Representative David Trone

Representing the 6th District of Maryland

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August 1, 2019 Press Release
Washington, DC - Today, Rep. David Trone (MD-06) celebrated the new opioid prescription guidelines recently announced by the U.S. Department of Labor. In May, Trone questioned then-Labor Secretary Alex Acosta on the issue and urged him to change the guidelines.
July 26, 2019 Press Release
Washington, DC - Today, Representative David Trone (D- MD) along with Reps. Don Bacon (R-NE), Barbara Lee (D-CA), and Susie Lee (D-NV), announced the introduction of the bipartisan Expanding Educational Opportunities for Justice-Impacted Communities Act. The new bill would repeal the ban on the receipt of Pell Grants by incarcerated individuals and the loss of federal financial aid eligibility for individuals convicted of certain drug offenses. The group will seek to pass the bill when Congress takes up the reauthorization of the Higher Education Act this fall.
July 19, 2019 Press Release
Washington, D.C - Today, Rep. David Trone (MD-06) embarked on a visit to McAllen and El Paso, TX to tour CBP and ICE facilities and gain a better understanding of the southern border and our broken immigration system.
July 16, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON – Today Congressman David Trone (MD-06) and U.S. Senator Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) led a bicameral letter to U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Sonny Perdue about the proposed relocation of the USDA’s Economic Research Service (ERS) and National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA).
July 16, 2019 Press Release
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.
July 13, 2019 Press Release
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.
June 28, 2019 Press Release
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
June 25, 2019 Press Release
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.

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August 16, 2019 In The News

The Democratic members of Maryland’s congressional delegation are raising questions about election security and operations in the state ahead of 2020.

July 9, 2019 In The News

FREDERICK, Md. (WDVM) — Even though school is out, the cafeteria at Lincoln Elementary School was bustling with students getting in line for lunch. On Tuesday, they were served by two special guests.

Behind the counter and dressed in aprons were local chef Brian Voltaggio and Congressman David Trone spreading the importance of the summer meal program.

July 9, 2019 In The News

U.S. Congressman David Trone headed a roundtable in Hagerstown on Tuesday morning to discuss ways to improve feeding hungry children.

The freshman Democrat said 47% of children in Washington County are so poor that they qualify to receive free meals in school or meals at a reduced price.

July 9, 2019 In The News

As dozens of students walked into Lincoln Elementary Tuesday, they were greeted by Congressman David Trone and local chef Bryan Voltaggio, who had rolled up their sleeves and donned aprons to serve them lunch.

On the menu were baked chicken, corn, carrots, watermelon, applesauce and dinner rolls.

June 27, 2019 In The News

MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Md.–Two mental health bills have been introduced for students in college by Maryland Congressman David Trone.

June 26, 2019 In The News

Life expectancy has declined three straight years for the first time in 100 years in this country.  Americans are dying sooner than their parents’ generation, and you can blame the opioid epidemic.

June 17, 2019 In The News

U.S. Rep. David J. Trone (D), the lone freshman in Maryland’s congressional delegation, serves on the House Education and Labor committees- and has made restructuring education a top priority.

June 11, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON (WDVM) — Congressman David Trone announced Tuesday that he and another congressman secured funding for opioid addiction treatment research.

Trone and New Jersey congressman Andy Kim will split $500 million in funding between the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke and the National Institute on Drug Abuse.

June 7, 2019 In The News

CLEAR SPRING — Local farmers and Maryland agriculture advocates said Friday that they continue to face an uphill climb due to overregulation, labor shortages and biosecurity concerns.

June 7, 2019 In The News

CUMBERLAND — They brought to the table differing backgrounds, experiences and ideas on how to create more jobs in the area. They left with a plan to work as a team, chip away at barriers and build opportunities for local people to live the American dream.

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