Press Releases

Jun 3, 2011

U.S. Congressman Cicilline Offers Amendment to Fund Providence's First Responders

U.S. Congressman David Cicilline (D-RI) offered his first amendment for a recorded vote in the House of Representatives. The amendment was offered in response to drastic cuts in funding to help the Providence area prevent and respond to a terrorist threat.

Jun 3, 2011

Cicilline to Host Third "In the District with David" in Pawtucket

Congressman Cicilline will host his third “In the District with David” event on Wednesday, June 8, at his district office in Pawtucket. These community office hours serve as an opportunity for constituents to meet with Congressman Cicilline one on one to discuss an issue of concern or seek assistance on difficulties they may be having with a federal agency.

Jun 2, 2011

Town Hall Meeting in Woonsocket

Congressman Cicilline will host a town hall meeting with First District constituents at the Woonsocket Senior Center on Tuesday, June 7 from 5:00-7:00 P.M. to discuss the initiatives he is currently working on in Congress and take questions from constituents to hear more about the issues that concern them.

May 31, 2011

Freshman New England Reps: Serving Our Nation's Heroes

Issues: Veterans

On the heels of Memorial Day, U.S. Congressmen and fellow New England freshman legislators, David Cicilline (D-RI) and Bill Keating (D-MA) joined together to introduce the SERV Act, H.R. 2026, legislation to aid our nation’s veterans suffering from mental health and substance abuse issues.

May 31, 2011

Cicilline Gives Congressional Recognition To Korean War Veterans Association

Issues: Veterans

Mr. Speaker, I rise today to recognize the 15th anniversary of the Korean War Veterans Association in Rhode Island.

May 27, 2011

Governor, RIDOT & Others Discuss Future of High-Speed Rail in RI

Issues: Energy

Governor Lincoln D. Chafee and members of the Congressional delegation joined the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) at Kingston Station to talk about the future of high-speed rail in Rhode Island and the $28 million Federal grant recently awarded to the State.

May 27, 2011

Cicilline's Office Stands Ready to Serve

U.S. Congressman David Cicilline’s (D-RI) staff held an open house attended by Secretary of State Ralph Mollis and constituents from across the First Congressional District at the Congressman’s new district headquarters in Pawtucket, Rhode Island. Unfortunately, due to unexpected votes on provisions of the Patriot Act in the U.S. House of Representatives, the Congressman was unable to attend the Open House in person, but welcomed guests by phone in his Washington office.

May 26, 2011

An Exit Plan from Afghanistan

Issues: The War in Afghanistan

Congressman Cicilline spoke on the House Floor today in support of his bipartisan amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012, which would require the President to outline a clear timeframe and plan for Congress in order to transition military and security operations to the Afghanistan government.

May 25, 2011

Cicilline Brings Rhode Islander to Joint Session of Congress

Judy Mann, Founder and President of Capital Design, a Providence-based direct marketing firm, yesterday attended a special Joint Session of the U.S. Congress at the invitation of U.S. Representative David Cicilline (D-RI) to hear Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech to the U.S. House and Senate.

May 25, 2011

U.S. Congressman Cicilline Visits Year Up

Issues: Education

Congressman Cicilline recently joined YearUp Providence to catch up on what the group has been engaged in as a national leader in urban young adult employment and a pathway to post-secondary education.