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May 19, 2022

Congressman Trone Secures $33 Million for Sixth District Community Projects

Credit: Conduit Street, D’Paul Nibber

Congressman David Trone has helped secure $32,704,877 in funding for projects across Maryland’s sixth congressional district, creating new jobs, delivering much-needed resources to Sixth District communities, and restoring neglected infrastructure.

The Congressman requested and received funding for 15 projects in the 2023 fiscal year. He described the process for identifying project recipients across the sixth district, encompassing the westernmost portion of the state, in a press release:

“As a businessman, I know how vital it is to work with folks on the ground to get the best results. After working with state and local leaders over the last year, we identified projects that will have the highest impact in our communities and help the folks most in need,” said Congressman Trone. “In Congress, our number one job is to provide our constituents with the tools they need to succeed. These community-driven investments will do just that.”

Funded projects include the following:

Allegany County

  • $4,800,000 for the repair of the Fayette Street Bridge on behalf of the City of Cumberland
  • $1,875,000 for the refurbishment of Barton Hose Company No 1
  • $531,718 for the construction of a new childcare center for the City of Frostburg

Frederick County

  • $4,812,524 for the East Street Trail Liberty Road Bridge Crossing for the City of Frederick
  • $4,000,000 for a STEM workforce development program at Mount St. Mary’s University
  • $1,315,843 for refurbishments and upgrades for the City of Frederick’s Permanent Supportive Housing, Food Distribution Center, & Soup Kitchen
  • $698,083 for the purchase of clinical equipment for the Frederick County Government

Garrett County

  • $942,542 for the purchase of equipment for the Garrett County Government
  • $650,000 to purchase a new electronic health record system for the Garrett Regional Medical Center

Montgomery County

  • $4,192,720 for the Fisher Avenue Streetscape Project for the Town of Poolesville
  • $942,303 for building restoration and preservation for the Pleasant View Historical Association
  • $1,250,000 for renovations and refurbishments of a health center for the Chinese Culture and Community Service Center

Washington County

  • $4,000,000 for a clubhouse replacement for the Boys & Girls Club of Washington County
  • $1,694,144 for campus expansion for the Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics – Hagerstown
  • $1,000,000 for an outpatient mental health clinic for the Sheppard Pratt Health System

Congressman David Trone was elected in 2018 to serve Maryland’s Sixth Congressional District, which includes all or part of Montgomery, Frederick, Garrett, Allegany, and Washington Counties. Representative Trone serves on the House Appropriations and Veterans’ Affairs Committees and the Joint Economic Committee. He joined the Conduit Street Podcast on May 18th to discuss his many partnerships and projects throughout the Sixth District.

Listen to Congressman Trone’s guest appearance on the Conduit Street Podcast.

Read the full press release.