Press Releases

Jul 9, 2014

Delegation Announces $1.9 Million in Assistance to RI Crime Victims

We have a responsibility to help victims of crime get back on their feet and recover.

Jul 8, 2014

RI Receives Over $432,000 in Federal Funds to Improve Recreation Areas

Public lands, parks and wilderness are national treasures which warrant our steadfast protection; and it is Congress’ responsibility, through support of programs like LWCF, to ensure this work is achieved.

Jul 7, 2014

Cicilline Tours Mental Health Association of Rhode Island

Congratulations to the Mental Health Association of Rhode Island on winning these federal funds to support their important work to combat homelessness.

Jul 4, 2014

Cicilline Statement on Independence Day

I wish you and your family a safe and enjoyable Fourth of July.

Jun 30, 2014

Cicilline Condemns Supreme Court Decision in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby

Issues: Women's Issues

I am deeply disappointed with the Supreme Court’s ruling and will continue working to stop attacks on women’s access to complete health care services and to advance women’s basic rights. This fight is not over.

Jun 26, 2014

Cicilline, DeLauro, Grijalva Introduce Legislation to Stop Gamesmanship in the Oil Markets

Excessive oil speculation spikes gas prices and hurts middle class families. I will keep fighting for common-sense solutions to protect Rhode Island consumers by ending these outrageous practices on Wall Street.

Jun 26, 2014

Cicilline Joins Bipartisan Group of Lawmakers to Introduce Bill to Renew Unemployment Insurance

This bipartisan House bill could represent a potential breakthrough in an effort to extend unemployment benefits for millions of Americans.

Jun 26, 2014

RI Receives Over $850,000 to End Homelessness

A good home provides the foundation upon which individuals and families thrive, children learn and grow, and communities prosper.

Jun 26, 2014

Rhode Island Delegation Announces $900,000 AFG Grant for Providence Fire Department

FEMA has issued the award as part of its Assistance to Firefighter Grants program, which helps fire departments and emergency medical service organizations meet their equipment, training, and other needs.

Jun 25, 2014

Democratic Lawmakers Seek Meeting with Majority Leader-Elect McCarthy to Discuss Path Forward on Unemployment Insurance

U.S. Congressman David N. Cicilline today unveiled a letter to House Majority Leader-elect Kevin McCarthy requesting to meet to discuss a path forward to renew unemployment insurance.