Press Releases

Sep 21, 2016

U.S. House Passes Cicilline’s BABIES Act

Legislation requiring safe, sanitary, and appropriate baby-changing facilities in federal buildings now moves to Senate

Sep 16, 2016

EPA Announces Over $4.6 Million in Grants for Coastal Watersheds in Southeast New England

Congressman Cicilline joined Sen. Jack Reed and Regional EPA Administrator Curt Spalding Friday to announce $4,637,000 for eight grants focused on coastal watershed efforts in southeast Rhode Island and Massachusetts.

Sep 14, 2016

Cicilline Statement on Historic Aid Agreement with Israel

Congressman Cicilline issued the following statement today after President Obama signed an historic Memorandum of Understanding with the Israeli government to provide $38 billion in security aid over ten years.

Sep 9, 2016

Cicilline Statement on 15th Anniversary of September 11th

U.S. Congressman David N. Cicilline (D-RI) issued the following statement on the anniversary of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.

Sep 8, 2016

Cicilline Statement on State Police Colonel Steven O’Donnell’s Retirement

Congressman Cicilline issued the following statement today concerning the retirement of Colonel of the State Police Steven O'Donnell.

Sep 8, 2016

Reps. Cicilline, Katko Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Address Synthetic Drug Epidemic

Legislation bans 22 dangerous synthetic substances, makes prosecution easier

Sep 2, 2016

RI Congressional Delegation Announces $160K for Fire Departments in East Greenwich & Portsmouth

Congressman Cicilline announced over $160,000 in federal funding to help fire departments in East Greenwich and Portsmouth purchase needed safety equipment and enhance training programs.

Sep 1, 2016

Cicilline Outlines Federal Workforce Training Strategy to Benefit Rhode Island

“We can’t let up until every Rhode Islander has the opportunity not just to make ends meet, but to get ahead," said Congressman Cicilline.

Aug 27, 2016

Cicilline Statement on Death of Former Pawtucket Mayor James E. Doyle

Congressman Cicilline issued the following statement on the passing of former Mayor of Pawtucket James Doyle.

Aug 25, 2016

Cicilline Announces Making College More Affordable Act

Legislation will simplify and reform student loan system, make college more affordable for millions