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Cicilline held a neighborhood supper on Tuesday, June 28, to discuss strategies for providing a jolt to Rhode Island's economy, as well as to discuss Republican attempts to "end" Medicare. Topics of discussion included budget challenges, Medicare, and Social Security.
More than 40 House members, many of them fellow Democratic liberals, have joined Rep. David N. Cicilline in asking President Obama to accelerate his planned timetable for withdrawing U.S. troops from Afghanistan.
From individuals and small business owners to leaders in the non-profit community, over 100 people gathered at the Blackstone Valley Visitors Center on Tuesday for a federal grant workshop on health care funding hosted by U.S. Rep. David Cicilline (D-RI).
Huffington Post: Cicilline Leads Colleagues in Urging the President to Accelerate The Withdrawal of Afghanistan Forces
On the heels of the President's announcement last week to begin withdrawing 10,000 American troops from Afghanistan, U.S. Congressman David Cicilline (D-RI) led a bipartisan group of his colleagues in a message to the President requesting a larger drawdown and an accelerated timetable.
The president was right in his Wednesday night speech that we need to begin bringing our troops home from Afghanistan. But a counter-terrorism strategy doesn’t need 70,000 boots on the ground, any more than it needed 100,000 boots on the ground. What the president needed to tell us is how — and when — he’s going to bring all the troops home.
U.S. Representative David Cicilline (D-RI) will host a neighborhood supper for First District constituents next week. The supper will take place on Tuesday, June 28, 2011 at 5 P.M. at Franklin Court, 150 Franklin St., Bristol.
Every time you turn on the television, you hear another politician telling us that America is broke - and the solutions always seem to be the same: cut taxes for millionaires while cutting Medicare and Social Security for seniors; preserve billions in subsidies for big oil companies, while ending job training programs for working people. But the real problem is that our system is broken.
As the 129 green- and gold-robed members of the North Smithfield Class of 2011 stood together for the last time, emotions were high. Unfortunately, the graduation ceremony was held inside the gymnasium due to rain, as the dreaded "every other year" curse has foretold for years now. But this did not dampen the spirits of the graduates and their families on their commencement.
Woonsocket Patch: Cicilline, Local Health Officials Discuss Affordable Health Care Act and Access To Grants
A crowd of about 100 area social workers turned out for the first of a series of presentations sponsored by Congressman David Cicilline’s office to help guide local service providers to a number of federal grants. The event focused on the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and was held at the Blackstone Valley Visitor's Center in Pawtucket.
Rhode Island will receive $524,394 to provide re-employment and eligibility assessments to residents receiving unemployment insurance. Rhode Island is one of 37 states and the District of Columbia to share $48.7 million in funding from the U.S. Department of Labor.