Press Releases

Dec 2, 2021

Congressman Cicilline Calls on Republicans to “Be Responsible,” Vote to Fund the Government

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman David N. Cicilline (RI-01) today spoke on the Floor of the House of Representatives to urge all his colleagues to vote for the Continuing Resolution to fund the government and fulfill Congress’s responsibility to ensure the appropriations process works.

Dec 1, 2021

Equality Caucus Chair Cicilline Joins with President Biden to Mark World AIDS Day

Issues: LGBT Issues

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman David N. Cicilline (RI-01), Chair of the LGBTQ+ Equality Caucus, today joined with President Joe Biden at the White House to mark World AIDS Day.

Dec 1, 2021

Chair Cicilline’s Opening Statement at Hearing on “The Administrative Procedure Act at 75: Ensuring the Rulemaking Process is Transparent, Accountable and Effective”

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman David N. Cicilline (RI-01), Chair of the House Committee on the Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law, is holding a hearing today on “The Administrative Procedure Act at 75: Ensuring the Rulemaking Process is Transparent, Accountable and Effective.” The Congressman’s opening statement, as prepared for delivery, is below.

Nov 23, 2021

Reps. Cicilline & Langevin Join with Rhode Island Organizations to Highlight Benefits of the Build Back Better Act for Rhode Island

Issues: Education, Health Care, Jobs and the Economy

PROVIDENCE, RI – Congressmen David N. Cicilline (RI-01) and James Langevin (RI-02) today joined with various Rhode Island organizations at the forefront of the care economy to highlight the benefits of the Build Back Better Act for Rhode Island and the need to pass this bill into law.

Nov 19, 2021

LGBTQ+ Equality Caucus Chair Cicilline Marks Transgender Day of Remembrance 2021

Issues: LGBT Issues

Congressman David N. Cicilline (RI-01), Chair of the LGBTQ+ Equality Caucus, released the following statement marking Transgender Day of Remembrance 2021, which will be observed on November 20, 2021.

Nov 18, 2021

Cicilline: Build Back Better is a Once in a Generation Opportunity

WASHINGTON, DC – Ahead of the vote on the Build Back Better Act, Congressman David N. Cicilline (RI-01) spoke on the floor of the House of Representatives urging all of his colleagues to support this investment in our nation’s future.

Nov 18, 2021

Cicilline Votes to Advance Bill to End Forced Arbitration in Cases of Sexual Harassment and Assault

Issues: Women's Issues

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman David N. Cicilline (RI-01), Chair of the Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law, and original co-sponsor of H.R. 4445, the Ending Forced Arbitration of Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment Act of 2021, released the following statement after voting to send the bill to the House floor.

Nov 17, 2021

Cicilline: Gosar Must Be Held Accountable

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman David N. Cicilline (RI-01) today spoke on the floor of the House of Representatives in support of H.Res. 789 – Censuring Representative Paul Gosar. The measure passed the House by a bipartisan vote of 223-207. With its passage, Representative Gosar was formally censured and stripped of his committee assignments.

Nov 5, 2021

Congressman Cicilline Votes to Pass Bipartisan Infrastructure Package, Bring $8.5B Home to Rhode Island

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman David N. Cicilline (RI-01) today voted to pass the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, bipartisan legislation that will invest $550 billion to bring America’s infrastructure into the 21st Century. 

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