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April 16, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON -- Today, U.S. Representatives David Trone (D-MD) and John Joyce (R-PA) introduced the Strengthening our Health Security Through Resilient Medical Supply Chains Annual Review Act.
April 16, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON -- Today, U.S Representatives David Trone (D-MD) and Michael McCaul (R-TX) along with U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Rob Portman (R-OH) announced the re-introduction of the Fighting Emerging Narcotics Through Additional Nations to Yield Lasting (FENTANYL) Results Act to increase global cooperation in the fight against synthetic drug trafficking. The group first introduced the bill last Congress, and the U.S. House passed the bill unanimously last year.
April 15, 2021 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Today, Representatives David Trone (D-MD), Annie Kuster (D-NH), Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA), and Jaime Herrera Beutler (R-WA), founders and co-chairs of the Bipartisan Addiction and Mental Health Task Force, released the following statement on new CDC data showing a steep increase in overdose deaths during the COVID-19 pandemic:
April 15, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON -- Today, Congressman David Trone (MD-06), member of the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee, introduced the Fairly Assessing Service-related Exposure Residual (FASTER) Presumptions Act to reform VA’S presumptive decision-making process and help veterans exposed to toxic substances during their service access their VA disability benefits much faster.
April 14, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON -- Today, Congressman David Trone (MD-06) released the following statement after President Biden’s announcement that all troops would be withdrawn from Afghanistan by September 11, 2021.
April 14, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON -- Today, Congressman David Trone (MD-06) made the below statement following the release of the latest data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), revealing that over 87,000 Americans died from a drug overdose between September 2019 and September 2020.
April 14, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON – This week, U.S. House and Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee members – U.S. Representatives David Trone (D-Md.) and Barry Moore (R-Ala.) and U.S. Senators Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) and Jon Tester (D-Mont.) – introduced legislation to expand in-state tuition eligibility for the families of veterans who die from service-connected disabilities.
April 13, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON -- Today, Congressman David Trone (MD-06) made the below statement following the release of new data from the Maryland Opioid Operational Command Center (OOCC) showing a significant increase in the number of overdose deaths in Maryland in 2020. Overdoses throughout the state increased by 18.7%, while Western Maryland experienced a 45.9% increase in overdose deaths.
April 12, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – This afternoon, Congressman David Trone joined a virtual discussion with Members of the National Capital Region and representatives from National Treasury Employees Union, American Federation of Government Employees, National Federation of Federal Employees, National Active and Retired Federal Employees, International Federation of Professional and Technical Engineers, National Association of Air Traffic Controllers, National Association of Letter Carriers, American Postal Workers Unions, and National Rural Letter Carriers’ Association. Congressman Trone was joined by Senators Ben Cardin (D-MD), Mark Warner (D-VA), Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) and Representatives Steny H. Hoyer (MD-05), Bobby Scott (VA-03), Dutch Ruppersberger (MD-02), John Sarbanes (MD-03), Gerry Connolly (VA-11), Don Beyer (VA-08), Jamie Raskin (MD-08), David Trone (MD-06), Abigail Spanberger (VA-07), and Jennifer Wexton (VA-10).
April 12, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON – U.S. Congressman David Trone, Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen, and Congressmen Steny H. Hoyer, Dutch Ruppersberger, John Sarbanes, Kweisi Mfume, Andy Harris, M.D., Anthony G. Brown, and Jamie Raskin (all Md.) today announced more than $182 million in federal funding to bolster Maryland’s COVID-19 pandemic response and expand the capacity of laboratories and local health departments to fight infectious diseases.

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