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April 14, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON – The full Maryland Congressional delegation, including Congressman David Trone, U.S. 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 the award of $107,731,472 for Maryland airports through the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). This funding includes $87,643,261 for Baltimore/Washington Thurgood Marshall International (BWI). The U.S. has seen air travel decrease by more than 90 percent as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. In response, Congress included $10 billion in economic relief for America’s airports in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.
April 14, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON – The full 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 P. Sarbanes, Andy Harris, M.D., Anthony G. Brown, and Jamie B. Raskin, today sent a letter to Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex Azar urging him to target future monies from the Public Health and Social Services Emergency Fund (PHSSEF) toward Maryland hospitals, health care providers, and other health care entities that need them most. These funds will help Maryland providers acquire crucial resources including COVID-19 testing supplies, personal protective equipment, and other medical equipment and supplies. As the Members note, this letter comes as Maryland, and in particular, the Baltimore-Washington Corridor, has been declared an emerging hotspot by the federal government.
April 14, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman David Trone joined the full Maryland congressional delegation, including U.S. Senators Chris Van Hollen and Ben Cardin and Congressmen Steny H. Hoyer, C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger, John P. Sarbanes, Andy Harris, M.D., Anthony G. Brown, and Jamie B. Raskin, to send a letter to Maryland Secretary of Labor Tiffany Robinson to offer support and assistance in ensuring Marylanders are able to receive unemployment benefits that are critically needed by many at this time. As noted in their letter, the Members are working to assist many of their constituents who are currently facing difficulty accessing these benefits.
April 13, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON – Congressman David Trone and Team Maryland, the full Maryland congressional delegation, including U.S. 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, have written to Wilber Ross, U.S. Secretary of Commerce, and Chris Oliver, Administrator of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), urging coordination with states to quickly allocate assistance and inclusion of Maryland’s value-added seafood processors in relief aid set aside in the CARES Act for fisheries.
April 13, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON - Today, Reps. David Trone (D-MD) and David McKinley (R-WV) and 30 Members of Congress announced they sent a letter to the U.S. Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex Azar urging HHS to issue guaranteed purchase orders for medical supplies needed to combat the outbreak of COVID-19.
April 13, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON – The full Maryland congressional delegation, including U.S. Senators Chris Van Hollen and Ben Cardin and Congressmen Steny H. Hoyer, C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger, John P. Sarbanes, Andy Harris, M.D., Anthony G. Brown, Jamie B. Raskin, and David Trone, today announced $170,544,958 in federal funding for Maryland’s institutes of higher education under the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund. Of this total, 50 percent of the funds are available first to provide direct assistance to students facing emergency expenses. The remaining 50 percent of the funds will be usable for a wider range of costs, upon further guidance from the Department of Education. This funding was included within the CARES Act, passed by Congress to bring relief to those impacted by the coronavirus crisis. In addition to this funding, the Members fought for dedicated assistance for HBCUs and Minority Serving Institutions, which is forthcoming.
April 12, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON – The full Maryland congressional delegation, including U.S. Representative David Trone, U.S 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 the award of $742,225,306 for Maryland hospitals and health care providers through the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Public Health and Social Services Emergency Fund (PHSSEF). Created through the CARES Act, this program was designed to enable health care providers to cover the costs of responding to COVID-19.
April 10, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON – The full Maryland congressional delegation, including Congressman David Trone, U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen and Congressmen Steny H. Hoyer, C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger, John P. Sarbanes, Andy Harris, M.D., Anthony G. Brown, Jamie B. Raskin, today announced the award of $3,808,516 for the Maryland Public Health Crisis Response to the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19). This funding is awarded through the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Public Health Emergency Preparedness (PHEP) Program.
April 10, 2020 Press Release
GAITHERSBURG, MD - Today, U.S. Congressman David Trone (MD-06) released the below statement after Maryland Governor Larry Hogan and the Maryland Board of Elections released guidance that the June 2nd Maryland primary elections would be mail-mostly.
April 10, 2020 Press Release
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Congressman David Trone (MD-06) today joined U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen and Congressmen Steny H. Hoyer, Dutch Ruppersberger, John P. Sarbanes, Anthony G. Brown, and Jamie Raskin (all D-Md.) in sending a letter to President Donald Trump urging him to swiftly approve a National Governors Association request from Governors Hogan of Maryland and Cuomo of New York to waive all cost-sharing requirements for assistance under the COVID-19 Emergency Declaration and Major Disaster Declarations. Team Maryland has actively supported Maryland’s requests for robust federal support of the state and local response to COVID-19.

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March 17, 2020 In The News

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (MD-05), Senators Ben Cardin (D-MD) and Chris Van Hollen (D-MD), and Congressmen Dutch Ruppersberger (MD-02), John P. Sarbanes (MD-03), Andy Harris (MD-01), Anthony G.

March 11, 2020 In The News

On Wednesday, March 4, members of Maryland’s congressional delegation hosted a meeting with leaders of all four historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) in Maryland to discuss how the federal government can better support our nation’s HBCUs and their students.

March 1, 2020 In The News

Congressman David Trone said he is running to keep representing the 6th District because “we have a lot more work to do.”

The Democrat said he wants to build on the progress of his first two-year term, working with a bipartisan approach to create “win-wins.”

March 1, 2020 In The News

Frederick County officials had the opportunity to show off their electric bus fleet and solar array at the county landfill to Congressmen from both coasts Friday afternoon.

February 28, 2020 In The News

WASHINGTON — Curt Flood's widow has a simple explanation for why her late husband, who is revered by players for sacrificing his career to advocate for free agency, has not been enshrined in baseball's Hall of Fame.

“I think the holdup is that he got on a lot of people's nerves,” Judy Pace Flood said.

Flood has some powerful advocates on his side.

February 28, 2020 In The News

There are certain issues that you’d expect to be top-of-mind for older Americans, whether it be Social Security, Medicare, or scams that target seniors. But as I traveled through my district this year and held workshops for seniors across Maryland, there was one topic that I was surprised came up again and again: loneliness.

February 27, 2020 In The News

With Congress racked by division and discord, U.S. Rep. David Trone was looking for a cause — any cause — that Republicans and Democrats could embrace.

Trone found it: Curt Flood’s long overdue induction into the National Baseball Hall of Fame.

February 24, 2020 In The News

GERMANTOWN, Md. (WDVM) — U.S. Congressman David Trone took an up close and personal tour of an engineering and technology company that recently made its new home in Montgomery County.

February 21, 2020 In The News

WASHINGTON (WDVM) — Maryland Congressman David Trone (D) says as Congress works to improve the nation’s criminal justice system, it’s imperative to provide support for people with mental health needs when they get out of prison.

Washington Correspondent Morgan Wright reports.

February 19, 2020 In The News

Rep. David Trone (D-Md.) spent Wednesday afternoon touring Fort Detrick in light of concerns about the Department of Defense withholding funding from two military laboratories.

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