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Aug 5, 2011

WJAR-TV: U.S. Rep. David Cicilline comments on the state of the economy and Congress' efforts to create jobs.

U.S. Rep. David Cicilline comments on the state of the economy and Congress' efforts to create jobs.

Aug 5, 2011

East Providence Patch: Rep. Cicilline Hears Economic Woes on East Providence Walking Tour

Rhode Island U.S. Rep. David Cicilline visited East Providence Thursday, where he took a walking tour of local businesses and listened to residents share their concerns and ideas for solutions.

Aug 3, 2011

The Pawtucket Times: RI's congressional delegation reacts to debt bill

Issues: Fiscal Responsibility

None of the members of Rhode Island’s congressional delegation, all Democrats, liked the agreement to raise the nation’s debt limit very much, but all four of them voted for it, saying its passage was necessary to prevent a potentially catastrophic default.

Aug 3, 2011

WPRO Radio: Cicilline and Langevin "don't like" debt ceiling plan, but support it

Issues: Fiscal Responsibility

Congressmen David Cicilline and Jim Langevin may have been among those who voted in favor of the House-approved deal to raise the debt ceiling and cut spending, but that doesn't mean they like it.

Aug 2, 2011

Providence Journal: Langevin, Cicilline vote for plan; R.I. senators remain noncommittal

Issues: Fiscal Responsibility

With one chamber preparing to vote and the other awaiting the outcome, members of Rhode Island’s congressional delegation said they were still weighing the pros and cons Monday of a compromise plan to raise the debt limit before the country defaults on its bills.

Aug 1, 2011

Common Ground: Making It in America

America has a proud tradition of making things. We built the world's strongest middle class because so much of what made the world run was made in America.

Jul 27, 2011 | The State Column

The State Column: Rep. Cicilline: House Bill is an All-Out Assault on Clean Air, Water and Land Conservation

Issues: Energy

As the U.S. House this week debates the merits of the Fiscal Year 2012 Interior Appropriations bill, an extremist bill which jeopardizes the air we breathe, the water we drink, our public lands and our public health by deep funding cuts, U.S. Congressman David Cicilline (D-RI) strongly spoke out against those cuts in House floor speech delivered late yesterday.

Jul 27, 2011 | Huffington Post

Huffington Post: Leave Iraq on Time: Don't Cut Social Security and Medicare to Pay for Iraq Occupation

Issues: Health Care, Seniors

While some leaders in Washington -- including, apparently, President Obama and Speaker Boehner -- want to cut Social Security benefits and raise the retirement age for Medicare, the White House and the Pentagon are planning to increase spending on the U.S. occupation of Iraq by extending the U.S. military presence without Congressional approval.

Jul 26, 2011 Cicilline recognizes success of Millennium Challenge funds in Cape Verde

The U.S. House Foreign Affairs Committee recently adopted an amendment offered by U.S. Congressman David Cicilline (D-RI) relating to the success of the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) funds in Cape Verde.

Jul 25, 2011 | ProJo (blog)

ProJo (blog): Cicilline backs measures on Azores, Cape Verde, Turkey

U.S. Rep. David N. Cicilline backed several legislative initiatives this week involving foreign nations of importance to some of his constituents.