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February 2, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON -- Today, U.S. Congressman David Trone and Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen (All D-Md.) announced $300,000 in federal funding from the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) to the City of Cumberland for the Decatur Street 24th Crosstown Water Main Replacement project. The project will replace 4,300 linear feet of water main in the Decatur Heights neighborhood and provide water service to the Baltimore Street and Cumberland Plaza areas of the city, improving water service to 29 businesses and 111 households. This project complements previous ARC funding for downtown road construction that will result in a new hotel business and 70 new jobs to the region.
January 28, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON -- Today, Congressman David Trone (D-MD) and Congressman Tim Burchett (R-TN) announced they will introduce the bipartisan Effective Drug Control Strategy Act to help improve the national response to the addiction epidemic.
January 26, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON – Today, members of the Maryland Congressional Delegation, including U.S. Congressman David Trone, Senators Chris Van Hollen and Ben Cardin and Congressmen Steny H. Hoyer, C.A. “Dutch” Ruppersberger, John Sarbanes, Kweisi Mfume, Anthony Brown, Jamie Raskin, released the following statement after a conference call on Monday with Maryland Department of Health Acting Secretary Dennis Schrader about the state’s COVID-19 vaccine distribution efforts:
January 26, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON - U.S. Congressman David Trone, Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen and Congressmen Steny H. Hoyer, Dutch Ruppersberger, John Sarbanes, Kweisi Mfume, Anthony G. Brown, and Jamie Raskin (all D-Md.) today announced more than $560 million in emergency federal funding for the Maryland Department of Health (MDH) to help boost the state’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic and aid its vaccine distribution efforts.
January 25, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON -- Today, Congressman David Trone announced the three subcommittees that he will serve on in the powerful House Appropriations Committee following his appointment earlier this year: Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies
January 25, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON - U.S. Congressman David Trone, Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen and Congressmen Steny H. Hoyer, Dutch Ruppersberger, John Sarbanes, Kweisi Mfume, Anthony G. Brown, and Jamie Raskin (all D-Md.) today announced more than $1.17 billion in federal funding for K-12 schools and higher education institutions across Maryland. Funding comes from the bipartisan COVID-19 relief package passed by Congress in late December.
January 21, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON -- Today, Congressman David Trone hosted a small business and nonprofit relief webinar with a panel of experts from the U.S. Small Business Administration, U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Maryland Department of Commerce, and Minority Business Economic Council. The webinar came following the passage of the newest COVID-19 relief package, which was signed into law by former President Trump. The relief package included an additional $284 billion for Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans and $20 billion for targeted Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL).
January 21, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON -- The day after President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris were sworn into office in a call for unity, Congressman David Trone (MD-06) announced he would take immediate bipartisan legislative action on two crises facing the country -- the mental health and addiction epidemics currently impacting millions of Americans. Trone announced that today he will introduce two bipartisan bills, the Family Support Services for Addiction Act with Congressman Dan Meuser (R-PA) and the Preventing Mental Health and Substance Use Crises During Emergencies Act with Congressman Steve Womack (R-AR). Both pieces of legislation address the alarming increase in Americans suffering from addiction and mental health challenges during the pandemic. Just last week, Trone called for action from leaders when data showed a 111% increase in overdose deaths in parts of Maryland.
January 20, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON -- Today, Congressman David Trone (MD-06) released the following statement following the swearing-in of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris: “Today is a great day for the American people. Finally, we have an administration that is committed to putting facts before fiction, people before politics, and hope before fear,” said Congressman Trone. “I’d like to congratulate President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris for making history today.

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