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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

Ya Got Christmas Tree Issues? Read Here! RIDEM & City O’ La Prov to the Rescue

‘TIS THE SEASON TO RECYCLE YOUR CHRISTMAS TREE, DEM COLLECTING ‘TREES FOR TROUT’ TO IMPROVE WILD TROUT, AQUATIC HABITATS The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is again partnering with the Rhode Island Chapter of Trout Unlimited (TU) on a habitat restoration program called ‘Trees for Trout’, which collects donated conifer Christmas trees for[Read More…]

by December 29, 2022

Connecticut Governor Lamont Roundup: Sikorsky Challenge to US Army Assault Aircraft Contract / Does Your Governor Volunteer?

  Governor Lamont Statement on Sikorsky’s Challenge to the Recent Awarding of the Future Long-Range Assault Aircraft Contract by the U.S. Army   Governor Ned Lamont released the following statement in response to the announcement made this afternoon by Sikorsky that it has submitted a filing with the U.S. Government Accountability Office[Read More…]

by December 28, 2022

FLASH! CDC Press Release: CDC Announces Negative COVID-19 Test Requirement from Air Passengers Entering the United States from the People’s Republic of China

  From The United States Center For Disease Control: CDC is announcing today that it will implement a requirement for a negative COVID-19 test or documentation of recovery for air passengers boarding flights to the United States originating from the People’s Republic of China (PRC) and the Special Administrative Regions[Read More…]

by December 28, 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

Pawtucket Warming Centers! Information From Mayor Donald Grebien: Please Share

  Over the next 72 hours, temperatures throughout Rhode Island are anticipated to drop. On November 22, the City of Pawtucket announced that several sites will be available as warming centers to help cope with the cold weather. The following local buildings will be open to the public during the times[Read More…]

by December 23, 2022

Please Share with Unhoused/Those Facing Heating Challenges: Providence Residents Urged to Exercise Caution Ahead of Frigid Weekend Conditions

  Providence Mayor Jorge Elorza and Providence Emergency Management Agency (PEMA) Director Clara Decerbo are warning residents to take precautions as dangerously cold temperatures and high winds are forecasted for Friday evening through the weekend. In these predicted temperatures, frostbite can occur on exposed skin in as little as ten[Read More…]

by December 23, 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

Secretary of State Antony Blinken Delivers Year End Remarks to the Media at the Department of State!

    In the first year of our administration, we focused on rebuilding and revitalizing America’s alliances and partnerships, weaving them together as well in new coalitions of common purpose.  As you all saw, we reinvigorated our engagement with NATO, with the European Union, the United Nations, the G7, ASEAN,[Read More…]

by December 22, 2022

Statement: Secretary of State Sanctioning Iranian Officials Connected to Serious Human Rights Abuses

Statement From Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken, Secretary of State Since protests erupted across Iran in September, the Iranian regime has responded with ruthless crackdowns on peaceful protestors in an effort to suppress the Iranian people’s voices.  Iranian authorities have killed hundreds of peaceful protestors, including dozens of children,[Read More…]

by December 21, 2022