Washington, D.C. - Today, Representative David Trone (D-MD), along with Education and Labor Committee Chairman Bobby Scott (D-VA) and Rep. Anthony Brown (D-MD), toured the Plumbers and Gasfitters Local 5 Training Facility in Lanham, MD. Following the tour, the group hosted a roundtable with Maryland labor leaders to discuss issues pertinent to their sectors.
Washington, DC - Today, Representative David Trone and U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen (all D-MD) announced Maryland’s Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) application for Verso was approved by the U.S. Department of Labor.
Washington, DC - Today, Rep. David Trone (MD-06) announced the introduction of the Campus Prevention and Recovery Services for Students Act of 2019, a bill that would help institutions of higher education implement evidence-based programs to prevent alcohol and substance misuse on campus and support those with substance use disorders (SUDs). Reps. Dusty Johnson (R-SD), Chris Pappas (D-NH), John Joyce (R-PA), Lucy McBath (D-GA), and Michael Guest (R-MS) joined Trone in introducing the bill.
June 27, 2019 Press Release
Washington, DC - Representative David Trone (MD-06) released the statement below following the Supreme Court disposition of Benisek v. Lamone
Washington, DC - Today, Rep. David Trone (MD-06) announced $41.1 billion in Appropriations funding for the National Institutes of Health (NIH) following his meeting with NIH Director Dr. Francis Collins on Monday. Trone requested increased levels of funding for the NIH in a letter sent to the Committee on Appropriations earlier this year.
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.