Press Releases

Oct 26, 2021

Congressman Cicilline Honors 13 U.S. Servicemembers Who Lost Their Lives at Hamid Karzai International Airport

Issues: The War in Afghanistan

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman David N. Cicilline (RI-01) yesterday spoke on the House floor honoring the sacrifice of the 13 U.S. servicemembers who lost their lives during the bombing that killed more than 160 innocent Afghanis and American military personnel at the Hamid Karzai International Airport. The Congressman’s remarks came ahead of a full House vote on H.R. 5142, legislation to posthumously award a Congressional Gold Medal to those 13 servicemembers – which passed unanimously.

Oct 21, 2021

Cicilline: House Must Hold Steve Bannon in Contempt of Congress

Congressman David N. Cicilline (RI-01), author of H.Res.24, the impeachment resolution charging President Trump with Incitement of Insurrection, issued the following statement on the importance on holding Steve Bannon in Contempt of Congress.

Oct 21, 2021

Cicilline: State Opioid Response Funding Saves Lives

Issues: Health Care

Congressman David N. Cicilline (RI-01) spoke on the floor of the House of Representatives to urge all his colleagues to support the State Opioid Response Grant Authorization Act of 2021.

Sep 22, 2021

Cicilline Announces 2021 Congressional App Challenge

Congressman Cicilline announced today that his office will host the 2021 Congressional App Challenge. The competition gives middle and high school students an opportunity to showcase their technical skills by creating apps.

Aug 24, 2021

Cicilline Statement on House Passage of John R. Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act

Issues: Social Enterprise

U.S. Congressman David N. Cicilline (RI-01), a member of the House Judiciary Committee, released the following statement after the House passed H.R. 4, The John R. Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act, a bill that restores the power of the Voting Rights Act of 1965.

Aug 24, 2021

Cicilline Statement on House Passage of $3.5 Trillion Budget Resolution

Issues: Education, Energy, Environment, Health Care, Housing, Immigration, Jobs and the Economy, Seniors, Social Enterprise, Veterans, Women's Issues

U.S. Congressman David N. Cicilline (RI-01) released the following statement after the House passed a $3.5 trillion budget resolution.

Aug 17, 2021

Cicilline Statement on Afghanistan Troop Withdrawal

Issues: The War in Afghanistan

U.S. Representative David N. Cicilline (RI-01) issued the following statement after president Bident announce the full withdrawl of American troops by August 31, 2021:

Aug 12, 2021

Cicilline, Schakowsky & Matsui Reintroduce Legislation to Reestablish the House Permanent Select Committee on Aging

Issues: Seniors

U.S. Representatives David N. Cicilline (RI-01), Jan Schakowsky (IL-09), and Doris Matsui (CA-06) reintroduced legislation to reestablish the House Permanent Select Committee on Aging to examine the challenges and issues facing the growing aging population in America. This legislation has been endorsed by the Leadership Council of Aging Organizations (LCAO). The original House Permanent Select Committee on Aging, which was active between 1974 and 1992, conducted investigations, hearings and issues reports to inform Congress on issues related to aging.

Jul 29, 2021

Cicilline Statement on House Passage of Government Funding Bills

Issues: Education, Energy, Environment, Fiscal Responsibility, Health Care, Housing, Jobs and the Economy, Seniors, Veterans, Women's Issues

U.S. Congressman David N. Cicilline (RI-01) released the following statement after the House passed H.R. 4502, the Fiscal Year 2022 Seven-Bill Appropriations package. The seven appropriations bills: Labor-HHS-Education; Agriculture, Rural Development, FDA; Energy and Water Development; Financial Services and General Government; Interior-Environment; Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Transportation-HUD includes more the $9 million for nine Community Funding Projects in Rhode Island Cicilline submitted to the Appropriations Committee in April. The bill now goes to the Senate for consideration.

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