Representative David Trone

Representing the 6th District of Maryland

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June 17, 2019 Press Release
Washington, DC - Today, Congressman David Trone (MD-06) released a report from the House Committee on Oversight and Reform detailing the high cost of prescription drugs for individuals with diabetes in Maryland’s 6th District.
June 13, 2019 Press Release
Washington, DC - Today, Congressman David Trone (MD-06) announced $170 million in funding for the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC), an increase of $5 million from the previous year’s funding from Congress.
June 11, 2019 Press Release
Washington, DC – Today, Congressman David Trone (MD-06) and Congressman Andy Kim (NJ-03) announced the duo secured $500 million in funding for programs to research the development of treatments for those suffering with opioid addiction.
June 7, 2019 Press Release
Clear Spring, Maryland - Today, Congressman David Trone (MD-06) held an agriculture roundtable with Maryland Secretary of Agriculture Joe Bartenfelder to discuss the trials and successes of agriculture in Western Maryland at the Ernst Grain and Livestock farm in Washington County.
June 6, 2019 Press Release
Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Congressman David Trone and U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen (all D-Md.) announced $637,097 in funding over five years from the National Science Foundation to the Frederick Community Scholars STEM program.
June 5, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman David Trone (D-MD) and Congressman Brad Schneider (D-IL) introduced the Teachers Are Leaders Act (H.R. 3108) to expand professional development and leadership growth opportunities for teachers. U.S. Representatives Glenn “GT” Thompson (R-PA), Chuck Flesichmann (R-TN), Lauren Underwood (D-IL), and Glenn Grothman (R-WI) joined to introduce this bipartisan bill.
May 28, 2019 Press Release
Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Congressman David Trone and U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen (all D-Md.) released the below statement following their call on Friday with Verso Interim CEO Les Lederer. The three have previously held meetings with the Mayor of Luke and the Allegany County Executive just days after the plant announced its closing.
May 20, 2019 Press Release
Washington, DC - The U.S. House of Representatives today unanimously passed the Stronger Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act (Stronger CAPTA), which includes a provision authored by Congressman David Trone (MD-06) that will help develop and retain a high-quality workforce in the child welfare system.
May 20, 2019 Press Release
Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Representative David Trone and Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen (All D-Md.) announced $200,000 in funding from the Rural Communities Opioid Response Grant to the Western Maryland Area Health Education Center, located in Cumberland, Maryland.
May 10, 2019 Press Release
Washington, DC - Today, Rep. David Trone (D-MD) along with Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY) and Rep. Van Taylor (R-TX) released a bipartisan letter sent to the Trump administration's Office of Personnel Management (OPM) and signed by 16 Members of the House of Representatives. The letter expresses strong concerns over a proposed rule that would require individuals applying to work for the federal government to indicate whether they have participated in a pretrial diversion program.

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June 11, 2019 In The News

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.

June 7, 2019 In The News

CLEAR SPRING — Local farmers and Maryland agriculture advocates said Friday that they continue to face an uphill climb due to overregulation, labor shortages and biosecurity concerns.

June 7, 2019 In The News

CUMBERLAND — They brought to the table differing backgrounds, experiences and ideas on how to create more jobs in the area. They left with a plan to work as a team, chip away at barriers and build opportunities for local people to live the American dream.

June 3, 2019 In The News

HAGERSTOWN, Md. - On Monday, Congressman David Trone (D-MD 6th District) opened up a new district office in Hagerstown. 

It took three months before the federal government got the lease to set up this office.

May 31, 2019 In The News

It’s well known that our incarceration rates are the highest in the world, that the United States has 25 percent of the world’s prisoners but only 4.3 percent of the world’s population.

May 29, 2019 In The News

Frederick, Md. (KM). For the past two days, Representative David Trone (D) has been touring the 6th District, discussing education with local officials. He was in Frederick on Wednesday, speaking with the Presidents of Hood College and Mount Saint Mary’s University, and representatives from Frederick Community College.

May 28, 2019 In The News

HAGERSTOWN, Md. - Congressman David Trone (D-MD 6th District) toured the Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics on Tuesday in Hagerstown as part of his education tour of the district. 

PIA is currently ranked number one on Forbes top two-year trade schools list, which is a climb of ten spots from last year's rank at number 11.

May 15, 2019 In The News

Rep. David Trone is calling on Congress’ Office of the Attending Physician to provide information and training about carrying and administering the opioid overdose reversal drug naloxone.

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May 14, 2019 In The News

The Verso Corporation’s decision to shut down Luke mill has pulled the rug out from under the mill employees, the town of Luke, and the entire region.

In the days following the company’s abrupt announcement, we spoke with Verso’s CEO, the Steelworkers, and state and local officials.

May 9, 2019 In The News

One day after a fatal school shooting in Colorado, more than 370 people packed the cafeteria at Earle B. Wood Middle School Wednesday night to hear from federal and local lawmakers about efforts to stem gun violence.

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