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On a trip to Liberia this month, U.S. Rep. David N. Cicilline says he saw signs of progress and stability, but also signs that the West African nation’s hard-fought peace was still fragile, even a decade after its brutal civil war.
Rhode Island has won a $100,000 federal grant to help build a manufacturing and design center in the state, Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee and members of the state congressional delegation said Wednesday.
It was the third in a series of neighborhood meetings Cicilline is holding across the state. For more than two hours, the discussion was lively.
Rep. Cicilline will be pushing for several common sense gun safety bills, including one that would incentivize states to make sure they are providing the mental health status of gun purchase applicants.
I believe the United States cannot successfully vindicate an important international norm by engaging in unilateral military action.
Rep. David N. Cicilline said he will return to Washington Sunday afternoon to attend a meeting on Syria.
As a relatively junior Democrat in a Republican-dominated Congress, 1st District Rep. David Cicilline says he finds it “very frustrating” that a significant portion of the GOP “are not moving forward anything we need to get done,” in terms of the important issues facing the country.
“I think certainly there are things we need to do to reform that program to properly balance the security interests of our country and the privacy interests of American citizens,” Cicilline said.
U.S. Rep. David Cicilline is planning a series of "neighborhood conversation" meetings to talk with constituents during the congressional summer recess, beginning with a meeting Monday night at 5:30 p.m. in the Woonsocket Public Library, 303 Clinton Street.