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Mar 22, 2011

Go Local Prov: Cicilline ‘Very Concerned’ About U.S. in Libya

Congressman David Cicilline yesterday said he was “very concerned about the implications” of having U.S. military forces involved in the conflict in Libya.

Mar 22, 2011

WPRI-TV: Reed: Don’t put U.S. soldiers on the ground in Libya

Late in the day, a more skeptical view came in from Congressman David Cicilline, who has also called for a speedier withdrawal from Afghanistan.

Mar 21, 2011

Go Local Prov: Cicilline To Unveil “Make it in America Block Grant” Tuesday

Freshman Congressman David Cicilline is set to release the first draft of his “Make it in America Block Grant” Tuesday at his second local advisory group meeting, to be held in Pawtucket.

Mar 21, 2011

Providence Journal: R.I.’s congressional delegation has mixed reaction to Libya air strikes

Rhode Island’s congressional delegation voiced mixed reactions Saturday on President Obama’s decision to launch air strikes with other nations in the hopes of crippling Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi’s air defenses.

Mar 21, 2011

WRNI Radio: House votes to defund NPR

The House of Representatives has voted to defund public radio. The vote was 228 in favor; 192 opposed. It now goes to the Senate where it is expected to be defeated. Rhode Island congressman David Cicilline took the House floor to denounce the legislation.

Mar 3, 2011

Providence Business News: R.I. workers whose jobs were outsourced to India to receive federal aid

Former Dell Health Care Services employees in Providence who lost their jobs when the work was outsourced to India were approved for two years of federal Trade Adjustment Assistance by the U.S. Department of Labor, U.S. Rep. David N. Cicilline announced.

Mar 3, 2011

WPRI-TV: Cicilline visits with RI troops

Issues: The War in Afghanistan

Congressman David Cicilline brought calling cards and Dunkin Donuts coffee to Rhode Island troops in Afghanistan and Iraq during his trip to the Middle East, he said Monday.

Mar 3, 2011

Providence Journal: Cicilline answers questions in teletown hall

Issues: Education, Energy, Fiscal Responsibility, Health Care, Seniors, The War in Afghanistan

In his first venture into phone conferencing with his Rhode Island constituents, U.S. Rep. David N. Cicilline talked about the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, about federal aid to education and other topics during an hour-long chat Tuesday night from his office in Washington.

Feb 22, 2011

Huffington Post: An Irresponsible and Dangerous Spending Bill

Issues: Fiscal Responsibility

The work of lowering the deficit and cutting spending will be hard to be sure. The fact of the matter is that we have to cut spending. But we have to do it responsibly.

Feb 22, 2011

Providence Journal: Cicilline joins other progressives in criticizing GOP on spending cuts

Issues: Fiscal Responsibility

WASHINGTON -- He's been in Washington for less than two months, but U.S. Rep. David N. Cicilline made his voice heard on Tuesday.

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