Press Releases

Mar 25, 2014

Cicilline Organizes Social Enterprise Forum in Washington

I am delighted that Kelly, Amelia, and all the panelists will provide their insight and expertise to help promote this fast-growing business sector.

Mar 21, 2014

RIPTA Receives $1.6 Million Sandy Resiliency Grant to Strengthen Newport Gateway Center

These federal funds will help RIPTA, the City of Newport, and Discover Newport advance efforts to repair and upgrade the Newport Gateway Center, which was severely damaged by Superstorm Sandy.

Mar 17, 2014

Cicilline Delivers Nutritious Meals to Rhode Island Seniors

As our senior population continues to grow, I will keep working to support evidence-based programs that help older Americans live in dignity, maintain healthy lifestyles, and remain independent.

Mar 12, 2014

Republican-led House Approves Cicilline Amendment to Increase Accountability of Taxpayer Dollars

Instead of tackling the real issues facing our country, the House Republicans continue to make a mockery out of Congress by bringing politically-motivated bills to the floor that do absolutely nothing to improve the lives of Americans.

Mar 12, 2014

Cicilline Receives ‘Champion of Small Business Investing’ Award

My top priority in Congress is getting Rhode Island back to work by investing in small businesses to boost economic growth and create jobs.

Mar 12, 2014

House Votes to Condemn Russian Violation of Ukrainian Sovereignty

This resolution sends a strong message that the U.S. will stand with the people of Ukraine against Russia’s intrusion into the Crimean Peninsula.

Mar 5, 2014

Cicilline Statement on the President’s Budget Request

The President's budget proposal will expand economic opportunity, grow the middle class, and reduce the deficit.

Mar 5, 2014

House Passes Bipartisan Bill to Prevent Spike in Flood Insurance Premiums

This bill helps middle class families, it is completely paid for and it preserves reforms in the long-term that were implemented to ensure the National Flood Insurance Program remains sustainable.

Feb 27, 2014

Cicilline: Veto of Republican Anti-LGBT Bill Good for Nation

I am pleased Governor Brewer did the right thing by vetoing this bill. This action reflects American values of freedom, non-discrimination, and equal protection, and I am pleased Arizona will come down on the right side of history.

Feb 26, 2014

Cicilline, House Democrats Demand Vote on Minimum Wage Legislation

No one in America should work full time and live in poverty. Hardworking Americans earning the minimum wage deserve a raise.