Post Tagged with: "Cicilline"

Congressional Leaders Cicilline, Klobuchar, Kennedy, Buck, Durbin, & Nadler Release Updated Bipartisan Journalism Bill

  The Journalism Competition and Preservation Act would allow news organizations to jointly negotiate fair terms for access to their content by Google, Facebook, and other dominant platforms.   Representative David Cicilline (D-RI); Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN); Senator John Kennedy (R-LA); Representative Ken Buck (R-CO); and Senate and House Judiciary[Read More…]

by August 23, 2022

House Passes Cicilline’s Assault Weapons Ban In First Vote on Measure in Nearly 30 Years

  Today, in a bipartisan vote of 217-213, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 1808, the Assault Weapons Ban. Congressman David N. Cicilline (RI-01) has introduced the measure since the 114th Congress. This is the first vote the full House has taken on an assault weapons ban since 1994. H.R.[Read More…]

by July 30, 2022

Cicilline Assault Weapons Ban: House Judiciary To Hold First Markup On Assault Weapons Ban Legislation In Two Decades

  Markup follows wave of mass shootings involving assault weapons Editorial Note: “A committee markup is the key formal step a committee ultimately takes for the bill to advance to the floor. Normally, the committee chair chooses the proposal that will be placed before the committee for markup: a referred[Read More…]

by July 16, 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

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

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

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

Cicilline Remarks On Repealing Authorization For Use Of Military Force Against Iraq Resolution Of 2002 (H.R. 256 AUMF)

U.S. Congressman David N. Cicilline (RI-01) spoke on the House floor today during debate on repealing the Authorization for Use of Military Force Against Iraq Resolution of 2002 (H.R. 256). A video of Cicilline’s remarks can be viewed by clicking the image below. A transcript is embedded at the end[Read More…]

by June 15, 2021