Press Releases

Jul 16, 2019

Cicilline Statement on Death of Former Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens

Democratic Policy Communications Committee (DPCC) Chair David N. Cicilline (RI-01) issued the following statement tonight following the death of Former Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens.

Jul 16, 2019

Cicilline Statement on Vote Condemning President Trump’s Racist Attacks on Congresswomen

Democratic Policy and Communications Committee (DPCC) Chair David N. Cicilline (RI-01) issued the following statement following the House vote to condemn President Trump's racist attacks on four Congresswomen.

Jul 15, 2019

RI Delegation Announces Over $2 Million in Early Head Start Funding

Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse and Congressmen Jim Langevin and David Cicilline today announced a $2,031,812 grant to provide Rhode Island child development and family support services to low-income infants, toddlers, pregnant women and their families.

Jul 12, 2019

House Approves Multiple Cicilline Proposals in Large Defense Bill

The House of Representatives passed the National Defense Authorization Act. The bill, which sets defense spending levels for the Department of Defense next year, included several items that Congressman David N. Cicilline (RI-01) played a key role in crafting.

Jul 12, 2019

Cicilline Statement on Facebook Settlement

House Antitrust Subcommittee Chairman David N. Cicilline (RI-01) issued the following statement on today’s reports that Facebook has settled for $5 billion with the Federal Trade Commission.

Jul 12, 2019

Cicilline Statement on Acosta Resignation

Democratic Policy and Communications Committee (DPCC) Chair David N. Cicilline (RI-01) issued a statement following Acosta's resignation as Secretary of Labor.

Jul 11, 2019

Cicilline Statement on Trump Press Conference

Democratic Policy and Communications Committee (DPCC) Chair David N. Cicilline (RI-01) issued the following statement today following Trump's press conference on his citizenship question Executive Order.

Jul 11, 2019

Cicilline Proposal to Strengthen U.S.-Cyprus Relations Adopted in U.S. House

U.S. Congressman David N. Cicilline (RI-01) successfully included an amendment to end the U.S. arms embargo in Cyprus, which currently forces the nation to depend on other countries, including those that may pose challenges to U.S. national security interests around the world, for defense-related materials.

Jul 11, 2019

Cicilline Statement on Judiciary Committee Passage of Bipartisan Small Business Reorganization Act

U.S. Congressman David N. Cicilline (RI-01), who introduced the Small Business Reorganization Act (H.R. 3311) with Republican Congressman Ben Cline (VA-06), issued a statement today after the bill passed the House Judiciary Committee.

Jul 10, 2019

House Adopts Cicilline Proposal to Protect Servicemembers from Unfair Forced Arbitration

While considering the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2020, the U.S. House of Representatives adopted Antitrust Subcommittee Chair David N. Cicilline’s (RI-01) bipartisan amendment today to protect servicemembers from being forced into arbitration, a practice that allows companies to settle disputes by choosing the arbiter and venue while denying servicemembers any right to appeal.

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