Press Releases

Cicilline Statement on State Police Colonel Steven O’Donnell’s Retirement

Thursday, September 8, 2016

WASHINGTON – U.S. Congressman David N. Cicilline issued the following statement today:

Reps. Cicilline, Katko Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Address Synthetic Drug Epidemic

Thursday, September 8, 2016

WASHINGTON – U.S. Congressman David N. Cicilline (D-RI) today joined U.S. Congressman John Katko (R-NY) to announce bipartisan legislation that they have introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives to ban dangerous synthetic substances.  The Dangerous Synthetic Drug Control Act addresses the recent surge in synthetic drug use by specifically banning 22 synthetic chemicals, including 11 used to create synthetic marijuana.

Clean Water Action Endorses Congressman David Cicilline in First Congressional District Primary

Thursday, September 8, 2016

PROVIDENCE- Clean Water Action is pleased to announce its endorsement of US Congressman David Cicilline in the primary election on Tuesday, September 13th.

Since 2014, Congressman Cicilline has worked diligently to help prepare Rhode Island’s communities and coastline for the worsening effects of climate change. He has also opposed opening up New England’s coastline to fossil fuel drilling and secure resources to shore up water and wastewater infrastructure and clean up brownfields across the state.

RI Congressional Delegation Announces $160K for Fire Departments in East Greenwich & Portsmouth

Friday, September 2, 2016

EAST GREENWICH, RI – Today, U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse and Congressmen Jim Langevin and David Cicilline announced over $160,000 in federal funding to help fire departments in East Greenwich and Portsmouth purchase needed safety equipment and enhance training programs.  The funding is made available through the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program (AFG).

Cicilline Outlines Federal Workforce Training Strategy to Benefit Rhode Island

Thursday, September 1, 2016

PROVIDENCE – U.S. Congressman David N. Cicilline (D-RI) today met with recent graduates of the federally-funded Stepping Up partnership between the United Nurses and Allied Professionals (UNAP) and the Rhode Island Hospital Education Fund to discuss their experience and outline a package of five bills in the U.S. House that would expand workforce training opportunities in Rhode Island, and help get Rhode Islanders back to work.

Jamestown Democratic Town Committee Endorses Congressman Cicilline

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

JAMESTOWN, RI – The Jamestown Democratic Town Committee has voted to endorse David Cicilline for Congress in this year’s Democratic Primary.

"Congressman Cicilline is a dedicated public servant who never shies away from standing up for progressive values," said Chairwoman Anne Livingston. "We’re excited to support his reelection bid so he can continue to deliver for Rhode Islanders. He offers real hope for our state and the Committee is proud to offer him our endorsement."

Cicilline Statement on Death of Former Pawtucket Mayor James E. Doyle

Saturday, August 27, 2016

PAWTUCKET – U.S. Congressman David N. Cicilline (D-RI) issued the following statement today:

“I was saddened this morning to learn of the death of my friend, former Mayor James Doyle. Mayor Doyle was a true public servant who selflessly devoted more than 40 years of his life to serving, strengthening, and revitalizing his beloved native city.”

Cicilline Announces Making College More Affordable Act

Thursday, August 25, 2016

PROVIDENCE – During a roundtable discussion this morning at the University of Rhode Island’s Providence Campus, U.S. Congressman David N. Cicilline (D-RI) announced that he will introduce the Making College More Affordable Act when the U.S. House reconvenes on September 6th.

Mayor Grebien, Congressman Cicilline Welcome Senior Transport Shuttle to Fleet

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

PAWTUCKET – Today, Pawtucket Mayor Donald R. Grebien and Congressman David Cicilline joined seniors at the Leon Mathieu Senior Center in Pawtucket to welcome the new Senior Transport Shuttle to the city’s fleet.

Following Federal Judge’s Ruling on Transgender Students, Cicilline Calls on Speaker Ryan to Bring Up Equality Act

Monday, August 22, 2016

PAWTUCKET – U.S. Congressman David N. Cicilline (D-RI), who introduced the Equality Act (H.R. 3185) last year to prohibit discrimination against LGBT individuals, issued the following statement after Federal Judge Reed O’Connor of Texas blocked the Obama administration from ensuring transgender students in public schools can use facilities consistent with their gender identity:

RI Congressional Delegation Announces $385K in Fire & Rescue Funds for Lincoln, Narragansett, and Pawtucket

Monday, August 22, 2016

PAWTUCKET, RI – Today, U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse and Congressmen Jim Langevin and David Cicilline announced new federal funding to help fire departments in Lincoln, Narragansett, and Pawtucket purchase new equipment.  The funding is made available through the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program (AFG).

