Press Releases

Sep 28, 2016

Federal Spending Bill Passed by Congress Includes Cicilline Request for Full Funding of Veterans Crisis Line

Congress passed a continuing resolution, which now heads to President Obama’s desk, that includes Congressman Cicilline’s request for full federal funding to staff the Veterans Crisis Line (VCL) 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for all of Fiscal Year 2017.

Sep 28, 2016

Dems to Ryan: No Break Without Action on Gun Violence

Cicilline, Clark, Lewis, Larson, Thompson, Esty demand action on national epidemic

Sep 28, 2016

Cicilline Introduces Bipartisan SEEED Commission Act to Support Social Enterprise Community

Congressman Cicilline announced the introduction of the bipartisan Social Enterprise Ecosystem and Economic Development (SEEED) Commission Act.

Sep 27, 2016

Cicilline Statement on Passing of Shimon Peres

U.S. Congressman David N. Cicilline (D-RI), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, issued the following statement on the passing of Shimon Peres

Sep 27, 2016

Federal Delegation Applauds Grant to Purchase 250 Body Cameras for Providence Police

$375,000 award from the Justice Department will boost community policing strategy

Sep 23, 2016

Following News that Trump Advisor Met with Russian Intelligence Official, Cicilline Renews Call to Suspend Access to Classified Briefings for Republican Nominee

Congressman Cicilline issued the following statement today after a Yahoo News report revealed that a leading member of Trump’s foreign policy team met recently with the Russian official responsible for collecting intelligence on the U.S. election.

Sep 21, 2016

U.S. House Passes Cicilline’s BABIES Act

Legislation requiring safe, sanitary, and appropriate baby-changing facilities in federal buildings now moves to Senate

Sep 16, 2016

EPA Announces Over $4.6 Million in Grants for Coastal Watersheds in Southeast New England

Congressman Cicilline joined Sen. Jack Reed and Regional EPA Administrator Curt Spalding Friday to announce $4,637,000 for eight grants focused on coastal watershed efforts in southeast Rhode Island and Massachusetts.

Sep 14, 2016

Cicilline Statement on Historic Aid Agreement with Israel

Congressman Cicilline issued the following statement today after President Obama signed an historic Memorandum of Understanding with the Israeli government to provide $38 billion in security aid over ten years.

Sep 9, 2016

Cicilline Statement on 15th Anniversary of September 11th

U.S. Congressman David N. Cicilline (D-RI) issued the following statement on the anniversary of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.

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