Press Releases

Aug 23, 2016

Mayor Grebien, Congressman Cicilline Welcome Senior Transport Shuttle to Fleet

Congressman Cicilline joined seniors at the Leon Mathieu Senior Center in Pawtucket to welcome the new Senior Transport Shuttle to the city’s fleet.

Aug 22, 2016

Following Federal Judge’s Ruling on Transgender Students, Cicilline Calls on Speaker Ryan to Bring Up Equality Act

"Judge O’Connor’s misguided ruling underscores that the only way to ensure equal treatment for LGBT Americans is if Congress prohibits discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity," said Congressman Cicilline.

Aug 22, 2016

RI Congressional Delegation Announces $385K in Fire & Rescue Funds for Lincoln, Narragansett, and Pawtucket

Congressman Cicilline announced new federal funding to help fire departments in Lincoln, Narragansett, and Pawtucket purchase new equipment.

Aug 16, 2016

Cicilline, Larson Call for Congressional Action to Strengthen Social Security

Members of U.S. House outline plan to expand benefits, cut taxes for seniors, and ensure Social Security works through 2100

Aug 16, 2016

Delegation Announces $781,718 Grant to Help CCRI Aid Students

Congressman Cicilline announced today that the Community College of Rhode Island (CCRI) has been awarded $781,718 from the U.S. Department of Education to help Rhode Islanders pursue post-secondary education.

Aug 10, 2016

Cicilline Announces 2016 Congressional App Challenge for RI Students

Congressman David N. Cicilline is encouraging students who reside or attend school in the First Congressional District to take part in the 2016 Congressional App Challenge by designing an app for mobile, tablet, or personal computers on a platform of their choice.

Aug 2, 2016

RI to Receive $200K to Fight Zika Virus

Congressional Delegation Calls for Immediate Approval of Additional Emergency Funding

Jul 27, 2016

Cicilline Asks President to Cut Off Trump's Access to Classified Intel

U.S. Congressman David N. Cicilline (D-RI), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, today requested that, in the interest of protecting America’s national security, President Obama withhold classified materials and briefings from Donald Trump, the Republican nominee for President.

Jul 27, 2016

RI Wins $13.1M Federal TIGER Grant for Pawtucket, Central Falls Rail Station

Congressman Cicilline announced a $13.1 million federal boost for building a new commuter rail station long-sought by Pawtucket and Central Falls

Jul 25, 2016

Rhode Island Housing Opens New HelpCenter and Hardest Hit Fund Office in Warwick

Issues: Housing

Congressman David Cicilline announced more than $36 million in additional funding for the Hardest Hit Fund Rhode Island (HHFRI) program.