Press Releases

Jul 30, 2014

Cicilline: VA Reform Bill a Win for Veterans

Our nation’s veterans have bravely stood watch, keeping our country safe and protecting the liberties we cherish, and we have a solemn responsibility to provide them with all the services and support they so richly deserve.

Jul 29, 2014

Cicilline Statement on Extension of Iran Nuclear Negotiations

Iran’s nuclear program poses a grave threat to U.S. national security interests and Iran must not be permitted to develop nuclear weapons.

Jul 28, 2014

Cicilline Calls on Congress to Focus on Economy

With less than four legislative days before Congress adjourns and leaves town for a month long recess, House Republicans are wasting time pursuing a politically motivated lawsuit against President Obama.

Jul 22, 2014

Cicilline Helps Advance Bill to Support RI Manufacturers

I am proud to support the Hollings Manufacturing Extension Partnership to help give Rhode Island manufacturers the resources they need to compete successfully, grow jobs, and get our state and national economy moving again.

Jul 22, 2014

Cicilline Meets with Ambassadors to El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras

I appreciate Ambassadors Altschul, Ligorria, and Reyes taking the time to meet with us today. It was an important opportunity to convey directly to the Ambassadors the urgency of doing all they can to discourage parents from sending their children unaccompanied to the United States.

Jul 19, 2014

Honoring the 166th Anniversary of the Women’s Rights Convention at Seneca Falls

166 years ago today hundreds of women gathered in Seneca Falls, New York to advance women’s rights in the United States.

Jul 17, 2014

Reed, Whitehouse & Cicilline Announce Funding for Art Project in Pawtucket

Rhode Island is home to many talented and creative artists, and these federal funds will help display their work to give motorists who are traveling through Pawtucket a more picturesque commute.

Jul 17, 2014

RI Receives Nearly $200K for Coastal Resiliency Project

While current information can help us prepare for some of these very serious threats, the Beach SAMP will help us carefully monitor and track storms and rising sea levels to help homeowners and businesses mitigate the effects posed by global climate change.

Jul 17, 2014

Cicilline, Rigell Seek Mandatory Ethics Training for Members of Congress

Serving in Congress is an honor and a privilege, and it’s important to provide ethics training to Members of Congress to prevent violations of the public trust and send a strong signal to those we represent that Members of Congress work for them and not for themselves.

Jul 15, 2014

House Approves Highway Funding Bill

he Highway Trust Fund is a critical resource that supports funding for our roads, highways and bridges—and hundreds of thousands of jobs across the country.