Press Releases

Jul 11, 2019

Cicilline Statement on Trump Press Conference

Democratic Policy and Communications Committee (DPCC) Chair David N. Cicilline (RI-01) issued the following statement today following Trump's press conference on his citizenship question Executive Order.

Jul 11, 2019

Cicilline Proposal to Strengthen U.S.-Cyprus Relations Adopted in U.S. House

U.S. Congressman David N. Cicilline (RI-01) successfully included an amendment to end the U.S. arms embargo in Cyprus, which currently forces the nation to depend on other countries, including those that may pose challenges to U.S. national security interests around the world, for defense-related materials.

Jul 11, 2019

Cicilline Statement on Judiciary Committee Passage of Bipartisan Small Business Reorganization Act

U.S. Congressman David N. Cicilline (RI-01), who introduced the Small Business Reorganization Act (H.R. 3311) with Republican Congressman Ben Cline (VA-06), issued a statement today after the bill passed the House Judiciary Committee.

Jul 10, 2019

House Adopts Cicilline Proposal to Protect Servicemembers from Unfair Forced Arbitration

While considering the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2020, the U.S. House of Representatives adopted Antitrust Subcommittee Chair David N. Cicilline’s (RI-01) bipartisan amendment today to protect servicemembers from being forced into arbitration, a practice that allows companies to settle disputes by choosing the arbiter and venue while denying servicemembers any right to appeal.

Jul 10, 2019

Cicilline Amendment to Strengthen U.S. Manufacturing Adopted by House

The U.S. House of Representatives adopted an amendment authored by U.S. Congressman David N. Cicilline (RI-01) to the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2020 today to require a report on the increased automation of the Defense manufacturing industry. Information from this report will be critical in protecting jobs in Rhode Island’s defense manufacturing sector.

Jul 10, 2019

Cicilline Statement on Acosta Press Conference

Democratic Policy and Communications Committee (DPCC) Chair David N. Cicilline (RI-01) issued the following statement today following Labor Secretary Acosta's Press Conference.

Jul 10, 2019

Antitrust Chair on Trump’s ‘Social Media Summit’

House Antitrust Subcommittee Chairman David N. Cicilline (RI-01) issued a statement today on the “social media summit” President Trump is hosting for conservatives tomorrow at the White House.

Jul 9, 2019

Cicilline Calls on Secretary of Labor to Step Down

Democratic Policy and Communications Committee (DPCC) Chair David N. Cicilline (RI-01) issued the following statement today calling for Labor Secretary Acosta to resign.

Jul 8, 2019

Cicilline Statement on Pompeo’s Anti-Women, Anti-LGBTI Commission

Issues: LGBT Issues, Women's Issues

"This administration is trying to return our human rights policies to the dark ages."

Jul 3, 2019

Cicilline Delivers First Shipment of Library of Congress Books to Warren Library

U.S. Congressman David N. Cicilline (RI-01) delivered the first shipment of books to George Hail Free Library in Warren today as part of his newly announced participation in the Library of Congress Surplus Books Program. The program allows Members of Congress to donate extra copies of books from the Library of Congress to local schools, libraries, and non-profit organizations.

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