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.
WASHINGTON – Following the release of President Biden’s fiscal year 2022 discretionary funding request, Representative David Trone (MD-06), a member of the powerful House Appropriations Committee, praised the request for the significant investment in fighting the opioid and mental health epidemics, investing in important medical research funding, and reforming our criminal justice system.
WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman David Trone (MD-06) hosted Aaron Frazier, Director of Healthcare and Tax Policy at the National Restaurant Association, for a discussion on relief for struggling restaurants and bars provided in the American Rescue Plan.
WASHINGTON - U.S. Congressman David Trone, Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen, and Congressmen Steny H. Hoyer, Dutch Ruppersberger, John Sarbanes, Kweisi Mfume, Anthony G. Brown, and Jamie Raskin(all D-Md.) today announced $23.6 million in federal COVID-19 economic relief funding for airports across the state.
April 8, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, April 8th, 2021, Reps. David Trone (MD-06) and Mariannette Miller-Meeks (IA-02) introduced the Dispose Unused Medications and Prescription (DUMP) Opioids Act. This bipartisan legislation would direct the Secretary of Veterans’ Affairs to ensure that certain medical facilities of the Department of Veterans’ Affairs (VA) have physical locations for the disposal of controlled substances medications.
April 8, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON -- Today, Congressman David Trone (MD-06) announced that many Social Security recipients and others who have not yet received their Economic Impact Payments of up to $1,400 from the American Rescue Plan should expect to see electronic payments hit their bank accounts or be loaded onto their Direct Express Cards beginning today.
WASHINGTON - U.S. Congressman David Trone, Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen, and Congressmen Steny H. Hoyer, Dutch Ruppersberger, John Sarbanes, Kweisi Mfume, Anthony G. Brown, and Jamie Raskin (all D-Md.) today applauded the award of more than $54.6 million in federal funding, from the American Rescue Plan, to bolster public health infrastructure and expand vaccination efforts, particularly COVID-19 vaccines, for underserved and hard to reach communities across the state.
Washington, D.C. — Today, Representatives David Trone (MD-06), Nanette Diaz Barragán (CA-44), Katie Porter (CA-45), and Annie Kuster (NH-02), sent a letter to the Department of Health and Human Services Secretary, Xavier Becerra, ahead of the expiring opioid public health emergency (PHE) on Wednesday, April 7th, 2021. In the letter, the Members urge HHS to consider renewing the PHE declared to combat the opioid epidemic and broaden its scope to address the evolving drug epidemic, while also addressing mental health.
WASHINGTON – Today, Representative David Trone (MD-06) released the following statement following reports of a shooting in Frederick, Maryland:
WASHINGTON -- Today, Co-Chairs of the Bipartisan Addiction and Mental Health Task Force Reps. David Trone (D-MD), Ann McLane Kuster (D-NH), Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA), and Jaime Herrera Beutler (R-WA) released the below statement following the release of the priorities for the Office of National Drug Control Policy.