Press Releases

May 11, 2020

Next COVID-19 Relief Package Will Include Resources to Support Rhode Island Journalists Thanks to Cicilline’s Efforts

"This is an important lifeline for trustworthy sources of local news that will help them continue to serve our communities."

May 8, 2020

RI Delegation Announces Help for RI Farmers & Hungry Families

In an effort to assist Rhode Island’s families, farmers, and food businesses, U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse and U.S. Representatives Jim Langevin and David Cicilline helped include federal funds for the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP) in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act (Public Law No. 116-136).

May 7, 2020

Cicilline Statement on DOJ Decision to Drop Criminal Charges Against Michael Flynn

This is an outrageous decision and a miscarriage of justice.

May 6, 2020

Cicilline Statement on Suspension of Utility Terminations

I am pleased that utility terminations are being suspended through the end of the month. This is the right thing to do.

May 6, 2020

Rhode Island Congressional Delegation Announces $8 Million for Mental Health Services

Congressman Cicilline announced today that Thrive Behavioral Health, Inc. and Newport Mental Health have been awarded $8 million in federal grant funding.

May 5, 2020

Cicilline Asking RIPUC to Extend Moratorium on Utility Terminations

Congressman Cicilline is asking the Rhode Island Public Utilities Commission to stop utility terminations.

May 5, 2020

Cicilline Leading Push for Moratorium on Unnecessary Corporate Mergers in Next Relief Package

Ocasio-Cortez, Jayapal, Raskin, Pocan, Neguse, Schakowsky co-leading effort to protect workers, consumers during global pandemic

May 4, 2020

Cicilline Pleased with Decision by College Textbook Giants to Abandon Merger

"The merger made no sense, and I’m glad to learn that it has been abandoned."