David Trone

[Congressional biography]

Born: September 21, 1955 in Cheverly, MD


  • Furman University, B.A., 1977
  • University of Pennsylvania, M.B.A., 1985


  • Founder/owner, Total Wine and More

Key House Vote Data for David Trone in 2020

Key vote data shown on this page comes from the Americans For Democratic Action (ADA) and Voteview.

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2020-01-09 Iran Withdrawal [HCONRES83] Passed
Directing the President under the War Powers Resolution to end the use of U.S. Armed Forces to fight Iran.

2020-01-15 Protecting Older Workers Against Discrimination Act [HR1230] Passed
Amends the ADEA Act making it illegal for age to be a motivating factor. It nullifies the Supreme Court decision in Gross v. FBL Financial that required proof that age be the sole motivating factor for adverse action on the basis of age.

2020-01-16 Cancel Student Loans [HJRES76] Passed
To override the President's veto of Congress' making it easier to cancel student loans where the educational institution misrepresented material facts.

2020-01-29 Student Borrower Credit Improvement Act [HR3621] Passed
Pressley (D-MA) bill which adds student credit protection against predatory and misleading student loans.

2020-02-05 Increasing Unfunded Liabilities by Removing a Fiscal Safeguard at the U.S. Postal Service [HR2382] Agreed To
Repeals the requirement that USPS prepay future retirement health benefits.

2020-02-06 Protecting the Right to Organize Act [HR2474] Passed
A comprehensive strengthening and restoring of the National Labor Relations Act, this bill expands various labor protections related to employees' rights to organize and collectively bargain in the workplace.

2020-02-06 Medicaid Block Grants [HRES826] Passed
Disapproving President Trump's harmful actions toward Medicaid and expressing the sense of the House that the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services should withdraw recent guidance regarding the approval of block grants under Medicaid demonstration waivers.

2020-02-07 Channeling Billions of Additional Funds to Puerto Rico under the Guise of "Disaster Relief" [HR5687] Passed
Provides FY2020 supplemental appropriations and expands tax credits to respond to recent natural disasters and emergencies that affected Puerto Rico and other U.S. territories.

2020-02-12 Protecting America's Wilderness Act [HR2546] Passed
This bill designates wilderness areas, potential wilderness areas, recreation areas, scenic areas, trails and wild and scenic rivers in Colorado, California and Washington, among others.

2020-02-13 Violating the Constitutional Amendment Process in Order to Advance the Long-Expired Equal Rights Amendment [HJRES79] Agreed To
This joint resolution eliminates the deadline for the ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment, which prohibits discrimination based on sex. The amendment was proposed to the states in House Joint Resolution 208 of the 92nd Congress, as agreed to in the Senate on March 22, 1972. The amendment shall be part of the Constitution whenever ratified by the legislatures of three-fourths of the states.

2020-02-28 Infringing Individual Liberties by Imposing Draconian Restrictions on the Nicotine Industry [HR2339] Passed
The Protecting American Lungs and Reversing the Youth Tobacco Epidemic Act of 2020 regulates e-cigarettes and limits flavored tobacco products, and revises requirements related to the safety, sale, and advertisement of tobacco products.

2020-03-05 Rights for Transportation Security Officers Act [HR1140] Passed
Restores federal employment rights of TSA employees.

2020-03-11 USA Freddom Reauthorization Act [HR6172] Passed
Reauthorizes gathering intelligence under FISA, somewhat limiting the FBI's obtaining records under FISA and opens some records, allowing the court to appoint amicus.

2020-05-15 Advancing an Endless List of Leftist Initiatives through the $3.4 Trillion HEROES Act [HR6800] Passed
Responds to Covid-19 and its impact on the economy, public health, state and local government, $1,200 for individuals, expands sick days, family and medical leave, unemployment insurance, food and housing assistance, aids farmers, small business and non-profits, helps employers pay premium pay to essential workers, expands some tax credits and deductions, funds for covid tests and contact tracing, no cost-sharing for covid treatment, expands moratorium on evictions and foreclosures, provisions for health insurance, student loans, prisons, and elections.

2020-06-26 Expanding Democratic Political Power through DC Statehood [HR51] Passed

2020-07-01 INVEST in America Act [HR2] Passed
Multi-areas of investment, including Surface Transportation program and Hazardous Materials Transportation; Buy American for highways, mass transit and rail; Water Resources Infrastructure housing and community development improvements such as retrofitting for broadband; USPS modernization including zero emission postal vehicles.

2020-07-21 Undermining the Trump Administration's Afghanistan Withdrawal Strategy [HR6395] Rejected
Omar (D-MN) amendment to National Defense Authorization Act for withdrawal of U.S. forces from Afghanistan.

2020-07-21 National Defense Authorization Act [HR6395] Failed
Pocan (D-WI) amendment which would reduce overall military allocation except for workforce and health care.

2020-07-29 Child Care Economic Recovery Act [HR7327] Passed
No Vote
Increases and makes refundable the child and dependent care tax credit, increases the exclusion from employee income and allows employer tax credit for certain fixed expenses for COVID-related closures.

2020-09-16 Equity and Inclusion Enforcement Act [HR2574] Passed
Authorizes private civil action for disparate impact violations of civil rights laws related to race, color or national origin (including anti-semitism), the same as for intentional violations.

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