WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Monday, August 19th, Congressman Andy Harris, M.D. (MD-01) announced a total of $150,000 in grant awards in Somerset and Talbot counties through the Department of Agriculture’s Office of Rural Development. Specifically, the grants include:
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Andy Harris, M.D. (MD-01) announced an award to West Cecil Health Center, Inc. and Three Lower Counties Community Services, Inc., both of which are health care service centers in Maryland’s First District. The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) awarded $167,000 to each of these health service centers.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Tuesday, August 6th, Congressman Andy Harris, M.D. (MD-01) announced the start of dredging of the Ocean City Inlet. The United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) was able to secure a USACE dredge vessel from their sister district, Wilmington, for dredging of the inlet.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Monday, July 29th, Rep. Andy Harris, M.D. (MD-01) announced two Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) awards: $173,578 for the Ocean City Municipal Airport, and $315,355 for the Cambridge-Dorchester Regional Airport. The awards will fund removal of tree obstructions from runway approach surfaces at each airport.
WASHINGTON -- Rep. Andy Harris, M.D. (MD-01) made the following statement on the robocall bill taken up by the House:
WASHINGTON -- Congressman Andy Harris, M.D. (MD-01) made the following statement on the budget agreement to lift the spending caps adding $323 billion in new spending without sufficient offsets:
WASHINGTON -- Congressman Andy Harris (MD-01) made the following statement on a fiscally irresponsibe bill that offers Temporary Protected Status to Venezuelan Immigrants:
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Andy Harris, M.D. (MD-01) made the following statement on the Senate passage of the 9/11 bill:
WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Tuesday, July 23rd, Rep. Andy Harris, M.D. (MD-01) announced an award of $468,500 for the Farm-Fish-Food Program of the Eastern Shore Entrepreneurship Center, Inc. The grant is provided by the Economic Development Administration (EDA).
WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Tuesday, July 23rd, the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) awarded the Board of Education in Worcester County, MD $49,392 for the Accelerating Promising Practices for Small Libraries (APP) program in the First Congressional District of Maryland. The funds will be allocated to Worcester County Public Schools’ twelve libraries.
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The nation’s senior scientific body recently released a new report raising serious questions about the “scientific rigor” of the Dietary Guidelines for Americans. This report confirms what many in government have suspected for years and is the reason why Congress mandated this report in the first place: our nation's top nutrition policy is not based on sound science.
MARYLAND - The new Republican tax plan is out and there are conflicting viewpoints from political leaders on the eastern shore.
Representative Andy Harris says this plan delivers on the president's promise to invigorate business while increasing the pay checks for average Americans.
RIDGELY — The Town of Ridgely celebrate its 150th birthday Saturday, Sept. 23, with a large parade, ribbon cutting to open the restored train station and street festival with free rides.
Ridgely was founded in 1867 with land purchased by Thomas Bell and the Rev. Greenbury Ridgely, for whom the town is named.
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GRASONVILLE — Veterans of Foreign Wars, Post 7464 hosted the unveiling of an Eagle Scout Project designed and orchestrated by Troop 765 Life Scout Jacob McLaughlin, 17, of Queenstown on Saturday, Sept. 23.. Boy Scout Troop 765 is sponsored by Safe Harbor Presbyterian Church in Stevensville.
Ocean City’s economy depends heavily on summer tourism and seasonal workers. I have always supported efforts to ensure Maryland’s businesses can find the employees they need to succeed.