Press Releases

May 16, 2019

Cicilline Statement on New Evidence of Obstruction of Justice

Democratic Policy and Communications Committee (DPCC) Chair David N. Cicilline (RI-01), who serves on the House Judiciary Committee, issued the following statement after an un-redacted filing from prosecutors revealed that individuals connected to the Trump administration and Congress attempted to influence Michael Flynn’s cooperation with the Special Counsel’s investigation.

May 16, 2019

House Passes Cicilline’s Bipartisan Bill to Lower Cost of Prescription Drugs

The U.S. House of Representatives passed Antitrust Chairman David N. Cicilline’s (D-RI-01) Creating and Restoring Equal Access to Equivalent Samples (CREATES) Act, a bill that will save taxpayers $3.9 billion and lower the cost of some prescription drugs by as much as 85%.

May 14, 2019

Cicilline Introduces Bill to Close Hate Crimes Loophole

Democratic Policy and Communications Committee (DPCC) Chair David N. Cicilline (RI-01) today introduced legislation to prohibit the sale of firearms to individuals convicted of hate crimes.

May 14, 2019

Cicilline Announces New Initiative to Provide Free Books to Rhode Island Libraries and Schools

U.S. Congressman David N. Cicilline (RI-01) announced that his office will take part in the Library of Congress’s Surplus Book Program, which allows Members of Congress to donate surplus books from the Library of Congress to local schools and non-profit organizations.

May 13, 2019

Rhode Islanders Turn Out for Cicilline’s Newport Senior Resources Fair

Hundreds of Rhode Islanders packed the Vasco da Gama Portuguese-American Society Hall this evening for Congressman David N. Cicilline’s (RI-01) Newport Senior Resources Fair.

May 13, 2019

Cicilline Announces Winners of 2019 Congressional Art Competition

U.S. Congressman David N. Cicilline (D-RI) announced that Crickett Fisher of Warren won First Place in this year’s First Congressional District Art Competition.

May 9, 2019

Cicilline, House Dems Pass Protections for People with Pre-Existing Conditions

Democratic Policy and Communications Committee (DPCC) Chair David N. Cicilline (RI-01) released a statement after helping to pass the Protecting Americans with Pre-Existing Conditions Act (H.R. 986).

May 9, 2019

Cicilline Introduces Bill Requiring Businesses to Accept Cash

Cicilline’s bill will ensure that working people never get turned away simply because they do not have a credit or debit card.

May 9, 2019

Antitrust Subcommittee to Hold Hearing on Forced Arbitration

Making good on his pledge to stand up for working people, House Antitrust Subcommittee Chairman David N. Cicilline (RI-01) announced that he will hold a hearing on Thursday, May 16th, to examine the impact of forced arbitration clauses that allow powerful corporations to override state and federal law and block workers and consumers from access justice in courts of law.

May 8, 2019

Cicilline Votes to Hold Attorney General in Contempt

Democratic Policy and Communications Committee (DPCC) Chair David N. Cicilline (RI-01), who serves on the House Judiciary Committee, issued a statement after voting to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress.

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