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April 21, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Congressman David Trone, Senators Chris Van Hollen and Ben Cardin and Congressmen C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger, Jamie Raskin, John P. Sarbanes, Anthony G. Brown, and Steny H. Hoyer (all D-Md.) sent letters to President Trump and General Motors (GM) Chairman and CEO Mary Barra urging them to reopen the GM plant in White Marsh, Maryland. In their letter, the Members stress that the plant should be reopened to help fulfill GM’s recent contract to produce thousands of ventilators under the Defense Production Act and in order to supply the region as the number of local COVID-19 cases continues to grow.
April 21, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON - Today, Representative David Trone (D-MD), Denver Riggleman (R-VA), and Danny K. Davis (D-IL) announced a new effort to secure critical funding to address youth mental health in future legislation Congress will consider related to the COVID-19 pandemic.
April 20, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – On Friday, Congressman David Trone (MD-06) and Congresswoman Kendra Horn (OK-5) introduced the bipartisan CARE for Kids Act, legislation that would extend automatic eligibility for free school meals to certain vulnerable groups of children. Under the bill, children living in alternative or informal care arrangements, including those living with relatives such as grandparents would be eligible for free school meals. Co-sponsors of the bill include Reps. Don Bacon (NE-2), Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-1), and Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15).
April 20, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON - Today, Representative David Trone (MD-06) announced that he joined Representatives Ayanna Pressley (D-MA-07) and Gregory Meeks (D-NY-05) and Senators Kamala D. Harris (D-CA) and Sherrod Brown (D-OH) along with more than 80 of their Democratic colleagues in calling for the Small Business Administration (SBA) and Treasury Department to ensure that minority-owned businesses are not shut out of the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP).
April 20, 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 $1,665,000 in federal grants to help create temporary disaster relief jobs for laid off workers in Maryland. Funding comes through the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) Dislocated Worker Grants (DWGs). The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act provided $345 million nationwide through this program in response to record levels of unemployment caused by the pandemic. These grants would create temporary jobs related to the COVID-19 public health emergency response and fund job training in industries still hiring at this time.
April 17, 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 $45,821,890 in funding through the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Administration for Children and Families (ACF) Child Care and Development Block Grant (CCDBG). The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act added $3.5 billion to CCDBG nationally to allow child care programs to meet emergency staffing needs and continue to provide child care for health sector employees, emergency responders, sanitation workers, and other essential workers. Funds will also continue to support child care centers despite decreased enrollment or temporary closures due to COVID-19.
April 16, 2020 Press Release
Today, U.S Representative David Trone, U.S Senator Chris Van Hollen and Representative Jamie Raskin (all D-Md.) sent a letter to Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Small Business Administrator Jovita Carranza, pressing them to immediately update guidance to address urgent concerns expressed to the Members by Maryland small business owners. As noted in their letter, small businesses continue to face serious challenges with the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), including the disbursement and use of the PPP loan proceeds.
April 16, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Congressman David Trone, Senators Chris Van Hollen and Ben Cardin and Congressmen Jamie B. Raskin, Steny H. Hoyer, C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger, John P. Sarbanes, and Anthony G. Brown (all D-Md.) sent a letter to Maryland Governor Larry Hogan, urging him to take steps to address the outbreak of COVID-19 within the State’s prisons. As the Members note, an outbreak within Maryland’s prison system threatens not only those incarcerated, but also corrections employees and the surrounding communities.
April 16, 2020 Press Release
GAITHERSBURG, MD - Today, Congressman David Trone (MD-06) held a mental health webinar with more than 350 attendees and a panel of experts from the National Alliance on Mental Illness, the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, Sheppard Pratt Health Systems, and Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security.
April 15, 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 $45,657,990 for the Governor’s Emergency Education Relief (GEER) Fund through the U.S. Department of Education. Provided through the CARES Act, the $3 billion allocated nationally through this fund is intended to support school districts and institutions of higher education in planning for and coordinating long-term closures and purchasing educational technology to support online learning for all students. Schools throughout Maryland have been closed since March 16th and will operate through online learning through at least April 24th.

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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.

March 28, 2020 In The News

WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. David Trone called the $2.2 trillion stimulus package passed by Congress on Friday a “big win” for Americans who are facing hard times during the coronavirus outbreak.

Trone spoke to the Times-News by phone on Friday afternoon shortly after offering support for the stimulus bill on the House floor.

March 28, 2020 In The News

Moving Maryland’s primary from April 28 to June 2 was the right thing to do. When Governor Larry Hogan made the announcement, Maryland joined six states in postponing primary elections because of the health risks associated with coronavirus, or COVID-19. The number has now more than doubled.

March 27, 2020 In The News

Washington DC (KM) A $2.2-trillion rescue package was passed last Friday by the US House of Representatives, and immediately signed into law by the President. The legislation supports businesses, working people and their families  and rushes additional  resource to health care providers trying to slow the spread of the coronavirus.

March 26, 2020 In The News
The calls and emails arrive by the thousands from Marylanders seeking aid or advice from Washington as they anxiously navigate the disconcerting new world created by the coronavirus pandemic.

March 24, 2020 In The News

WASHINGTON D.C. (WDVM) — Maryland Congressman David Trone says the country needs more testing kits for COVID-19.

March 23, 2020 In The News

WASHINGTON — Sixth District Congressman David Trone said he and his staff were available to provide answers about the coronavirus pandemic.

 

March 20, 2020 In The News

CUMBERLAND — U.S. Rep. David Trone said Friday he is continuing to work with federal and state leaders in dealing with the health and economic crisis brought on by the COVID-19 virus.

He encouraged constituents to call his office if they have questions or need assistance. That number is 301-926-0300.

March 20, 2020 In The News

WASHINGTON — Thursday, Congressman David Trone (Md.- Dist. 6) praised the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, which passed the House of Representatives last week and was signed into law by the president on Wednesday.

March 17, 2020 In The News

GAITHERSBURG, Md. (WDVM) — A global life sciences company headquartered in Montgomery County is making headway when it comes to manufacturing products to stop the spread of the coronavirus.

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