State Government Press Releases

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12/03/2014
On the heels of denouncing National Grid's electric rate increase request, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin has filed a motion to intervene with full-party status in the hearing before the PUC to protest the proposed increase. The PUC hearing is scheduled for December 16, 2014. The proposed...
12/03/2014
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Louis Caruolo (age 41), with a last known address of 805 Providence Street, West Warwick, was sentenced on Monday to three years, with 18 months to serve and the remainder suspended with probation, for his third DUI within five years. In addition,
12/02/2014
There's Black Friday and Cyber Monday, and now "Giving Tuesday." A global day dedicated to giving back to the community, Giving Tuesday encourages people to volunteer or make a monetary donation to their favorite charity. Before opening up their wallets, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin is...
12/01/2014
Citing his extraordinary efforts to eliminate drunk driving, underage drinking and distracted driving in Rhode Island, the Foundation for Advancing Alcohol Responsibility recently presented Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin with a 2014 Leadership Award. Remarking on his accomplishments, the...
11/25/2014
In a letter delivered to the Public Utilities Commission today on behalf of Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin, the Office of Attorney General is urging the PUC to scrutinize the requested electricity rate hikes proposed by National Grid for the winter months. "Annual increases in electric...
11/25/2014
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Christian "Chay" Rosado (age 27), of Woonsocket, was sentenced yesterday to 35 years with 20 years to serve and the remainder suspended with probation, for the March 2013 Fairmount Bridge shooting that injured Ikey Wilson. Rosado was found...
11/24/2014
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today called upon the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to update the Telemarketing Sales Rule in order to reflect realities of today's marketplace and better protect consumers from unscrupulous telemarketers. In a letter co-signed by 37 other attorneys general,...
11/21/2014
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Daniel Lane (age 47), of Woonsocket, yesterday pled nolo contendere before Superior Court Magistrate Patrick T. Burke to one count of first degree child molestation and one count of first degree sexual assault. Under the terms of the plea...
11/20/2014
The federal government should adopt rules that protect consumers from mandatory arbitration clauses in important contracts, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin and his colleagues in 15 other states wrote in a letter sent this week to the U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). The...
11/18/2014
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Superior Court Justice Robert D. Krause sentenced Angel "Yung Cyph" Valerio (age 20), with a last known address of 32 Sackett Street, Providence, to 15 years, with 12 years to serve and the remainder suspended with probation for his role in the...