State Government Press Releases

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06/12/2014
Each year, arson in Rhode Island causes millions of dollars in losses to individuals, insurers and the government. These losses affect everyone, resulting in higher insurance premiums, taxes and other costs. The worst consequences, however, are not financial, but personal. Arson is a dangerous...
06/11/2014
Kilmartin to Continue as Sole NAAG Representative to International Association of Prosecutors Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin was recently elected to serve as chair of the National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) Eastern Region, and appointed as chair of the Consumer...
06/11/2014
Kilmartin and Cox Kick Off School Program at Esek Hopkins Middle School in Providence With three in 10 teens being bullied online according to a recent poll, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin is teaming up with Cox Communications to teach young children how to "TakeCharge! of Online...
06/09/2014
Kilmartin and Cox Kick Off School Program at Esek Hopkins Middle School in Providence With three in 10 teens being bullied online according to a recent poll, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin is teaming up with Cox Communications to teach young children how to "TakeCharge! of Online...
06/05/2014
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today announced that Juan Diaz, age 29, of Providence was sentenced by Superior Court Justice Netti C. Vogel to 60 years, with 40 to serve, for the 2008 murder of his ex-girlfriend Mayra Cruz. The plea agreement was reached with the approval of the victim's...
06/04/2014
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Joseph Kalen, age 50, with a last known address of 99 Peck Street, Bristol, pleaded nolo contendere today in Newport County Superior Court to DUI death resulting and driving to endanger resulting in physical injury. Superior Court Justice...
06/04/2014
Rhode Island to Receive Approximately $1.2 Million Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today announced a settlement that signals a major change in the way pharmaceutical sales teams are motivated and paid for the ultimate benefit of consumers. The Attorneys General of 45 states,...
06/04/2014
Rhode Island Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today announced that he has directed $250,000 in settlement monies from a Clean Air Act lawsuit to support the repair of the Town of Portsmouth's wind turbine. The non-taxpayer funded grant was announced at the Tuesday meeting of the Portsmouth...
06/03/2014
The Rhode Island House of Representatives today passed H7766 making it a felony to electronically disseminate sexually explicit images to minors, including photos and videos, as well as live sex acts transmitted via webcam. The legislation was sponsored by Speaker Nicholas Mattiello (D, District...
06/03/2014
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today announced that with the stroke of Governor Chafee's pen, Rhode Island may now seize assets and profits from pimps and human traffickers who enslave others for sexual enterprises. The legislation, filed on behalf of Attorney General Kilmartin by Sen. Frank...