State Government Press Releases

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07/09/2020
PROVIDENCE, RI Attorney General Peter F. Neronha announced today that his Office has charged Marcello Pompa (age 37, Saugus, MA), owner of M&M Cleaning of MA, LLC (M&M Cleaning), with wage theft; failing to maintain workers' compensation insurance coverage; and workers' compensation...
06/18/2020
"I applaud today's decision by the Supreme Court on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, which will now continue to protect hundreds of thousands of Dreamers across the country, including many here in Rhode Island. I am proud that this Office stood up for Dreamers as a party...
06/18/2020
The Clifton Clerkship Program, named for Judge William C. Clifton, Sr., was established in January and is designed to attract talented, underrepresented law students to careers in public service and is advancing as scheduled despite COVID-19 challenges PROVIDENCE, RI Attorney General...
06/17/2020
The first update to the protocol in over 13 years expands the scope of review beyond deadly force and custodial deaths incidents and includes review of excessive force by the police PROVIDENCE, RI Attorney General Peter F. Neronha today issued an updated and significantly expanded...
06/15/2020
The Attorney General will also unveil an updated and significantly expanded protocol for review of law enforcement use of force. The legislation and protocol mark the first in a series of measures to be announced by the Attorney General in the coming weeks to improve police accountability,...
06/12/2020
Federal stimulus payments may not be taken by nursing homes, assisted living facilities, and long-term care facilities PROVIDENCE Attorney General Peter F. Neronha announced today that his Office has issued guidance reminding nursing homes, assisted living facilities, and long-term...
06/04/2020
Eligible Rhode Islanders without bank account information on file with IRS to receive stimulus payments by prepaid debit card PROVIDENCE, RI Attorney General Peter F. Neronha reminds Rhode Islanders that some individuals will receive their one-time federal stimulus payment in the...
06/02/2020
As we acknowledge and voice our collective grief and outrage over the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis last week, we in law enforcement must also keep our focus on working every day to redress the wrongs caused by centuries of systemic and institutional racism that permeate every aspect of...
05/19/2020
AG Neronha to outline new protections at a virtual town hall with Millennial RI and General Treasurer Seth Magaziner; Wednesday, May 20 at 6 p.m. PROVIDENCE, RI Attorney General Peter F. Neronha announced today that his Office has issued guidance to student loan borrowers on the new...
05/12/2020
New measure begins Monday, May 11 Attorney General Peter F. Neronha announced today that the Office of Attorney General Customer Service Center is offering a new online check-in procedure for people who need to conduct in-person transactions, such as background checks. The online check-...