Press Releases

Jun 22, 2019

Cicilline Statement on the Passing of Jim Taricani

U.S. Congressman David N. Cicilline (RI-01) issued the following statement today after the passing of investigative reporter and local journalism legend, Jim Taricani.

Jun 20, 2019

Cicilline Delivers Keynote Address at American Antitrust Institute’s 20th Annual Policy Conference

House Antitrust Subcommittee Chair David N. Cicilline (RI-01) delivered the keynote address at the American Antitrust Institute’s 20th Annual Policy Conference today.

Jun 20, 2019

Foreign Affairs Committee Passes Cicilline’s Global Respect Act

The House Foreign Affairs Committee passed U.S. Congressman David N. Cicilline’s (RI-01), Global Respect Act to impose sanctions on foreign individuals who are found responsible for human rights violations against lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) individuals abroad.

Jun 20, 2019

Cicilline Introduces Bipartisan Small Business Reorganization Act

House Antitrust Subcommittee Chairman David N. Cicilline (RI-01) joined with U.S. Congressman Ben Cline (VA-06) to introduce the bipartisan Small Business Reorganization Act (H.R. 3311) to simplify the process for small businesses to use bankruptcy as a means of reorganization.

Jun 19, 2019

House Approves Multiple Cicilline Funding Requests in Appropriations Package

The House passed a spending package including several items that Congressman David N. Cicilline played a key role in crafting to promote Rhode Island jobs, quality education, public health, and fiscal responsibility for towns and cities.

Jun 18, 2019

House Adopts Cicilline Amendment to Increase Defense Research Program Funding by $1.5 Million

The U.S. House of Representatives adopted an amendment offered by U.S. Congressman David N. Cicilline (RI-01) today that will reduce funding for studying the feasibility of “Space Force” by $1.5 million and make the money available to the Defense Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (DEPSCoR).

Jun 18, 2019

House Adopts Cicilline Amendment to Block Pompeo’s Anti-Women, Anti-LGBTI Commission

The U.S. House of Representatives today adopted an amendment offered by U.S. Congressman David N. Cicilline (RI-01) that will block funding for Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s proposed “Commission on Unalienable Rights,” which multiple observers have derided as a Trojan horse for the implementation of discriminatory and homophobic policy in foreign affairs.

Jun 13, 2019

Cicilline Leads Bipartisan Group of Lawmakers on Legislation to Impose Sanctions on Foreign Individuals Responsible for Violence against LGBTI Community

Issues: LGBT Issues

The Global Respect Act will ensure that abusers of the LGBTI community are held to account and uphold America’s commitment to defending basic human rights in all corners of the world.

Jun 11, 2019

Cicilline Opening Remarks at Antitrust Subcommittee Hearing

U.S. Congressman David N. Cicilline, who serves as chair of the House Antitrust Subcommittee, held a hearing on today on “Online Platforms and Market Power, Part 1: The Free and Diverse Press.”

Jun 10, 2019

New $2.8 Million Grant Keeps Development of Amtrak Service to T.F. Green On Track

The effort to bring an Amtrak rail stop to T.F. Green Airport took another step forward this week with the award of a new $2.8 million federal grant.