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April 9, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON - Today, U.S. Representatives David Trone, Steny Hoyer, Dutch Ruppersberger, John Sarbanes, Andy Harris, M.D., Anthony Brown, and Jamie Raskin sent a bipartisan letter to the Chairman of the Federal Communication Commission (FCC) urging him to change a policy that would prohibit states like Maryland that have previously invested in broadband infrastructure from receiving any part of $16 billion in funding through the Rural Digital Opportunity Fund (RDOF).
April 8, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Representative David Trone, Senators Chris Van Hollen and Ben Cardin, along with Representatives Steny Hoyer, Dutch Ruppersberger, John Sarbanes, Andy Harris, M.D., Jamie Raskin, and Anthony Brown wrote a bipartisan letter to Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, urging the Department to immediately provide the funding passed within the CARES Act to state and local governments. In their letter, the Members stress the urgent need for the distribution of these funds and ask the Secretary to ensure flexibility in their use.
April 8, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON - Today, U.S. Reprsentative David Trone, U.S. Senators Chris Van Hollen and Ben Cardin, and Representatives Steny Hoyer, Anthony Brown, and Jamie Raskin (all D-Md.) wrote to FEMA Administrator Peter Gaynor urging the Administration to increase the federal government’s allotment of emergency medical supplies and equipment to the National Capital Region. The bipartisan letter was also signed by U.S. Representatives Don Beyer (D-VA), Rob Wittman (R-VA), Gerry Connolly (D-VA), Jennifer Wexton (D-VA), Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), and U.S. Senators Tim Kaine (D-VA) and Mark Warner (D-VA).
April 8, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON – The full Maryland congressional delegation, including U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen and Congressmen Steny H. Hoyer, C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger, John P. Sarbanes, Andy Harris, M.D., Anthony G. Brown, Jamie B. Raskin and David Trone, today announced $15,635,030 to support Maryland’s community health centers in responding to the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Funding comes through the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA).
April 7, 2020 Press Release
GAITHERSBURG, MD - Today, Congressman David Trone (MD-06) hosted a telephone town hall with a panel of experts from the U.S. Small Business Administration, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), the Maryland Department of Labor, an immunologist from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, and AARP Maryland. Nearly 12,000 people tuned in for the event.
April 7, 2020 Press Release
Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Congressman David Trone (D-Md.) announced $1,000,000 in funding from the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) to construct an access road in Garrett County, Maryland.
April 7, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON – U.S. Congressman David Trone and U.S. Senator Chris Van Hollen (both D-Md.) have sent a letter to Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin outlining their concerns with recently issued Treasury guidance contradicting the intended critical aid provided by the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), as established under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. The lawmakers worked to craft PPP to provide relief and liquidity to businesses more swiftly than the traditional loan programs to help them get through this crisis.
April 6, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON – The full Maryland congressional delegation, including U.S. Congressman David Trone, Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen, and Congressmen Steny H. Hoyer, C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger, John P. Sarbanes, Andy Harris, M.D., Anthony G. Brown, and Jamie B. Raskin today announced $6.4 million to support Maryland’s health care system as it responds to the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Funding comes through the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Combined with the $10.2 million in COVID-19 response funding previously announced by the delegation, Maryland has now received $17.1 million as a result of the Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Supplemental Appropriations Act with more federal support on the way.
April 2, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON – Team Maryland, the full Maryland congressional delegation, including U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen and Congressmen Steny H. Hoyer, Dutch Ruppersberger, John P. Sarbanes, Andy Harris, M.D., Anthony G. Brown, Jamie B. Raskin and David Trone, continue to fight for essential resources needed in Maryland to protect the health and safety of Marylanders. The latest time-sensitive request for the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) comes as COVID-19 cases are on the rise in the state and overall MD-DC-VA region. In a letter to the regional FEMA director, the delegation identified six priority requests to FEMA: ventilators, Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), testing supplies, swabs, pharmaceutical supplies for medical surge sites, and mobile medical labs. The delegation also urged approval of the Crisis Counseling Program (CCP) under the Individual Assistance (IA) portion of the Major Disaster Declaration for Maryland. The Major Disaster Declaration was approved on March 27, 2020, but approval of CCP for Maryland is still under review.
April 1, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - Today, U.S Congressman David Trone (MD-06) wrote to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to express concerns regarding the impact of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) on the Iranian people. Trone serves as the Vice Chair of the House Foreign Affairs Committee’s Subcommittee on the Middle East, North Africa, and International Terrorism.

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March 28, 2020 In The News

WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. David Trone called the $2.2 trillion stimulus package passed by Congress on Friday a “big win” for Americans who are facing hard times during the coronavirus outbreak.

Trone spoke to the Times-News by phone on Friday afternoon shortly after offering support for the stimulus bill on the House floor.

March 28, 2020 In The News

Moving Maryland’s primary from April 28 to June 2 was the right thing to do. When Governor Larry Hogan made the announcement, Maryland joined six states in postponing primary elections because of the health risks associated with coronavirus, or COVID-19. The number has now more than doubled.

March 27, 2020 In The News

Washington DC (KM) A $2.2-trillion rescue package was passed last Friday by the US House of Representatives, and immediately signed into law by the President. The legislation supports businesses, working people and their families  and rushes additional  resource to health care providers trying to slow the spread of the coronavirus.

March 26, 2020 In The News
The calls and emails arrive by the thousands from Marylanders seeking aid or advice from Washington as they anxiously navigate the disconcerting new world created by the coronavirus pandemic.

March 24, 2020 In The News

WASHINGTON D.C. (WDVM) — Maryland Congressman David Trone says the country needs more testing kits for COVID-19.

March 23, 2020 In The News

WASHINGTON — Sixth District Congressman David Trone said he and his staff were available to provide answers about the coronavirus pandemic.

 

March 20, 2020 In The News

CUMBERLAND — U.S. Rep. David Trone said Friday he is continuing to work with federal and state leaders in dealing with the health and economic crisis brought on by the COVID-19 virus.

He encouraged constituents to call his office if they have questions or need assistance. That number is 301-926-0300.

March 20, 2020 In The News

WASHINGTON — Thursday, Congressman David Trone (Md.- Dist. 6) praised the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, which passed the House of Representatives last week and was signed into law by the president on Wednesday.

March 17, 2020 In The News

GAITHERSBURG, Md. (WDVM) — A global life sciences company headquartered in Montgomery County is making headway when it comes to manufacturing products to stop the spread of the coronavirus.

March 17, 2020 In The News

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (MD-05), Senators Ben Cardin (D-MD) and Chris Van Hollen (D-MD), and Congressmen Dutch Ruppersberger (MD-02), John P. Sarbanes (MD-03), Andy Harris (MD-01), Anthony G.

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