August 1, 2019 Press Release
Washington, DC - Today, Rep. David Trone (MD-06) celebrated the new opioid prescription guidelines recently announced by the U.S. Department of Labor. In May, Trone questioned then-Labor Secretary Alex Acosta on the issue and urged him to change the guidelines.
Washington, DC - Today, Representative David Trone (D- MD) along with Reps. Don Bacon (R-NE), Barbara Lee (D-CA), and Susie Lee (D-NV), announced the introduction of the bipartisan Expanding Educational Opportunities for Justice-Impacted Communities Act. The new bill would repeal the ban on the receipt of Pell Grants by incarcerated individuals and the loss of federal financial aid eligibility for individuals convicted of certain drug offenses. The group will seek to pass the bill when Congress takes up the reauthorization of the Higher Education Act this fall.
July 19, 2019 Press Release
Washington, D.C - Today, Rep. David Trone (MD-06) embarked on a visit to McAllen and El Paso, TX to tour CBP and ICE facilities and gain a better understanding of the southern border and our broken immigration system.
July 16, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON – Today Congressman David Trone (MD-06) and U.S. Senator Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) led a bicameral letter to U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Sonny Perdue about the proposed relocation of the USDA’s Economic Research Service (ERS) and National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA).
Washington, D.C. - Today, Representative David Trone (D-MD), along with Education and Labor Committee Chairman Bobby Scott (D-VA) and Rep. Anthony Brown (D-MD), toured the Plumbers and Gasfitters Local 5 Training Facility in Lanham, MD. Following the tour, the group hosted a roundtable with Maryland labor leaders to discuss issues pertinent to their sectors.
Washington, DC - Today, Representative David Trone and U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen (all D-MD) announced Maryland’s Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) application for Verso was approved by the U.S. Department of Labor.
Washington, DC - Today, Rep. David Trone (MD-06) announced the introduction of the Campus Prevention and Recovery Services for Students Act of 2019, a bill that would help institutions of higher education implement evidence-based programs to prevent alcohol and substance misuse on campus and support those with substance use disorders (SUDs). Reps. Dusty Johnson (R-SD), Chris Pappas (D-NH), John Joyce (R-PA), Lucy McBath (D-GA), and Michael Guest (R-MS) joined Trone in introducing the bill.
June 27, 2019 Press Release
Washington, DC - Representative David Trone (MD-06) released the statement below following the Supreme Court disposition of Benisek v. Lamone
Washington, DC - Today, Rep. David Trone (MD-06) announced $41.1 billion in Appropriations funding for the National Institutes of Health (NIH) following his meeting with NIH Director Dr. Francis Collins on Monday. Trone requested increased levels of funding for the NIH in a letter sent to the Committee on Appropriations earlier this year.
June 25, 2019 Press Release
Washington, DC - Today, Rep. David Trone (MD-06) introduced the Higher Education Mental Health Act of 2019, a bill that seeks to address the growing number of students in higher education with mental health concerns. Reps. Susan Wild (D-PA), John Joyce (R-PA), Donna Shalala (D-FL), and Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA) cosponsored the bill, which is backed by Sen. Bob Casey (D-PA) in the United States Senate.