Central Falls Democratic City Committee Endorses Congressman Cicilline

Thursday, August 18, 2016

CENTRAL FALLS, RI – The Central Falls Democratic City Committee has voted to endorse David Cicilline for Congressional District One. Recognizing his advocacy for working families and efforts to create opportunity for all Rhode Islanders, the committee backed his reelection by a unanimous vote.

Pawtucket Democratic City Committee Endorses Congressman Cicilline

Thursday, August 18, 2016

PAWTUCKET, RI - The Pawtucket Democratic City Committee has announced its endorsement of David Cicilline for Congress in District One, citing his efforts to reinvigorate Rhode Island’s manufacturing sector and bring good jobs that can support a family back to our state.

Cicilline, Larson Call for Congressional Action to Strengthen Social Security

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

EAST PROVIDENCE – During a Public Forum on the Future of Social Security today at Rumford Towers in East Providence, Democratic Congressmen David N. Cicilline (RI-01) and John B. Larson (CT-01) called on Speaker Paul Ryan to bring up legislation they have introduced to ensure retirement security for millions of Americans by strengthening and preserving Social Security benefits through the end of this century.

Delegation Announces $781,718 Grant to Help CCRI Aid Students

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Providence, RI – Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse and Congressmen Jim Langevin and David Cicilline announced today that the Community College of Rhode Island (CCRI) has been awarded $781,718 from the U.S. Department of Education to help Rhode Islanders pursue postsecondary education.  CCRI will use the funding to continue the work of its Rhode Island Educational Opportunity Center, which provides support and assistance to low-income and first-generation students seeking postsecondary education and training.

Little Compton Democratic Town Committee Endorses Congressman Cicilline

Friday, August 12, 2016

LITTLE COMPTON, RI – The Little Compton Democratic Town Committee has voted to endorse David Cicilline for Congress in this year’s Democratic primary.

“During his time in Congress, David has been a champion for Rhode Islanders,” said Chairwoman Ellen Lynch Kinnane. “He has the experience and ability to move our state forward and get things done for his district. His willingness to go to bat to keep our kids, seniors and communities safe means we are proud to support our Congressman.”

Tiverton Democratic Town Committee Endorses Congressman Cicilline

Thursday, August 11, 2016

TIVERTON, RI – The Tiverton Democratic Town Committee has voted to endorse David Cicilline in the Democratic Primary for Congressional District One. Citing his proven track record of standing up for progressive values and commitment to Rhode Island families, the committee unanimously voted to support the Congressman's re-election.

Cicilline Announces 2016 Congressional App Challenge for RI Students

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

PAWTUCKET – As Rhode Island families get ready for the start of the 2016-2017 school year, U.S. Congressman David N. Cicilline (D-RI) is encouraging students who reside or attend school in the First Congressional District to take part in the 2016 Congressional App Challenge by designing an app for mobile, tablet, or personal computers on a platform of their choice.

Warren Democratic Town Committee Endorses Congressman Cicilline

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

WARREN, RI – The Warren Democratic Town Committee has backed David Cicilline for Congress in District One, citing his ability to deliver results for Rhode Islanders. 

“We need to be able to count on our member of Congress to do the right thing and put Rhode Islanders first,” said Chairman Richard Silva. “Congressman Cicilline has a record of doing just that. We are proud to put our support behind him so he can keep pushing for more investments in our communities and fight for us.”

Barrington Democratic Town Committee Endorses Congressman Cicilline

Tuesday, August 9, 2016

BARRINGTON, RI – The Barrington Democratic Town Committee has voted to endorse David Cicilline for re-election to Congress in District One. David has earned their support because he has a strong record of fighting for Rhode Island and has continued to focus on the issues most important to our state's families and small businesses.

Pages

DNC Twitter

  • 17 hours 59 min ago Of course!!!!!
  • 1 day 12 hours ago Wishing a speedy and full recovery. Keeping him in my prayers.
  • 1 day 12 hours ago And congratulations to Rep Coughlin and Rep Johnston, who sponsored this bill, as well as the entire General Assembly!
  • 1 day 13 hours ago Congratulations to on this major accomplishment! https://t.co/w3J3IDpDwm
  • 1 day 13 hours ago This is not what Trump promised his supporters. https://t.co/kPF79P6K5r
  • 1 day 13 hours ago What is the point of taking the White House press briefing off camera? Oh, right...now we can't SEE them lie through their teeth.

Join the team