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Dec 29, 2014 | New York Times

A Ban on Child Labor in Tobacco Fields

Issues: Health Care
Oct 7, 2014 | RI NPR

New Legislation Targets Afterschool Programs

Issues: Education
Sep 24, 2014 | The Providence Journal

David Cicilline and Joe Kennedy III: Congress can boost US manufacturing

We recognize the manufacturing sector is a critical economic bright spot for our country. Luckily, domestic manufacturing is an area where there have been signs of bipartisan effort in Washington.

Sep 24, 2014 | Providence Business News

Bill to create national park unit in Blackstone River Valley clears House committee

Issues: Environment

WASHINGTON – Efforts to create a new national park in the Blackstone River Valley moved forward after the House Committee on Natural Resources advanced the Blackstone River Valley National Historical Park Establishment Act late last week.

Aug 18, 2014 | The Hill

RI Lawmakers Call for More Affordable College

Issues: Education

Reps. David Cicilline (D-R.I.) and Jim Langevin (D-R.I.) promoted their Middle Class Jumpstart plan on Wednesday, which includes measures to increase access to affordable college.

Aug 18, 2014 | The Providence Journal

Cicilline Urges Caution on Iraq

"After almost a decade of war and the loss of thousands of American lives, the ultimate resolution of the conflict in Iraq will require a political solution not a military one,” Cicilline said

Jul 14, 2014 | The Providence Journal

David Cicilline: Congress agrees to modernize job training system

This is what the American people expect from Congress and I will continue working with my colleagues — both Democrats and Republicans — to expand economic opportunities for Rhode Island and get Rhode Islanders back to work.

Jul 9, 2014 | The Hill

Williams: Inequality issue can boost Dems

Cicilline has joined with Reps. Frank LoBiondo (R-N.J.) and Dan Kildee (D-Mich.) to introduce a bipartisan bill extending coverage for the long-term unemployed.