Press Releases

May 26, 2015

Statement by the Press Secretary on H.R. 606, H.R. 651, H.R. 1075, H.R. 1191, S. 1124

On Friday, May 22, 2015, the President signed into law H.R. 651, which designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 820 Elmwood Avenue in Providence, Rhode Island, as the Sister Ann Keefe Post Office

May 15, 2015

Cicilline Amendment to Strengthen Cyprus Ties Adopted in House of Representatives

The U.S. House of Representatives this morning adopted an amendment offered by Congressman David Cicilline (D-RI) to the National Defense Authorization Act regarding the U.S. arms embargo in Cyprus and its impact on U.S. national security interests.

May 14, 2015

House Adopts Cicilline’s “Brickle Amendment” to National Defense Authorization Act

It is only commonsense that the Department of Defense and Department of State should be transparent about their efforts to provide contract opportunities to American manufacturing companies.

May 13, 2015

USA FREEDOM Act Clears House of Representatives

Bipartisan measure ends NSA's controversial bulk data collection program.

May 13, 2015

Cicilline Pushes for Long-Term Reauthorization of Highway Trust Fund

Expiration at end of May could endanger 1,689 Rhode Island jobs, more than $200 million in federal funding

May 6, 2015

Recognizing Artistic Excellence in RI, State Gets $862,800 Boost from Federal NEA Grants

Congressional delegation, governor announce federal funds to help support both new and established art projects, including workshops, free performances, exhibitions, and arts education programs.

Apr 30, 2015

House Judiciary Committee Advances Critical Legislation Co-Sponsored By Cicilline to End Bulk Data Collection, Protect Civil Liberties

Judiciary Committee sends USA Freedom Act to House floor following uproar over NSA’s domestic surveillance efforts

Apr 29, 2015

House Passes Cicilline Bill to Honor Sister Ann Keefe

The U.S. House of Representatives today passed H.R. 651 – legislation introduced by Congressman David N. Cicilline to rename the U.S. Post Office located at 820 Elmwood Avenue in Providence in honor of the late Sister Ann Keefe.

Apr 24, 2015

Cicilline Hosts Perez for Tour, "Lead on Leave" Roundtable

“Secretary Perez and his colleagues in the Obama administration are doing incredible work right now to bring greater attention to the issue of paid leave, and I thank him for joining us in Rhode Island today.”

Apr 23, 2015

Cicilline Praises Senate Confirmation of Loretta Lynch

Issues: Women's Issues

Loretta Lynch has demonstrated her commitment to protecting civil rights, fighting political corruption, and holding the financial industry accountable.