State Government Press Releases

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10/23/2014
Grant provides energy efficiency and indoor air quality intervention for at least 135 low-income Rhode Island families Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin joined the Green and Healthy Homes Initiative (GHHI) today at a press conference to announce a $500,000 grant from the Attorney...
10/20/2014
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today urged members of the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee to support legislation that would help prevent children from being trafficked on the Internet. Human trafficking is the fastest-growing criminal industry in the world, generating about $150 billion...
10/20/2014
On the heels of hosting the National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) Eastern Region meeting, Attorney General Peter Kilmartin is proud to host the NAAG 2014 Fall Consumer Protection Seminar being held this week at the Providence Biltmore being. Kilmartin serves as the NAAG Consumer...
10/16/2014
October is National Bullying Prevention Month With research showing that 54 percent of teens have witnessed online bullying, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin is teaming up with Cox Communications to mark National Bullying Prevention Month with a stop at Johnston High School to speak...
10/14/2014
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today announced that New England mob associate Vincent "Tootsie" Tallo, age 53, with a last known address of 12 Poppyhill Drive, Johnston, pled nolo contendere today before Superior Court Justice Jeffrey A. Lanphear for operating an illegal gambling ring. Under...
10/14/2014
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin joined Central Falls Mayor James A. Diossa at a press conference today to announce a $250,000 grant awarded to the City of Central Falls Nuisance Task Force to support the City's efforts to identify and remediate vacant and abandoned properties, launch of a tri-...
10/10/2014
Colonel Steven G. O'Donnell, Superintendent of the Rhode Island State Police and Commissioner of the Department Of Public Safety, joined Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin and Charles Fogarty, Director of the Rhode Island Department of Labor and Training (RI DLT) to announce that on Thursday,...
10/10/2014
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today announced that Richard "Junior" Pena, age 40, with a last known address of 54 Aschem Street in Providence, pled guilty before Superior Court Justice Robert D. Krause to possession with intent to deliver heroin, possession with intent to deliver fentanyl,...
10/09/2014
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced today that Superior Court Justice Daniel A. Procaccini found Patrick Cahill, age 25, with a last known address of 25 Newport Street, Woonsocket, guilty of one count of second degree child abuse. Sentencing is scheduled for December 8, 2014. During...
10/08/2014
AT&T Mobility to provide $80 million to pay refunds to consumers State of Rhode Island to Receive $220,000 Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced today that his office along with the Attorneys General of the other 49 States and the District of Columbia, the...