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March 19, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON – Today, Representative David Trone (D-MD) announced that he reintroduced the bipartisan Medication Access and Training Expansion (MATE) Act, along with Representatives Lori Trahan (D-MA), Buddy Carter (R-GA), Ann McLane Kuster (D-NH), and David P. McKinley (R-WA).
March 18, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON -- Today, Congressman David Trone (MD-06) voted to pass two sweeping immigration bills, H.R. 6, the American Dream and Promise Act, and H.R. 1603, the Farm Workforce Modernization Act, aimed to make critical reforms to the American immigration system. The bills now head to the Senate.
March 16, 2021 Press Release
GAITHERSBURG, MD – Congressmen David Trone and Jamie Raskin (both D-MD) issued the following statement after Dr. Earl Stoddard, Director of the Montgomery County Office of Emergency Management & Homeland Security, announced during a briefing with the Montgomery County Council that the County will soon open its first COVID-19 mass vaccination site:
March 16, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Representative David Trone, a member of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation-Housing and Urban Development, led Maryland delegation members in urging U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigeig to approve the funding request for the I-81/Halfway Boulevard Freight Connection Project in Western Maryland. The request was submitted by Washington County and the Maryland Department of Transportation. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen and Representatives Steny Hoyer, Dutch Ruppersberger, John Sarbanes, Andy Harris, Kweisi Mfume, and Jamie Raskin all joined the request.
March 16, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON -- In advance of the Commerce, Justice, and Science Appropriations Subcommittee Hearing on the Bureau of Prison’s (BOP) pandemic response on Thursday, Congressman David Trone (MD-06) penned a letter to U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland urging increased transparency from the BOP and sharing ideas on how to create a more just and equitable criminal justice system.
March 16, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON -- Today, Representatives David Trone (D-MD), Ann McLane Kuster (D-NH), Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA), and Jaime Herrera Beutler (R-WA) announced the creation of the Bipartisan Addiction and Mental Health Task Force, an effort to promote policies to combat the addiction and mental health crises in America.
March 16, 2021 Press Release
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 more than $9.4 million in federal funding to strengthen HIV/AIDS surveillance and prevention programs across Maryland.
March 12, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON -- Today, Congressman David Trone (MD-06) hailed the Biden Administration’s announcement that the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) would provide nearly $2.5 billion to states to address the worsening mental health and addiction crises across the country. Maryland is set to receive more than $48 million in funding.
March 10, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON -- Today, Congressman David Trone (MD-06) voted for final passage of the American Rescue Plan Act, a landmark, life-saving piece of legislation that will provide urgently-needed resources to defeat the virus, put vaccines in people’s arms, put money into families’ pockets, get children safely back into classrooms, and put people back to work. This legislation now heads to President Biden’s desk for his signature well ahead of the March 14th expiration of pandemic unemployment benefits.
March 9, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman David Trone (D-MD) and Congresswoman Carol Miller (R-WV) reintroduced the Building Rural Investments, Development, and Growth for the Economy (BRIDGE) Act in the House of Representatives for the 117th Congress.

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