David Trone

September 25, 2020 | Clara Longo de Freitas

Trone Urges State to Use IKEA’s Donation to Fund Unemployment Benefits

Last month, IKEA USA President Javiar Quiñones sent a letter to Gov. Larry Hogan offering to cover the unemployment benefits the state paid to the company’s furloughed workers when two Maryland stores were closed due to the pandemic, Maryland Matters reported. U.S. Congressman David Trone (D – Md. 6th district) is urging Gov. Larry Hogan […]

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September 21, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Líderes de Maryland Rinden Homenajes a Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Los homenajes de los líderes de Maryland para honrar a la jueza de la Corte Suprema, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, no se hicieron esperar tan pronto se conoció la noticia de su muerte. Ginsburg falleció el viernes a los 87 años de “complicaciones del cáncer de páncreas metastásico”, según un comunicado de la Corte Suprema. Su […]

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September 18, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Tributes to Ruth Bader Ginsburg Pour in from Leaders in Maryland

Tributes from leaders in Maryland are pouring in to honor Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Ginsburg died this evening at 87 from “complications of metastatic pancreas cancer,” according to a statement from the Supreme Court. Her death leaves a Supreme Court seat vacancy, weeks before the 2020 General Election. NPR reports that Ginsburg dictated […]

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August 28, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Maestro de MCPS es Acusado de Abuso Sexual a Estudiante

Un maestro de las Escuelas Públicas del Condado de Montgomery (MCPS), que también fue candidato al Congreso de Maryland, fue arrestado el miércoles y enfrenta varios cargos por contacto sexual inapropiado a un estudiante de octavo grado. El Departamento de Policía del Condado de Montgomery dijo en un comunicado que existe la posibilidad de más […]

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August 27, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne and Jordan Lindsay

MCPS Teacher, Who Ran for Congress, Charged With Sexual Abuse of Student

A Montgomery County Public Schools teacher, who was also a former Maryland Congressional candidate, was arrested Wednesday and faces several charges for inappropriate sexual contact with an eighth-grade student. Montgomery County Police Department said in a statement that there’s a possibility of additional victims. Police say Maxwell Bero, 30, of Clarksburg allegedly had sexual interactions […]

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August 25, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Washington Grove Mayor: ‘The Absence of the Post Office Would Have a Devastating Effect’

John Compton, the mayor of Washington Grove, says the absence of a functioning post office would have a “devastating effect” on his small town, which takes up 200 acres of land. Washington Grove, the historical “town within a forest,” was incorporated in 1937, and is home to around 555 people with about 200 households. The […]

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August 21, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Trone, Officials Urge Postal Service to Safeguard Voting, Medicine Deliveries in Montgomery County

U.S. Rep. David Trone (D-Md.) and several elected officials in Montgomery County are urging U.S. Postmaster General Louis DeJoy not to mess with the United States Postal Service. Trone held a news conference outside of the Gaithersburg Post Office on Summit Avenue Friday, where two constituents spoke about their experiences with USPS delays. Victoria Paton, […]

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April 7, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for April 7 in Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, April 7 and it is World Health Day. World Health Day aims to bring awareness to health issues around the world. Because of the coronavirus, this year, more than others, we understand why this is an important day. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Council in Virtual Session:  […]

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March 27, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Trone Announces Two Bills Passed as Part of Dignity in Aging Act

U.S. Rep. David Trone (MD-06) announced Thursday that two of his bills to help aging citizens were signed into law.  The laws intend to reduce social isolation among seniors and increase access to care for people with younger-onset Alzheimer’s disease. The Protecting Older Americans from Social Isolation Act will support services that detect and prevent […]

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March 25, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for March 25 in Montgomery County

Today is Wednesday, March 25 and here are five things you need to know in Montgomery County: 1. County Transportation Resources for Adults, People with Disabilities:  Montgomery County Department of Transportation and Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services started a website with transportation services for older adults and persons with disabilities during the […]

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