Tag Archives: Andy Harris

Congress Overrides DC Voters, Bans Legal Weed Sales

The Hill reports: A GOP-backed ban on weed sales in Washington, D.C., was preserved in a sprawling government funding bill passed by Congress on Thursday, despite opposition from advocates who say the provision overrides the will of the District’s residents years after they voted to legalize marijuana. The Harris Rider, a provision barring the legalization of marijuana sales in the …

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GOP Rep Tried To Bring Handgun Onto House Floor

CNN reports: US Capitol Police are investigating an incident in which a Republican lawmaker was stopped from bringing a concealed gun onto the House floor on Thursday, sources told CNN, the first time a member of Congress has been discovered with a firearm by the metal detectors now set up outside the legislative chamber. Rep. Andy Harris, of Maryland, set …

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