All statements involving David Cicilline
"I think with the exception of the last year or maybe the last two years, we were at 100 percent" when it came to contributing to the Providence pension fund.
Enacting the Right-to-Carry Act would amount to "expanding the rights of sex offenders, terrorists, child predators, and abusers to carry concealed weapons across state lines.’’
Says an amendment specifying when military members may use deadly force "does nothing to change existing rules of engagement for American service members."
The WIC program "is an incredibly cost effective program, serving nearly 10 million Americans each year and costing less than $100 per person. In my district, more than 18 percent of residents suffer from food insecurity and depend on WIC to make ends meet."
"Most military experts say there is anywhere between 25 and 30 members of al Qaeda in Afghanistan."
"We just fought a Republican budget that ends Medicare as we know it."
"When I took office in 2003, we had very little reserves."
"As a state representative, David Cicilline argued against Megan's Law and voted against mandatory registration of sex offenders."
Says "John Loughlin voted to let people accused of domestic violence keep their guns."
"The Republican candidate [John Loughlin] has talked about privatizing Social Security ... so we know where he stands on the issue."
Cicilline "continues to accept hundreds of thousands of dollars in lobbyist, corporate PAC and insider money to fund his campaign."
Providence has "the lowest crime rate in three decades."
He has "ushered in $3 billion in new investment."
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