Press Releases

Sep 8, 2016

Cicilline Statement on State Police Colonel Steven O’Donnell’s Retirement

Congressman Cicilline issued the following statement today concerning the retirement of Colonel of the State Police Steven O'Donnell.

Sep 8, 2016

Reps. Cicilline, Katko Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Address Synthetic Drug Epidemic

Legislation bans 22 dangerous synthetic substances, makes prosecution easier

Sep 2, 2016

RI Congressional Delegation Announces $160K for Fire Departments in East Greenwich & Portsmouth

Congressman Cicilline announced over $160,000 in federal funding to help fire departments in East Greenwich and Portsmouth purchase needed safety equipment and enhance training programs.

Sep 1, 2016

Cicilline Outlines Federal Workforce Training Strategy to Benefit Rhode Island

“We can’t let up until every Rhode Islander has the opportunity not just to make ends meet, but to get ahead," said Congressman Cicilline.

Aug 27, 2016

Cicilline Statement on Death of Former Pawtucket Mayor James E. Doyle

Congressman Cicilline issued the following statement on the passing of former Mayor of Pawtucket James Doyle.

Aug 25, 2016

Cicilline Announces Making College More Affordable Act

Legislation will simplify and reform student loan system, make college more affordable for millions

Aug 23, 2016

Mayor Grebien, Congressman Cicilline Welcome Senior Transport Shuttle to Fleet

Congressman Cicilline joined seniors at the Leon Mathieu Senior Center in Pawtucket to welcome the new Senior Transport Shuttle to the city’s fleet.

Aug 22, 2016

Following Federal Judge’s Ruling on Transgender Students, Cicilline Calls on Speaker Ryan to Bring Up Equality Act

"Judge O’Connor’s misguided ruling underscores that the only way to ensure equal treatment for LGBT Americans is if Congress prohibits discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity," said Congressman Cicilline.

Aug 22, 2016

RI Congressional Delegation Announces $385K in Fire & Rescue Funds for Lincoln, Narragansett, and Pawtucket

Congressman Cicilline announced new federal funding to help fire departments in Lincoln, Narragansett, and Pawtucket purchase new equipment.

Aug 16, 2016

Cicilline, Larson Call for Congressional Action to Strengthen Social Security

Members of U.S. House outline plan to expand benefits, cut taxes for seniors, and ensure Social Security works through 2100