Topic: David Cicilline

The bill aims to increase the bargaining power of local news organizations in negotiations with tech giants. These companies, primarily Google and Facebook, are criticized for using local news content without loyalties.

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Proposed bill seeks to protect local news from tech giants

April 18, 2019 0 comments

On April 3, David Cicilline proposed the Journalism Competition and Preservation Act for the second year in a row, which would allow online publishers and small newspapers to collectively negotiate with companies over the terms that regulate how these dominant online platforms distribute the publishers’ content.

In an event co-sponsored by the Taubman Center for American Politics and Policy and the Watson Institute for International And Public Affairs, Congressmen reflected on the University’s impact on their career paths.

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Alums in Congress discuss climate, wealth distribution

April 9, 2019 0 comments

Congressmen David Cicilline ’83 (D-RI) and Dean Phillips ’91 (D-MN) returned to campus Monday to discuss climate change, the societal impacts of wealth distribution and Brown’s impact on their trajectory to Congress.

Rep. Cicilline ’83 adds to national voter registration bill

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Rep. Cicilline ’83 adds to national voter registration bill

April 3, 2019 0 comments

The U.S. House of Representatives passed sweeping voting reform legislation last month with the “For the People Act,” which would institute voting reforms at the federal level. 

U.S. Congressman joins Watson Institute as senior fellow

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U.S. Congressman joins Watson Institute as senior fellow

February 7, 2019 0 comments

U.S. Congressman David Cicilline ’83, D-R.I., has been named a senior fellow at the Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs and will teach a course for the Masters of Public Affairs program beginning in April, the University announced in late January.

Rep. David Ciccilline '83, D-R.I., seeks to lower health care costs and protect the Mueller probe.

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Five House contenders vie for seat

September 9, 2018 0 comments

Voters in Rhode Island’s First Congressional District will head to the polls Sept. 12 to select their candidates in the Democratic and Republican congressional primaries.

ongressman David Ciccilline ’83 renewed calls to support the U.N. amid threats from President Trump to distance the U.S. from the institution.

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Cicilline ’83 discusses role of US in UN

October 29, 2017 0 comments

U.S. Congressman David Cicilline ’83, D-R.I., spoke about the United States’ relationship with the United Nations in honor of United Nations Day Friday.

University students who are registered to vote in Rhode Island cast their ballots in Salomon lobby for the state’s primary election. The seats up for grabs included mayoral positions, state legislators and Rhode Island’s two spots in the House of Representatives.

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In RI primary, incumbents’ success maintains status quo

September 14, 2016 0 comments

Tuesday’s state primary changed little for the Ocean State, with most incumbent candidates retaining their parties’ nomination.

Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards ’80 campaigns on behalf of Hillary Clinton and highlights the shortcomings of Clinton’s counterparts.

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Planned Parenthood president, Congressman campaign for Clinton

April 25, 2016 0 comments

President of Planned Parenthood Cecile Richards ’80 spoke on campus Friday to advocate for former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.