Press Releases

Nov 30, 2016

RI to Receive $6 Million for Early Education

State Awarded $6,043,131 in Preschool Development Grants

Nov 18, 2016


The Democratic Members of the House Committee on the Judiciary issued the following joint statement in response to President-elect Donald Trump's announcement that U.S. Senator Jeff Sessions (R-AL) would be his choice for Attorney General.

Nov 16, 2016

Cicilline Leads 169 Reps Asking President-Elect Trump to Reverse Bannon Appointment

169 members of the U.S. House, led by Congressman David N. Cicilline (D-RI), today sent a letter asking President-elect Donald Trump to rescind alt-right leader Steve Bannon’s appointment as White House Chief Strategist.

Nov 15, 2016

Cicilline, Democrats to Request President-Elect Withdraw Bannon Appointment

Congressman Cicilline is circulating a letter to colleagues on Capitol Hill today that requests President-elect Donald Trump rescind his appointment of alt-right leader Steve Bannon as White House Chief Strategist

Nov 9, 2016

Cicilline Statement on Trump Election

Congressman Cicilline issued the following statement on the results of the 2016 elections.

Oct 18, 2016

Cicilline Statement on Cost of Living Adjustment for Seniors

Congressman Cicilline issued the following statement after the Social Security Administration announced Social Security recipients will only receive a 0.3% cost of living adjustment next year.

Oct 18, 2016

Whitehouse, URI Business Engagement Center Convene RI Textile Innovation Network

Newly-formed trade group will promote textile industry growth, collaboration

Oct 7, 2016

President Obama Signs Cicilline's BABIES ACT into Law

U.S. Congressman David N. Cicilline (D-RI), who introduced the bipartisan BABIES Act earlier this year, issued the following statement after President Obama signed the proposal into law today.

Oct 6, 2016

Cicilline Applauds Selection of First Portuguese UN Secretary-General

Congressman Cicilline issued the following statement on the United Nations Security Council’s vote to elect former Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Guterres as the ninth United Nations secretary-general.

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.