U.S. Rep. David Trone

July 6, 2021 | Michael Hernández

Pagos de Crédito Tributario para Hijos Comienzan el 15 de Julio

A partir del 15 de julio, muchas familias trabajadoras en todo el país recibirán pagos mensuales para apoyar las necesidades del cuidado infantil. Incluido en el Plan de Rescate Estadounidense, que el presidente Joe Biden promulgó en marzo, hay un Crédito Tributario por Hijos ampliado, que aumenta el crédito a $3,600 por niño para niños de […]

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July 2, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Child Tax Credit Payments Begin July 15

Many working families across the nation are about to receive monthly payments to support childcare needs beginning July 15. Included in the American Rescue Plan, which President Joe Biden signed into law in March, is an expanded Child Tax Credit, which increases the credit to $3,600 per child for children ages 5 and under, and […]

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June 25, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Trone on Infrastructure: What’s in It for Montgomery County?

After months of negotiations, President Joe Biden announced Thursday that a bipartisan infrastructure deal has been struck between a group of Democratic and Republican senators. According to Axios, “The deal will cost $1.2 trillion over eight years, or $974 billion over five years and offers more than $550 billion in new spending.” President Biden emerges […]

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June 23, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

‘This Year has Been Pretty Rough’: Panelists Address Increased Mental Health Issues in Schools

Students, parents, teachers and administrators all suffered during the past year of virtual teaching, creating stress and mental health issues that often were not dealt with, according to panelists who spoke during a webinar Wednesday organized by U.S. Rep. David Trone. “This year has been pretty rough,” declared Kyson Taylor, a rising twelfth grader at […]

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April 26, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Maryland Sen. Kagan Honored for Advocacy, Social Justice Work

Maryland Sen. Cheryl Kagan, who represents Gaithersburg and Rockville, was called “a life-long champion” for both Montgomery County and “the entire state of Maryland,” by U.S. Sen. Chris Van Hollen as she received the 2021 Hyman Bookbinder Award from AJC, the American Jewish Committee, April 25. U.S. Rep. Jamie Raskin called her “our beloved senator” […]

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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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March 22, 2021 | Michelle Queen

5 Things to Know Today, March 22, In Montgomery County

Today is Monday, March 22, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. North Bethesda Road Closure:  The intersection of Executive Boulevard and Old Georgetown Road in North Bethesda will be completely closed to traffic for five months starting today. 2. Council Media Briefing: Council President Tom Hucker and Maryland Senator Chris […]

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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 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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