State Government Press Releases

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04/24/2017
Statement by Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin on the 102nd anniversary of the Armenian Genocide: "In 1915, just prior to the start of World War I, nearly two million Armenians were living in the Ottoman Empire in what is now Turkey. On April 24, 1915, Ottoman authorities began a systematic...
04/24/2017
Rhode Island Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today joined a multistate letter calling out the U.S. Department of Education for abdicating its responsibility to millions of student loan borrowers and their families across the country by revoking critical reforms designed to help students avoid...
04/24/2017
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today announced that Johnny Sak (age 25), of Providence pleaded guilty to the December 8, 2015 motor vehicle crash that killed 22-year old Alexandra Patten Parenteau. Sak pleaded guilty to DUI death resulting and driving to endanger resulting in death. In...
04/24/2017
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today announced that the State of Rhode Island has reached a settlement in principle with the U.S. Department of Justice over allegations of unintentional discrimination by the R.I. Department of Corrections (DOC) in the testing process for correctional officer...
04/24/2017
Position: Assembler Job Number: 751455 Employer: Andon Electronics Location: Lincoln, RI Rate based on experience (as seen on Channel 10) Position: Gillette Stadium Job Fair Job Number: 752022 Employer: Gillette...
04/24/2017
Rhode Island General Treasurer Seth Magaziner has joined shareholders from across the country by voting against all sitting independent directors at Wells Fargo, following the massive fraud perpetrated against their customers. The Rhode Island pension fund currently owns 139,256 shares of Wells...
04/24/2017
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced the return of free train service to the Rhode Island National Guard Open House and Air Show, May 20 and 21. The Department has doubled service to this popular event with six roundtrips from Providence and T.F. Green stations,...
04/21/2017
The Rhode Island Commerce Corporation and the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced the return of convenient ferry service between Providence and Newport. Last year thousands of people took advantage of the service enjoying picturesque Narragansett Bay. For the 2017...
04/21/2017
In a letter to President Donald Trump, Speaker Paul Ryan, and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, signed by Rhode Island Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin, attorneys general from across the country urge continued funding for substance abuse treatment programs in any plan to replace the...
04/21/2017
Rhode Island Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Marlaina F. Rapoza (age 41), of Warwick, RI, pleaded nolo contendere yesterday before District Court Judge Stephen Isherwood to two counts of failure to pay wages. Under the terms of the plea, Rapoza was sentenced to one year...