Press Releases

Jul 10, 2019

Cicilline Amendment to Strengthen U.S. Manufacturing Adopted by House

The U.S. House of Representatives adopted an amendment authored by U.S. Congressman David N. Cicilline (RI-01) to the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2020 today to require a report on the increased automation of the Defense manufacturing industry. Information from this report will be critical in protecting jobs in Rhode Island’s defense manufacturing sector.

Jul 10, 2019

Cicilline Statement on Acosta Press Conference

Democratic Policy and Communications Committee (DPCC) Chair David N. Cicilline (RI-01) issued the following statement today following Labor Secretary Acosta's Press Conference.

Jul 10, 2019

Antitrust Chair on Trump’s ‘Social Media Summit’

House Antitrust Subcommittee Chairman David N. Cicilline (RI-01) issued a statement today on the “social media summit” President Trump is hosting for conservatives tomorrow at the White House.

Jul 9, 2019

Cicilline Calls on Secretary of Labor to Step Down

Democratic Policy and Communications Committee (DPCC) Chair David N. Cicilline (RI-01) issued the following statement today calling for Labor Secretary Acosta to resign.

Jul 8, 2019

Cicilline Statement on Pompeo’s Anti-Women, Anti-LGBTI Commission

Issues: LGBT Issues, Women's Issues

"This administration is trying to return our human rights policies to the dark ages."

Jul 3, 2019

Cicilline Delivers First Shipment of Library of Congress Books to Warren Library

U.S. Congressman David N. Cicilline (RI-01) delivered the first shipment of books to George Hail Free Library in Warren today as part of his newly announced participation in the Library of Congress Surplus Books Program. The program allows Members of Congress to donate extra copies of books from the Library of Congress to local schools, libraries, and non-profit organizations.

Jul 2, 2019

Cicilline Introduces Bill to Permanently Ban Bump Stocks

Democratic Policy and Communications Committee Chair David N. Cicilline (RI-01) and thirty cosponsors introduced legislation today to permanently ban the manufacture, possession, sale, or transport of bump stocks and acceleration devices like the ones used to murder 58 people in Las Vegas just two years ago.

Jun 27, 2019

Cicilline Statement on Supreme Court Blocking Citizenship Question from 2020 Census

Democratic Policy and Communications Committee (DPCC) Chair David N. Cicilline (RI-01) issued the following statement after the Supreme Court's decision to block Trump's attempt to include a citizenship question from the 2020 Census.

Jun 25, 2019

Antitrust Subcommittee Hears Testimony on Student Debt Crisis, Bankruptcy Reform

The U.S. House Antitrust Subcommittee, led by Chairman David N. Cicilline (D-RI), held a hearing this morning on possible solutions for the student debt crisis, as well as ways to make it easier for small business owners, farmers, and veterans to use the bankruptcy system to offload debt.

Jun 22, 2019

Cicilline Statement on Trump Delaying Mass Deportations

Democratic Policy and Communications Committee (DPCC) Chair David N. Cicilline (RI-01) issued a statement today after Trump's plan to begin mass deportations was delayed.

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