Press Releases

Dec 17, 2019

Cicilline Secures Critical Rhode Island Priorities in Government Spending Bills

Issues: Education, Environment, Jobs and the Economy, Veterans, Women's Issues

The U.S. House passed a bipartisan proposal today that will fund the federal government through the end of the fiscal year

Dec 16, 2019

House Advances Rhode Island Priorities in Defense Bill

U.S. Congressman David N. Cicilline (RI-01) voted in favor of the National Defense Authorization Act, which now heads to the U.S. Senate for further consideration.

Dec 13, 2019

Cicilline Votes to Approve Two Articles of Impeachment

Democratic Policy and Communications Committee (DPCC) Chair David N. Cicilline (RI-01) issued the following statement this morning after voting to approve two articles of impeachment in the House Judiciary Committee:

Dec 12, 2019

House Passes Landmark Legislation to Drive Down Prescription Drug Costs

Issues: Health Care

The House of Representatives voted today to pass the Elijah E. Cummings Lower Drug Costs Now Act (H.R. 3), landmark legislation that will give Medicare the power to negotiate directly with drug companies to bring down prices and make those savings available to hardworking families across America.

Dec 10, 2019

Cicilline Statement on Articles of Impeachment

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

Dec 9, 2019

Cicilline Questions Witnesses During House Impeachment Hearing

Democratic Policy and Communications Committee Chair David N. Cicilline (RI-01) questioned witnesses today during the House Judiciary Committee’s hearing on the Trump-Ukraine Impeachment Inquiry Report and the Constitutional Grounds for Presidential Impeachment Report.

Dec 6, 2019

House Votes to Restore Voting Rights Act

Democratic Policy and Communications Committee Chair David N. Cicilline (RI-01) released the following statement today after the House passed the Voting Rights Advancement Act (H.R. 4)

Dec 6, 2019

Cicilline Statement on Death of Former Superior Court Presiding Justice Joseph F. Rodgers Jr.

U.S. Congressman David N. Cicilline (RI-01) issued a statement on the passing of former Superior Court Presiding Justice Joseph F. Rodgers Jr

Dec 5, 2019

Cicilline Statement on Lower Drug Costs Now Act

Issues: Health Care

Today Democratic Policy and Communications Committee (DPCC) Chair David N. Cicilline (RI-01) issued a statement that the House will pass the Elijah E. Cummings Lower Drug Costs Now Act next week

Dec 4, 2019

House Passes Bill to Stop Bad Robocalls

Issues: Consumer Protection and Financial Reform

U.S. Congressman David N. Cicilline (RI-01) released the following statement following the passage of bipartisan, bicameral legislation to stop bad robocalls and protect Rhode Islanders from scammers, the Pallone-Thune TRACED Act (S. 151), in the House earlier today:

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