Press Releases

Aug 23, 2019

Cicilline Statement on the Passing of Rhode Island Icon Michael Van Leesten

U.S. Congressman David N. Cicilline (RI-01) issued a statement today following the death of Michael Van Leesten, a champion for civil rights and community leader.

Aug 22, 2019

Cicilline, Whitehouse, Democracy Reform Task Force Chair Outline Democrats’ Actions to Clean Up Corruption

U.S. Congressman David N. Cicilline (RI-01), Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI), and Congressman John P. Sarbanes (MD-03), who serves as the Chair of the House Democracy Reform Task Force, hosted a press conference today to outline steps that House Democrats have taken to fight back against corruption and self-dealing that has prevented Washington from taking action to address national emergencies, including climate change, gun violence, and the opioid epidemic.

Aug 21, 2019

Cicilline Statement on Trump Effort to Detain Migrant Children Indefinitely

Democratic Policy and Communications Committee (DPCC) Chair David N. Cicilline (RI-01) released a statement regarding the Trump administration’s most recent attempt to hold migrant children in detention facilities indefinitely by ending the Flores agreement, a decades-old rule requiring specific protections for undocumented children and families held in detention without basic standards of care.

Aug 20, 2019

Cicilline Statement on State AGs Antitrust Investigation into Tech Industry

House Antitrust Subcommittee Chair David N. Cicilline (RI-01) released the a statement today after reports that a bipartisan group of more than a dozen state attorneys general are preparing to launch an antitrust investigation of large technology companies.

Aug 15, 2019

Cicilline Criticizes FCC’s Rush to Approve T-Mobile’s Proposed Merger with Sprint, Calls for Additional Public Input

House Antitrust Subcommittee Chairman David N. Cicilline (RI-01) sent a letter today criticizing the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) for rushing to approve the Sprint and T-Mobile merger.

Aug 15, 2019

Cicilline Statement on the Trump Administration’s Newest Attack on Women and LGBTQ Americans

Democratic Policy and Communications Committee Chair David N. Cicilline (RI-01), who also serves as Co-Chair of the Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus, released a statement after the Trump administration announced plans to roll back protections for women and LGBTQ Americans that are employed by federal contractors.

Aug 14, 2019

Cicilline, Local Leaders Highlight Democratic Investments in Rebuilding America’s Infrastructure

U.S. Congressman David N. Cicilline (RI-01) and local leaders hosted an event today to highlight the work that House Democrats have done to get Washington working For The People again by making bold, innovative investments in rebuilding America’s infrastructure and raising family wages.

Aug 7, 2019

Cicilline, Fortenberry Ask FTC and DOJ to Consider Child Privacy Violations by YouTube in Any Google Settlement

Democratic Policy and Communications Committee Chair David N. Cicilline (RI-01) and Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (NE-01) sent a letter to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and Department of Justice (DOJ) last week requesting that they include strong remedies for violations of the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) by YouTube or its parent company, Alphabet Inc, in any settlement.

Aug 4, 2019

In Wake of Mass Shootings, Cicilline Calls for Congress to Cancel Recess

Democratic Policy and Communications Committee (DPCC) Chair David N. Cicilline (RI-01) issued a statement following mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio.

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