Press Releases

Jun 18, 2019

House Adopts Cicilline Amendment to Block Pompeo’s Anti-Women, Anti-LGBTI Commission

The U.S. House of Representatives today adopted an amendment offered by U.S. Congressman David N. Cicilline (RI-01) that will block funding for Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s proposed “Commission on Unalienable Rights,” which multiple observers have derided as a Trojan horse for the implementation of discriminatory and homophobic policy in foreign affairs.

Jun 13, 2019

Cicilline Leads Bipartisan Group of Lawmakers on Legislation to Impose Sanctions on Foreign Individuals Responsible for Violence against LGBTI Community

Issues: LGBT Issues

The Global Respect Act will ensure that abusers of the LGBTI community are held to account and uphold America’s commitment to defending basic human rights in all corners of the world.

Jun 11, 2019

Cicilline Opening Remarks at Antitrust Subcommittee Hearing

U.S. Congressman David N. Cicilline, who serves as chair of the House Antitrust Subcommittee, held a hearing on today on “Online Platforms and Market Power, Part 1: The Free and Diverse Press.”

Jun 10, 2019

New $2.8 Million Grant Keeps Development of Amtrak Service to T.F. Green On Track

The effort to bring an Amtrak rail stop to T.F. Green Airport took another step forward this week with the award of a new $2.8 million federal grant.

Jun 5, 2019

Cicilline, Loebsack Re-Introduce Lifetime Lobbying Ban for Former Members of Congress

Democratic Policy and Communications Committee (DPCC) Chair David N. Cicilline (RI-01) and U.S. Congressman Dave Loebsack (IA-02) today re-introduced their proposal to ban former Members of Congress from ever working as registered federal lobbyists.

Jun 4, 2019

Cicilline, House Dems Pass American Dream and Promise Act

Democratic Policy and Communications Committee (DPCC) Chair David N. Cicilline (RI-01) spoke on the House floor this afternoon during consideration of the American Dream and Promise Act (H.R.6), legislation that protects and offers a path to citizenship for 6,200 Dreamers and TPS holders living in Rhode Island today. Cicilline is a co-sponsor of the proposal.

Jun 3, 2019

Judiciary Committee Launches Investigation into Competition in Digital Markets

House Antitrust Subcommittee Chairman David N. Cicilline (RI-01) today announced a bipartisan investigation into competition in digital markets.

May 31, 2019

Cicilline Statement on Trump Recognizing LGBT Pride Month

Democratic Policy and Communications Committee (DPCC) Chair David N. Cicilline (RI-01), the author of the Equality Act and Co-Chair of the Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus, issued the following statement this afternoon after President Donald J. Trump recognized LGBT Pride Month for the first time in his presidency.

May 24, 2019

Cicilline, Langevin Host Roundtable Highlighting House Bills to Protect Health Care and Reduce Prescription Drug Costs

Issues: Health Care

Last week, the House passed Cicilline’s CREATES Act to drive down prescription drug prices.