Press Releases

Aug 14, 2018

Cicilline Manufacturing Proposal Becomes Law

"This is a big win for Rhode Island workers. It means that our state’s manufacturers will be able to better compete for federal funding to create jobs and grow our economy."

Aug 6, 2018

Cicilline Statement on Iran Sanctions

The Trump administration’s decision to withdraw from this agreement was reckless and short-sighted. It’s clear that President Trump did so without a plan for what comes next.

Jul 30, 2018

Cicilline Introducing Bill Banning 3-D Printed Guns

“Gun violence is an epidemic in our country,” said Cicilline. “We should be doing everything we can to make it more difficult for criminals, children, and individuals with serious mental illness to possess a gun."

Jul 26, 2018

Cicilline Bill to Rename Bristol Post Office in Honor of First Sergeant P. Andrew McKenna Jr. Signed Into Law

U.S. Congressman David N. Cicilline (RI-01) announced today that his bill to rename the U.S. Post Office at 515 Hope Street in Bristol, Rhode Island, in honor of First Sergeant P. Andrew McKenna Jr. was signed into law by the President.

Jul 26, 2018

House Passes Cicilline’s Defense Manufacturing Communities Initiative

“When they’re given a level playing field, Rhode Islanders will outwork and outperform any competitors," said Cicilline.

Jul 25, 2018

RI Receives Nearly $3.9 Million Federal Grant to Aid in Opioid Epidemic Recovery

"We need to do everything we can to end this epidemic,” said Congressman Cicilline, who serves on the Bipartisan Heroin Task Force.

Jul 16, 2018

Cicilline Statement on FCC’s Sinclair Review

This is the right decision. If Sinclair buys Tribune, it will control the local TV news market. It will be able to raise costs, eliminate jobs, and threaten the integrity of local reporting.

Jul 16, 2018

Cicilline Statement on Trump-Putin “Summit”

“Since 1776, America has stood as a beacon of hope to the rest of the world. Unlike any country that came before it, America is defined by a set of ideals that have guided our actions both at home and across the world."

Jul 13, 2018

RI Fire Departments Awarded $515k for New Equipment & Protective Gear

“This critical funding will help ensure that firefighters in Cumberland, Lime Rock, and Pawtucket can do their jobs safely and effectively,” said Cicilline.