David Trone

April 7, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Hogan, Elrich Emphasize Unity at Germantown Mass Vaccination Site

Gov. Larry Hogan and County Executive Marc Elrich were united after touring the mass vaccination site at Montgomery College in Germantown on Wednesday. The site in Germantown has been open since March 31, but it has been operating using only COVID-19 vaccines allocated to the Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services. Starting Thursday, […]

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April 7, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Hogan, Elrich to Tour Germantown Mass Vaccination Site Wednesday

Gov. Larry Hogan is visiting the mass vaccination site at the Montgomery College campus in Germantown Wednesday afternoon. Hogan will be joined by County Executive Marc Elrich, U.S. Rep. David Trone (D-Md. 6), Maryland Secretary of Health Dennis Schrader,  Maryland National Guard Brig. Gen. Janeen Birckhead, County Council President Tom Hucker and more. I am […]

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April 2, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Local Leaders Express Condolences for Officer Killed Outside U.S. Capitol

State and local leaders have taken to social media to express condolences for U.S. Capitol Police Officer William “Billy” Evans who was killed when a man in a car rammed into a police barricade. The incident took place shortly after 1 p.m. outside the U.S. Capitol on Constitution Avenue. Evans succumbed to his injuries and […]

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March 25, 2021 | Bryan Gallion

Md. Congressional Democrats Urge USPS to Fix ‘One of Worst Postal Backlogs in the Country’

Maryland congressional Democrats called on the U.S. Postal Service to address mail delivery problems that the state has faced in recent months following a meeting they had Monday with agency officials. The state has “experienced one of the worst postal backlogs in the country,” the federal lawmakers said in a statement Tuesday, “and there are […]

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March 4, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Raskin, Trone Urge Hogan to Open Mass Vaccination Site in Montgomery County

U.S. Reps. Jamie Raskin (D-Md. 8) and David Trone (D-Md. 6) have written a letter to Gov. Larry Hogan and Maryland’s Acting Secretary of Health Dennis Schrader urging that the state open a mass vaccination site in Montgomery County. “[D]espite Montgomery suffering the worst casualty rate in Maryland and despite having the second-highest number of […]

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February 24, 2021 | Gracie Tanner

FDA Confirms Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine is Safe, Effective

The Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 single-dose vaccine is “safe and effective,” according to a Food and Drug Administration analysis released Wednesday. To date, the vaccine is approximately 66% effective in preventing moderate to severe COVID-19. In a recent briefing document, the FDA stated that the vaccine is “consistent with the recommendations set forth in FDA’s […]

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February 23, 2021 | Bryan Gallion

Raskin, Trone Join Call for Federal Government to Vaccinate Its Own Workers

Reps. David Trone and Jamie Raskin, who represent Montgomery County in the U.S. House, joined their congressional colleagues from Northern Virginia and Washington, D.C., in calling on the federal government to vaccinate its workers through a process separate from state and local COVID-19 vaccine programs. The lawmakers represent the National Capital Region — comprised of […]

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February 23, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

5 Things to Know Today, Feb. 23, In Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, Feb. 23 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. County COVID-19 Testing Clinics: Free COVID-19 testing is available throughout the county at nine testing sites today. 2. Council in Virtual Session: The Montgomery County Council meets at 9 a.m. and here’s a look at the agenda for the meeting. The meeting will […]

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February 1, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Rep. Trone: Relief for State, Local Governments is Nonnegotiable

U.S. Rep. David Trone (D-Md. 6) joined County Council President Tom Hucker at a media briefing Monday to discuss how the Biden administration would work with Montgomery County. Trone discussed support for President Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief proposal, noting that it includes $350 billion in funding for state and local governments, which was […]

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January 6, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Senators, Congressmen Representing Montgomery County Confirm Safety

Maryland’s two U.S. Senators, Chris Van Hollen (D) and Ben Cardin (D), are both safe after protestors broke into the U.S. Capitol Wednesday afternoon, according to spokespeople for the officials. The Republican enablers who encouraged @POTUS and this insurrection must actively work to calm the crowds and restore order. Words matter and the incendiary language […]

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