State Government Press Releases

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Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Stuart Moody (DOB: 10/1/83), with a last known address of Oak Hill Road, North Kingstown, pleaded guilty on May 29, 2012 before Superior Court Justice Stephen P. Nugent to first degree arson for the January 5, 2011 fire of the Tuesday Morning...
In response to late yesterday's decision by the Honorable Judge Robert L. Wilkins in United States District Court for the District of Columbia that directed the federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to propose updated soot air pollution standards by June 7, 2012, Attorney General Kilmartin...
With the legislation headed to the Governor's desk for his signature, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin thanked the Senate for the swift passage of his "Time Off for Good Behavior" legislation; S2179, Sub A, sponsored by Senator V. Susan Sosnowski and H7112, Sub A, sponsored by Representative...
With the legislation headed to the Governor's desk for his signature, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin thanked the Senate for the swift passage of his "Time Off for Good Behavior" legislation; S2179, Sub A, sponsored by Senator V. Susan Sosnowski and H7112, Sub A, sponsored by Representative...
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 Steward Health Care System, LLC and affiliated entities ("Steward"), pursuant to the Hospital...
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today announced the Federal Trade Commission, Rhode Island, 43 other states and the District of Columbia, filed settlements today with Skechers USA, Inc., the makers of Shape-Ups, Tone-Ups and the Skechers Resistance Runner athletic shoes. Under these...
"The Supreme Court rightfully saw Carpio's appeal for what is was; another attempt by a cold-blooded murderer to place blame for his actions on mental illness. The stabbing of Mrs. Gatta and the murder of Detective Allen were not the reckless acts of a delusional man, but were done with...
Rhode Island Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today announced that he has directed $240,000 in funding for a renewable solar energy panel system at the Rhode Island Public Transit Authority's (RIPTA) John H. Chafee Transportation, Operations and Maintenance Center located at 269 Melrose Street...
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin joined 50 other state and territorial Attorneys General in urging Congress to increase the cap on the Crime Victims Fund. In a letter today, the Attorneys General call for Congress to increase the cap on the Crime Victims Fund to at least $1 billion so victims...
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today joined fellow attorneys general in announcing two settlements with Abbott Laboratories over allegations of illegal off-label marketing of its drug, Depakote. The Attorney General's Medicaid Fraud and Patient Abuse Unit and the Consumer Protection Unit...