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May 1, 2020 In The News
WASHINGTON, DC (WJZ) — More than $9 million is being directed to COVID-19 housing relief for Marylanders for tenant-based housing voucher recipients.
April 30, 2020 In The News
Members of Maryland’s congressional delegation are urging President Donald Trump to make the national capital region a federally supported Covid-19 testing site.
April 30, 2020 In The News
WASHINGTON, DC - Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (MD-05) and the full Maryland Congressional Delegation, including Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen and Congressmen Dutch Ruppersberger, John P. Sarbanes, Andy Harris, M.D., Anthony G. Brown, Jamie B. Raskin, and David Trone, yesterday announced approval by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) of Maryland’s plan to provide new Pandemic EBT (P-EBT) assistance to all Maryland children who would receive free or reduced-price lunches if not for school closures. The Maryland Department of Human Services estimates that approximately 427,000 children will benefit from the program for a combined value of over $49 million in estimated assistance. Maryland is one of 12 states whose plans have already been approved.
April 30, 2020 In The News

Today, Congressman David Trone (D-MD) and Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) announced they were joined yesterday by members of the Maryland and Washington business communities to discuss challenges and solutions for businesses across the country during the COVID-19 outbreak. 

 

April 27, 2020 In The News
WASHINGTON — 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, have announced $207,834,058 for Maryland school districts through the U.S. Department of Education Elementary and Secondary School Education Relief Fund (ESSER).
April 27, 2020 In The News
WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen and Congressmen Steny H. Hoyer, Dutch Ruppersberger, John P. Sarbanes, Anthony G. Brown, Jamie B. Raskin and David Trone (all D-Md.), yesterday sent a letter to FEMA Administrator Gaynor urging him to waive all state and local cost-share requirements for federal firefighting assistance through the Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) and Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFG). Local firefighters are on the front lines in every Maryland community, responding to COVID-related patients and keeping our cities and towns safe during this crisis.
April 24, 2020 In The News
Congressional lawmakers in Maryland are calling on the Trump Administration to increase federal support for firefighters amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
April 24, 2020 In The News
As the U.S. House of Representatives rushed to pass another bill allocating $484 billion to address issues caused by the coronavirus pandemic, both of Frederick County's congressmen said oversight of that funding is key, and re-opening the state should be driven by science.
April 24, 2020 In The News
Washington DC (KM) By an overwhelmingly bipartisan vote of 388-5-1, the US House of Representatives on Thursday passed a 2nd coronavirus relief bill. It totals $484-billion.
April 24, 2020 In The News
WASHINGTON — On Thursday morning, speaking ahead of the vote, U.S. Rep. David Trone told the Times-News he was hopeful that the $484 billion funding package Congress was about to pass will mean good things for Western Maryland’s businesses, farms and hospitals. Since the spread of COVID-19 began to intensify and mass business closures were ordered, Trone said his office has been “literally getting hundreds and hundreds of letters and phone calls and emails” daily from scared constituents.

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