Press Releases

Mar 29, 2011

Cicilline Reaction to President's Speech on Libya

I am pleased that the President stressed tonight that the international community will be leading the effort to stabilize Libya in the coming days, beginning with a full transition to NATO-led forces this Wednesday. However, questions remain as to the length of our engagement and clear benchmarks to determine our success in this effort.

Mar 28, 2011

Money Now Available for Lead Paint Removal in Rhode Island

U.S. Senator Jack Reed, U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse and U.S. Representative David Cicilline joined Rhode Island Housing to announce the availability of $3.1 million for lead paint hazard control and lead awareness programs in the state.

Mar 25, 2011

Cicilline Statement Celebrating the 190th Anniversary of Greek Independence Day

Congressman Cicilline released a statement today honoring Rhode Island’s Greek population on the occasion of Greek Independence Day.

Mar 25, 2011

Cicilline Statement on Terrorist Attack in Jerusalem

Congressman David Cicilline released a statement today regarding the terrorist attack in Jerusalem this week that killed one person and wounded several others.

Mar 25, 2011

Cicilline Announces $580K for Public Housing Agencies in Rhode Island

Issues: Education

Congressman Cicilline announced today that the U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD) awarded $580,144 to public housing agencies in Rhode Island including the Central Falls Housing Authority, Housing Authority of the City of Pawtucket, Rhode Island Housing, The Housing Authority of the City of Providence and Town of Cumberland Housing Authority.

Mar 25, 2011

Congressman Cicilline Visits B.F. Norton Elementary School

Issues: Education

Congressman Cicilline visited the B.F. Norton Elementary School to visit with students and teachers as part of his effort to make stops at area schools across his district during his term as a Member of Congress. Rep. Cicilline took time to help the students at B.F. Norton Elementary School learn more about how Congress works by reading "House Mouse, Senate Mouse" written and illustrated by Cheryl Shaw Barnes and Peter W. Barnes.

Mar 22, 2011

Cicilline Unveils First Draft of “Make it in America Block Grant”

Making good on a promise, Congressman Cicilline unveiled the first draft of his “Make it in America Block Grant” - legislation to provide resources to retool existing small-size manufacturers in Rhode Island so they can compete.

Mar 22, 2011

Cicilline Statement on Military Operations in Libya

Congressman Cicilline releases a statement regarding the status of U.S. operations now that U.S., British and French air forces dominate the skies in Libya.

Mar 22, 2011

Delegation Announces $10.5 Million TIGER II Grant for ProvPort is Now Safe from GOP Claw Back

After supporting efforts to invest $10.5 million in creating jobs and transforming the Port of Providence into a modern marine cargo center that will diversify shipping options in the region, Rhode Island’s Congressional delegation today announced that the federal funds are being obligated and will therefore be safe from House Republicans’ attempts to strip Rhode Island of the funding.

Mar 21, 2011

Cicilline, Langevin Applaud Northeast Corridor Designation

U.S. Congressmen David Cicilline (D-RI) and Jim Langevin (D-RI) today applauded U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood for designating the Northeast Corridor as the eleventh and final High-Speed Rail corridor.