Driven by personal loss, David Trone keeps a laser focus in Congress: Ending the opioid epidemic


With that irony in mind, Trone said he has tried to champion what he called progressive business practices, such as hiring returning citizens at Total Wine — or, in his office, people in recovery. “I know that whenever I say I have a [medically assisted treatment] appointment, that’s treated like holy ground,” Regan Riley, who works for Trone, said during a roundtable at the treatment center where she has been a patient since she quit drinking last year.