State Government Press Releases

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10/23/2017
In New Letter to Congress, States' Chief Law Enforcement Officers Detail How Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act Would Undermine Local Public Safety Decisions, Endanger Communities & Police Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin joined a coalition of 17 Attorneys General in forcefully...
10/20/2017
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Jacob Gallant (age 42), of Westport, MA, pleaded nolo contendere today before Superior Court Magistrate John McBurney to the March 5, 2017 stabbing at Rite-Aid in Warwick that left 18-year old Alyssa Garcia severely injured. Gallant pleaded nolo...
10/20/2017
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin has joined with a bipartisan group of attorneys general from across the country in letters to 15 health care companies that provide pharmacy benefit management (PBM) services encouraging the companies to implement programs to mitigate prescription opioid abuse.
10/19/2017
Rhode Island Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today joined a coalition of 12 states and the District of Columbia, in filing a friend-of-the-court brief urging the United States Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit to uphold a California ban on the possession of large-capacity ammunition...
10/17/2017
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Carlos Vincente (age 28), of Providence, waived criminal information and pleaded nolo contendere on Wednesday October 11, 2017 before Superior Court Judge Luis M. Matos to possession of a firearm after a conviction for a crime of violence and...
10/17/2017
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today joined a coalition of states in suing the U.S. Department of Education and Secretary Betsy DeVos for refusing to enforce the Gainful Employment Rule, a federal regulation designed to protect students from predatory for-profit schools. "The U.S....
10/17/2017
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Alfredo Valentine (age 30), formerly of Providence, pleaded nolo contendere yesterday, on the day of trial, before Superior Court Justice Kristin Rodgers to one count of first degree child molestation and one count of second degree child...
10/16/2017
Rhode Island Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today joined a coalition of 15 attorneys general in filing an amicus brief opposing the Trump Administration's plans to ban open military service by transgender individuals. The amicus brief, filed today with the U.S. District Court for the...
10/13/2017
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today joined with attorney general from 16 states and the District of Columbia in filing a lawsuit challenging President Trump's rollback of healthcare subsidies arguing the loss of funds and financial uncertainty will lead to higher insurance costs for...
10/12/2017
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Robert Fonseca (age 30), of East Providence, was sentenced today on his guilty plea before Superior Court Justice Robert D. Krause to one count of assault with a dangerous weapon, discharge of a firearm while committing a crime of violence, and...