Representative David Trone

Representing the 6th District of Maryland

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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.
June 19, 2019 Press Release
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.
June 11, 2019 Press Release
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.
June 7, 2019 Press Release
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.
June 6, 2019 Press Release
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.
June 5, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman David Trone (D-MD) and Congressman Brad Schneider (D-IL) introduced the Teachers Are Leaders Act (H.R. 3108) to expand professional development and leadership growth opportunities for teachers. U.S. Representatives Glenn “GT” Thompson (R-PA), Chuck Flesichmann (R-TN), Lauren Underwood (D-IL), and Glenn Grothman (R-WI) joined to introduce this bipartisan bill.

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June 3, 2019 In The News

HAGERSTOWN, Md. - On Monday, Congressman David Trone (D-MD 6th District) opened up a new district office in Hagerstown. 

It took three months before the federal government got the lease to set up this office.

May 31, 2019 In The News

It’s well known that our incarceration rates are the highest in the world, that the United States has 25 percent of the world’s prisoners but only 4.3 percent of the world’s population.

May 29, 2019 In The News

Frederick, Md. (KM). For the past two days, Representative David Trone (D) has been touring the 6th District, discussing education with local officials. He was in Frederick on Wednesday, speaking with the Presidents of Hood College and Mount Saint Mary’s University, and representatives from Frederick Community College.

May 28, 2019 In The News

HAGERSTOWN, Md. - Congressman David Trone (D-MD 6th District) toured the Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics on Tuesday in Hagerstown as part of his education tour of the district. 

PIA is currently ranked number one on Forbes top two-year trade schools list, which is a climb of ten spots from last year's rank at number 11.

May 15, 2019 In The News

Rep. David Trone is calling on Congress’ Office of the Attending Physician to provide information and training about carrying and administering the opioid overdose reversal drug naloxone.

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May 14, 2019 In The News

The Verso Corporation’s decision to shut down Luke mill has pulled the rug out from under the mill employees, the town of Luke, and the entire region.

In the days following the company’s abrupt announcement, we spoke with Verso’s CEO, the Steelworkers, and state and local officials.

May 9, 2019 In The News

One day after a fatal school shooting in Colorado, more than 370 people packed the cafeteria at Earle B. Wood Middle School Wednesday night to hear from federal and local lawmakers about efforts to stem gun violence.

May 4, 2019 In The News

CUMBERLAND — Rep. David Trone said Friday that meetings are ongoing to try to find solutions to assist those impacted by the closing of the Verso Corp. paper mill in Luke.

It was announced Wednesday that the struggling mill would close its doors for good on June 30 putting nearly 700 on-site employees out of work along with hundreds of ancillary contract workers.

May 1, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON — On International Workers’ Day, Maryland Rep. David Trone asked Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta a question on the minds of many workers: What do you think the federal minimum wage should be?

“Just give me a number, not a long diatribe,” Trone told Acosta at a House Education and Labor Committee hearing.

But he didn’t get what he wanted.

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April 18, 2019 In The News

True to his campaign promises, U.S. Rep. David Trone, D-Md., is working to take on the state's drug problem.

On Thursday, the first-term congressman led a workshop addressing the opioid crisis and what was being done to help at the local, state and federal levels.

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