State Government Press Releases

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10/30/2017
Expressing extreme concern about the role "bump stocks" played in the recent Las Vegas tragedy, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today joined a bipartisan letter to Congressional leaders urging them to close a loophole in current federal gun laws. The bipartisan letter includes support from...
10/27/2017
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Alberto Rivera (age 42), of Cranston, was found guilty yesterday by a Providence County Superior Court jury of the December 4, 2016, assault with a dangerous weapon (firearm) in a dwelling with the intent to murder Juan Croussette. Rivera was also...
10/25/2017
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today called the vote by the United States Senate repealing the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's Arbitration Rule shameful, effectively stripping consumer from their rights to file class-action lawsuits against financial institutions. On Tuesday, the...
10/25/2017
Attorney General Peter Kilmartin today commented on the decision by Rhode Island Superior Court Justice Brian P. Stern finding David Allison (age 36), of Providence, RI, not guilty by reason of insanity for the September 1, 2015 murder of Elba Feliciano and the assault with intent to commit the...
10/25/2017
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today announced a $220 million multistate settlement with Deutsche Bank for fraudulent conduct involving the manipulation of LIBOR. This is a benchmark interest rate that affects financial instruments worth trillions of dollars and has a widespread impact on...
10/24/2017
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin joined a bi-partisan effort by 25 states to protect students from predatory student loan servicers. In a letter to Secretary Betsy DeVos, the attorneys general urge the U.S. Department of Education to reject the campaign by student loan servicers and debt...
10/23/2017
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that today Tony Gonzalez (age 29), of Providence, was found guilty by a Kent County Superior Court jury of the January 22, 2012 first degree murder of 23-year-old Carl Cunningham. Gonzalez was also found guilty of assault with intent to commit murder,...
10/23/2017
In New Letter to Congress, States' Chief Law Enforcement Officers Detail How Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act Would Undermine Local Public Safety Decisions, Endanger Communities & Police Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin joined a coalition of 17 Attorneys General in forcefully...
10/20/2017
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Jacob Gallant (age 42), of Westport, MA, pleaded nolo contendere today before Superior Court Magistrate John McBurney to the March 5, 2017 stabbing at Rite-Aid in Warwick that left 18-year old Alyssa Garcia severely injured. Gallant pleaded nolo...
10/20/2017
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin has joined with a bipartisan group of attorneys general from across the country in letters to 15 health care companies that provide pharmacy benefit management (PBM) services encouraging the companies to implement programs to mitigate prescription opioid abuse.