Press Releases

Dec 25, 2015

Cicilline Celebrates Christmas with U.S. Troops Serving in Iraq

U.S. Congressman David N. Cicilline spent the Christmas holidays in Baghdad, Iraq where he thanked American troops for their service and sacrifice during the holiday season.

Dec 16, 2015

Delegation Announces $277,850 for URI Fisheries Research

The RI congressional delegation announced $227,850 in National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration funding for a team based at the University of Rhode Island to research the effects of climate change on Atlantic fisheries.

Dec 16, 2015

Cicilline and 123 House Colleagues Introduce Assault Weapons Ban of 2015

U.S. Congressman David N. Cicilline (D-RI), along with 123 co-sponsors, today introduced the Assault Weapons Ban of 2015 to prohibit the sale, transfer, production, and importation of new military-style weapons and high-capacity magazines.

Dec 15, 2015

DEM Breaks Ground on New "Green" Beach Pavilion at Lincoln Woods

"I applaud the Department of Rhode Island Environmental Management on this important milestone. I look forward to continuing to work with them as this project moves ahead."

Dec 9, 2015

After School Advocates Applaud Cicilline’s Work to Include New, Strengthened Provisions in Education Bill

Issues: Education

Rhode Island education and after school advocates praised U.S. Congressman David N. Cicilline today for his work to include after school initiatives in the Every Student Succeeds Act.

Dec 8, 2015

Rhode Island Arts Groups Receive $125,000 in Federal Grants

U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse and Congressmen Jim Langevin and David Cicilline cheered $125,000 in National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) funding for Rhode Island arts organizations.

Dec 4, 2015

RI Delegation Backs FAST Act to Boost Transportation Investment in RI

New 5-year bill authorizes an average of over $270 million a year for RI transportation programs

Dec 3, 2015

RI Receives Additional $4.3 Million to Upgrade Newport’s Gateway Center

Increased federal funding to accommodate more comprehensive project which will include “green infrastructure” improvements

Dec 3, 2015

Reps Juan Vargas, David N. Cicilline and Bill Pascrell, Jr Lead Letter to the House Committee on Appropriations to Increase Funding for Refugee Related-Accounts

"Providing adequate funding for refugee assistance and resettlement will ensure that we thoroughly and expeditiously screen refugees in order to do our part to help those fleeing unspeakable violence."

Dec 3, 2015

Delegation Announces $18.2 Million for Water Infrastructure Improvements in Rhode Island

U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse and Congressmen Jim Langevin and David Cicilline announced $18.2 million in federal funding for water infrastructure projects in Rhode Island.