State Government Press Releases

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03/05/2019
PROVIDENCE, RHODE ISLAND—A coalition of 21 State Attorneys General today filed a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of a new rule Title X "Gag Rule" that will significantly restrict access to reproductive health services and information for women and families. The lawsuit was filed in the U....
03/04/2019
Looking to protect yourself from fraud, identity theft, and scams? Maybe you're wondering about the best way to use credit, how to shop for a used car, or maximize your security online. The Consumer Protection Unit at the Rhode Island Attorney General's Office has information for you during...
03/01/2019
Attorney General Peter F. Neronha announced today that Anthony Correa (age 31), of Providence, pleaded nolo contendere before Providence County Superior Court Magistrate Richard D. Raspallo to charges of driving under the influence, death resulting, stemming from a 2018 automobile crash which...
03/01/2019
Statement from Kristy dosReis, Public Information Officer "The Providence Police Department, working with the Rhode Island Office of Attorney General, has filed a criminal complaint in Rhode Island charging Louis Coleman (age 32) of Providence, Rhode Island with kidnapping, failure to report...
02/28/2019
Attorney General Peter F. Neronha announced today that James Beattie (age 41), of Connecticut, pleaded nolo contendere before Providence County Superior Court Justice Joseph A. Montalbano to charges of driving under the influence, death and personal injury resulting, and driving to endanger, death...
02/27/2019
Attorney General Peter F. Neronha announced today that Leslie Morales (age 30), of South Kingstown, pleaded nolo contendere before Washington County Superior Court Justice Melanie Wilk Thunberg to charges of driving under the influence, death resulting and reckless driving, death resulting,...
02/25/2019
New bill would reclassify Simple Drug Possession from a felony to a misdemeanor, recognizing Simple Drug Possession as non-felony conduct, reducing collateral consequences of drug addiction, and re-focusing resources on public safety priorities Rhode Island Attorney General Peter F....
01/11/2019
Fiat Chrysler Required to Fix Vehicles, Provide Restitution and Address Environmental Harms; State Attorneys General Obtain $72.5 Million in Nationwide Civil Penalties from Fiat Chrysler and Another $98.7 Million from Bosch for its Role in Supplying and Programming the Software Used by Fiat...
12/31/2018
Rite Aid has agreed to pay a $300,000 penalty for filling prescriptions at Rhode Island pharmacies of Schedule III Controlled Substances in excess of statutory maximums announced Rhode Island Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin and Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Special Agent in Charge...
12/28/2018
Rhode Island Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today announced that Wells Fargo Bank N.A. will pay approximately $575 million to states to resolve claims that the bank violated state consumer protection laws by (1) opening millions of unauthorized accounts and enrolling customers into online...