Press Releases

Sep 20, 2019

Cicilline Statement on House Vote to End Forced Arbitration

House Antitrust Subcommittee Chair David N. Cicilline (RI-01), who introduced the FAIR Act (H.R. 1423) to end forced arbitration with Congressman Henry C. “Hank” Johnson, Jr. (GA-04), issued a statement today after the bill passed the U.S. House of Representatives.

Sep 19, 2019

Cicilline Introduces Bill to Drive Down Costs of Prescription Drugs

Democratic Policy and Communications Chair David N. Cicilline (RI-01) introduced the Affordable Prescriptions for Patients Through Promoting Competition Act of 2019 today to increase competition in the prescription drug market by prohibiting pharmaceutical companies from engaging in harmful “product hopping” that increases corporate profits at the expense of consumers.

Sep 16, 2019

Cicilline Statement on Report That Amazon Manipulated Search Algorithm In Ways That Boosted Its Own Products

House Antitrust Subcommittee Chairman David N. Cicilline (RI-01) issued a statement in response to a report in the Wall Street Journal that e-commerce giant Amazon manipulated its online search system late last year in ways that could benefit its own in-house products.

Sep 13, 2019

House Antitrust Subcommittee Issues Document Requests as Part of Digital Markets Investigation

Today, Reps. Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.), Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee; Doug Collins (R-Ga.), Ranking Member of the House Judiciary Committee; David Cicilline (D-R.I.), Chairman of the Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial and Administrative Law and Jim Sensenbrenner (R-Wis.), Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial and Administrative Law sent document requests as part of its bipartisan investigation into competition in digital markets.

Sep 12, 2019

Cicilline Statement on Impeachment Investigation

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

Sep 11, 2019

Nadler & Cicilline Statement on DOJ Antitrust Investigation Into Automakers Who Struck Vehicle Emissions Deal with CA

House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial and Administrative Law Chairman David N. Cicilline (D-RI) released a statement on reports that the Department of Justice opened an antitrust investigation into automakers who reached an agreement with California regarding state emissions standards.

Sep 10, 2019

Cicilline’s Disarm Hate Act Heads to House Floor

The House Judiciary Committee passed U.S. Congressman David N. Cicilline’s (RI-01) Disarm Hate Act (H.R.2708) today as Democrats continued pressing for action to reduce gun violence in the only developed nation where citizens are killed with guns at such an alarmingly high rate.

Sep 10, 2019

Cicilline Statement on Judiciary Committee Vote to End Forced Arbitration

House Antitrust Subcommittee Chair David N. Cicilline (RI-01), who is a lead cosponsor of the FAIR Act (H.R. 1423) to end forced arbitration with Congressman Henry C. “Hank” Johnson, Jr. (GA-04), issued a statement today after the bill passed the House Judiciary Committee.

Sep 4, 2019

Cicilline Blasts FTC’s YouTube Settlement

House Antitrust Subcommittee Chairman David N. Cicilline (RI-01) issued a statement after the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) refused to hold Google accountable for serious violations regarding data collection and targeting of children on YouTube.

Aug 26, 2019

Cicilline Proposal to Help Small Businesses Navigate Bankruptcy Signed Into Law

President Trump has signed into law the Small Business Reorganization Act (H.R. 3311), which House Antitrust Subcommittee Chairman David N. Cicilline (RI-01) first introduced in November 2018 with bipartisan support. The law, which goes into effect in February, will make it easier for small businesses to navigate the bankruptcy process.

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