Press Releases

Jul 27, 2015

Cicilline Urges Attorney General to Investigate Louisiana Shooter’s Legal Handgun Purchase

U.S. Congressman David N. Cicilline (D-RI), a member of the House Judiciary Committee, today requested that the Attorney General of the United States, Loretta Lynch, open an investigation into how John Russell Houser was able to legally purchase a handgun despite being involuntarily committed to a mental institution in 2008.

Jul 23, 2015

Cicilline Introduces Equality Act to Prohibit Discrimination Against LGBT Community

Issues: LGBT Issues

Congressman David N. Cicilline announced the introduction of the Equality Act, legislation to extend anti-discrimination protections in public accommodations, housing, employment, federal funding, education, credit, and jury service.

Jul 21, 2015

Delegation & Raimondo Announce $250,000 in Federal Funds to Benefit RI Youth with Substance Abuse Disorders

The funding comes via HHS’s Center for Substance Abuse Treatment, which promotes substance abuse treatment and recovery services, and seeks to reduce barriers to access to high-quality care.

Jul 20, 2015

Road, bridge improvements on tap in Central Falls, Pawtucket

The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is continuing its efforts to restore the state's roadways and bridges with an improvement project along Dexter Street in Central Falls and Pawtucket.

Jul 18, 2015

Cicilline Statement on Death of Jim Gillen

Jim was a passionate advocate for the recovery movement and an inspiration to so many struggling with addiction today.

Jul 16, 2015

CCRI to Receive Major Federal Grant to Help Disadvantaged Students Succeed in College

TRIO SSS program could provide as much as $2.7 million to help first-generation and other new CCRI students succeed in the classroom and beyond

Jul 14, 2015

Cicilline Statement on P5+1 Agreement with Iran

As a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, I look forward to thoroughly reviewing the details of this proposed agreement.

Jul 13, 2015

Cicilline Joins Small Business Committee Chair to Expand Access to Capital for Small Businesses

Bipartisan legislation will increase outstanding leverage available to SBICs by $125 million annually

Jul 9, 2015

Cicilline Leads House Effort to Support Free, Fair Elections in Ukraine

The United States has always been a beacon of freedom and opportunity for the rest of the world, and it is important that we stand with the people of Ukraine during this uncertain time

Jul 8, 2015

Cicilline Introduces Bill to Protect Privacy of Consumer Data

The Consumer Privacy Protection Act will help modernize standards for protecting consumer data and provide some much-needed peace of mind for American consumers