Press Releases

Apr 16, 2015

New Pawtucket AmeriCorps Project Will Boost Graduation Rates; Connect Students to College, Career, and Service Opportunities

Issues: Education

The Connecting Futures Operation AmeriCorps project, led by the Pawtucket School Department, will support 64 AmeriCorps members over the next two years to improve graduation rates and connect more than 900 graduating Pawtucket seniors with one of five postgraduate opportunities.

Apr 16, 2015

Cicilline Speaks Out Against TPP, Stands Up for American Workers

Any agreement that promotes fast-track trade to advance the Trans-Pacific Partnership without thorough review and Congressional input is a bad deal for Rhode Island workers.

Apr 16, 2015

Cicilline Statement on Holocaust Remembrance Day

On Yom HaShoah, we remember the lives of all those who suffered during the Holocaust and commit ourselves to working towards a world that fully values the dignity of every human being.

Apr 16, 2015

Cicilline and Durbin: Tobacco Farms Are No Place for Kids

Congressman Cicilline and U.S. Senator Richard Durbin introduce legislation to protect children from the dangers of tobacco farming.

Apr 15, 2015

Cicilline Commemorates Anniversary of Boston Marathon Bombings

On this somber anniversary, we honor the victims of the horrific attacks at the Boston Marathon – men, women, and children who became victims while taking part in one of New England’s great civic traditions.

Apr 13, 2015

Israel, Carson, Polis, Cicilline, Takano Announce Resolution Against Discrimination of LGBT Americans

Issues: LGBT Issues

I am looking forward to working with colleagues on both sides of the aisle to ensure LGBT Americans are finally guaranteed the same rights and liberties that all of us hold sacred.

Apr 8, 2015

Whitehouse, Langevin, and Cicilline Lead Economic Development Administration Head on Tour of Rhode Island

“As the Rhode Island economy continues to recover, it’s important that we take advantage of every available opportunity to leverage federal funding that will get Rhode Islanders back to work and grow our economy,” said Congressman Cicilline.

Apr 7, 2015

Cicilline, Ashford Betting Dinner on Thursday’s Frozen Four Game

U.S. Congressmen David N. Cicilline (D-RI) and Brad Ashford (D-NE) today announced that they will wager dinner on the outcome of this Thursday’s Frozen Four matchup between the Providence College Friars and the University of Nebraska-Omaha Mavericks.

Apr 6, 2015

Whitehouse, Cicilline Introduce Community Partnerships in Education Act to Support Afterschool Learning

Issues: Education

I am proud to have authored the Community Partnerships in Education Act which will give Rhode Island’s young people engaging and impactful opportunities after their school day ends.

Apr 2, 2015

RI to Receive $7 Million to Enhance Emergency Preparedness

Rhode Island's Congressional Delegation and Governor Gina M. Raimondo today announced the state will receive a total of $7,046,001 in federal funding from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) State Homeland Security Program (SHSP) and Emergency Management Performance Grant Program (EMPG).