Press Releases

Mar 18, 2020

Cicilline Calling for Moratorium on Foreclosures and Evictions on Federally-Backed Mortgages

U.S. Congressman David N. Cicilline (RI-01) is calling on the Trump administration to halt evictions and foreclosures on federally-backed mortgages today. The request includes any properties owned, insured, or overseen by Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), the Federal Housing Administration (FHA), the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), and the Department of Agriculture (USDA).

Mar 18, 2020

Cicilline, Neguse, Nadler, Sensenbrenner Urge Federal Action on Price Gouging Amidst Coronavirus

Congressman David N. Cicilline, Chair of the Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial and Administrative Law led a bipartisan letter alongside Congressman Joe Neguse, Congressman Jerrold Nadler, Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee and Congressman Jim Sensenbrenner, Ranking Member for the Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial and Administrative Law; to the U.S. Department of Justice urging immediate and decisive steps to stop extensive price gouging of consumer health products happening as a result of the Coronavirus pandemic.

Mar 18, 2020

Cicilline Pushing for Resources to Protect Rhode Island’s Tourism Economy

U.S. Congressman David N. Cicilline (RI-01) is pushing for substantial relief for the tourism industry as Congress grapples with the economic fallout of the coronavirus pandemic.

Mar 18, 2020

Cicilline Demands Credit Reporting Agencies Halt Negative Ratings During COVID-19

U.S. Congressman David N. Cicilline (RI-01) is calling on Equifax, TransUnion, and Experian to immediately stop reporting negative ratings during the coronavirus pandemic.

Mar 18, 2020

Cicilline to Mortgage Lenders: Stop Foreclosures During the Pandemic

U.S. Congressman David N. Cicilline joined with 76 House members in pushing for the country’s largest mortgage lenders to immediately suspend foreclosures for the duration of the coronavirus pandemic.

Mar 16, 2020

RI Delegation Wants Swift SBA Disaster Declaration for RI

Rhode Island’s Congressional delegation today urged the Trump Administration to quickly grant Rhode Island’s request for the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) to issue an economic disaster declaration covering the state due to the outbreak of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

Mar 14, 2020

Cicilline Statement on Families First Coronavirus Response Act

Democratic Policy and Communications Committee (DPCC) Chair David N. Cicilline (RI-01) issued a statement after the House passed the Families First Coronavirus Response Act.

Mar 10, 2020

Cicilline, Schakowsky Urge DOJ Scrutiny of College Textbook Giants’ Mega Merger

House Antitrust Subcommittee Chairman David N. Cicilline wrote to the Justice Department’s Antitrust Division calling for it to closely scrutinize the proposed merger of Cengage Learning Holdings II and McGraw-Hill Education

Mar 6, 2020

Cicilline, Klobuchar and Colleagues Express Serious Concerns over Reports that Justice Department Official Urged Dish Executive to Lobby Senators to Influence FCC Regulatory Process

In a letter this week, members of Congress called on Assistant Attorney General Makan Delrahim to addresss reports that he improperly encouraged Dish Network’s Chairman to lobby members of the Senate to influence the FCC’s review of the proposed T-Mobile/Sprint Merger

Mar 4, 2020

Cicilline Statement on Emergency Spending Bill

Issues: Health Care

Democratic Policy and Communications Committee (DPCC) Chair David N. Cicilline (RI-01) issued the following statement today:

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