State Government Press Releases

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08/19/2015
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that on Monday, Daniel Serrano, age 67, with a last known address of 339 Oakland Avenue, Providence pleaded nolo contendere before Superior Court Justice Kristin E. Rodgers to second degree murder for the 1990 murder of 32-year-old Michael Holliday. ...
08/18/2015
Rhode Island to Receive $760,000 from Settlement Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced today that Rhode Island, along with 48 other states, has reached a $71 million settlement with Amgen Inc. to resolve allegations that Amgen unlawfully promoted biologic medications...
08/12/2015
AT&T Brings New Virtual Reality Driving Simulator to DMV for Public to Experience the Deadly Consequences of Glancing at a Phone While Driving It is said that the 100 days of summer are the 100 deadliest days for young drivers. To remind the public of the dangers of distracted...
08/07/2015
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today asked for reconsideration of a Decision of the Health Insurance Commissioner approving a rate increase requested by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Rhode ("Blue Cross") for its Direct Pay line of business. The Direct Pay market is for those who pay for their own...
08/06/2015
New Rules Will Limit Climate Change Pollution from Power Plants; Letter to EPA Cites Critical Need for EPA Regulations to Protect the Public, the Environment, Grow Our Economies; New Rules Target Existing and New Power Plants, with Existing Power Plant Rule Cutting Pollution Equivalent to That...
08/04/2015
To assist the public in obtaining the required criminal background checks mandated by various Rhode Island General Laws, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin is again offering background check services at several locations across the state throughout August. In addition to the regular hours of...
07/22/2015
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today joined 44 other state attorneys general calling on five major phone companies to offer call-blocking technology to their customers. In a joint letter (link to letter) to the chief executives of the carriers, the attorneys general said a new Federal...
07/21/2015
17th Annual Summit Scheduled for Friday, July 31 Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin is pleased to announce that his latest Open Government Summit is scheduled for Friday, July 31, 2015 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at Roger Williams University School of Law in Bristol, RI. The Summit is...
07/21/2015
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that yesterday a Providence County Superior Court jury found Troy Footman (age 53), of Boston, guilty of two counts of sex trafficking a minor, two counts of pandering, and one count of operating a motor vehicle on a suspended license. The jury...
07/17/2015
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Superior Court Justice Luis Matos sentenced Ernest Sabourin (age 75), with a last known address of 120 Earle Street, Central Falls, to 25 years to serve for two counts of first degree sexual assault, one count of second degree sexual assault, and...