Press Releases


May 9, 2019 Press Release
Rockville, MD - Tonight, Representative David Trone (MD-06) hosted a gun violence prevention forum with Representative Lucy McBath (GA-06), a gun violence prevention champion and new Member of Congress. More than 370 people attended the event, and seven local organizations provided information and resources to prevent gun violence.
May 5, 2019 Press Release
Cumberland, Md. – Today, U.S. Congressman David Trone and Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen (all D-Md.) met with Luke, Maryland Mayor Ed Clemons, Jr. and Allegany County Administrator Brandon Butler to speak about the closing of the Verso Paper Mill.
May 1, 2019 Press Release
Washington, D.C - Today, Representative David Trone (D-MD), along with Reps. Kelly Armstrong (R-ND), Mikie Sherrill (D-NJ), and Denver Riggleman (R-VA) announced a bill that would provide $5 billion in funding over five years to fight the opioid epidemic in every community across the country.
April 19, 2019 Press Release
Hagerstown, MD - Tonight, Representative David Trone (MD-06), hosted a Congressional workshop focused on ending the opioid epidemic with special guest Maryland Lt. Governor Boyd Rutherford. There were 264 people and 20 organizations in attendance at the Washington County Free Library in Hagerstown.
April 16, 2019 Press Release
Washington, DC - Today, Congressman David Trone (MD-06) announced a tour of the Sixth Congressional District focused on the opioid epidemic. The three-day tour begins tomorrow morning with a NARCAN training and culminates on Thursday evening with a workshop on the opioid epidemic with special guest Maryland Lt. Governor Boyd K. Rutherford. Details of the entire tour are below.
April 16, 2019 Press Release
Trone ran for Congress to bring compassion, competence, and civility to Washington. During his first 100 days in office, Congressman Trone prioritized serving his constituents in all five counties, leading the fight to tackle the opioid and addiction crisis in this country, and working with both Democrats and Republicans to promote policies that benefit the American worker.
April 10, 2019 Press Release
Washington, DC - The House of Representatives today unanimously passed an amendment offered by Congressman David Trone (MD-06) to ensure the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) uses accurate data in order to help spur the development of reliable, high-speed broadband internet in Western Maryland and across the country.
April 8, 2019 Press Release
Washington, DC - Today, Rep. David Trone (MD-06) and Rep. Gerry Connolly (VA-11) released a letter sent to President Trump and signed by 42 Members of Congress requesting the President report immediately the determination of responsibility in the death of Jamal Khashoggi over six months ago.
April 3, 2019 Press Release
Washington, DC – Representative David Trone (D-MD), in partnership with Representatives David Joyce (R-OH) and Conor Lamb (D-PA), today helped introduce bipartisan legislation to help state and local law enforcement obtain drug screening devices used by federal law enforcement. The Providing Officers With Electronic Resources (POWER) Act establishes a new grant program at the Department of Justice to help law enforcement agencies secure these high-tech, portable chemical screening devices that assist officers in the detection of fentanyl and other dangerous drugs.
April 2, 2019 Press Release
Washington, DC - Today, Dr. Lora Hargrove from Mount Calvary Baptist Church in Rockville gave the opening prayer before the U.S. House of Representatives upon the recommendation of Rep. David Trone (MD-06).