Press Releases

Jul 2, 2019

Cicilline Introduces Bill to Permanently Ban Bump Stocks

Democratic Policy and Communications Committee Chair David N. Cicilline (RI-01) and thirty cosponsors introduced legislation today to permanently ban the manufacture, possession, sale, or transport of bump stocks and acceleration devices like the ones used to murder 58 people in Las Vegas just two years ago.

Jun 27, 2019

Cicilline Statement on Supreme Court Blocking Citizenship Question from 2020 Census

Democratic Policy and Communications Committee (DPCC) Chair David N. Cicilline (RI-01) issued the following statement after the Supreme Court's decision to block Trump's attempt to include a citizenship question from the 2020 Census.

Jun 25, 2019

Antitrust Subcommittee Hears Testimony on Student Debt Crisis, Bankruptcy Reform

The U.S. House Antitrust Subcommittee, led by Chairman David N. Cicilline (D-RI), held a hearing this morning on possible solutions for the student debt crisis, as well as ways to make it easier for small business owners, farmers, and veterans to use the bankruptcy system to offload debt.

Jun 22, 2019

Cicilline Statement on Trump Delaying Mass Deportations

Democratic Policy and Communications Committee (DPCC) Chair David N. Cicilline (RI-01) issued a statement today after Trump's plan to begin mass deportations was delayed.

Jun 22, 2019

Cicilline Statement on the Passing of Jim Taricani

U.S. Congressman David N. Cicilline (RI-01) issued the following statement today after the passing of investigative reporter and local journalism legend, Jim Taricani.

Jun 20, 2019

Cicilline Delivers Keynote Address at American Antitrust Institute’s 20th Annual Policy Conference

House Antitrust Subcommittee Chair David N. Cicilline (RI-01) delivered the keynote address at the American Antitrust Institute’s 20th Annual Policy Conference today.

Jun 20, 2019

Foreign Affairs Committee Passes Cicilline’s Global Respect Act

The House Foreign Affairs Committee passed U.S. Congressman David N. Cicilline’s (RI-01), Global Respect Act to impose sanctions on foreign individuals who are found responsible for human rights violations against lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) individuals abroad.

Jun 20, 2019

Cicilline Introduces Bipartisan Small Business Reorganization Act

House Antitrust Subcommittee Chairman David N. Cicilline (RI-01) joined with U.S. Congressman Ben Cline (VA-06) to introduce the bipartisan Small Business Reorganization Act (H.R. 3311) to simplify the process for small businesses to use bankruptcy as a means of reorganization.

Jun 19, 2019

House Approves Multiple Cicilline Funding Requests in Appropriations Package

The House passed a spending package including several items that Congressman David N. Cicilline played a key role in crafting to promote Rhode Island jobs, quality education, public health, and fiscal responsibility for towns and cities.

Jun 18, 2019

House Adopts Cicilline Amendment to Increase Defense Research Program Funding by $1.5 Million

The U.S. House of Representatives adopted an amendment offered by U.S. Congressman David N. Cicilline (RI-01) today that will reduce funding for studying the feasibility of “Space Force” by $1.5 million and make the money available to the Defense Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (DEPSCoR).

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