State Government Press Releases

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07/23/2021
PROVIDENCE, RI – The Office of the Attorney General has received several inquiries related to the expected expiration of Executive Order 21-72, which provides for virtual and hybrid meetings of public bodies during the COVID-19 state of emergency. That Executive Order is set to expire at the end...
07/21/2021
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Attorney General Peter F. Neronha announced that a Cranston man was sentenced in Providence County Superior Court to serve 30 years at the Adult Correctional Institutions (ACI) after pleading to the 2020 murder of Paul Zois in Cranston. Charles Gangi (age 74) waived...
07/20/2021
New legal filing argues that a bankruptcy court doesn't have the authority to prevent attorneys general from suing Sackler family Today, Attorney General Peter F. Neronha and eight other attorneys general filed objections to the plan of confirmation asking the judge to reject Purdue...
07/15/2021
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Attorney General Peter F. Neronha announced that a Providence man was sentenced in Providence County Superior Court to serve 12 years at the Adult Correctional Institutions (ACI) for his role in the multi-defendant sexual assault of an incapacitated 16-year-old female victim in...
07/15/2021
The Attorney General's office will bring services directly into more communities with new office hours in Wiggin Village on Cranston Street in Providence PROVIDENCE, RI – Furthering the Office's mission to be accessible to all Rhode Islanders, Attorney General Peter F. Neronha announced...
07/15/2021
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Attorney General Peter F. Neronha announced that an East Providence man was sentenced in Providence County Superior Court to serve 16 years at the Adult Correctional Institutions (ACI) after pleading to molesting a female victim under the age of 14 between 2017 and 2019. ...
07/15/2021
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Attorney General Peter F. Neronha announced that a Woonsocket man was sentenced in Providence County Superior Court to serve five years at the Adult Correctional Institutions (ACI) after pleading to drug trafficking and firearm charges stemming from an investigation by the...
07/13/2021
"The Department of Environmental Management made the right decision in denying the permit application for the proposed medical waste treatment facility in West Warwick, and I am grateful for their close review of a proposal that would have impacted many Rhode Islanders. Several months ago, my...
07/13/2021
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Attorney General Peter F. Neronha, Commissioner of Public Safety Steven M. Par้ and Colonel Hugh T. Clements, Jr. announced felony charges against a member of Rise of the Moors following a joint investigation by the Providence Police Department and the Office of the Attorney...
07/09/2021
Investigators seize over 1,500 fentanyl pills, ghost gun, illegal handgun, and large capacity magazine from residences in Providence and Pawtucket PROVIDENCE, R.I.- Attorney General Peter F. Neronha, Commissioner of Public Safety Steven M. Par้ and Colonel Hugh T. Clements, Jr. announced...