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07.10.20
WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Congressman David Trone, Senators Chris Van Hollen and Ben Cardin and Congressman Jamie Raskin (all D-Md.) announced $6,461,772 in federal funding for early childhood education in Montgomery County, Maryland. Awards include new funding for Montgomery County ($5,008,065) through the Head Start program and continuation funding for the Reginald S. Lourie Center for Infants & Young Children in Rockville ($1,453,707) through the Early Head Start-Child Care Partnership.
07.10.20
Today, Reps. David Trone (MD-6) and TJ Cox (CA-21) introduced H.R. 7510, the Assimilating Health and Equity Assessments into Decision-making (AHEAD) Act, to solve population health challenges. Original co-sponsors of the legislation are Terri Sewell (AL-7), Julia Brownley (CA-26), Eliot Engel (NY-16), and Katie Porter (CA-45). The bill's goal is to study the use of tools that assess a policy's impact on population health and well-being.
07.09.20
WASHINGTON, DC - Congressman David Trone (MD-06), Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen (both D-MD), and Congressmen Steny Hoyer (MD-5), Dutch Ruppersberger (MD-02), John P. Sarbanes (MD-03), Anthony G. Brown (MD-04), Jamie B. Raskin (MD-08), and Kweisi Mfume (MD-07) wrote to Governor Larry Hogan today to express their concern with his plan to proceed with in-person voting for the November 3 general election. The lawmakers called on Governor Hogan to rescind his directive and issue new guidance to maximize safety and voter participation. Under Governor Hogan’s announced plan, all in-person voting locations will be open and voters would have to request an absentee ballot through the Board of Elections to vote by mail. While they agree that limited polling locations should be available for Marylanders needing to vote in-person, the Delegation is concerned that there are not enough resources to sufficiently open and staff all polling locations.