State Government Press Releases

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03/28/2018
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that yesterday Lynda Proietti (age 42), of Danielson, CT, was found guilty by a Providence County Superior Court jury of one count of felony patient abuse in a healthcare facility and two counts of misdemeanor patient abuse in a healthcare facility. ...
03/27/2018
The Office of Attorney General filed a complaint in Rhode Island Superior Court citing the Tiverton Town Council and/or Randy Lebeau, in his individual and official capacity as a member of the Town Council, for a reckless and/or willing and knowing violation of the Access to Public Records Act (...
03/27/2018
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today announced he is working with the New York Attorney General's Office on a multi-state lawsuit to preserve a fair and accurate census. The federal Commerce Department announced on Monday that the 2020 Census will include a question on citizenship, asking...
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...