United States Congress

A Celebration of STAR: Childhood Cancer STAR Reauthorization Act! – Senator Jack Reed

    Each year, about 15,000 children in the United States are diagnosed with cancer.  It can be a life-altering experience for children and families. Hasbro Children’s Hospital treats between 60 and 70 children annually who are newly diagnosed with cancer.  And thanks to doctors, hospital staff, and researchers, there[Read More…]

by January 10, 2023

Congressman Cicilline Update: A New Israeli Goverment / Delegation to Middle East & Eastern Mediterranean

  Congressman Cicilline Statement onNew Israeli Government   Congressman David N. Cicilline (RI-01), Chair of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on the Middle East, North Africa, and Global Counterterrorism issued the following statement after the new Israeli government was sworn in. “Congratulations to the people of Israel and Prime Minister Netanyahu on[Read More…]

by December 29, 2022

Congressman Cicilline Update: 22$+ Million Rhode Island / Spends Christmas with Troops in the Middle East

  Cicilline Secures $22+ Million for Rhode Island Projects in 2023 Spending Bill This week, Congress sent the spending package for Fiscal Year 2023 to President Biden for his signature. Included in this package is funding for all 15 projects that Congressman David N. Cicilline (RI-01) submitted to the Appropriations[Read More…]

by December 28, 2022

Congressman Cicilline Update: War Crimes Jursidiction / POTUS Annual Audits / Anti Trust Enforcement Budget

    From The Desk of Rhode Island Congressman David Cicilline (D1): House Sends Bipartisan, Bicameral Bill toBroaden War Crimes Jurisdiction to President’s Desk Today, following Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy’s joint address to Congress Wednesday evening, the House of Representatives voted to update war crimes law to ensure that alleged[Read More…]

by December 23, 2022

Cicilline, 40 Members Introduce Legislation to Bar Trump From Federal Office

  Congressman David N. Cicilline (RI-01), senior member of the House Committee on the Judiciary and former impeachment manager today was joined by 40 of colleagues in introducing legislation to bar former President Trump from holding federal office under Section 3 of the Fourteenth Amendment. Section 3 of the Fourteenth Amendment of the[Read More…]

by December 16, 2022

Congressman Cicilline Statement on Speaker Pelosi’s Retirement

From The Office Of Congressman David Cicilline: Congressman David N. Cicilline (RI-01) released the following statement after Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s announcement that she will step down from House Democratic leadership. “Today is a bittersweet day for our country as we mark the end of Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s tenure as the leader of the[Read More…]

by November 17, 2022

Local Congressional Delegation On A Trump Presidential Candidacy

    Nearby Massachusetts Congressman Auchincloss has quickly weighed in on the prospects of another Trump candidacy:   https://twitter.com/jakeauch/status/1592705694213734400?s=46&t=yBIa2wuMF9mrQct50qF3SA “Donald Trump was the worst president in American history. His second term would be much worse. The damage to our democracy might be irreversible. “The next two years will feature a[Read More…]

by November 16, 2022

Rhode Island Representative Cicilline Votes to Pass the America COMPETES Act

  From The Office of Representative David Cicilline: Congressman David N. Cicilline (RI-01) today voted with House Democrats to pass the America COMPETES Act. This bold and transformative package will boost American production of chips, strengthen U.S. supply chains and American manufacturing, advance U.S. scientific excellence and research, and position[Read More…]

by February 5, 2022

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