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February 08, 2022

Government commission: Synthetic drug trafficking a ‘national security’ emergency

Credit: POLITICO, Phelim Kine A government commission tasked with developing solutions to the U.S. synthetic opioid crisis called Tuesday for urgent action…

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February 08, 2022

Report: New strategy for opioids and a Cabinet-level leader

Credit: Associated Press, Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. needs a nimble, multipronged strategy and Cabinet-level leadership to counter…

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February 08, 2022

Overdose epidemic costs US $1T per year: research

Credit: The Hill, Brad Dress The ongoing opioid epidemic is costing the U.S. $1 trillion every year, posing “a threat to…

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February 08, 2022

Overdose deaths cost US $1 trillion annually, bipartisan report finds

Credit: ABC News, Quinn Owen The drug overdose epidemic in the United States, now primarily driven by synthetic opioids like…

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February 08, 2022

The Health 202: Biden just lost his cancer moonshot chief

Credit: Washington Post, Rachel Roubein Out this morning: New report on synthetic opioids. The Commission on Combating Synthetic Opioid Trafficking released five-pronged…

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February 08, 2022

Drug overdoses are costing the U.S. economy $1 trillion a year, government report estimates

Credit: CNBC, Chloe Taylor Fatal opioid overdoses are thought to be costing the U.S. economy $1 trillion each year, government…

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February 04, 2022

Trone touts impact of infrastructure spending

Credit: Cumberland Times-News, Greg Larry CUMBERLAND, Md. — U.S. Rep. David Trone said Thursday that the recently approved infrastructure bill…

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February 03, 2022

Funding secured for final U.S. 219 expansion on Maryland side

Credit: Garrett County Republican, Joseph Hauger GRANTSVILLE — Federal lawmakers have announced $55 million in funding over the next five…

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February 02, 2022

I On Politics: OVERCOMING ADDICTION CRISIS

Credit: Queens Gazette, John A. Toscano Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney joined elected officials and advocates to discuss the need for…

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January 31, 2022

Congressman visits Hagerstown; House Republican Caucus talks district maps

Credit: Herald Mail-Media, Michael D. Garcia Trone visits Hagerstown U.S. Rep. David Trone, D-6th District, made rounds in the Hagerstown…

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