Representatives David N. Cicilline (D-RI) and Scott Rigell (R-VA) this week reintroduced the ETHICS Act, a bipartisan piece of legislation requiring all Members of the House of Representatives to undergo annual ethics training.
Ensuring Rhode Islanders with disabilities and special needs have safe and affordable housing and the resources and support they need to thrive in the community is an essential step towards promoting healthy communities in our state.
U.S. Congressman David N. Cicilline (D-RI), Co-Chair of the Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus, released the following statement today recognizing the new Special Envoy for Human Rights of LGBT Persons, Randy Berry.
The ‘Valentines for Vets’ initiative is just one small way to honor our veterans and I’m delighted that so many students from around the District volunteered their time to help our veterans celebrate Valentine’s Day.
I call upon Chairman Smith to retract this statement and affirm that all human beings enjoy basic human rights, including LGBT individuals.
This proposal is a strong starting point for Congress to work together to produce a smart and sensible budget that reflects the priorities of working Americans, and I look forward to working with my colleagues to reach a final agreement that ensures all Americans share in our country’s growing recovery.
Human trafficking is modern-day slavery—its victims are robbed of both their freedom and their dignity, and these repulsive acts violate our deepest moral values.
Given the severity of this storm and how quickly it has developed, states and local agencies may need additional resources in order to effectively respond. With that in mind, we urge you to act quickly, as you have in the past, to approve any request for an emergency or a disaster declaration that is made by the State of Rhode Island.
This is welcome news to many families and seniors in Rhode Island who are struggling to afford high energy costs
President Obama delivered a bold speech about economic growth, equal opportunity and the promise of the American dream.