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March 9, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Congressman David Trone and Senators Chris Van Hollen and Ben Cardin (all D-Md.) announced $50,000 in federal funding for Archway Station, Inc.’s Allegany Oxford House, which will serve as a safe housing option for women recovering from substance use disorder and their children. The funding will be used to renovate the Allegany Oxford House in Cumberland into apartment-style residences for those receiving treatment.
March 8, 2021 Press Release
Washington, DC - On International Women’s Day, Representatives David Trone (D-MD-06) and Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA-05) along with Senators Ben Cardin (D-MD) and Susan Collins (R-ME) announced that they will introduce the bipartisan, bicameral Girls Leadership, Engagement, and Development (LEAD) Act to promote girls’ involvement in civic and political processes through U.S. foreign assistance.
March 5, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON -- Today, Congressman David Trone (MD-06) hosted a roundtable discussion with Washington County leaders on women’s history and the importance of empowering the next generation of leaders. During the conversation, the group reflected on the progress made by women over the course of history and the need to come together to break down gender inequities and support the history makers of tomorrow.
March 3, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON -- Today, Congressman David Trone (MD-06) voted to pass the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act, transformative legislation that includes sweeping police reforms to help protect communities and save lives.
March 3, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON -- Today, Congressman David Trone (MD-06) released the following statement ahead of the House of Representatives’ vote on H.R. 1, the For the People Act, an historic, anti-corruption and election reform legislation to restore the public trust in government.
March 3, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Yesterday, U.S. Representatives David Trone (D-MD) and David B. McKinley, P.E. (R-W.Va.) introduced the Veterans’ Camera Reporting (VCR) Act. This bill would require the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to report to Congress on the use and maintenance of all cameras used for patient safety and law enforcement purposes in VA medical facilities.
March 3, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON - U.S. Congressman David Trone, along with Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen, (D-Md.) today announced $3,565,694 in federal funding to support Tri-State Community Health Center in Hancock, Md. “The Tri-State Community Health Center, and other CHCs around Maryland, have played an essential role in delivering quality and affordable healthcare services to rural and underserved neighborhoods,” said Senator Cardin. “This new federal investment will ensure Western Maryland’s local health providers have the necessary resources to efficiently care for Marylanders during and after COVID-19. I am committed to removing the barriers to affordable health care and securing supplementary funding to bolster our Community Health Centers, particularly with their growing prominence in the COVID-19 vaccine rollout.”
March 3, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON -- Ahead of the House of Representatives’ historic vote on the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act, Congressman David Trone (MD-06) and Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43) introduced the Workforce Justice Act, which would encourage states to ‘ban the box’ on employment applications nationwide and give justice-impacted individuals a greater chance of gaining employment.
March 2, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON -- Today, Congressman David Trone (MD-06) hosted a virtual press conference about how Western Marylanders stand to benefit from the newest COVID-19 relief bill, the American Rescue Plan, which the House passed over the weekend and is currently being considered by the Senate. You can watch a replay of the press conference here. Over the past year, Congressman Trone has heard from hundreds of workers, families, and business owners in Western Maryland struggling with the economic and health impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. He has worked closely with local leaders, even leading a bipartisan request with over 60 local leaders, including Cumberland Mayor Ray Morriss, to Congressional leadership urging more state and local funding. The American Rescue Plan includes this funding for state and local government and will help crush the virus, return children safely to the classroom, get vaccines to people, and put people back to work.
February 26, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON -- Today, Congressman David Trone (MD-06) released the following statement ahead of the House of Representatives’ vote on the American Rescue Plan, legislation aimed to mitigate the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic: “Soon, I will vote to pass the American Rescue Plan for the folks in the Sixth District and across America that are in desperate need of help.

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