Press Releases

Feb 2, 2021

Cicilline Applauds President Biden for Taking Action to Reunite Families, Restore Faith in America’s Immigration System

Issues: Immigration

“America at its best is a land of opportunity that is open and welcoming to everyone. That’s why, on his very first day in office, President Biden took executive action to protect Dreamers, end the Muslim Ban, and modernize our immigration system. Today, the President is building on that work and making our country a safer, stronger, and more prosperous place by establishing an immigration system that is simpler, fairer, and more humane than the previous administration’s.”

Jan 28, 2021

Cicilline Statement on President Biden’s Health Care Executive Orders

Issues: Health Care

This pandemic has shown all of us how important it is to ensure access to health care as a matter of right and not of privilege. As we build back better, we need to make sure that every American can get quality, affordable health care coverage. That’s why I’m pleased that President Biden is taking action today that strengthens Medicaid and initiates a new open enrollment period under the Affordable Care Act. After four years of moving in the wrong direction, we once again have a President who is working to expand health care coverage for all of us.

Jan 27, 2021

Cicilline Praises President Biden for Taking Action on Climate Change

Issues: Energy, Environment

Climate change is an existential threat. In fact, it’s one of the greatest national security challenges we face. Fortunately, we can all rest a little easier now that we have a President who chooses science over fiction and facts over fear.

Jan 26, 2021

Cicilline Statement on President Biden’s Equity Executive Actions

Issues: Housing, Social Enterprise
Jan 25, 2021

The Equality Caucus Applauds Biden Administration for the Reversal of the Transgender Military Ban

The Congressional LGBTQ+ Equality Caucus today expressed its appreciation for the steps taken by the Biden Administration to reverse the harmful ban on transgender people serving openly in the military. This policy, which has harmed both the individuals impacted and the nation’s security, is overdue for reversal.

Jan 25, 2021

Cicilline, Author of 21st Century Buy American Act, Praises President Biden’s Executive Order

Issues: Jobs and the Economy

U.S. Congressman David N. Cicilline (RI-01), who is re-introducing the 21st Century Buy American Act this week to promote the purchase of American-made goods by prohibiting federal agencies from waiving Buy American requirements, issued the following statement today:

Jan 20, 2021

Cicilline Statement on Biden Inauguration

“Today is a great day for Rhode Island and for the United States.”

Jan 14, 2021

Cicilline Statement on Biden Covid Relief Plan

“The President-elect has put together a comprehensive plan to crush the virus, give Americans the financial relief they need, and get our country back to normal as soon as possible.”