Press Releases

May 13, 2016

Cicilline Slams House Proposal to Cut Billions in Food Stamp Funding

This is yet another example of Republican leaders in Congress not understanding the struggles families face and the growing incidence of hunger in this country.

May 10, 2016

RI to Receive Over $1 Million to Support the Arts & Expand Cultural Education Opportunities

I am delighted that the National Endowment for the Arts is directing more than $1 million today in new federal investments to benefit local Rhode Island artists and establish new opportunities for creativity and artistic expression.

May 6, 2016

RI Health Centers Receive Nearly $3 Million to Expand Services

Issues: Health Care

“Community Health Centers help uninsured Rhode Islanders access high quality health care, reducing health disparities and boosting our local economies,” said Congressman David Cicilline, who is advocating for community health center funding this year.

Apr 28, 2016

Rhode Island Earns Federal Support for Innovative New Program to Improve Care for Elders and Adults with Disabilities

Issues: Health Care

"Rhode Island is leading the way in developing an innovative program to integrate Medicaid and Medicare offerings,” said Congressman Cicilline.

Apr 28, 2016

Cicilline Remarks at Press Conference Calling for Hearing on Equality Act

Issues: LGBT Issues

If Republicans want to vote against the Equality Act, then so be it. But they should at least have the courage to hold a hearing and tell their constituents why they think LGBT Americans don’t deserve the same rights and liberties as all other Americans.

Apr 27, 2016

RI to Receive $1.25 Million in Re-Employment Grants

"These new resources will strengthen our local economy and help put Rhode Islanders back to work,” said Congressman Cicilline.

Apr 25, 2016

Delegation Announces $100,000 to Help Young Ex-Offenders in Providence Find Housing, Work

"This is an important step towards reforming our broken criminal justice system. In Rhode Island, African-American children are nine times more likely to be placed into juvenile detention."

Apr 22, 2016

Cicilline Helps Lead Nearly 100 House Members in Pushing for Hearings on Democracy Reform

U.S. Congressman David N. Cicilline (D-RI) is co-leading an effort in the U.S. House to restore American democracy and ensure the voices of everyday Americans are heard in Congress.

Apr 21, 2016

Cicilline Announces $26.9 Million in Hardest Hit Funds for Rhode Island

Constituents encouraged to contact Pawtucket office for information on available assistance