State Government Press Releases

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10/02/2017
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin issued the following statement in response to the mass shooting in Las Vegas last evening: "Our hearts go out to the families and friends of the hundreds of people that were killed or injured in the tragic events that unfolded last evening in Las Vegas. We...
10/02/2017
Today, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin, with a bipartisan coalition of 39 Attorneys General and the National Association of Attorneys General, called on Congress to pass legislation that changes federal law to make treatment for drug addiction more affordable and accessible for Americans who...
09/28/2017
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that he has signed an agreement with Amphastar Pharmaceuticals, Inc., the manufacturer of naloxone, where the drug manufacturer has agreed to continue to provide a $6 rebate for each Amphastar naloxone syringe purchased by non-federal government...
09/26/2017
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Eric Menash (age 38), of Pawtucket, was found guilty by a Providence County Superior Court jury of two counts of first degree child molestation and two counts of second degree child molestation. The jury returned the verdict in less than two...
09/26/2017
In response to steps taken by U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos to rollback critical protections for student loan borrowers, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin sent a letter to DeVos requesting she standby agreements with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) on the issue of...
09/19/2017
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that a bipartisan coalition of attorneys general seeks documents and information from manufacturers and distributors of prescription opioids as part of multistate investigations into the nationwide opioid epidemic. This information will enable the...
09/19/2017
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin and A.T. Wall, Director of the Rhode Island Department of Corrections (DOC), today announced a settlement agreement between the State of Rhode Island and the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ). The DOJ filed a lawsuit in 2014 against the State and DOC alleging...
09/19/2017
18 Attorneys General File Amicus Brief Opposing the Ban, Citing Harm to States' Residents, Institutions, and Economies Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin, part of a coalition of 18 attorneys general, filed a new amicus brief with the U.S. Supreme Court opposing President Trump's travel...
09/18/2017
Calling the so-called package of "justice reinvestment" bills a result of a sham commission controlled by the Governor with a pre-determined outcome and whose members were never given an opportunity to vote on final package, Attorney General Kilmartin is warning legislators and the Governor that...
09/15/2017
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today joined with attorneys general around the country in a letter to credit reporting firm Equifax requesting that it disable links for enrollment in fee-based credit monitoring service in the wake of the massive data breach impacting 143 million people. ...