December 16, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON – U.S. Congressman David Trone, Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen, and Congressmen Steny Hoyer, John Sarbanes, Anthony G. Brown, and Jamie Raskin (D-Md.) today announced the award of $120,000,000 for Maryland’s Purple Line project through the U.S. Department of Transportation Fixed Guideway Capital Investment Grants.
Gaithersburg, MD - Yesterday, Representative David Trone (MD-06) hosted a workshop with a panel of experts on the topic of identity theft and consumer protection. There were nearly 140 people and 9 organizations in attendance at the public event hosted at Asbury Methodist Village in Gaithersburg, MD.
December 12, 2019 Press Release
Washington, DC - Today, the House of Representatives passed the Trone-backed H.R. 3, the Elijah E. Cummings Lower Drug Costs Now Act, which would lower drug costs for more than 600,000 individuals in Maryland’s 6th District.
Washington, DC - Today, two Trone-backed provisions that would benefit federal workers passed the House of Representatives as a part of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2020. The bill must pass the Senate and be signed by the President to become law.
Washington, DC - Today, Representative David Trone (MD-06) released a report outlining the impact H.R. 3, the Elijah E. Cummings Lower Drug Costs Now Act would have on Maryland’s Sixth District.
Washington, DC - Today, Speaker Nancy Pelosi and other Democratic leaders announced that the House will vote next week to pass H.R. 3, the Elijah Cummings Lower Drug Costs Now Act, a landmark bill to lower the price of prescription drugs. The leaders also announced that H.R. 3 will include legislation authored by Congressman Davide Trone to provide $10 billion in federal funding to combat the opioid epidemic.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Congressman David Trone (MD-06), House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD), House Oversight and Reform Subcommittee on Government Operations Chairman Gerald E. Connolly (VA-11), and Representatives Eleanor Holmes Norton (DC-AL), John Sarbanes (MD-03), Don Beyer (VA-08), Anthony Brown (MD-04), Jamie Raskin (MD-08), and Jennifer Wexton (VA-10) sent a letter to the Chairs of the Armed Services Committees, who are leading the conference committee working to reconcile the House- and Senate-passed versions of the 2020 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).
November 26, 2019 Press Release
Washington, DC -- Congressman David Trone (D-MD) was joined by Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) wand Brian Fitzpartrick (R-PA) in issuing joint letters urging airlines to carry opioid overdose medication, such as naloxone, to make air travel safer ahead of what is projected to be a busy holiday travel season. The request to take this proactive public safety measures comes after a fatal overdose on board an airline over the summer. Four million Americans are expected to fly over the Thanksgiving holiday this year.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Representatives David Trone (D-MD), Glenn “GT” Thompson (R-PA), Ann McLane Kuster (D-NH), and Brett Guthrie (R-KY) introduced the bipartisan Supporting Healthy Outcomes for Mothers and Infants Act of 2019 to support mothers and their infants who are born with Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS).
November 21, 2019 Press Release
Washington, DC – Congressmen David Trone (MD-06) and Tim Ryan (OH-13) today introduced legislation to strengthen worker protections. Sens. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) and Chuck Schumer (D-NY) introduced the companion bill in the Senate.