Press Releases

Apr 2, 2015

RI Delegation Announces $1.6 Million for RI Sea Grant

Issues: Environment

U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse and Congressmen Jim Langevin and David Cicilline announced over $1.6 million in federal funding from the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) for the Rhode Island Sea Grant Program.

Mar 31, 2015

Cicilline Announces Upcoming Legislation to End LGBT Discrimination

Issues: LGBT Issues

I am hopeful that Congress will recognize, as a majority of the American people have, that this issue is about fundamental human rights and transcends politics.

Mar 26, 2015

Cicilline Denounces “Magic Budget”

House Republican proposal destroys jobs, ends Medicare guarantee, gives few specifics on cuts.

Mar 25, 2015

Cicilline Applauds Committee Passage of Legislation Honoring Sister Ann Keefe

"Sister Ann’s work left a lasting impact on the lives of so many in Providence and across Rhode Island."

Mar 24, 2015

Delegation Announces $3.3 Million In Federal Head Start Grants for RI

Issues: Education

East Bay CAP and Cranston-based CCAP receive federal early childhood education funds.

Mar 16, 2015

Cicilline Announces 2015 Congressional Art Competition

U.S. Congressman David Cicilline (D-RI) announced the details of his annual Congressional Art Competition for students living in Rhode Island's First Congressional District.

Feb 27, 2015

Cicilline and Rigell Continue to Push for Bipartisan Legislation Requiring Ethics Training

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.

Feb 26, 2015

RI Delegation Announces $5.6 Million to Improve Disability Housing Assistance

Issues: Housing

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.

Feb 24, 2015

Cicilline Welcomes Appointment of Special Envoy for Human Rights of LGBT Persons

Issues: LGBT Issues

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.

Feb 14, 2015

Cicilline Delivers More than 4,000 Valentines to Rhode Island Veterans

Issues: Veterans

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.