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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.

Apr 21, 2011

Providence Business News: Brown, hospitals earn federal HHS grants

Issues: Health Care

Rep. David Cicilline, D-R.I., announced $2.25 million in health-related federal grants for Rhode Island under the auspices of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Apr 19, 2011

Go Local Prov: Cicilline Starts Seniors Tour Today

Issues: Health Care, Seniors

Today, U.S. Congressman David Cicilline will be starting his Congressional Series for Seniors program. He will focus on how Republican national budget will affect elderly Rhode Island citizens and describe the services that his office can do for seniors.

Apr 19, 2011

WPRO Radio: Business leaders hear from RI delegation

Issues: Fiscal Responsibility

The four Democrats in Rhode Island's congressional delegation spoke with nearly 500 business leaders Monday in the Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce's annual congressional breakfast.

Apr 13, 2011

Go Local Prov: NEW: Over $2 Million in Federal Grants for Health in Rhode Island

Issues: Health Care

"These funds will not only improve the health of Rhode Islanders but will also help stimulate Rhode Island's economy," Cicilline said. "The investments in research and development create rich opportunities for innovators and creative thinkers, and promote a knowledge-based economy in our state."

Apr 13, 2011

Woonsocket Call: Race Against Racism was a big success

A perfect spring day, lots of participants and a helpful crew of volunteers made the YWCA’s inaugural Race Against Racism 5K race a home run Sunday morning. U.S. Rep. David N. Cicilline, who was on hand to start the runners from River Island Park, praised the YWCA and its partners in the race for calling awareness to diversity in the city and Rhode Island as a whole with the event.

Apr 13, 2011

East Bay Rhode Island: Rep. Cicilline tours marine district

The day before he introduced the first draft of his “Make it in America Block Grant” for small businesses, U.S. Rep. David Cicilline took a tour of the Melville Marine District to talk about economic development in the marine industry.

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