WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representatives David Trone (D-MD), Susan Wild (D-PA), Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA), Debbie Dingell (D-MI), and Don Bacon (R-NE) introduced the Schools Preventing Hunger in At-Risk Kids (SPARK) Act, bipartisan legislation which would extend the free school meals program to the 400,000 children living with grandparents or in other arrangements – known as kinship care - who are not currently eligible.
Washington, DC - Today, Reverend Kenneth Nelson, Senior Pastor of the Seneca Community Church in Germantown gave the opening prayer before the U.S. House of Representatives upon the recommendation of Rep. David Trone (MD-06).
HAGERSTOWN - Today, Representative David Trone and U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen (all D-Md.) hosted a roundtable on rural broadband with FCC Commissioner Geoffrey Starks in Hagerstown, Maryland.
WASHINGTON – U.S. Congressman David Trone, U.S Senator Ben Cardin and Senator Chris Van Hollen, with Congressmen Steny H. Hoyer, Elijah E. Cummings, Dutch Ruppersberger, John P. Sarbanes, Anthony G. Brown, and Jamie Raskin (All D-Md.) are calling on Senate and House appropriators to follow the recommendations laid out in a recent study by the National Academy of Sciences that calls for $1.3 billion -- $700 million urgently – to upgrade older facilities at the National Institutes of Health Bethesda campus.
Washington, DC - Today, Rep. David Trone (MD-06) hailed the announcement from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that states would receive more than $1.8 billion in federal funding to combat the opioid crisis.
Washington, DC - Today, Representative David Trone and U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen (all D-MD) announced $2.9 Million in federal funding for broadband expansion in Garrett County provided by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). Over the next decade, this funding will expand broadband access to 2,454 homes and businesses.
WASHINGTON – U.S. Congressman David Trone and Senators Chris Van Hollen and Ben Cardin (all D-MD.) have announced $89,300 in Rural Development Grants for Allegany and Garrett Counties.
Washington, DC - Today, Representative David Trone and U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen (all D-MD) announced $1 million in federal funding to fight the opioid and addiction epidemic in Garrett County.
Cumberland, MD - Today, Representative David Trone (MD-06) hosted a workshop focused on ending the opioid epidemic with special guest Steve Schuh, Executive Director of the Maryland Opioid Operational Command Center. There were 120 people and 12 organizations in attendance at the public event at the Western Maryland Health System in Cumberland, MD.
August 22, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON – U.S. Congressman David Trone and Senators Chris Van Hollen and Ben Cardin (all D-Md.) announced $668,000 in federal funding to fight the opioid crisis in Western Maryland, as part of $2.4 million for Maryland overall.