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May 31, 2011 | South Kingstown Patch

South Kingstown Patch: Gov. Chafee, Federal Delegation Discuss Future Of Kingston Station

Rhode Island Governor Chafee joined the state’s entire congressional delegation in Kingston Friday morning to celebrate the awarding of $25 million for station improvements designed to speed Amtrak service through the town.

May 19, 2011

Providence Journal: Cicilline launches block-grant program to boost R.I. manufacturers

New manufacturers have opened facilities, Cicilline said, but many more have left the state. The block-grant program is aimed at reversing that trend, so that local companies can “export goods all over the world instead of exporting jobs,” the congressman said.

May 19, 2011

WJAR-TV: Cicilline details bill to grow manufacturing jobs

U.S. Rep. David Cicilline has visited a shuttered greeting card manufacturer to promote legislation designed to jumpstart Rhode Island's battered manufacturing economy. Cicilline detailed the proposal Wednesday outside Pawtucket's Paramount Cards, whose closure five years ago cost the state 250 jobs.

May 19, 2011

Go Local Prov: Cicilline Introduces Manufacturing Plan

Congressman David Cicilline introduced a six-point plan to revive Rhode Island manufacturing yesterday. The centerpiece of the plan is his Make it In America Block Grant Act yesterday, which Cicilline unveiled at a press conference in Pawtucket Wednesday.

May 9, 2011

WJAR-TV: Gene Valicenti talks with Rep. David Cicilline about the war in Afghanistan.

Issues: The War in Afghanistan

NBC 10's Gene Valicenti talks with Rep. David Cicilline about the war in Afghanistan.

May 4, 2011

Go Local: NEW: Cicilline to Introduce Major Manufacturing Bill

U.S. Rep. David Cicilline will be among the only freshmen standing at the head of the House Visitors Center Room 117 this afternoon, where House Democratic leaders are planning to unveil their formal “Make it in America” agenda for the year.

Apr 22, 2011

WPRI-TV: Cicilline: GOP budget shows ‘real’ threat to seniors

Issues: Fiscal Responsibility, Health Care, Seniors

Cicilline also said Congress has “got to be serious about managing the deficit,” which he said has primarily been caused by “two wars and tax cuts for the richest Americans.” He again called for the Obama administration to speed up its timeline for withdrawing U.S. troops from Afghanistan.

Apr 22, 2011

Woonsocket Patch: Cicilline Speaks About Work In Congress

Issues: Fiscal Responsibility, The War in Afghanistan

“We can’t shift this burden to our most vulnerable populations, to seniors or the hard-working middle class and protect the richest people in the country,” said Cicilline.

Apr 21, 2011

Providence Business News: Repeal of 1099 rule seen as helping small business

Issues: Health Care

Local accountants and their small-business clients are breathing huge sighs of relief these days, and it has little to do with the tax season drawing to a close.