State Government Press Releases

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01/10/2014
Rhode Island to Receive $59,000 to its Medicaid Budget Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced today that Rhode Island has joined with other states and the federal government in a settlement with CareFusion, a manufacturer of medical and surgical supplies and medical devices, to...
01/08/2014
Kilmartin challenges fellow General Officers to roll up their sleeves and donate to support the RI Blood Center AG's Office to host mobile blood drive this Thursday, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. -- Public encouraged to stop by and donate, get coupon for lb. of Dunkin' Donuts Coffee ...
12/19/2013
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today joined the federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) and 48 additional attorneys general to announce a two billion dollar settlement with Ocwen Financial Corporation (Ocwen), and its subsidiary, Ocwen Loan Servicing, for its role in mortgage...
12/19/2013
Fearing a setback for financially strapped homeowners and disruption to a slowly improving housing market, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin has joined again with 41 attorneys general from around the country in urging Congress to extend soon-to-be expired tax relief for distressed homeowners...
12/18/2013
Citing a gaping hole in the state's Internet safety and child protection laws, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin, along with Representative Peter Martin (D – District 75, Newport) and Senator Frank Lombardi (D – Distrist 26, Cranston), will file legislation making it a felony to electronically...
12/18/2013
Marta Rangel ordered to pay in excess of $10,000 in restitution Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin and RI Department of Labor and Training Director Charles J. Fogarty today announce that Marta Rangel, age 76, with a last known address of 606 Public Street, Providence, RI, pleaded nolo...
12/18/2013
Kilmartin: EPA Needs To Take The Prompt Action Required By Law To Limit Pollution From Power Plants And Must Afford States Flexibility In Implementation In comments submitted today to the federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin and a coalition...
12/18/2013
Recognizing the alarming and growing criminal industry of human trafficking in the United States, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today joined his fellow attorneys general in a letter to congressional committee leaders overseeing the federal funding for programs that fight human trafficking...
12/17/2013
(Tuesday, December 17, 2013) – Earlier today, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin brought his "Txting & Drving...It Can Wait" campaign to North Smithfield High School, where he spoke to over 120 juniors about the dangers of texting...
12/17/2013
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin joined 42 other attorneys general in submitting a letter to the Secretary of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) voicing strong support for the federal agency's proposed nationwide investigation of patent trolls. Patent trolls typically acquire patents solely...