Press Releases

Jul 27, 2016

Cicilline Asks President to Cut Off Trump's Access to Classified Intel

U.S. Congressman David N. Cicilline (D-RI), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, today requested that, in the interest of protecting America’s national security, President Obama withhold classified materials and briefings from Donald Trump, the Republican nominee for President.

Jul 27, 2016

RI Wins $13.1M Federal TIGER Grant for Pawtucket, Central Falls Rail Station

Congressman Cicilline announced a $13.1 million federal boost for building a new commuter rail station long-sought by Pawtucket and Central Falls

Jul 25, 2016

Rhode Island Housing Opens New HelpCenter and Hardest Hit Fund Office in Warwick

Issues: Housing

Congressman David Cicilline announced more than $36 million in additional funding for the Hardest Hit Fund Rhode Island (HHFRI) program.

Jul 14, 2016

Gun Violence Prevention Task Force Announces Rep. David Cicilline as New Task Force Vice Chair

U.S. Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-5), Chair of the House Gun Violence Prevention Task Force, today announced that Task Force member Rep. David Cicilline (RI-1) will now serve on the Task Force as one of 13 Vice Chairs.

Jul 13, 2016

RI Nets $17.776M Federal Grant to Help Fund Hiring Of 95 Firefighters

Over $15M for Providence to fund hiring of 80 firefighters & $2.76M to help Cranston fill 15 firefighter positions

Jul 8, 2016

Whitehouse Praises House Passage of Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act with Langevin, Cicilline Support

Legislation to address addiction crisis clears House, heads for Senate

Jul 8, 2016

Cicilline Statement on Shootings in Dallas

“I am shocked and outraged by the despicable, premeditated mass shooting last night that targeted the men and women of the Dallas Police Department," said Congressman Cicilline.

Jul 7, 2016

Cicilline Statement on Deaths of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile

U.S. Congressman David N. Cicilline (D-RI) issued the following statement on the officer-involved shooting deaths of Alton Sterling in Louisiana and Philando Castile in Minnesota.

Jul 7, 2016

$1.3 Million in New Funding to Fight Homelessness in Rhode Island

“This grant will provide critical housing and support services to thousands of homeless Rhode Islanders who are struggling to get back up on their feet,” said Congressman Cicilline.

Jul 1, 2016

RI Delegation Announces $500K for Providence-Cranston Partnership to Reduce Recidivism

Federal grant to provide employment services for transitioning offenders