Press Releases

Dec 4, 2019

Cicilline Statement on Trump’s Newest Attack on Working Families

U.S. Congressman David N. Cicilline (RI-01) released the following statement today the after Trump admin announced its new plan to kick more than 650,000 Americans off their Supplemental Nutrition Assistant Program benefits

Dec 3, 2019

Cicilline Bill to Strengthen U.S.-Portuguese Relations Passes House

The House of Representatives passed bipartisan legislation today introduced by U.S. Congressman David N. Cicilline (RI-01), the AMIGOS Act (H.R. 565), to increase trade and investment ties between Portugal and the United States

Nov 25, 2019

Cicilline Statement on McGahn Ruling

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

Nov 21, 2019

Cicilline, Langevin Bill Honoring Rhode Island Icon to Become Law

The U.S. Senate today passed legislation to honor Elizabeth Buffum Chace, a 19th century Rhode Island abolitionist, by renaming the U.S. Post Office located at 575 Dexter Street in Central Falls. U.S. Congressmen David N. Cicilline (RI-01) and James Langevin (RI-02) introduced the proposal, H.R. 2451, which the U.S. House passed last month. It now awaits the President’s signature.

Nov 20, 2019

Judiciary Passes Cicilline Bill to Lower Drug Costs

Issues: Health Care

House Antitrust Subcommittee Chair David N. Cicilline (RI-01) released the following statement today after the House Judiciary Committee unanimously passed his bipartisan bill to drive down the costs of prescription drugs, the Affordable Prescriptions for Patients Through Promoting Competition Act of 2019 (H.R. 5133)

Nov 18, 2019

Cicilline, Nadler Introduce Bill to Lower Prescription Drug Costs

Issues: Health Care

House Antitrust Subcommittee Chair David N. Cicilline (RI-01) and Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (NY-10) introduced The Affordable Prescriptions for Patients Through Promoting Competition Act of 2019 (H.R. 5133) today to prohibit pharmaceutical companies from engaging in anticompetitive “product hopping.”

Nov 15, 2019

Cicilline Statement on Passage of Bill to Strengthen Export-Import Bank

Democratic Policy and Communications Committee (DPCC) Chair David N. Cicilline (RI-01) issued the following statement today after voting to pass the United States Export Finance Agency Act (H.R.4863).

Nov 15, 2019

Cicilline Introduces Bill to Generate Millions in Federal Funding for Southern New England

U.S. Congressman David N. Cicilline (RI-01) introduced The Southern New England Regional Commission Act alongside Congressman Joseph P. Kennedy III (MA-03) to establish Rhode Island and surrounding counties in Massachusetts and Connecticut as a federal regional commission.

Nov 6, 2019

Cicilline Statement on Republican, Trump Family Efforts to Intimidate Whistleblower

Democratic Policy and Communications Committee (DPCC) Chair David N. Cicilline (RI-01), a member of the House Judiciary and Foreign Affairs Committees, issued the following statement today following Republican attempts to intimidate the whistleblower.

Nov 4, 2019

Cicilline to Join International Committee Fighting Disinformation, Fake News

U.S. House Antitrust Committee Chairman David N. Cicilline (RI-01) will participate in Thursday’s International Grand Committee on Disinformation and Fake News in Dublin, Ireland.

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