Representative David Trone

Representing the 6th District of Maryland

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May 1, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON — On International Workers’ Day, Maryland Rep. David Trone asked Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta a question on the minds of many workers: What do you think the federal minimum wage should be?

“Just give me a number, not a long diatribe,” Trone told Acosta at a House Education and Labor Committee hearing.

But he didn’t get what he wanted.

Acosta said the issue can’t be boiled down to a single number.

“I know you want a number, but it’s not that simple, or it would already be adopted,” he said.

April 5, 2019 In The News

U.S. Rep. David Trone made several stops in Washington County on Friday, each focusing on ongoing efforts for local job growth and economic development.

Trone, D-Md., visited the former Fort Ritchie Army base, the site of the county’s proposed Cascade Town Centre project, before meeting with local officials for a roundtable discussion at the Hagerstown Regional Airport.

March 13, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative David Trone and Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen (All D-Md.) have announced $700,000 in funding from the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) to Allegany County for upgrades to the North Branch Sewage Pumping Station outside of Cumberland, Maryland. This grant supplements existing funding for the project including $1,092,000 from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development program and $118,000 from Allegany County. The pump station’s efficient and functional operation is critical to 153 residential users and five industrial users in a very rural area.
January 26, 2019 In The News

ANNAPOLIS — Congressman David Trone (D-District 6) made a surprise appearance at the Frederick County delegation meeting in Annapolis on Friday to discuss border security, opioids and local priorities.