Press Releases

Sep 12, 2019

Cicilline Statement on Impeachment Investigation

Democratic Policy and Communications Committee (DPCC) Chair David N. Cicilline (RI-01), a member of the House Judiciary Committee, issued the following statement today.

Sep 11, 2019

Nadler & Cicilline Statement on DOJ Antitrust Investigation Into Automakers Who Struck Vehicle Emissions Deal with CA

House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial and Administrative Law Chairman David N. Cicilline (D-RI) released a statement on reports that the Department of Justice opened an antitrust investigation into automakers who reached an agreement with California regarding state emissions standards.

Sep 10, 2019

Cicilline’s Disarm Hate Act Heads to House Floor

The House Judiciary Committee passed U.S. Congressman David N. Cicilline’s (RI-01) Disarm Hate Act (H.R.2708) today as Democrats continued pressing for action to reduce gun violence in the only developed nation where citizens are killed with guns at such an alarmingly high rate.

Sep 10, 2019

Cicilline Statement on Judiciary Committee Vote to End Forced Arbitration

House Antitrust Subcommittee Chair David N. Cicilline (RI-01), who is a lead cosponsor of the FAIR Act (H.R. 1423) to end forced arbitration with Congressman Henry C. “Hank” Johnson, Jr. (GA-04), issued a statement today after the bill passed the House Judiciary Committee.

Sep 4, 2019

Cicilline Blasts FTC’s YouTube Settlement

House Antitrust Subcommittee Chairman David N. Cicilline (RI-01) issued a statement after the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) refused to hold Google accountable for serious violations regarding data collection and targeting of children on YouTube.

Aug 26, 2019

Cicilline Proposal to Help Small Businesses Navigate Bankruptcy Signed Into Law

President Trump has signed into law the Small Business Reorganization Act (H.R. 3311), which House Antitrust Subcommittee Chairman David N. Cicilline (RI-01) first introduced in November 2018 with bipartisan support. The law, which goes into effect in February, will make it easier for small businesses to navigate the bankruptcy process.

Aug 23, 2019

Cicilline Statement on the Passing of Rhode Island Icon Michael Van Leesten

U.S. Congressman David N. Cicilline (RI-01) issued a statement today following the death of Michael Van Leesten, a champion for civil rights and community leader.

Aug 22, 2019

Cicilline, Whitehouse, Democracy Reform Task Force Chair Outline Democrats’ Actions to Clean Up Corruption

U.S. Congressman David N. Cicilline (RI-01), Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI), and Congressman John P. Sarbanes (MD-03), who serves as the Chair of the House Democracy Reform Task Force, hosted a press conference today to outline steps that House Democrats have taken to fight back against corruption and self-dealing that has prevented Washington from taking action to address national emergencies, including climate change, gun violence, and the opioid epidemic.

Aug 21, 2019

Cicilline Statement on Trump Effort to Detain Migrant Children Indefinitely

Democratic Policy and Communications Committee (DPCC) Chair David N. Cicilline (RI-01) released a statement regarding the Trump administration’s most recent attempt to hold migrant children in detention facilities indefinitely by ending the Flores agreement, a decades-old rule requiring specific protections for undocumented children and families held in detention without basic standards of care.

Aug 20, 2019

Cicilline Statement on State AGs Antitrust Investigation into Tech Industry

House Antitrust Subcommittee Chair David N. Cicilline (RI-01) released the a statement today after reports that a bipartisan group of more than a dozen state attorneys general are preparing to launch an antitrust investigation of large technology companies.

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