State Government Press Releases

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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.
10/19/2017
Rhode Island Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today joined a coalition of 12 states and the District of Columbia, in filing a friend-of-the-court brief urging the United States Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit to uphold a California ban on the possession of large-capacity ammunition...
10/17/2017
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Carlos Vincente (age 28), of Providence, waived criminal information and pleaded nolo contendere on Wednesday October 11, 2017 before Superior Court Judge Luis M. Matos to possession of a firearm after a conviction for a crime of violence and...
10/17/2017
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today joined a coalition of states in suing the U.S. Department of Education and Secretary Betsy DeVos for refusing to enforce the Gainful Employment Rule, a federal regulation designed to protect students from predatory for-profit schools. "The U.S....