Press Releases

Jan 31, 2011

UPDATED: Cicilline to Kick Off "In the District with David"

Cumberland, RI – U.S. Representative David Cicilline (D-RI) is re-scheduling the kick off to his first “In the District with David” community office hours event to Monday, February 7, 2011, due to weather concerns this Wednesday.

Jan 31, 2011

RIQI to Receive an Additional $400,000 for Health Information Technology Regional Extension Center

Issues: Health Care

Rhode Island’s congressional delegation today announced that the Rhode Island Quality Institute (RIQI) will receive an additional $404,775 from the Department of Health and Human Services to fund Rhode Island’s health information technology regional extension center.

Jan 28, 2011

Project Homeless Connect Sets Backdrop for Policy to Prevent Foreclosures

Legislation to Stem the Tide of Foreclosures in RI among First Priorities for Cicilline

Jan 28, 2011

Statement on the Killing of David Kato

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman David Cicilline (D-RI) today released the following statement in response to the murder of Ugandan LGBT Advocate, David Kato.

Jan 27, 2011

Congressional Delegation Announces $133K for Woonsocket Fire Department

In an effort to enhance Rhode Island's emergency response preparedness, U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse and U.S. Representative David Cicilline today announced that the Woonsocket Fire Department will receive $133,560 in federal funds to purchase new equipment and upgrade facilities.

Jan 27, 2011

Remembering 66th Anniversary of Liberation of Auschwitz

WASHINGTON, DC – On the 66th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, U.S. Congressman Cicilline (D-RI), co-sponsored a resolution recognizing the importance of ongoing efforts to fight racism and intolerance.

Jan 25, 2011

Reaction to State of the Union

Issues: Education, Fiscal Responsibility

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman David Cicilline (D-RI) tonight released the below statement following the President’s State of the Union speech: “The message President Obama sent this evening is the same message I have been hearing for the past year from the men and women of Rhode Island – the challenges we face as a nation will not be overcome with Democratic or Republican solutions, but with solutions for America.

Jan 24, 2011

Extensive Renovations Work Completed at Colonial Village in North Smithfield

Issues: Seniors

Extensive renovation work completed at Colonial Village in North Smithfield Ribbon-cutting held to celebrate renovation and preservation of dozens of homes

Jan 21, 2011

Teacher of the Year & National Award Winning Educator to Join Cicilline at State of the Union

Issues: Education

WASHINGTON, DC – Newport Elementary School Teacher Dale Blaess will join U.S. Congressman David Cicilline (D-RI) as his guest for the President’s State of the Union Address next Tuesday, January 25th. Blaess teaches kindergarten at William J. Underwood Elementary School in Newport.

Jan 21, 2011

Cicilline Remembers Colombian Flood Victims

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman David Cicilline (D-RI) delivered the following U.S. House floor speech today remembering the victims of the disastrous Colombian flood.