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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.

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.