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.
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.
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).
WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative David Trone (MD-06) today introduced H.R. 1903, the bipartisan Younger Onset Alzheimer’s Disease Act, which would amend the Older Americans Act to serve individuals who are under the age of 60 years-old but living with younger-onset Alzheimer’s disease or other degenerative diseases. Joining Rep. Trone in introducing this legislation are Reps. Kathleen Rice (NY-04) Maxine Waters (CA-43), Chris Smith (NJ-04), Pete King (NY-02), and Elise Stefanik (NY-21). Senators Susan Collins (ME), Bob Casey (PA), Shelley Moore Capito (WV) and Doug Jones (AL) will introduce a companion version of the bill in the Senate.
March 26, 2019 Press Release
Washington, DC - Yesterday, Congressman David Trone (MD-06) hosted his first Congressional workshop focused on issues facing the senior community with Congressman John Larson (CT-01), Chair of the Social Security Subcommittee. There were over 350 people in attendance and over 20 organizations associated with seniors present at the event.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative David Trone and Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen (All D-Md.) have announced $700,000 in funding from the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) to Allegany County for upgrades to the North Branch Sewage Pumping Station outside of Cumberland, Maryland. This grant supplements existing funding for the project including $1,092,000 from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development program and $118,000 from Allegany County. The pump station’s efficient and functional operation is critical to 153 residential users and five industrial users in a very rural area.
March 5, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON – Congressman David Trone (MD-06), and U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen today announced a $50,000 grant from the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) to Garrett College. The federal funding, coupled with $50,000 in local funding, will provide $100,000 to further upgrade internet connectivity for the campus. The project will support mobile learning, research and information exchange for 5,700 students and 500 community members annually.
February 26, 2019 Press Release
Washington, DC - Today, Congressman David Trone (MD-06) voted to approve the Rebuild America’s Schools Act in the Education and Labor Committee. The bill now faces a potential vote on the House floor. The Rebuild America’s Schools Act would invest more than $100 billion in the physical and digital infrastructure of schools across the country, creating 1.9 million good-paying jobs in the process.