Press Releases

Jul 1, 2020

Congressional Delegation Announces $8,433,558 to Enhance Rhode Island Emergency Preparedness

WASHINGTON - Rhode Island's Congressional Delegation announced that the state will receive $8,433,558 in federal funding from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to improve public safety and bolster Rhode Island’s emergency preparedness efforts.

Jul 1, 2020

Cicilline Honors Paul Gaines on House Floor

WASHINGTON – U.S. Congressman David N. Cicilline (RI-01) spoke on the House floor this morning to honor the late former Newport Mayor Paul Gaines who passed away last week.

Jun 30, 2020

Cicilline Speech on $1.5 Trillion Infrastructure Investment

Issues: Jobs and the Economy

Congressman David Cicilline (RI-01) spoke on the House floor this afternoon to advocate for passage of the Moving Forward Act, a $1.5 trillion investment in rebuilding America’s infrastructure.

Jun 29, 2020

Cicilline Backs Patient Protection & Affordable Care Enhancement Act

Issues: Health Care

U.S. Congressman David N. Cicilline (RI-01) played a pivotal role today in passing the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Enhancement Act to strengthen the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

Jun 26, 2020

Cicilline Statement on Death of Paul Gaines

“I’m deeply saddened that my wonderful friend, former Newport Mayor Paul Gaines, has passed away. Paul was a trailblazer and a Rhode Island icon."

Jun 26, 2020

Cicilline Pledges to Vote to Overrule President Trump’s Veto on Student Loan Relief

Issues: Consumer Protection and Financial Reform, Education

Congressman David Cicilline spoke on the House floor this afternoon calling for his colleagues to override President Trump’s veto of H.J.Res.76, a bill that eliminates Education Secretary Devos’s rule that denies relief to students defrauded by predatory colleges.

Jun 26, 2020

Cicilline Calls for National Memorial for Orlando Pulse Nightclub Shooting Victims

Issues: LGBT Issues

Congressman David N. Cicilline (RI-01) spoke on the House floor this morning calling for a National Memorial to honor the 49 victims of the Orlando Pulse Nightclub shooting.

Jun 26, 2020

Cicilline Slams Trump Effort to Dismantle Affordable Care Act

Issues: Health Care

Congressman David Cicilline spoke on the House floor this morning mere hours after the Trump administration filed legal briefs requesting the Supreme Court to rip away health care from 20 million Americans and eliminate protections for 135 million Americans with pre-existing conditions.

Jun 25, 2020

Cicilline Floor Speech on George Floyd Justice in Policing Act

Rep. David N. Cicilline (RI-01) spoke on the House floor to demand passage of the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act (H.R.7120). Cicilline is a co-sponsor of the bill and voted to pass it last week in the House Judiciary Committee.

Jun 24, 2020

DOJ Whistleblower Answers Cicilline’s Questions on AG’s Abuse of Power

Rep. Cicilline asked DOJ whistleblower John Elias about Attorney General Barr’s abuse of power by directing the Antitrust Division to take unwarranted actions against auto manufacturers that had agreed to limit their emissions.

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