State Government Press Releases

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03/14/2016
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Rocco Barone, age 41, with a last known address of 55 Garden Street, Pawtucket, pleaded nolo contendere today before Providence Superior Court Justice Kristen E. Rodgers to one count of obtaining money under false pretenses for collecting more...
03/14/2016
Legislation filed by Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin that will strengthen the State's DUI laws is scheduled to be heard before the House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday, March 15, 2016. Sponsored by Representative Raymond H. Johnston, Jr. (D., District 61 Pawtucket), the legislation (H7461)
03/14/2016
Legislation filed at the request of Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin would provide that insurance companies must cover at least 90 days of residential or inpatient services for mental health and/or substance abuse disorders. Sponsored by Senator Elizabeth A. Crowley (D., District 16 Central...
03/14/2016
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin, in partnership with the Conference of Western Attorneys General (CWAG) and the Taubman Center for American Politics and Policy at Brown University, is hosting a forum on marijuana policy in Rhode Island. The forum, entitled Marijuana Regulatory Policy: Lessons...
03/10/2016
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today commented on the passage of the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act by the United States Senate and praised Senator Sheldon Whitehouse for his leadership in ushering the bill through the Senate. "This is a significant step in addressing the...
03/08/2016
Recognizing International Women's Day, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today signed the #PledgeForParity, a step to help achieve gender parity, help women and girls achieve their ambitions, call for gender-balanced leadership, respect and value difference, and develop more inclusive and...
03/08/2016
Increases Penalties from Two Years to Five Years for the Malicious Injury to or Killing of Animals Legislation filed at the request of Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin that would increase criminal penalties for malicious injury to or killing of animals is scheduled to be heard today (...
03/04/2016
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Sendra Beauregard (age 43), with a last known address of 330 Simmonsville Avenue, Johnston, was sentenced today by Superior Court Justice Susan E. McGuirl for the December 2, 2014 murder of 50-year-old Pamela Donahue. Beauregard received a life...
03/04/2016
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Vanessa Theodore (age 33), of Cranston, pleaded nolo contendere yesterday before Superior Court Justice Joseph Montalbano to one count of patient abuse and two counts of patient mistreatment. Under the terms of the plea agreement, Theodore was...
03/03/2016
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Willie Washington (age 38), aka "Chill Will," with a last known address of 9 Village Road, Smithfield, was sentenced today by Superior Court Justice Robert D. Krause to 60 years to serve, 20 of which are non-paroleable. Washington was found...