Press Releases

Nov 18, 2014

RI Delegation Lauds Approval of Block Island Wind Farm Transmission Line

Issues: Energy

Rhode Island is leading the way in a clean energy future and this announcement marks important progress in the Ocean State and across the nation in harnessing renewable energy sources.

Nov 14, 2014

Cicilline, Bass Introduce Congressional Resolution to Honor Health Workers Responding to Ebola

Issues: Health Care

Health workers and volunteers who are on the frontlines combatting the Ebola virus are risking their lives to treat patients and stop the spread of this terrible and deadly disease. We owe them a tremendous debt of gratitude for their bravery

Nov 13, 2014

House Approves National Estuary Program Funding Bill

Issues: Environment

The Narragansett Bay is an essential part of Rhode Island’s economy and culture, and connects Rhode Islander’s with nature and the sea.

Nov 11, 2014

Congressman Cicilline Honors Our Nation's Veterans

Issues: Veterans

Today we join as a nation to honor the lives and sacrifices of the brave men and women who have worn the uniform of the United States Armed Forces.

Oct 30, 2014

Congressman Cicilline Mourns Passing of Former Boston Mayor Tom Menino

Mayor Tom Menino was an outstanding Mayor of the City of Boston, a city he deeply loved, for more than 20 years.

Oct 18, 2014

Congressman Cicilline Praises Appointment of Ebola Czar, Calls on CDC to Take Critical Steps to Protect Public Health

Cicilline raised the concern that not enough is being done to effectively identify and isolate individuals exposed to Ebola before they travel to the United States.

Oct 6, 2014

Cicilline Unveils Bill to Strengthen Afterschool Programs

Afterschool programs are one of the single most effective ways to keep children safe outside of school and on track for success.

Oct 6, 2014

Cicilline Statement on Supreme Court Decision Denying Review of Decisions Affirming Marriage Equality

Today’s Supreme Court action ensures millions of Americans will have the freedom to marry, and affirms that bigotry and discrimination are inconsistent with American values of equality and justice under the law.

Oct 1, 2014

$3.68 Million Federal Grant Aims to Reduce School Violence in RI

I’m proud to join my colleagues in announcing these federal funds that will help Central Falls launch a school safety pilot program that will help keep kids in the classroom and away from the criminal justice system by promoting effective discipline policies.

Sep 30, 2014

RI Receives $625,000 in COPS Hiring Grants

Police officers dedicate their lives to making our communities safer places to live and work, and we have a responsibility to support local law enforcement with their critical efforts.