Press Releases

Nov 20, 2014

Cicilline Statement on President’s Address on Executive Order on Immigration

Tonight, President Obama took a historic step in addressing our broken immigration system and outlined a bold plan to keep families together by providing relief to millions of individuals working to build a better life for themselves and their families.

Nov 20, 2014

Cicilline Helps Advance Ebola Emergency Response Act

The Ebola outbreak is having horrific effects on individuals, families and public health infrastructure. This bill provides a comprehensive response strategy to stem the spread of this awful disease and prevent future outbreaks.

Nov 20, 2014

Cicilline, Rigell Press House Leaders to Adopt Stronger Ethics Training Rules

It is our belief that a change in House Rules will help increase understanding and reduce confusion of the rules, help decrease the number of future ethics violations by Members, and, most importantly, help restore the public’s faith and trust in Congress.

Nov 18, 2014

Cicilline, House Members Celebrate White House Display of Armenian Orphan Rug

oday we celebrate the display of the Armenian Orphan Rug at the White House Visitor Center. This great artifact is both a symbol of the strong relationship between Armenia and the U.S. and a stark reminder about the first genocide of the modern era.

Nov 18, 2014

RI Delegation Lauds Approval of Block Island Wind Farm Transmission Line

Issues: Energy

Rhode Island is leading the way in a clean energy future and this announcement marks important progress in the Ocean State and across the nation in harnessing renewable energy sources.

Nov 14, 2014

Cicilline, Bass Introduce Congressional Resolution to Honor Health Workers Responding to Ebola

Issues: Health Care

Health workers and volunteers who are on the frontlines combatting the Ebola virus are risking their lives to treat patients and stop the spread of this terrible and deadly disease. We owe them a tremendous debt of gratitude for their bravery

Nov 13, 2014

House Approves National Estuary Program Funding Bill

Issues: Environment

The Narragansett Bay is an essential part of Rhode Island’s economy and culture, and connects Rhode Islander’s with nature and the sea.

Nov 11, 2014

Congressman Cicilline Honors Our Nation's Veterans

Issues: Veterans

Today we join as a nation to honor the lives and sacrifices of the brave men and women who have worn the uniform of the United States Armed Forces.

Oct 30, 2014

Congressman Cicilline Mourns Passing of Former Boston Mayor Tom Menino

Mayor Tom Menino was an outstanding Mayor of the City of Boston, a city he deeply loved, for more than 20 years.

Oct 18, 2014

Congressman Cicilline Praises Appointment of Ebola Czar, Calls on CDC to Take Critical Steps to Protect Public Health

Cicilline raised the concern that not enough is being done to effectively identify and isolate individuals exposed to Ebola before they travel to the United States.