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Congressman Andy Harris

Representing the First District of Maryland

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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.

November 26, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congressional Ukraine Caucus Chairs, Representatives Marcy Kaptur (D-OH), Andy Harris (R-MD), Sander Levin (D-MI), and Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA) issued a statement rebuking the Russian Federation’s aggressive attack on Ukraine near the Kerch Strait in the Sea of Azov:

October 24, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC: Congressman Andy Harris (MD-01) made the following statement commending President Donald Trump’s signing H.R. 6 into law, the SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act, and the Administration’s ongoing efforts to combat the opioid epidemic:

October 19, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC: Congressman Andy Harris (MD-01) will meet with Spunkwear, LLC, in Queen Anne’s County, and will also participate in the initiation of the Mistletoe Hall Commerce-Business Park alongside Governor Larry Hogan on Friday, October 19.

October 15, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC: Congressman Andy Harris (MD-01) will meet with the new manager of Easton Airport on Tuesday, October 16. Constructed for use by the military during World War II, today Easton Airport is one of the busiest general aviation facilities in Maryland.

October 11, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC: Congressman Andy Harris (MD-01) will meet with Cecil County Sheriff Scott Adams on Thursday, October 11, to discuss the opioid epidemic.

October 9, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC: On Tuesday, October 9, Congressman Andy Harris (MD-01) will visit the Queen Anne’s County Economic Development Division Commission, and will meet with the Chairwoman of the Kent Narrows Development Foundation. Following the meeting, Congressman Harris will visit Cult Classic Brewing in Stevensville, MD. Media are welcome to attend.

October 3, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC: Congressman Harris, M.D. (MD-01) made the following statement on aggressive Marijuana protesters outside of the D.C. office on October 2, 2018:

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July 19, 2017 In The News

A new measure took effect on Monday in the nation’s capital, allowing doctors and pharmacies to provide terminally ill patients with life-ending medication. Washington, D.C.’s mayor signed the Death with Dignity Act last December, but the measure wasn’t implemented until this week.

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July 14, 2017 In The News

Rep. Andy Harris, M.D., is a towering, surprisingly skinny 60-year-old, but as he walks the halls of Congress no heads turn. Tourists haven't heard of him, national reporters mostly ignore him and rarely does a single one of the thousands of camera phones on the Capitol grounds come out to capture a shot of the four-term Republican from Maryland.

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June 27, 2017 In The News

Congressman Andy Harris has co-sponsored a bill that would create a commission to celebrate the bicentennial of the birth of famed former slave and abolitionist Frederick Douglass.

In a statement issued by his office the Eastern Shore Republican called Douglass the father of the civil rights movement.

June 8, 2017 In The News

WASHINGTON — The “telephone” town hall began as most do.

There was an early question from a constituent about the financial solvency of Social Security, another about the recent passage of a bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act, then a pointed query as to why the telephone town hall was a telephone town hall and not an in-person one.

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June 2, 2017 In The News

Joining the $4.5 million in state funds already allocated for this year’s beach replenishment project, which is scheduled to start after Labor Day this year, is another $2.45 million from the Army Corps of Engineers, according to a release from Congressman Andy Harris’ office.

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May 11, 2017 In The News

On November 2, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi blasted FBI Director James Comey on CNN for his handling of the FBI’s investigation into Hillary Clinton’s emails. That same day, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer told Bloomberg News that he no longer had confidence in Mr. Comey. Several Democratic lawmakers followed suit in criticizing the FBI Director.

April 24, 2017 In The News

CHESTERTOWN — U.S. Rep. Andy Harris learned about agriculture practices and spoke with farmers about their concerns during a visit to Kent and Queen Anne's counties Thursday, April 20.

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April 20, 2017 In The News

NORTH EAST — In the last three years, Composites USA General Manager Dan Naugle has never hired anyone who’s had a job.

All his workers have been previously unemployed, some are living in their cars and many are drug- or alcohol-dependent. Finding workers is so difficult that Naugle has set himself the modest goal of finding one or two good people a year.

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April 20, 2017 In The News

RIDGELY — U.S. Rep. Andy Harris, R-Md.-1, visited the Benedictine School on Tuesday, April 18, to learn more about the school and the vast range of services it offers to children and adults with developmental disabilities.

The stop was the first throughout the First Congressional District on his schedule this week, while Congress takes a recess.

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April 19, 2017 In The News

CORDOVA — U.S. Rep. Andy Harris discussed agricultural concerns Tuesday, April 18, in a roundtable discussion at the Triple Creek Winery in Cordova.

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