State Government Press Releases

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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...
10/29/2013
Commission Acknowledges Violation, Agrees to Consent Judgment and Pays $1,000 Fine The Office of Attorney General filed a complaint in Rhode Island Superior Court citing the I-195 Redevelopment District Commission (I-195 Commission) for a willful or knowing violation of the Rhode Island...
10/29/2013
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today announced that Superior Court Justice Joseph Montalbano found in favor of the State in the civil lawsuit filed against the Manville Fire District alleging the Fire District willfully or knowingly violated the state's Open Meetings Act ("OMA") when it...
10/29/2013
Earlier today, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin brought his "Txting & Drving…It Can Wait" campaign to Mount St. Charles Academy, where he spoke to over 600 ninth, tenth, eleventh and twelfth grade students about the dangers of texting and driving. Joined by Woonsocket Police Chief...
10/28/2013
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today announced that he has approved, with conditions, the proposed sale of Landmark Medical Center and Rehabilitation Hospital of Rhode Island ("Landmark") to Prime Healthcare Services, Inc., and affiliated entities ("Prime"), pursuant to the Hospital...
10/23/2013
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Luis "Didi" Gonzalez (DOB: 9/11/95) was arraigned today in Providence County District Court for his role in the June 15th Hartford Park shooting that left 12 year old Aynis Vargas dead and injured three other women. Gonzalez, who was a...