Press Releases


July 24, 2020 Press Release
Washington - Today, U.S. Congressman David Trone (MD-06) announced that U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar renewed the COVID-19 national public health emergency declaration, which was set to expire on July 25th. Last week, Trone led the Maryland Congressional delegation in urging Azar to extend the public health emergency, which would allow critical federal aid to continue flowing to Maryland.
July 23, 2020 Press Release
Washington – This week, U.S. Congressman David Trone (MD-06) worked with Congressman Joe Kennedy III (MA-04) to introduce two legislative efforts aimed at ensuring mental and behavioral health care are accessible to everyone across the United States.
July 22, 2020 Press Release
Washington - Today, Rep. David Trone (MD-06) announced that four National Parks and 16 State Parks in Maryland’s Sixth District would receive federal funding from the Great American Outdoors Act, which passed the House of Representatives today. This bipartisan legislation passed the Senate last month and will now go to the President’s desk for signature.
July 22, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. David Trone (D-MD), along with Rep. Gregory W. Meeks (D-NY), U.S. Sens. Mark R. Warner (D-VA), Cory Booker (D-NJ), Kamala Harris (D-CA), and Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) introduced the Jobs and Neighborhood Investment Act, legislation to make a new, $17.9 billion investment in low-income and minority communities that have been hit especially hard by the COVID-19 crisis.
July 17, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON – U.S. Congressman David Trone, Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen and Congressmen Steny H. Hoyer, Dutch Ruppersberger, John Sarbanes, Anthony G. Brown, Jamie Raskin, and Kweisi Mfume (D-Md.) yesterday wrote to U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar requesting the extension of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) public health emergency.
July 17, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON -- Today, Congressman David Trone and a bipartisan coalition of Members of Congress urged the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) to maintain its support for National Recovery Month, which occurs in September.
July 16, 2020 Press Release
GAITHERSBURG - Today, Congressman David Trone (MD-06) hosted “A Discussion on Confronting the Climate Crisis” with Chairwoman Kathy Castor (FL-14) of the House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis, the Maryland Chapter of the Sierra Club, the Maryland League of Conservation Voters, and WE ACT for Environmental Justice.
July 15, 2020 Press Release
GAITHERSBURG, Md. – Today, Congressman David Trone issued the following statement regarding the new preliminary data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) that show that the United States saw 70,980 deaths from drug overdoses in 2019. This number represents a new high water mark for overdose deaths and an increase of 4.6% over the number of overdose deaths in 2018. In somewhat better news, Maryland saw a 1.4% decrease in overdose deaths in 2019 when compared to data from 2018.
July 15, 2020 Press Release
GAITHERSBURG -- Yesterday, Congressman David Trone (MD-06) hosted a virtual roundtable with the U.S Travel Association and tourism leaders from Maryland to discuss the impacts of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic on Maryland’s tourism industry.
July 14, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON-- Today, Congressman David Trone (MD-06) announced that the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) saved more than 56,000 jobs at more than 12,000 small businesses and nonprofits in Maryland’s Sixth District during the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. A full list of MD-06 PPP recipients can be found here.