State Government Press Releases

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11/05/2015
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin issued a statement regarding joining an amicus in support of race-conscious admission policies at public colleges and universities in Abigail Noel Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin . The Supreme Court of the United States is set to hear the case this...
11/04/2015
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Brian Desmarais (age 18) of East Providence, pleaded nolo contendere on November 2, 2015 before Family Court Judge Michael B. Forte to two counts of sex trafficking of a minor and one count of conspiracy to commit sex trafficking of a minor. ...
11/04/2015
Coalition Cites Critical Need for Rules in Order to Protect the Public, Environment, and Grow our Economies Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced today that Rhode Island is joining a coalition of 25 states, cities and counties filing a motion to intervene to defend the federal...
10/27/2015
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Robert Martin (age 56), of Pawtucket, pleaded guilty on Friday before Superior Court Justice William Carnes to one count of second degree child molestation. Under the terms of the plea agreement, Martin was sentenced to 30 years, with 15 years to...
10/26/2015
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today filed a lawsuit in Superior Court citing the Albion Fire District for a willful and knowing, or reckless, violation of the State's Access to Public Records Act (APRA) for failure to submit to the Office of Attorney General a form certifying that an...
10/22/2015
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin and Chief David DeCesare of the Rhode Island Division of Sheriffs are alerting the public about a scam where an individual is calling Rhode Islanders claiming there is a warrant out for their arrest for failure to appear for jury duty. The individual has...
10/19/2015
With reports of the first snowflakes falling in parts of Rhode Island, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin is once again partnering with the Neighborhood Alliance of Pawtucket to collect winter apparel as part of the annual "Warm Hearts Coats and Stuff Drive." Now through Monday, November 23rd,...
10/16/2015
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Sandry Russell (age 31), with a last known address of 124 Cleveland Street, Providence, entered a guilty plea yesterday before Superior Court Justice Robert D. Krause to burglary, felony assault, using a firearm while committing a crime of...
10/16/2015
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Joshua "J Boog" DeJesus (age 23), with a last known address of 161 Sisson Street, Providence, pleaded guilty today before Superior Court Justice Robert D. Krause to felony assault, discharging a firearm while committing a crime of violence,...
10/14/2015
CMS should prohibit binding arbitration clauses in contracts, say 16 AG's Providence, Rhode Island (October 14, 2015) -- Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today expressed his strong opposition to pre-dispute arbitration clauses in long-term care facility contracts, saying their use...