Press Releases

Mar 31, 2011

Congressman Cicilline Welcomes YouthBuild Student Leaders to Capitol Hill

Issues: Education

Congressman Cicilline meets with YouthBuild participants Yajaira Cortes and Kevin Thomas in his office in Washington, D.C.

Mar 31, 2011

Cicilline Continues Fight to Protect Funding for Manufacturers Before Congressional Appropriators

WASHINGTON, DC – Just two weeks after appearing before U.S. House Appropriators requesting full funding for manufacturing support programs, Congressman Cicilline testified before the U.S. House Budget Committee this week with a similar request. Cicilline highlighted before the Budget Committee three distinct programs that can help manufacturers compete in a global economy, retool to be more efficient and effective businesses, and retrain their workforce so that skill-sets utilized in declining segments can be transferred to those that are expanding.

Mar 29, 2011

Housing Help Too Critical To Eliminate

In advance of a vote later today in the U.S. House of Representatives to eliminate the Home Affordable Modification Program (HAMP) – a program designed to help struggling homeowners at risk of foreclosure due to a structural gap between monthly mortgage payments and income – Congressman David Cicilline says he will vote against its elimination and will fight to protect this important program.

Mar 29, 2011

Cicilline Reaction to President's Speech on Libya

I am pleased that the President stressed tonight that the international community will be leading the effort to stabilize Libya in the coming days, beginning with a full transition to NATO-led forces this Wednesday. However, questions remain as to the length of our engagement and clear benchmarks to determine our success in this effort.

Mar 28, 2011

Money Now Available for Lead Paint Removal in Rhode Island

U.S. Senator Jack Reed, U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse and U.S. Representative David Cicilline joined Rhode Island Housing to announce the availability of $3.1 million for lead paint hazard control and lead awareness programs in the state.

Mar 25, 2011

Cicilline Statement Celebrating the 190th Anniversary of Greek Independence Day

Congressman Cicilline released a statement today honoring Rhode Island’s Greek population on the occasion of Greek Independence Day.

Mar 25, 2011

Cicilline Statement on Terrorist Attack in Jerusalem

Congressman David Cicilline released a statement today regarding the terrorist attack in Jerusalem this week that killed one person and wounded several others.

Mar 25, 2011

Cicilline Announces $580K for Public Housing Agencies in Rhode Island

Issues: Education

Congressman Cicilline announced today that the U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD) awarded $580,144 to public housing agencies in Rhode Island including the Central Falls Housing Authority, Housing Authority of the City of Pawtucket, Rhode Island Housing, The Housing Authority of the City of Providence and Town of Cumberland Housing Authority.

Mar 25, 2011

Congressman Cicilline Visits B.F. Norton Elementary School

Issues: Education

Congressman Cicilline visited the B.F. Norton Elementary School to visit with students and teachers as part of his effort to make stops at area schools across his district during his term as a Member of Congress. Rep. Cicilline took time to help the students at B.F. Norton Elementary School learn more about how Congress works by reading "House Mouse, Senate Mouse" written and illustrated by Cheryl Shaw Barnes and Peter W. Barnes.

Mar 22, 2011

Cicilline Unveils First Draft of “Make it in America Block Grant”

Making good on a promise, Congressman Cicilline unveiled the first draft of his “Make it in America Block Grant” - legislation to provide resources to retool existing small-size manufacturers in Rhode Island so they can compete.

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