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Jun 29, 2011 | Providence Journal

Providence Journal: Cicilline, in letter to Obama, urges quicker Afghan troop withdrawal

Issues: The War in Afghanistan

More than 40 House members, many of them fellow Democratic liberals, have joined Rep. David N. Cicilline in asking President Obama to accelerate his planned timetable for withdrawing U.S. troops from Afghanistan.

Jun 27, 2011 | Pawtucket Times

Pawtucket Times: How to get a health grant

Issues: Health Care

From individuals and small business owners to leaders in the non-profit community, over 100 people gathered at the Blackstone Valley Visitors Center on Tuesday for a federal grant workshop on health care funding hosted by U.S. Rep. David Cicilline (D-RI).

Jun 27, 2011 | Huffington Post

Huffington Post: Cicilline Leads Colleagues in Urging the President to Accelerate The Withdrawal of Afghanistan Forces

Issues: The War in Afghanistan

On the heels of the President's announcement last week to begin withdrawing 10,000 American troops from Afghanistan, U.S. Congressman David Cicilline (D-RI) led a bipartisan group of his colleagues in a message to the President requesting a larger drawdown and an accelerated timetable.

Jun 24, 2011 | Providence Journal

Providence Journal: David Cicilline/James McGovern: Need a plan to pull out all U.S. troops

Issues: The War in Afghanistan

The president was right in his Wednesday night speech that we need to begin bringing our troops home from Afghanistan. But a counter-terrorism strategy doesn’t need 70,000 boots on the ground, any more than it needed 100,000 boots on the ground. What the president needed to tell us is how — and when — he’s going to bring all the troops home.

Jun 24, 2011 | Bristol-Warren Patch

Bristol-Warren Patch: Congressman David Cicilline Invites You to Supper

Issues: Seniors, Veterans

U.S. Representative David Cicilline (D-RI) will host a neighborhood supper for First District constituents next week. The supper will take place on Tuesday, June 28, 2011 at 5 P.M. at Franklin Court, 150 Franklin St., Bristol.

Jun 23, 2011 | Valley Breeze, Opinion

Valley Breeze, Opinion: Cicilline: Seniors have earned secure retirement

Issues: Seniors

Every time you turn on the television, you hear another politician telling us that America is broke - and the solutions always seem to be the same: cut taxes for millionaires while cutting Medicare and Social Security for seniors; preserve billions in subsidies for big oil companies, while ending job training programs for working people. But the real problem is that our system is broken.

Jun 23, 2011 | Valley Breeze, North Smithfield

Valley Breeze, North Smithfield: Go 'live happily ever after,' NSHS 2011 grads told

Issues: Education

As the 129 green- and gold-robed members of the North Smithfield Class of 2011 stood together for the last time, emotions were high. Unfortunately, the graduation ceremony was held inside the gymnasium due to rain, as the dreaded "every other year" curse has foretold for years now. But this did not dampen the spirits of the graduates and their families on their commencement.

Jun 22, 2011 | Woonsocket Patch

Woonsocket Patch: Cicilline, Local Health Officials Discuss Affordable Health Care Act and Access To Grants

Issues: Health Care

A crowd of about 100 area social workers turned out for the first of a series of presentations sponsored by Congressman David Cicilline’s office to help guide local service providers to a number of federal grants. The event focused on the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and was held at the Blackstone Valley Visitor's Center in Pawtucket.

Jun 22, 2011 | Providence Business News

Providence Business News: R.I. gets $524K to help unemployed find jobs

Rhode Island will receive $524,394 to provide re-employment and eligibility assessments to residents receiving unemployment insurance. Rhode Island is one of 37 states and the District of Columbia to share $48.7 million in funding from the U.S. Department of Labor.

Jun 22, 2011 | Providence Journal

Providence Journal: Cicilline to visit Pawtucket, discuss graduation rate

Issues: Education

U.S. Rep. David Cicilline is set to visit Pawtucket to discuss the city's graduation rate and other issues facing children. The city had the second lowest high school graduation rate in Rhode Island last year.

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