Press Releases

Jul 7, 2015

Cicilline Statement on Death of Patricia Houlihan

“Pat Houlihan was a public school teacher, activist for working families, and a lifelong Rhode Islander who never stopped fighting to make our state an even better place.”

Jul 2, 2015

RI Congressional Delegation Announces over $143,000 for the Smithfield Fire Department & Westerly Ambulance Corps

U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse and Congressmen Jim Langevin and David Cicilline announced two new public safety grants totaling $143,992 for the Smithfield Fire Department and the Westerly Ambulance Corps.

Jun 30, 2015

Cicilline Announces New Gun Violence Prevention Effort

Three bills would help keep firearms from children, criminals, and those with serious mental illnesses

Jun 29, 2015

Home Is Where the Hearth Is

Issues: Housing

On Monday, June 29th, Congressman David Cicilline and other local dignitaries joined the staff, Board and community supporters of Lucy’s Hearth in launching their new home.

Jun 29, 2015

RIDOT, Amtrak Looking To Future With High-Speed Rail Project At Kingston Station

The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) and Amtrak are beginning work on a project in South County that will benefit train operations in the Northeast and long-term transit planning in Rhode Island.

Jun 26, 2015

Cicilline Praises Court's Historic Marriage Equality Decision

Issues: LGBT Issues

U.S. Congressman David N. Cicilline (D-RI), one of six openly LGBT members of U.S. House and a co-chair of the LGBT Equality Caucus issued the following statement.

Jun 26, 2015

Langevin, Keating, Cicilline Amendment Restores Funding to Southern New England Estuaries Geographic Program

"I am proud to have worked with my colleagues to restore and preserve our region’s natural beauty and resources for generations to come.”

Jun 25, 2015

Cicilline Applauds Supreme Court Health Care Decision

Issues: Health Care

“I thank the Court for coming down on the side of common sense and ensuring that millions of Americans will continue to have access to quality, affordable health care.”

Jun 18, 2015

Cicilline Statement on Charleston Shooting

I join all Rhode Islanders today in sending my thoughts and prayers to the Mother Emanuel congregation, the people of Charleston, South Carolina and especially the families of those who lost loved ones in this horrific shooting.

Jun 17, 2015

Rhode Island Wins $229,000 to Prevent Medicare & Medicaid Fraud

The funding will enable DEA to train SMP volunteers to educate Medicare and Medicaid recipients on how to detect and guard against fraud in the Medicare and Medicaid programs.