Press Releases

Apr 21, 2020

Antitrust, Oversight Chairs Pushing to Stop Overdraft Fees During Pandemic

“As we all do our parts to flatten the curve, it’s critical that Congress do whatever it takes to make sure working people get through this crisis with their finances intact,” said Cicilline.

Apr 16, 2020

RI Gets $2.3 Million CARES Act Grant to Boost Workforce & Help Dislocated Workers

“As our doctors, nurses, and first responders continue fighting this public health emergency, we need to do everything we can to make sure Rhode Islanders can get back to work once the crisis is over,” said Congressman Cicilline.

Apr 8, 2020

Cicilline, Nadler, Pallone, & Schakowsky Introduce Bill to Protect Americans from Price Gouging During COVID-19 Health Crisis

Today, House Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial and Administrative Law Chairman David N. Cicilline (D-RI), Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ), and Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Commerce Chair Jan Schakowsky (D-IL), introduced the COVID-19 Price Gouging Prevention Act to protect American consumers from price gouging during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Apr 7, 2020

Cicilline Calls on Car Insurance Companies to Provide Partial Rebate of Premiums

As Americans under quarantine are staying home and driving less, U.S. Congressman David N. Cicilline (RI-01) is calling on America’s leading car insurance companies to rebate to customers a portion of their premiums so as to not unfairly profit off the COVID-19 pandemic.

Apr 6, 2020

Cicilline Calls on DOJ to Closely Scrutinize Intuit Acquisition of Credit Karma

In a letter to the U.S. Department of Justice Antitrust Division, House Antitrust Subcommittee Chairman David N. Cicilline (RI-01) raised serious concerns today about the proposed acquisition of Credit Karma by Intuit, TurboTax’s parent company.

Mar 27, 2020

Cicilline Applauds Passage of $2.2 Trillion Stimulus

U.S. Congressman David N. Cicilline (RI-01) voted today to send a $2.2 trillion stimulus bill to the President. The bill provides substantial relief for Rhode Islanders impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Mar 27, 2020

Cicilline Remarks in Support of Third Coronavirus Relief Package

Democratic Policy and Communications Committee (DPCC) Chair David N. Cicilline (RI-01) spoke on the House floor today in support of the third coronavirus emergency relief package.

Mar 25, 2020

Cicilline Praises Senate Deal on Third Round of Funding

Democratic Policy and Communications Committee (DPCC) Chair David N. Cicilline (RI-01) issued the following statement today after the Senate announced a bipartisan agreement on a third round of coronavirus relief funding.

Mar 24, 2020

RI Congressional Delegation Announces $539K to Help RI Health Centers Fight COVID-19

U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse along with Congressmen Jim Langevin and David Cicilline today announced $539,250 in grant funding from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to help eight Rhode Island health centers in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.

Mar 23, 2020

Cicilline Statement on Take Responsibility for Workers and Families Act

Democratic Policy and Communications Committee (DPCC) Chair David N. Cicilline (RI-01) issued the following statement today following the introduction of the Take Responsibility for Workers and Families Act.