State Government Press Releases

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09/03/2014
With the health and protection of Rhode Island citizens in mind, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today praised CVS Health for its decision to stop selling tobacco products at it stores. CVS announced in March its decision to stop selling tobacco products with today marking the first day its...
09/02/2014
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today announced that Rhode Island will receive $172,513 for the State's Medicaid budget from a $16.48 million federal and state settlement with Ohio-based Omnicare Inc. The agreement settle allegations that Omnicare Inc., the nation's largest provider of...
08/28/2014
The Office of Attorney General filed a complaint in Rhode Island Superior Court citing the Town of Warren for a knowing and willful violation of the Rhode Island Access to Public Records Act (APRA). Today's lawsuit is the 10th open government lawsuit filed by Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin...
08/25/2014
With undisputed evidence that certain opioid-based prescription drugs are extremely addictive and lead to abuse and escalation of use of dangerous illegal drugs, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin applauded the move by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration to reclassify certain hydrocodone...
08/13/2014
In advance of the start of the retrial of Barrington Police Sergeant Joseph Andreozzi for obstruction of the judicial system and domestic cyberstalking, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced the defendant pled guilty and resigned from the Barrington Police Department. Under the terms...
08/12/2014
Upon receiving a phone call from Blue Cross & Blue Shield Rhode Island ("BCBSRI") alerting the Office that several BCBSRI members reportedly received phone calls from individual representing to be from BCBSRI seeking personal health information and personal identifying information, Attorney...
08/08/2014
Kilmartin calls on US Marshal Jamie Hainsworth, RI State Police Colonel Steven O'Donnell and Richmond Police Chief Elwood Johnson to also take the challenge Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin and several members of the Attorney General's staff today took the "ice bucket challenge" to...
08/08/2014
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Rafael Galvez, age 41, with a last known address of 63 Glenham Street, Providence, today pleaded nolo contendere to possession with intent to deliver heroin, possession with intent to deliver fentanyl, and conspiracy to possess one ounce to one...
08/08/2014
Kelly Barratt Fraudulently Obtained Benefits for Incarcerated Husband Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Kelly J. Barratt (age 48) with a last known address of 243 South Worcester Street, Norton, MA, pleaded nolo contendere today before Providence Superior Court...
08/05/2014
Attorney General Peter Kilmartin welcomed a team of instructors from across the country to Rhode Island Monday morning to conduct trial advocacy training for 21 attorneys from the Attorney General's office and three Assistant United States Attorneys. The training, being hosted by Roger Williams...