June 25, 2019 Press Release
Washington, DC - Today, Rep. David Trone (MD-06) introduced the Higher Education Mental Health Act of 2019, a bill that seeks to address the growing number of students in higher education with mental health concerns. Reps. Susan Wild (D-PA), John Joyce (R-PA), Donna Shalala (D-FL), and Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA) cosponsored the bill, which is backed by Sen. Bob Casey (D-PA) in the United States Senate.
June 21, 2019 Press Release
Washington, DC - Today, Rep. David Trone (MD-06) announced House passage of four amendments he proposed, including critical funding for mental health courts, programs to combat the opioid epidemic in rural communities, and the expansion of rural broadband.
June 20, 2019 Press Release
Washington, DC - Rep. David Trone (MD-06), member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, released the below statement following the targeting of an unmanned U.S. drone by Iran:
June 19, 2019 Press Release
Washington, DC - Today, Rep. David Trone (D-MD), along with Reps. Denver Riggleman and Mikie Sherrill (D-NJ), announced $1.5 billion in funding for State Opioid Response Grants (SOR) and Tribal Opioid Response Grants (TOR) that was included in the Fiscal Year 2020 Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Appropriations Bill. These grants provide funding to states to reduce overdose related deaths through prevention, treatment, and recovery efforts. The new funding reflects a $500 million increase from Fiscal Year 2019.
Washington, DC - Today, the House of Representatives approved a measure by Representatives David Trone (D-MD), Debbie Dingell (D-MI), Michael Turner (R-OH), Joe Neguse (D-CO), Jenniffer González-Colón (R-PR), Don Young (R-AK), Katie Porter (D-CA), and Peter Welch (D-VT) to double federal funding for the Fisher House Foundation, a nonprofit that provides free, temporary lodging near hospitals so military and veteran families can be close to their loved ones while they seek medical treatment. The amendment ensures $10 million in federal funding for Fisher House.
June 17, 2019 Press Release
Washington, DC - Today, Congressman David Trone (MD-06) released a report from the House Committee on Oversight and Reform detailing the high cost of prescription drugs for individuals with diabetes in Maryland’s 6th District.
June 13, 2019 Press Release
Washington, DC - Today, Congressman David Trone (MD-06) announced $170 million in funding for the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC), an increase of $5 million from the previous year’s funding from Congress.
Washington, DC – Today, Congressman David Trone (MD-06) and Congressman Andy Kim (NJ-03) announced the duo secured $500 million in funding for programs to research the development of treatments for those suffering with opioid addiction.
Clear Spring, Maryland - Today, Congressman David Trone (MD-06) held an agriculture roundtable with Maryland Secretary of Agriculture Joe Bartenfelder to discuss the trials and successes of agriculture in Western Maryland at the Ernst Grain and Livestock farm in Washington County.
Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Congressman David Trone and U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen (all D-Md.) announced $637,097 in funding over five years from the National Science Foundation to the Frederick Community Scholars STEM program.