Press Releases

Mar 1, 2021

Cicilline, Langevin, McKee, Elorza Outline Ways House-Passed COVID Relief Package Will Benefit Rhode Island

Issues: Jobs and the Economy

Federal, state, and local leaders held a press conference at the Dunkin’ Donuts Arena today and outlined ways Rhode Island is slated to benefit from the COVID relief package that the U.S. House passed early Saturday morning. The legislation includes $1,400 survival checks to put money in the pockets of working people, expanded unemployment benefits, a pay raise for nearly 30 million people, and nearly $1.7 billion in relief for Rhode Island state and local government.

Mar 1, 2021

Cicilline, Langevin, McKee, Elorza Outline Ways House-Passed COVID Relief Package Will Benefit Rhode Island

Issues: Jobs and the Economy

Federal, state, and local leaders held a press conference at the Dunkin’ Donuts Arena today and outlined ways Rhode Island is slated to benefit from the COVID relief package that the U.S. House passed early Saturday morning. The legislation includes $1,400 survival checks to put money in the pockets of working people, expanded unemployment benefits, a pay raise for nearly 30 million people, and nearly $1.7 billion in relief for Rhode Island state and local government.

Feb 28, 2021

Cicilline on CNN's Reliable Sources

Issues: Consumer Protection and Financial Reform

Antitrust Subcommittee Chairman David N. Cicilline (RI-01) joined CNN's Reliable Sources with Brian Stelter this morning.

Feb 27, 2021

Cicilline Statement on American Rescue Plan

Issues: Jobs and the Economy

We promised to deliver the relief the American people need. Today, we are making good on that promise.

Feb 27, 2021

Cicilline Statement on American Rescue Plan

Issues: Jobs and the Economy
Feb 26, 2021

Cicilline, Whitehouse Introduce DISCLOSE Act to Repair Americans’ Faith in Democracy

Issues: Consumer Protection and Financial Reform

Today, Representative David Cicilline (D-RI) and Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) led 197 colleagues in both houses of Congress in introducing the DISCLOSE Act to combat the flood of anonymous special interest spending in American politics. The bill would require organizations spending money in federal elections to disclose their donors, allowing the American people to see who is attempting to sway their elections and gain control over their government.

Feb 25, 2021

Cicilline Statement on Passage of Equality Act

Issues: LGBT Issues
Feb 18, 2021

Bristol’s “Revolutionary Heritage Byway” Awarded National Distinction & Becomes RI’s First National Scenic Byway

Issues: Jobs and the Economy

U.S. Congressman David N. Cicilline (RI-01), along with U.S. Senators Jack Reed (D-RI) and Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI), announced today that the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) has selected Bristol’s “Revolutionary Heritage Byway” as Rhode Island’s first National Scenic Byway, a designation that was made possible by a law Cicilline authored in 2019. The designation, along with a new federal appropriation sponsored by Senator Reed, means Bristol could compete for a share of federal funds through a National Scenic Byways competitive grant program.

Feb 18, 2021

Cicilline, Merkley Announce Introduction of Equality Act

Issues: LGBT Issues

U.S. Congressman David N. Cicilline (RI-01) and U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley (OR) today announced the introduction of the Equality Act, comprehensive civil rights legislation that prohibits discrimination against members of the LGBTQ community in the areas of employment, education, credit, jury service, federal funding, housing, and public accommodations.

Feb 3, 2021

Cicilline to Serve as Chairman of Judiciary Committee’s Antitrust Subcommittee

Issues: Consumer Protection and Financial Reform

U.S. Congressman David N. Cicilline (RI-01), who last year concluded a comprehensive investigation into the state of competition in the digital marketplace, issued the following statement today after retaining the chairmanship of the Antitrust Subcommittee:

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