Press Releases

Feb 15, 2019

Cicilline Introduces Assault Weapons Ban with Record Support

Democratic Policy and Communications Committee (DPCC) Chair David N. Cicilline (RI-01) introduced legislation today to ban the sale, manufacture, or possession of new military-style assault weapons.

Feb 12, 2019

Liberian Refugee Immigration Fairness Act Seeks to Protect Thousands Against Looming Deportation Deadline

In an effort to prevent thousands of Liberians living legally in the United States from being deported, members of Congress led by U.S. Congressman David Cicilline (D-RI) and Senator Jack Reed (D-RI), are introducing the Liberian Refugee Immigration Fairness Act to allow eligible Liberians to apply for permanent residency and provide them with a pathway to citizenship.

Feb 8, 2019

Cicilline Questions Acting AG Whitaker on Mueller Investigation

Democratic Policy and Communications Committee (DPCC) Chair David N. Cicilline questioned Acting Attorney General Mark Whitaker regarding his involvement in Special Counsel Mueller’s investigation.

Feb 8, 2019

Cicilline Statement on the Passing of Congressman John Dingell

Democratic Policy and Communications Committee Chair David N. Cicilline (RI-01) released a statement after the passing of former Congressman John Dingell.

Feb 7, 2019

Cicilline Introduces Two Bills to Make College More Affordable

As the cost of higher education continues to soar, U.S. Congressman David N. Cicilline (RI-01) today introduced a pair of bills to make a college degree more accessible.

Feb 7, 2019

Judiciary Committee Passes Cicilline Bill to Lower Gas Prices

The House Judiciary Committee passed the No Oil Producing and Exporting Cartels (NOPEC) Act today. Democratic Congressman David N. Cicilline (RI-01), who chairs the House Antitrust Subcommittee, and Republican Congressman Steve Chabot (OH-01) have championed the NOPEC Act since first introducing it last year.

Feb 7, 2019

Cicilline Statement on Introduction of Green New Deal

Democratic Policy and Communications Committee (DPCC) Chair David N. Cicilline, an original co-sponsor of the Green New Deal, issued a statement on the introduction of the proposal.

Feb 6, 2019

House Passes Cicilline Bill to Generate New Economic Activity for Rhode Island

The U.S. House of Representatives passed Congressman David N. Cicilline’s (RI-01) Reviving America’s Scenic Byways Act (H.R.831), a bill that directs the U.S. Department of Transportation to restart the National Scenic Byways Program. The bill, which Cicilline introduced in the House along with Republican Congressman Garret Graves (LA-06), now heads to the U.S. Senate, where it has been introduced by Senator Susan Collins (R-ME).

Feb 6, 2019

Cicilline Introduces Legislation Prohibiting Unauthorized Military Force in Venezuela

Democratic Policy and Communications Committee (DPCC) Chair David N. Cicilline (RI-01) introduced legislation to prohibit the use of military force in Venezuela without authorization from Congress.

Feb 5, 2019

Cicilline Statement on State of the Union

Democratic Policy and Communications Committee (DPCC) Chair David N. Cicilline (RI-01) issued a statement following President Trump's State of the Union Address.

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