Press Releases

Jun 21, 2018

Cicilline Pushes Congress to Promote ASK Day Initiative

Every single day, seven children and teens are killed by gun violence and 40 more are shot and survive. And most of the time, the incident could be prevented if the gun was unloaded and locked away safely.

Jun 21, 2018

Cicilline Statement on South Dakota v. Wayfair

Today’s decision is a major victory for locally owned businesses, the economic lifeblood our communities. For decades, small and locally owned businesses have withered on the vine because of the internet sales tax loophole that was closed today by the Supreme Court.

Jun 20, 2018

Cicilline Statement on End of Family Separation Policy

"This is pathetic. Apparently the President is fine to keep immigrant families together as long as he can keep them behind bars indefinitely. That’s not a solution."

Jun 20, 2018

Cicilline Statement on Trump Ending National Ocean Policy

"Apparently when President Trump said he would ‘Make America Great Again,’ he wasn’t talking about Rhode Island."

Jun 20, 2018

Cicilline, Ferguson Introduce Bill to Protect Student Loan Borrowers

"Working Americans are struggling to get ahead. Wages are flat, and on a fundamental level, people know that the economy is not working for them.”

Jun 19, 2018

Cicilline Statement on U.S. Withdrawal from UNHRC

"The Trump Administration has made a serious mistake withdrawing the United States’ membership on the UNHRC. Leaving the Council will allow flagrant human rights abusers like China, Cuba, and Saudi Arabia to determine its actions."

Jun 15, 2018

Cicilline Statement on Trump Administration Considering Withdrawal from UNHRC

"I strongly urge the Trump administration to maintain the United States’ participation in the UNHRC. Pulling out of this forum undermines our moral leadership in the world."

Jun 13, 2018

House Judiciary Committee Approves Cicilline’s NOPEC Legislation

Cicilline: "Working people are sick and tired of oil-producing countries ripping them off at the pump. This bill is a commonsense step to end price gouging and bring down the cost of gas for consumers."

Jun 11, 2018

Cicilline Statement on Supreme Court Upholding Ohio’s Voter Purge Law

"Make no mistake, the right to vote is under attack. In light of the Court’s decision, Congress must take action to ensure that this right is protected."

Jun 11, 2018

Four Objectives President Must Achieve With North Korea

"It’s critical that the President succeed in advancing our national security goals and not hand the North Koreans huge, one-sided concessions just so he can say he got a deal."