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June 11, 2019

Congressman Trone secures opioid research funding

Credit: WDVM 25, Randi Bass

WASHINGTON (WDVM) — Congressman David Trone announced Tuesday that he and another congressman secured funding for opioid addiction treatment research.

Trone and New Jersey congressman Andy Kim will split $500 million in funding between the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke and the National Institute on Drug Abuse.

Both congressmen are members of the Freshmen Working Group on 
Addiction — made up of 60 bipartisan members of Congress.