May 28, 2019 Press Release
Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Congressman David Trone and U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen (all D-Md.) released the below statement following their call on Friday with Verso Interim CEO Les Lederer. The three have previously held meetings with the Mayor of Luke and the Allegany County Executive just days after the plant announced its closing.
Washington, DC - The U.S. House of Representatives today unanimously passed the Stronger Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act (Stronger CAPTA), which includes a provision authored by Congressman David Trone (MD-06) that will help develop and retain a high-quality workforce in the child welfare system.
Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Representative David Trone and Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen (All D-Md.) announced $200,000 in funding from the Rural Communities Opioid Response Grant to the Western Maryland Area Health Education Center, located in Cumberland, Maryland.
Washington, DC - Today, Rep. David Trone (D-MD) along with Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY) and Rep. Van Taylor (R-TX) released a bipartisan letter sent to the Trump administration's Office of Personnel Management (OPM) and signed by 16 Members of the House of Representatives. The letter expresses strong concerns over a proposed rule that would require individuals applying to work for the federal government to indicate whether they have participated in a pretrial diversion program.
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.
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.
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.
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.