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Jan 31, 2011

Woonsocket Call: Officials gather to tour Earned Income tax Credit

Tax season is here and Community Action Rhode Island wants working families to know they can receive help with the preparation of their tax returns and applications for federal income tax credits.

Jan 27, 2011

Go Local Prov: Cicilline Praises Obama’s Focus on Investments

Issues: Fiscal Responsibility

Cicilline struck a strong bipartisan theme in remarks his office distributed after the speech: "The message President Obama sent this evening is the same message I have been hearing for the past year from the men and women of Rhode Island – the challenges we face as a nation will not be overcome with Democratic or Republican solutions, but with solutions for America."

Jan 27, 2011

ABC News, The Note: Freshman Rep. Cicilline: ‘Need to Invest,’ Not ‘Send us Back’

Issues: Fiscal Responsibility

Rep. David Cicilline is the rarest of freshman House members – one of just nine Democrats in a huge class dominated by tea party Republicans.

Jan 27, 2011

ABC News Top Line: Freshman Member of Congress Focused on Economic Priorities

Issues: Education, Fiscal Responsibility

Congressman Cicilline joins ABC News Top Line Jonathan Karl and Ron Klein to discuss what it's like to be a Freshman, Democratic member of Congress.

Jan 26, 2011

Providence Journal: R.I. delegation echoes call for unity in state of the union address

Issues: Fiscal Responsibility

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Rhode Island’s Democratic legislators praised what they described as the unifying tone of President Obama’s State of the Union speech Tuesday night and endorsed his call for deficit-cutting measures, but they found room for disagreement with some of his prescriptions for the future.

Jan 26, 2011

WPRI-TV Blog: Newport teacher has SOTU front-row seat

Issues: Education

WASHINGTON — A Newport elementary school teacher will get to watch President Obama deliver the State of the Union right from the House chamber tonight. Congressman David Cicilline invited Dale Blaess, a kindergarten teacher at Underwood Elementary School, to be his guest for this evening’s speech. Blaess has been named Newport’s Teacher of the Year and received the Milken Family Foundation Award for her work as an educator.

Jan 26, 2011

WPRI-TV Web Extra: Congressman Cicilline on SOTU

Issues: Education, Fiscal Responsibility, The War in Afghanistan

WASHINGTON (WPRI) - In this web extra, Congressman David Cicilline, D-R.I., sat down with WPRI.com reporter Ted Nesi to talk about his attendance at a White House reception on Monday night hosted by the Obamas and his hopes for the State of the Union Address.

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