State Government Press Releases

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06/12/2013
Summer vacation is right around the corner and people are on the lookout for last-minute vacation rental deals. Appropriately nicknamed the "Ocean State," Rhode Island has over 400 miles of scenic beaches and the market for local seaside rentals is booming. However, Attorney General Peter F....
04/18/2013
Whether it is roof repairs, painting, yard work, chimney repair, paving or other home repair projects, spring is here and many homeowners are tackling these projects now that the weather has started to warm up. But, before you agree to have any work done on your property, Attorney General Peter F.
With the AFC Divisional Championships this weekend and the Super Bowl just around the corner, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin is warning Patriots fans of possible ticket scams. "With the divisional championship taking place on home turf, these are the hottest tickets in town right now,"...
With the AFC Divisional Championships this weekend and the Super Bowl just around the corner, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin is warning Patriots fans of possible ticket scams. "With the divisional championship taking place on home turf, these are the hottest tickets in town right now,"...
Attorney General Kilmartin reminded Rhode Island residents who lost their primary residence due to an improper foreclosure process between January 1, 2008 and December 31, 2011 to file a claim for funds under the $25 billion National Mortgage Settlement before the January 18, 2013 deadline. Those...
Attorney General Kilmartin reminded Rhode Island residents who lost their primary residence due to an improper foreclosure process between January 1, 2008 and December 31, 2011 to file a claim for funds under the $25 billion National Mortgage Settlement before the January 18, 2013 deadline. Those...
After receiving reports of deceptive solicitations sent to homeowners, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin is warning Rhode Islanders of "deed processing notice" letters offering a "complete deed and property profile" for a fee. The notices look official, listing the property information,...
Next to "Black Friday," "Cyber Monday" has become one of the busiest online shopping days of the year. Analysts predict that instead of braving the crowds at the mall on Black Friday, over 120 million shoppers will opt to shop online from the comfort of home. However, Attorney General Peter F....
Black Friday, the busiest shopping day of the year, is quickly approaching and shoppers everywhere will be looking for the perfect holiday gift at a great price. And, retailers will try to out-do each other with deals to lure cost-conscious shoppers who are still watching their wallets. Attorney...
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today advised Rhode Island consumers who may have purchased certain E-Books that the notice process is underway in a $69 million national settlement with publishers announced earlier this year. Approximately $254,000 of the settlement will be allotted to Rhode...