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April 24, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON – The full Maryland congressional delegation, including U.S. Congressman David Trone, Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen, and Congressmen Steny H. Hoyer, Dutch Ruppersberger, John P. Sarbanes, Andy Harris, M.D., Anthony G. Brown, and Jamie B. Raskin, today announced $207,834,058 for Maryland school districts through the U.S. Department of Education Elementary and Secondary School Education Relief Fund (ESSER).
April 24, 2020 Press Release
GAITHERSBURG, MD - Today, Representatives David Trone (D-MD) and Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) introduced the bipartisan Girls Leadership, Engagement, and Development (LEAD) Act to promote girls’ leadership and participation in civic and political processes through U.S. foreign assistance.
April 23, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Congressman David Trone (MD-06) voted in favor of the Paycheck Protection Program and Healthcare Enhancement Act, replenishing relief funds for small businesses, health care facilities, and workers impacted by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The bill was approved by Congress and will head to the President’s desk for signature.
April 23, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressmen David Trone, Anthony G. Brown, Steny Hoyer, C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger, John P. Sarbanes, and Jamie Raskin and U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen (all D-Md.) wrote to United States Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert Wilkie to express concerns that loan servicers are not allowing veterans with VA Home Loans to access forbearance relief during the COVID-19 crisis. The CARES Act included protection for borrowers with federally backed mortgage loans who are experiencing financial hardships and are unable to make payments due to this crisis. VA Home Loans are covered under this new law.
April 23, 2020 Press Release
GAITHERSBURG, Md. - Today, Congressman David Trone (MD-06) held a School Nutrition Tele-Roundtable with food and nutrition supervisors from across Maryland’s 6th District to discuss how we can ensure students have access to healthy and nutritious meals during the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
April 23, 2020 Press Release
Washington—Today, U.S Congressman David Trone and the Democratic members of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs called on President Trump to restore funding to the World Health Organization (WHO) and warned against shifting blame to the WHO in order to distract from the Trump Administration's failed response to the coronavirus pandemic. In a letter led by Representative Eliot L. Engel, the Committee’s Chairman, the members underscored the need for a coordinated global response to the pandemic and the important role the WHO plays, despite the organization’s imperfections.
April 23, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON – The full Maryland congressional delegation, including U.S. Congressman David Trone, Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen and Congressmen Steny H. Hoyer, Dutch Ruppersberger, John P. Sarbanes, Andy Harris, M.D., Anthony G. Brown, and Jamie B. Raskin, today announced $422,690 in federal funding for Maryland Legal Aid (MLA) to provide legal services to low-income Marylanders.
April 22, 2020 Press Release
GAITHERSBURG, MD - Today, Congressman David Trone (MD-06) hosted a conversation about mental health during the COVID-19 outbreak with Congressman Joe Kennedy III (MA-04). The conversation is the first in a new series hosted by Trone called ‘Candid COVID Conversations,’ which will feature periodic discussions covering some of the most pressing issues during the COVID-19 pandemic.
April 22, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON – Several members of the Maryland congressional delegation, including U.S. Congressman David Trone, Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen and Congressmen Steny H. Hoyer, C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger, John P. Sarbanes, Andy Harris, M.D., Anthony Brown, and Jamie B. Raskin, today discussed with Maryland Secretary of Labor Tiffany P. Robinson the unprecedented challenges to the state’s unemployment insurance program. The conversation followed up on a letter the delegation sent last week to Secretary Robinson offering support and assistance in ensuring that Marylanders in need are able to receive unemployment insurance in a timely manner.
April 21, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Congressman David Trone, Senators Chris Van Hollen and Ben Cardin and Congressmen Steny H. Hoyer, C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger, John P. Sarbanes, Jamie Raskin, and Anthony G. Brown (all D-Md.) wrote a letter to Maryland Department of Human Services (DHS) Secretary Lourdes R. Padilla and the President of the Maryland Retailers Association (MRA) Cailey Locklair urging them to ensure Maryland Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) recipients are able to access grocery delivery and pick-up services in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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April 11, 2020 In The News
WASHINGTON, DC –On April 8, 2020, Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (MD-05), Senators Chris Van Hollen and Ben Cardin, along with Representatives Dutch Ruppersberger, John Sarbanes, Andy Harris, M.D., Jamie Raskin, Anthony Brown, and David Trone wrote a bipartisan letter to Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, urging the Department to immediately provide the funding passed within the CARES Act to state and local governments. In their letter, the Members stress the urgent need for the distribution of these funds and ask the Secretary to ensure flexibility in their use.
April 10, 2020 In The News
U.S. Rep. David Trone (D-Md.) announced that eight schools from Maryland’s 6th District will receive funding from Congress through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act).
April 10, 2020 In The News
WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. David Trone (D-Md.) said Friday that eight colleges in Maryland’s 6th District — Allegany College of Maryland, Frostburg State University, Garrett College, Montgomery College, Frederick Community College, Hood College, Mount Saint Mary’s University and Hagerstown Community College — would receive federal funds allocated by Congress through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act.
April 9, 2020 In The News

A dozen members of Congress from D.C., Virginia and Maryland on Wednesday called on FEMA to immediately increase the amount of emergency medical supplies allotted to the region to deal with the spread of coronavirus.

 

April 9, 2020 In The News
Community health centers in Hagerstown and Hancock are among 17 Maryland facilities receiving a total of $15.6 million in federal funds to respond to the coronavirus.
April 9, 2020 In The News
GRANTSVILLE — U.S. Rep. David Trone announced Tuesday that the Garrett County Board of Commissioners will receive $1 million in grant funding from the Appalachian Regional Commission to construct an access road to connect U.S. Routes 40 and 219 in Grantsville.
April 7, 2020 In The News
The full Maryland congressional delegation announced $6.4 million in federal funding to support the state's health care system in its response to COVID-19.
April 2, 2020 In The News
A group of Democratic members of Congress is urging the White House Coronavirus Taskforce to outline a contingency plan for rural communities.
April 1, 2020 In The News
Federal lawmakers in Maryland commended the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for its move to return the U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases (USAMRIID) at Fort Detrick to full operational capacity.
April 1, 2020 In The News

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (MD-05), along with full Maryland Congressional Delegation, including Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen and Congressmen C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger, John P. Sarbanes, Andy Harris, M.D., Anthony G. Brown, Jamie B.

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