State Government Press Releases

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02/24/2014
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today announced that Rhode Island joined 41 other state attorneys general in submitting a letter to the ranking members of the U.S. Senate Judiciary and Commerce, Science and Transportation Committees, voicing support for federal legislation that will address...
02/24/2014
Shredding documents containing personal information helps consumers ward off ID theftIn an effort to help Rhode Islanders protect themselves from identity theft, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin is once again hosting a series of free "shred-a-thons" throughout Rhode Island to...
02/21/2014
Rhode Island to Recover More Than $200,000 for Medicaid Budget Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced today that Rhode Island has joined with other states and the federal government in a global settlement with Endo Pharmaceuticals, a wholly owned subsidiary of Endo Health...
02/14/2014
Ordered to pay wages of $1,536 and fined $768Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Claudio Carreiro (age 33), with a last known address of 24 Watson Street, Central Falls, pleaded nolo contendere today in Providence District Court before Justice Elaine T. Bucci to one...
02/12/2014
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Raymond Grundy, age 38, with a last known address of Prospect Street in Cranston, pleaded guilty today before Superior Court Justice Susan E. McGuirl for the Christmas 2010 murder of Staria Silva in her East Providence apartment. Under the terms...
02/12/2014
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Patrick T. Carroll (age 46) with a last known address of 106 Pettee Ave, North Kingstown, pleaded nolo contendere yesterday before Providence Superior Court Special Magistrate Patrick T. Burke to one count of obtaining money under false pretenses...
02/05/2014
Upon receiving an email from the state-licensed Thomas C Slater Compassion Center promoting a sale on a certain type of marijuana product asking the question, "Tired of the Winter Blues," Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin and the Ocean State Prevention Alliance call for an end of promotional...
02/04/2014
Video tells the story of Lindsay Ann Burke, who was a victim of dating violenceToday is National It's Time to Talk Day, and Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin is releasing a public service announcement he filmed to raise awareness of the prevalence of teen dating violence. The...
02/03/2014
A number of legislative initiatives aimed at strengthening the state's DUI laws and improve highway safety, introduced on behalf of Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin, will be heard before the House Judiciary committee this Tuesday, February 4, 2014. "Every individual who gets behind the wheel...
02/03/2014
Ordered to pay wages of $1,700 and fined $425 Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today announced that William Contreras, of Providence, pled nolo contendere before District Court Judge Elaine T. Bucci to one count of violating a final order of the Rhode Island Department of Labor and...