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October 25, 2022

Trone talks economy, opioids during Cumberland visit

Credit: WCBC

Maryland Sixth District Congressman David Trone spent Monday in Allegany County discussing health care needs, economic development, transportation projects and visiting local businesses. Trone began his day at Rocky Gap speaking at Maryland’s Rural Health Care Conference. He made an afternoon stop in LaVale for a tour of the National Jet Company; presented a check at Allegany College of Maryland for improvements to the College Theatre; met with AHEC West in downtown Cumberland . While at AHEC Trone was briefed on Healing Allegany- a new AHEC West initiative that has volunteers train people and distribute  Naloxone in the community…

David Trone  0:00

Certainly Allegany County and Garrett County and West Virginia and in Pennsylvania have been hammered by addiction losses.  

Trone then visited several businesses downtown before meeting with local officials for an update on Route 220 and I-68 resurfacing projects made possible via the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act…

David Trone  0:00

Well there will be a ton of money for roads, bridges, you know clean energy. All of those dollars will flow through, so it is going to be a huge amount of job creation, and dollars available here for the county.