State Government Press Releases

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05/13/2013
Citing an increase in newborns dependent on painkillers, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin, along with 42 of his colleagues, today sent a letter to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) urging the agency to place a black box warning on opioid analgesics to indicate the risk of Neonatal...
05/10/2013
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Zachary Lapelusa (age 26), with a last known address of 102 McQuillan Drive, Milford, CT, pleaded guilty today before Superior Court Justice Edward C. Clifton to the March 29, 2011 murder of Antoinette Vendetti Bruce. In accordance with the plea...
05/10/2013
Today, the Rhode Island Supreme Court issued an opinion upholding Judge Michael A. Silverstein's rulings on court costs relating to State of Rhode Island v. Lead Industries Association, Inc. et al. Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin issued the following statement regarding today's Supreme...
05/03/2013
Under RI law governing grand juries, no further details based upon evidence presented to the grand jury regarding the background of the charges can be provided at this time. Neither the Rhode Island State Police nor the Office of Attorney General will be making any further comment on the...
05/02/2013
The Rhode Island Office of Attorney General (RIAG) and the Rhode Island Department of Health (HEALTH) will hold a public informational meeting concerning the proposed affiliation of The Memorial Hospital. Notice is hereby given that the Department of Attorney General and the Department of...
04/30/2013
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Rhode Island, as part of a nationwide settlement against the drug manufacturer Amgen, Inc., has resolved allegations that the company violated certain state false claims acts, by reporting inflated pricing data for its prescription drugs Aransep,...
04/26/2013
The Rhode Island Attorney General and the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) announced today the return of the rock known as the Quidnessett Rock, or Narragansett Rune Stone (rock), to state custody. The investigation that led to the discovery and return of the rock was...
04/25/2013
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today announced that the Office has charged Galinda Daniels (DOB: 05/14/1974), and Bertha Daniels (DOB: 05/30/1978), both with a last known address of 54 Roberts St., Attleboro, MA, each with three counts of Medicaid Fraud. After an investigation by the...
04/24/2013
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin is once again joining local and state law enforcement agencies to remind the public to gather up their unused, expired and unwanted prescription medications for the next statewide Prescription Drug Take Back Day on Saturday April 27th. Scheduled for Saturday,...
04/23/2013
Ceremony to Include a Moment of Silence in Honor of the Victims of the Boston Marathon Bombings Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin will join U.S. Attorney Peter Neronha, Colonel Steven G. O'Donnell, Superintendent of the Rhode Island State Police and Commissioner of Public Safety,...