Press Releases

May 21, 2020

Cicilline Bill Will Crack Down on Spread of Misinformation in 2020 Elections

Protecting Democracy from Disinformation Act will tightly restrict microtargeting, safeguard elections, prevent spread of disinformation

May 12, 2020

Heroes Act Provides $5.3 Billion to Rhode Island

U.S. Congressman David N. Cicilline (RI-01) announced today that the Heroes Act, which the House will vote on Friday, provides more than $5.3 billion in new COVID-19 relief funding to protect the lives and livelihoods of Rhode Islanders.

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).