Press Releases

Jan 6, 2015

Cicilline Sworn In To 114th Congress

Being sworn in to the 114th Congress today was an incredible honor and I am tremendously grateful for the privilege to return to Congress to serve the people of Rhode Island.

Jan 2, 2015

Cicilline Statement on Passing of Former Governor Mario Cuomo

Governor Mario Cuomo was a leading voice for liberal causes, a fiercely proud Italian-American, and a passionate advocate for economic opportunity and equality for all.

Dec 31, 2014

Happy New Year!

I wish you and your family a very happy, healthy and peaceful New Year.

Dec 29, 2014

Governor Chafee, the Rhode Island Congressional Delegation, Governor-Elect Raimondo Make an International Business Announcement

Rhode Island’s workers, ports, highways and other assets make it an attractive gateway for international businesses to enter the U.S. market.

Dec 16, 2014

RI Delegation Applauds Major Health Care Grant

Issues: Health Care

Rhode Island health care leaders have worked hard on reforms that improve the quality of care and can lower costs for Rhode Island patients, and this award shows their work is paying off.

Dec 11, 2014

Cicilline Statement on House Passage of Cromnibus bill

This bill represents a big giveaway to the most powerful special interests in this country at the expense of everyday Americans and I could not, in good conscious, support this bill.

Dec 9, 2014

Cicilline Statement on CIA Torture Report

The Senate Intelligence Committee’s report is deeply disturbing.

Dec 5, 2014

RI Arts & Humanities Groups Receive $176,000 in Federal Grants

Rhode Island arts and humanities organizations support creative thinking, enhance culture, and provide significant economic benefits to cities and towns throughout the state.

Dec 4, 2014

House Approves Bill to Establish National Park in the Blackstone River Valley

Issues: Environment

This is great news for Rhode Island. The Blackstone River Valley is home to the birthplace of the Industrial Revolution and it’s long past time that this national treasure take a permanent place in the National Park System to preserve its historical significance for future generations of Rhode Islanders and visitors to enjoy.

Nov 25, 2014

RI Awarded Nearly $341,000 in Federal Traffic Safety Funding

I’m delighted Rhode Island received these federal funds to keep motorists safe