State Government Press Releases

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09/25/2014
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced today that Rhode Island has joined with other states and the federal government to settle allegations that Shire Pharmaceuticals, LLC engaged in off-label marketing campaigns that improperly promoted five of its drugs: Adderrall XR, Vyvanse, Daytrona,...
09/24/2014
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin, chair of the National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) Eastern Region, will host a two-day conference in Providence on September 30 and October 1, which will address the issues of sexual assault on college campuses. During the meeting, panelists will...
09/24/2014
Once again, police departments and law enforcement agencies across Rhode Island will participate in the very popular Prescription Drug Take Back Day this Saturday, September 27th, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Created by the DEA, Prescription Drug Take Back Day gives the public the opportunity...
09/19/2014
With recent studies showing that distracted driving has surpassed drinking and driving as the leading cause of death for teenagers behind the wheel, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin continued his efforts to educate Rhode Islanders about the dangers of distracted driving with a visit to Toll...
09/17/2014
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Frank Green, age 40, of Providence, pled nolo contendere yesterday today before Superior Court Justice Susan E. McGuirl to two counts of assault with a dangerous weapon in a dwelling, domestic strangulation and violating a no contact order. Under...
09/16/2014
Following a unanimous vote by the Westerly Town Council on Monday night passing a resolution to not text and drive and to encourage all those who live and visit Westerly to never text and drive, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin praised the Town Council for taking a leadership position on the...
09/15/2014
AG Kilmartin to Address Town Council on Monday, September 15th Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin will go before the Westerly Town Council on tonight at 7:00 p.m. to share a powerful documentary on the deadly consequences of texting and driving. In addition, the Westerly Town Council...
09/12/2014
Rhode Island Attorney General's Office and Rhode Island Foundation pledge support through grants, creating the first state-wide Green & Healthy Homes Initiative model in the country Local healthy housing groups announced the launch of Rhode Island Alliance for Healthy Homes (RIAHH)...
09/12/2014
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Manivone Phimmahom, age 42, of Branch Avenue, Cumberland, was sentenced today by Superior Court Justice Jeffrey A. Lanphear to 23 years, with one year to serve at the ACI, followed by two years on home confinement and the remainder suspended with...
09/11/2014
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today announced that Luis Laboy, age 44, of 134 Willow Street, Providence, was found guilty by a jury of malicious killing of a dog and assault and several domestic violence charges. The jury returned the verdict in approximately two hours after a four day...