United States Congress

Congressman Cicilline Honors 13 U.S. Servicemembers Who Lost Their Lives At Hamid Karzai International Airport

Congressman David N. Cicilline (RI-01) yesterday spoke on the House floor honoring the sacrifice of the 13 U.S. servicemembers who lost their lives during the bombing that killed more than 160 innocent Afghanis and American military personnel at the Hamid Karzai International Airport. The Congressman’s remarks came ahead of a[Read More…]

by October 27, 2021

Cicilline: House Must Hold Steve Bannon in Contempt of Congress!

Congressman David N. Cicilline (RI-01), author of H.Res.24, the impeachment resolution charging President Trump with Incitement of Insurrection, issued the following statement on the importance on holding Steve Bannon in Contempt of Congress ahead of today’s vote on H.Res. 730. “The House must vote to hold Steve Bannon in Contempt of Congress for refusing to answer a Congressional subpoena and in doing[Read More…]

by October 25, 2021

Cicilline: State Opioid Response Funding Saves Lives

Today, Congressman David N. Cicilline (RI-01) spoke on the floor of the House of Representatives to urge all his colleagues to support H.R. 2379, the State Opioid Response Grant Authorization Act of 2021, legislation that provides states and localities the funding they depend on to fight the opioid crisis. The[Read More…]

by October 20, 2021

Congressman Langevin Update: HR 4 John R Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act / House Vote to Advance Build Back Better Agenda

Langevin Votes to Restore Critical Voting Rights Act Protections, Combat Nationwide GOP Voter Suppression Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) today voted for H.R. 4, the John R. Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act, to restore key protections under the Voting Rights Act of 1965 that were gutted by the U.S. Supreme Court’s Shelby County[Read More…]

by August 26, 2021

Cicilline, Schakowsky & Matsui Reintroduce Legislation to Reestablish the House Permanent Select Committee on Aging

    U.S. Representatives David N. Cicilline (RI-01), Jan Schakowsky (IL-09), and Doris Matsui (CA-06) reintroduced legislation to reestablish the House Permanent Select Committee on Aging to examine the challenges and issues facing the growing aging population in America. This legislation has been endorsed by the Leadership Council of Aging[Read More…]

by August 13, 2021

U.S. Congressman David N. Cicilline (RI-01) Discusses Voting Rights With MSNBC’s Ali Velshi 

    “We are at a very critical moment in our democracy. There are efforts underway in 47 state legislatures to make it more difficult for people to vote, particularly communities of color and other marginalized communities. It’s the most sacred responsibility we have as citizens of this democracy is[Read More…]

by July 27, 2021

Rep. Langevin Hosts Grant Workshop with NEA and RISCA for Disability Led & Serving Organizations

Grant workshop focused on funding from the American Rescue Plan Act Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI), the co-chair of the Bipartisan Disabilities Caucus, hosted a virtual grant workshop with the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) and the Rhode Island State Council on the Arts (RISCA) for organizations from across the[Read More…]

by July 26, 2021

Congressman Langevin Votes to Protect Families From Dangerous ‘Forever Chemicals’

  Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) today voted in favor of H.R. 2467, the PFAS Action Act, to protect families from toxic per- and poly- fluoroalkyl (PFAS) chemicals. Also known as “forever chemicals,” PFAS chemicals bioaccumulate in humans, leading to adverse health effects like cancer, infertility, impaired child development, high cholesterol, and thyroid[Read More…]

by July 22, 2021

Rhode Island Congressional Delegation Secures $546,710 to Defend High-Risk Nonprofits Against Violent Attack

U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse and Congressmen Jim Langevin and David Cicilline today announced that seven high-risk, Rhode Island nonprofit organizations will be receiving funding to harden and upgrade their physical security to defend against violent attack. Funded by the Department of Homeland Security’s Nonprofit Security Grant Program, these[Read More…]

by July 21, 2021

Congressmen Cicilline & Takano Introduce Resolution Apologizing for Treatment of LGBT Members of Civil Service and Armed Forces

  Congressional LGBTQ+ Equality Caucus Chair U.S. Congressman David N. Cicilline (RI-01) and Co-Chair U.S. Congressman Mark Takano (CA-41) introduced a resolution today to acknowledge and apologize for the mistreatment of and discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) individuals who served the United States in the Armed Forces,[Read More…]

by July 21, 2021