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Mar 28, 2011

WPRO Radio: Cicilline looking for answers on Libya

One local congressman says he'll be looking for answers when President Obama addresses the nation Monday night on Libya. Rhode Island congressman David Ciclline tells Steve Klamkin and the WPRO Saturday Morning News that he wants to hear what the mission is and wha the end game is in Libya.

Mar 28, 2011

Providence Journal: Dominican Republic’s first lady visits Rhode Island

The event at the Westin was attended by nearly 300 dinner guests, including three of the four members of Rhode Island’s congressional delegation. U.S. Rep. David N. Cicilline told the guests he has “felt the impact of the power of women in my life.”

Mar 25, 2011

The State Column: Rep. David Cicilline Unveils First Draft of “Make it in America Block Grant”

Making good on a promise from last year, U.S. Congressman David Cicilline (D-RI) today unveiled the first draft of his “Make it in America Block Grant” – legislation to provide resources to retool existing small-size manufacturers in Rhode Island so they can compete.

Mar 25, 2011

Newport Patch: Cicilline Addresses Newport Seniors About Affordable Care Act

Issues: Health Care, Seniors

Congressman David Cicilline spoke to seniors at the Edward King House on Monday.

Mar 25, 2011

Portsmouth Patch: Congressman David Cicilline Tours Businesses Surrounding Navy Surplus Land

The freshman Congressman toured several Melville businesses on Monday to hear more about job growth, the marine trades and how these businesses could benefit from the transfer of Navy surplus land.

Mar 22, 2011

Tiverton, Little Compton Patch: Business Owners Tell Edwards and Cicilline Their Harsh Realities

“I strongly believe that as we rebuild the economy of this country, that we need to recognize that we need to start making things again,” Cicilline said. “There’s some manufacturing we’ve lost … but there’s a lot of manufacturing we still have and a lot of manufacturing that we could have if we understand that it has to be a national priority. We have to develop a national manufacturing policy..."

Mar 22, 2011

ProJo Blog: Langevin, Cicilline to speak at gathering of Young Democrats

Issues: Education

U.S. Representatives James Langevin and David Cicilline will be in the Capital City on Thursday for a meet and greet with members of the Rhode Island Young Democrats.

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.