State Government Press Releases

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11/19/2013
As a result of a month long cell phone recycling drive held by Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin and the Office of Attorney General, Verizon Wireless made a $2,500 HopeLine contribution to the Rhode Island Coalition Against Domestic Violence (RICADV) to provide financial assistance to local non-...
11/18/2013
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Superior Court Justice Daniel A. Procaccini sentenced Julio Morais (age 51), with a last known address of 23 Walker Street, Pawtucket, to 50 years, with 35 to serve for child molestation. In addition, Morais was ordered to undergo sex offender...
11/18/2013
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced today that his Office, along with the Attorneys General of 36 other States and the District of Columbia, entered into a settlement with Google Inc. concerning its setting of cookies on certain Safari Web browsers during 2011 and 2012. Under the terms...
11/18/2013
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced today that reputed mobster Frank "Bobo" Marrapese, Jr., age 70, with a last known address of 104 Elwin Street in Cranston, was sentenced to nine years for his role in a criminal enterprise that involved extortion and loan sharking. Marrapese pleaded...
11/12/2013
Joins Global Initiative Encouraging Smartphone Maker to Protect the Safety Of Consumers Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today signed onto a letter urging three of the leading smartphone manufacturers -- Google/Motorola, Samsung and Microsoft to develop a technological means to...
11/12/2013
With the first snow of the season falling across the state, we are reminded that many Rhode Islanders are struggling financially. To help those who may not be able to afford warm coats, hats and gloves, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin is partnering with the Neighborhood Alliance of Pawtucket...
11/07/2013
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today announced that the Office of Attorney General and Woonsocket Superintendent's Office entered into a joint settlement agreement in which the Superintendent's Office agreed to pay a $1,000 fine for violating the state's Access to Public Records Act (APRA).
11/04/2013
Rhode Island to Recover More Than $5.6 Million for Medicaid Budget Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced today that Rhode Island will receive more than $5.6 million as its share of a multistate and federal settlement with New Jersey pharmaceutical manufacturer, Johnson &...
10/30/2013
The Office of Attorney General filed a complaint in Rhode Island Superior Court citing the Woonsocket School Superintendent's Office for a knowing and willful violation of the Rhode Island Access to Public Records Act (APRA). On December 1, 2012, Cynthia Boss made an APRA request to the...
10/30/2013
Allows Rhode Island to Receive Maximum from Global Medicaid Settlements Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced today that the Office of the Inspector General of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services affirmed that Rhode Island's False Claims Act, which was amended this...