C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger

Harris opposes restoring funding for stalled FBI headquaters project

Harris opposes restoring funding for stalled FBI headquaters project

Rep. Andy Harris, a Baltimore County Republican who has supported bringing a new headquarters for the FBI to Maryland, voted against a measure late Thursday that would have restored $200 million in funding for the project.

The amendment, offered by Democratic Rep. C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger of Baltimore County, would have reversed an earlier decision by a House Appropriations subcommittee in June to strip $200 million in funding set aside for the headquarters building.

Ruppersberger, a Democrat, and Harris both serve on the committee.

The language to restore that funding, which Ruppersberger attempted to add to an appropriations bill, was killed by the House Appropriations...

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