Press Releases

May 23, 2019

Cicilline Re-Introduces DISCLOSE Act

Democratic Policy and Communications Committee (DPCC) Chair David N. Cicilline (RI-01) introduced legislation today that will end the influence of secret corporate spending in politics.

May 20, 2019

Cicilline Slams FCC Chair for Blessing Sprint/T-Mobile Merger

House Antitrust Subcommittee Chairman David N. Cicilline (RI-01) issued a statement following the FCC Chair's approval of the Sprint/T-Mobile merger.

May 17, 2019

House Passes Cicilline's Equality Act

Issues: LGBT Issues

The LGBTQ community has waited nearly 250 years for full equality in our country. Today, we’re one step closer to that goal.

May 16, 2019

Cicilline Statement on New Evidence of Obstruction of Justice

Democratic Policy and Communications Committee (DPCC) Chair David N. Cicilline (RI-01), who serves on the House Judiciary Committee, issued the following statement after an un-redacted filing from prosecutors revealed that individuals connected to the Trump administration and Congress attempted to influence Michael Flynn’s cooperation with the Special Counsel’s investigation.

May 16, 2019

House Passes Cicilline’s Bipartisan Bill to Lower Cost of Prescription Drugs

The U.S. House of Representatives passed Antitrust Chairman David N. Cicilline’s (D-RI-01) Creating and Restoring Equal Access to Equivalent Samples (CREATES) Act, a bill that will save taxpayers $3.9 billion and lower the cost of some prescription drugs by as much as 85%.

May 14, 2019

Cicilline Introduces Bill to Close Hate Crimes Loophole

Democratic Policy and Communications Committee (DPCC) Chair David N. Cicilline (RI-01) today introduced legislation to prohibit the sale of firearms to individuals convicted of hate crimes.

May 14, 2019

Cicilline Announces New Initiative to Provide Free Books to Rhode Island Libraries and Schools

U.S. Congressman David N. Cicilline (RI-01) announced that his office will take part in the Library of Congress’s Surplus Book Program, which allows Members of Congress to donate surplus books from the Library of Congress to local schools and non-profit organizations.

May 13, 2019

Rhode Islanders Turn Out for Cicilline’s Newport Senior Resources Fair

Hundreds of Rhode Islanders packed the Vasco da Gama Portuguese-American Society Hall this evening for Congressman David N. Cicilline’s (RI-01) Newport Senior Resources Fair.

May 13, 2019

Cicilline Announces Winners of 2019 Congressional Art Competition

U.S. Congressman David N. Cicilline (D-RI) announced that Crickett Fisher of Warren won First Place in this year’s First Congressional District Art Competition.