State Government Press Releases

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03/27/2018
The Office of Attorney General announced that the Town of North Kingstown has entered into a consent judgment acknowledging it violated the state's Access to Public Records Act (APRA) when it failed to provide a response to an APRA request filed by William Mudge dated March 15, 2017 as required by...
03/26/2018
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today joined a bipartisan coalition of 37 state and territory Attorneys General in sending a letter demanding answers from Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg about the company's business practices and privacy protections. "The revelation that tens of millions of...
03/23/2018
Joining a coalition of seven attorneys general, the California Air Resources Board, and the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today submitted a 60-Day Notice of Intent to Sue over the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) failure to...
03/19/2018
Attorney General's Bill to Ban Credit Freezes to be Heard in Rhode Island House Corporations Committee on Tuesday Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today joined a bipartisan coalition of attorneys general urging Congress not to preempt state data breach and data security laws,...
03/16/2018
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Alberto Rivera (age 42), of Cranston, was sentenced yesterday to life plus 30 consecutive years, non-parolable, for the December 2016 shooting of Juan Crousette, who survived the shooting. He was also found to be a habitual offender and sentenced...
03/14/2018
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin yesterday joined a coalition of Attorneys General in filing an amicus brief defending the constitutionality of Minnesota's anti-discrimination law. The brief was filed with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit in the case of Telescope Media Group...
03/14/2018
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin filed legislation this week to seek General Assembly approval to name the new Office of Attorney General Customer Service Center after former Attorney General Julius Michaelson. Michaelson was first elected as Attorney General in 1974 and served two terms...
03/09/2018
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced today that Tony Gonzalez (age 31), of Providence, was sentenced to consecutive life sentences plus 30 years by Superior Court Justice Daniel A. Procaccini for the January 22, 2012 murder of 23-year-old Carl Cunningham. In October 2017, Gonzalez was...
03/06/2018
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin joined a bipartisan coalition of 55 states and territories and the National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) today calling on the U.S. House of Representatives to quickly pass a federal bill known as the Amy, Vicky, and Andy Child Pornography Victim...
03/05/2018
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Peter Palumbo (age 56), of Cranston, pleaded nolo contendere today before Superior Court Justice Joseph A. Montalbano to one count of unlawful appropriation over $1,000. Under the terms of the plea, Palumbo received a three year sentence,...