Congressional Art Competition:

1st Place: Self Portrait. Drawing by Katie Easter.

The Gunston School, Centreville, MD. 12th grade.

May 14, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC: Congressman Andy Harris (MD-01) has announced three military academy resource forums for young constituents seeking information on applying to the U.S. Service Academies or joining ROTC detachments at civilian colleges and universities.

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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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