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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.

Feb 18, 2011

Fox News: R.I. Democrat tackling unemployment

Rhode Island Freshman Democrat Rep Cicilline says his number one priority is tackling unemployment.

Feb 17, 2011 | Middletown Patch

Middletown Patch: Homeland Security Awards $188,000 Grant to Middletown Fire Department

Citing efforts to improve Rhode Island's emergency response preparedness, U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse and U.S. Rep. David Cicilline announced that two Rhode Island fire departments had won the federal grants.

Feb 17, 2011 | PBS News Hour

PBS News Hour: Obama Touts Budget Plan as Republicans Seek Deeper Spending Cuts

Issues: Fiscal Responsibility

Cicilline says the Republicans are moving forward with a dangerous spending bill, one that continues to give rewards to the rich and literally guts the initiatives most meaningful to middle-class families.