Sean Trambley
Sean Trambley

Sean Trambley

Sean Trambley is a Contributor for The Well News. A seasoned communications and policy professional with more than a decade of communications experience in Washington, DC and California, Sean served as the Communications Director and Legislative Assistant for former Congressman Dennis Cardoza (D-CA) from 2008 until his retirement in 2012. Later, he joined the Democracy Initiative as the Sr. Communications Strategist, a coalition of 60 environment, labor, and civil rights organizations committed to democracy reform. Sean now resides in Martinez, California where he founded SMT Strategies and works as a communications and public affairs consultant for campaigns, non-profits, and corporations. In 2016, he was appointed to the Martinez Planning Commission and also serves on the board of the Contra Costa Young Democrats.


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December 7, 2020
by Sean Trambley
Wisconsin Governor Evers Announces CARES Grants

MADISON, Wis. — This week, Governor Tony Evers announced that COVID-19 Lodging Grants have been awarded to 663 Wisconsin lodging... Read More

MADISON, Wis. — This week, Governor Tony Evers announced that COVID-19 Lodging Grants have been awarded to 663 Wisconsin lodging operators.  The grants aim to provide stabilization to the state’s lodging industry as it continues to be impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and related reductions in... Read More

December 7, 2020
by Sean Trambley
Reps. Schneider, McKinley Support Legislation to Prevent Cuts to Hospital Payments

WASHINGTON — Rep. Brad Schneider, D-Ill., and Rep. David McKinley, R-W. Va., introduced bipartisan legislation to prevent cuts to hospital... Read More

WASHINGTON — Rep. Brad Schneider, D-Ill., and Rep. David McKinley, R-W. Va., introduced bipartisan legislation to prevent cuts to hospital payments through the duration of the COVID public health emergency.  The Medicare Sequester COVID Moratorium Act would delay the Medicare sequester through the duration of the... Read More

December 3, 2020
by Sean Trambley
DOT Issues New Rules Nixing Emotional Support Animals on Planes

WASHINGTON – In a release this week, the U.S. Department of Transportation announced new regulations for animals flying on planes,... Read More

WASHINGTON – In a release this week, the U.S. Department of Transportation announced new regulations for animals flying on planes, including guidance that no longer recognizes emotional support animals as service animals. Additionally, dogs will be the only animals recognized as service animals. Prior rules did... Read More

November 24, 2020
by Sean Trambley
Illinois Congressional Delegation Opposes Effort to End Food Stamp Program at Senior Living Facilities

WASHINGTON – Last week, U.S. Reps. Cheri Bustos, D-Ill., and Rodney Davis, R-Ill., along with U.S. Sens. Dick Durbin, D-Ill.,... Read More

WASHINGTON – Last week, U.S. Reps. Cheri Bustos, D-Ill., and Rodney Davis, R-Ill., along with U.S. Sens. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., and Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill., led the bipartisan Illinois Congressional delegation in sending a letter to the U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue.  The letter opposes... Read More

November 24, 2020
by Sean Trambley
Resolution Supporting Three Seas Initiative Unanimously Passes House

WASHINGTON – Last week, a bipartisan resolution introduced by Reps. Adam Kinzinger, R-Ill., and Marcy Kaptur, D-Ohio, supporting the Three... Read More

WASHINGTON – Last week, a bipartisan resolution introduced by Reps. Adam Kinzinger, R-Ill., and Marcy Kaptur, D-Ohio, supporting the Three Seas Initiative unanimously passed the U.S. House of Representatives. The Three Seas Initiative is a strategic partnership of twelve Central and Eastern European nations with the... Read More

November 24, 2020
by Sean Trambley
Espaillat-Rooney Bill Boosts Funding and Cooperation in the Caribbean

WASHINGTON – Last week, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a bipartisan measure increasing funding to the Caribbean Basin Security... Read More

WASHINGTON – Last week, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a bipartisan measure increasing funding to the Caribbean Basin Security Initiative to help combat corruption and illicit drug trafficking between the United States and Caribbean nations. Introduced by Reps. Adriano Espaillat, D-N.Y., and Francis Rooney, R-Fla.,... Read More

November 16, 2020
by Sean Trambley
Wyoming Governor Directs CARES Act Funds to Assist Residents Seeking Health Insurance

CHEYENNE, Wyo. – Gov. Mark Gordon recently directed federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act funds to assist Wyoming... Read More

CHEYENNE, Wyo. – Gov. Mark Gordon recently directed federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act funds to assist Wyoming residents in signing up for health insurance. Governor Gordon allocated $600,000 for the effort, which will be directed to the Enroll Wyoming Program.  The funds will... Read More

November 16, 2020
by Sean Trambley
Bipartisan Coalition Leads Charge to Strengthen Partnerships with African Nations

WASHINGTON – Reps. Jimmy Panetta, D-Calif., Anthony G. Brown, D-Md., Austin Scott, R-Ga., and Richard Hudson, R-N.C., have introduced the... Read More

WASHINGTON – Reps. Jimmy Panetta, D-Calif., Anthony G. Brown, D-Md., Austin Scott, R-Ga., and Richard Hudson, R-N.C., have introduced the Africa Foreign Relations, International Cooperation, and Assistance Act, H.R. 8186, to enhance security and economic partnerships between the United States and African countries.   The bill requires... Read More

November 16, 2020
by Sean Trambley
Kind Finds Federal Funding for Wisconsin Telehealth Services and Distance Learning

WASHINGTON — Rep. Ron Kind, D-Wisc., announced nearly $2,000,000 in grants to support telehealth services and distance learning in Wisconsin. ... Read More

WASHINGTON — Rep. Ron Kind, D-Wisc., announced nearly $2,000,000 in grants to support telehealth services and distance learning in Wisconsin.  The grants, approved by the United States Department of Agriculture Rural Development, were awarded to St. Vincent Hospital and the HSHS System to help purchase telehealth... Read More

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