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Feb 10, 2014 | The Providence Journal

Cicilline lauds CVS in House speech over tobacco decision

Rep. David Cicilline took to the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives Wednesday to laud CVS Caremark's decision to stop selling tobacco and tobacco-related products.

Feb 7, 2014 | USA Today

Human rights issues pollute Olympic spirit

Issues: LGBT Issues

On Friday, the world will come together to open the Olympic and Paralympic Games in Sochi, Russia — a celebration of hard work and fair play, social responsibility, and international friendship. Every two years, the Olympic Games bring the world together, regardless of political ideology, to compete in feats of endurance, strength and sportsmanship. The issues that often divide our world seem to be suspended or even temporarily disappear during the Olympics. And instead of focusing on our differences, we come together as a global community to focus on what we have in common and our shared...

Jan 13, 2014 | The Providence Journal

Cicilline and Gutierrez will hold immigration rally on Jan. 17 in Providence

Rhode Islanders will be invited to join Cicilline and Gutierrez at 5:30 p.m. on the 17th at the Church of Saint Michael the Archangel in Providence.

Dec 16, 2013 | USA Today

Louganis calls for protest of Russian anti-gay laws

Issues: LGBT Issues

Louganis, the former diver and Olympic gold medalist, reaffirmed his position against a boycott of the Sochi Games at a Capitol Hill briefing of the House LGBT Equality Caucus hosted by U.S. Rep. David Cicilline and Human Rights First.

Nov 12, 2013 | The Providence Journal

U.S. Rep. Cicilline finds Liberia still in need decade after long civil war

On a trip to Liberia this month, U.S. Rep. David N. Cicilline says he saw signs of progress and stability, but also signs that the West African nation’s hard-fought peace was still fragile, even a decade after its brutal civil war.

Sep 27, 2013 | Providence Business News

R.I. receives $100K grant to create manufacturing center, RI Foundation, EDC match grant

Rhode Island has won a $100,000 federal grant to help build a manufacturing and design center in the state, Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee and members of the state congressional delegation said Wednesday.

Sep 26, 2013 | Newport Daily News

Conversation comes full circle

It was the third in a series of neighborhood meetings Cicilline is holding across the state. For more than two hours, the discussion was lively.

Sep 18, 2013 | WPRI

Cicilline: Gun background system needs to be fixed

Rep. Cicilline will be pushing for several common sense gun safety bills, including one that would incentivize states to make sure they are providing the mental health status of gun purchase applicants.

Sep 16, 2013 | Providence Journal

David N. Cicilline: U.S. should not rush into Syrian war

I believe the United States cannot successfully vindicate an important international norm by engaging in unilateral military action.

Sep 1, 2013 | Providence Journal

R.I. congressional delegation relieved at Obama's step back

Rep. David N. Cicilline said he will return to Washington Sunday afternoon to attend a meeting on Syria.