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U.S House Approves Bill to Boost Minimum Wage to $15 Per Hour

By Robin Bravender Maryland Matters WASHINGTON ― The U.S. House on Thursday voted to hike the federal minimum wage to $15 per hour by 2025. The measure has little chance of being enacted by the GOP-led Senate, but will be widely touted by ... Read more

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David Trone for Congress in Maryland

By Editorial Board Washington Post DAVID TRONE, the wine and liquor retailing magnate making his second run for Congress in Maryland, has a credible claim to the title of Most Improved Candidate, at least in the Washington region. Having ... Read more

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Sinclair faces fallout from viewers and Democratic candidates over ‘fake news’ promos

By Paul Farhi Washington Post First Sinclair Broadcast Group got lacerated by the public and other news organizations for its controversial promotional campaign. Now some political candidates are joining in. The company is facing calls by ... Read more

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Opioid Crisis Hits Home

By David Trone Cumberland Times-News In the final days of 2016, a North Carolina halfway house called to say my nephew was missing. It wasn’t the first call I’d gotten about Ian. He was like our fifth child and the focus of my attention for many ... Read more

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Progress in Addressing Opioid Crisis Collides With White House Policy

By David Trone Frederick News-Post In the final days of 2016, a North Carolina halfway house called to say my nephew was missing. It wasn’t the first called I’d gotten about Ian. He was like our fifth child and the focus of my attention for many ... Read more

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Opioid Crisis Hits Home for Maryland man

By David Trone Herald-Mail In the final days of 2016, a North Carolina halfway house called to say my nephew was missing. It wasn’t the first call I’d gotten about Ian. He was like our fifth child and the focus of my attention for many years. We ... Read more

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David Trone Stays High Profile as he Considers Political Future

By Bill Turque Washington Post Wine executive David Trone has been testing the waters in two of Maryland’s marquee 2018 races: for Montgomery county executive or, if Rep. John Delaney (D) runs for governor, the Sixth Congressional District. The ... Read more

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The Opioid Crisis Hits Home for Maryland man

By David Trone Baltimore Sun In the final days of 2016, a North Carolina halfway house called to say my nephew was missing. It wasn’t the first called I’d gotten about Ian. He was like our fifth child and the focus of my attention for many ... Read more

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Founder of $3 Billion Total Wine & More Discusses His Career and His Future in Politics

By Peter High Forbes David Trone has been on a mission for quite some time. First, that mission took the form of entrepreneurship, then philanthropy, and finally politics. He learned entrepreneurship at the knee of his father, who developed a ... Read more

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ACLU Makes the Case For Giving Formerly Incarcerated a Fair Chance at Employment

By Monique Judge The Root One in 3 American adults—70 million in total—have a criminal record, making it difficult for them to re-enter their communities, find gainful employment, build stability and find success after incarceration. A report ... Read more

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