Press Releases

May 2, 2011

Statement on Death of Osama bin Laden

Issues: The War in Afghanistan

I join the citizens of our nation and freedom loving people around the world in celebrating President Obama's announcement that Osama Bin Laden, the mastermind of more than a decade of attacks on the United States and its allies, including the horrific attacks on our nation on September 11, 2001, is now dead.

Apr 29, 2011

Congressman Cicilline Honors the Providence Veterans Affairs Medical Center

Issues: Health Care, Veterans

Congressman Cicilline meets with officials from the Providence Veterans Medical Center to discuss how he can continue to support the services the VA provides to the brave men and women who have served in our armed forces.

Apr 28, 2011

Cicilline Announces Winners of High School Art Competition

Issues: Education

This week, Congressman Cicilline announced the winners of the 2011 Congressional Art Competition for high school students at an award ceremony held in his District Office.

Apr 25, 2011

Cicilline Teams Up With Brandon Greene to Stop School Bullying

Issues: Education

Congressman Cicilline meets with Brandon Greene, a 13 year old student from Burrillville, Rhode Island to discuss solutions to bullying.

Apr 22, 2011

Cicilline Statement on Earth Day

Issues: Energy

We need to work together to create a better environment and economy for current and future generations of Rhode Islanders. While there has been progress made in reducing our dependence on foreign oil, more work needs to be done to assure our energy security and reduce the rising cost of gasoline. As the price of gas makes its way towards $4.00 per gallon, Rhode Islanders are feeling the pain at the pump and the time has come to once and for all end the tax breaks the Republicans continue to give Big Oil.

Apr 21, 2011

Cicilline Announces Help for Former Dama Jewelry Technology Employees

Congressman Cicilline announces U.S. Department of Labor approves Trade Adjustment Assistance for former employees of Dama Jewelry Technology in Johnston, RI. Dama employees previously made jewelry components. A significant number of former employees lost their jobs due to a shift of work to a foreign country.

Apr 19, 2011

Cicilline Tours Historic Non-Profit Community Health Center

Issues: Fiscal Responsibility, Health Care

Cicilline visited WellOne Primary Medical and Dental Care this week to discuss how to partner together to address the critical healthcare needs of Burrillville’s and Glocester’s citizens.

Apr 18, 2011

Cicilline to Launch Congressional Series for Seniors

Issues: Fiscal Responsibility, Health Care, Seniors

Congressman David Cicilline will launch his Congressional Series for Seniors tomorrow to explain the effects of the Republican budget on older Rhode Islanders. In addition, Congressman Cicilline will outline the services his congressional office can provide for seniors including Social Security and Medicare benefits, housing help, how to locate meal sites, and more.

Apr 15, 2011

Republican Budget Means Catastrophic Consequences For American People

Issues: Education, Fiscal Responsibility, Health Care, Seniors

The Republican budget ends Medicare as we know it while giving away tens of billions of dollars in tax subsidies to Big Oil companies, it slashes support to seniors in nursing homes while giving tax breaks to companies that ship jobs overseas, and it cuts education for kids and raises college tuition for nearly 10 million students, while giving additional tax cuts to the wealthiest Americans

Apr 14, 2011

Cicilline: On 100th Day of Congress, Republicans Offer Budget Ending Medicare, No Jobs

Issues: Seniors

Today marks my first 100 days in Congress and my priorities remain the same as Day 1: fight hard to get our economy back on track and put Rhode Islanders back to work. But in these same 100 days, Rhode Islanders and Americans across our great nation are still waiting on the Republican majority to produce a jobs agenda.