Press Releases

Dec 6, 2019

House Votes to Restore Voting Rights Ac

Democratic Policy and Communications Committee Chair David N. Cicilline (RI-01) released the following statement today after the House passed the Voting Rights Advancement Act (H.R. 4)

Dec 6, 2019

Cicilline Statement on Death of Former Superior Court Presiding Justice Joseph F. Rodgers Jr.

U.S. Congressman David N. Cicilline (RI-01) issued a statement on the passing of former Superior Court Presiding Justice Joseph F. Rodgers Jr

Dec 5, 2019

Cicilline Statement on Lower Drug Costs Now Act

Issues: Health Care

Today Democratic Policy and Communications Committee (DPCC) Chair David N. Cicilline (RI-01) issued a statement that the House will pass the Elijah E. Cummings Lower Drug Costs Now Act next week

Dec 4, 2019

House Passes Bill to Stop Bad Robocalls

Issues: Consumer Protection and Financial Reform

U.S. Congressman David N. Cicilline (RI-01) released the following statement following the passage of bipartisan, bicameral legislation to stop bad robocalls and protect Rhode Islanders from scammers, the Pallone-Thune TRACED Act (S. 151), in the House earlier today:

Dec 4, 2019

Cicilline Statement on Trump’s Newest Attack on Working Families

U.S. Congressman David N. Cicilline (RI-01) released the following statement today the after Trump admin announced its new plan to kick more than 650,000 Americans off their Supplemental Nutrition Assistant Program benefits

Dec 3, 2019

Cicilline Bill to Strengthen U.S.-Portuguese Relations Passes House

The House of Representatives passed bipartisan legislation today introduced by U.S. Congressman David N. Cicilline (RI-01), the AMIGOS Act (H.R. 565), to increase trade and investment ties between Portugal and the United States

Nov 25, 2019

Cicilline Statement on McGahn Ruling

Democratic Policy and Communications Committee (DPCC) Chair David N. Cicilline (RI-01), a member of the House Judiciary Committee, issued the following statement tonight:

Nov 21, 2019

Cicilline, Langevin Bill Honoring Rhode Island Icon to Become Law

The U.S. Senate today passed legislation to honor Elizabeth Buffum Chace, a 19th century Rhode Island abolitionist, by renaming the U.S. Post Office located at 575 Dexter Street in Central Falls. U.S. Congressmen David N. Cicilline (RI-01) and James Langevin (RI-02) introduced the proposal, H.R. 2451, which the U.S. House passed last month. It now awaits the President’s signature.

Nov 20, 2019

Judiciary Passes Cicilline Bill to Lower Drug Costs

Issues: Health Care

House Antitrust Subcommittee Chair David N. Cicilline (RI-01) released the following statement today after the House Judiciary Committee unanimously passed his bipartisan bill to drive down the costs of prescription drugs, the Affordable Prescriptions for Patients Through Promoting Competition Act of 2019 (H.R. 5133)

Nov 18, 2019

Cicilline, Nadler Introduce Bill to Lower Prescription Drug Costs

Issues: Health Care

House Antitrust Subcommittee Chair David N. Cicilline (RI-01) and Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (NY-10) introduced The Affordable Prescriptions for Patients Through Promoting Competition Act of 2019 (H.R. 5133) today to prohibit pharmaceutical companies from engaging in anticompetitive “product hopping.”

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