State Government Press Releases

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03/14/2016
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin, in partnership with the Conference of Western Attorneys General (CWAG) and the Taubman Center for American Politics and Policy at Brown University, is hosting a forum on marijuana policy in Rhode Island. The forum, entitled Marijuana Regulatory Policy: Lessons...
03/10/2016
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today commented on the passage of the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act by the United States Senate and praised Senator Sheldon Whitehouse for his leadership in ushering the bill through the Senate. "This is a significant step in addressing the...
03/08/2016
Recognizing International Women's Day, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today signed the #PledgeForParity, a step to help achieve gender parity, help women and girls achieve their ambitions, call for gender-balanced leadership, respect and value difference, and develop more inclusive and...
03/08/2016
Increases Penalties from Two Years to Five Years for the Malicious Injury to or Killing of Animals Legislation filed at the request of Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin that would increase criminal penalties for malicious injury to or killing of animals is scheduled to be heard today (...
03/04/2016
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Sendra Beauregard (age 43), with a last known address of 330 Simmonsville Avenue, Johnston, was sentenced today by Superior Court Justice Susan E. McGuirl for the December 2, 2014 murder of 50-year-old Pamela Donahue. Beauregard received a life...
03/04/2016
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Vanessa Theodore (age 33), of Cranston, pleaded nolo contendere yesterday before Superior Court Justice Joseph Montalbano to one count of patient abuse and two counts of patient mistreatment. Under the terms of the plea agreement, Theodore was...
03/03/2016
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Willie Washington (age 38), aka "Chill Will," with a last known address of 9 Village Road, Smithfield, was sentenced today by Superior Court Justice Robert D. Krause to 60 years to serve, 20 of which are non-paroleable. Washington was found...
03/02/2016
Citing complaints against bad contractors as one of the most frequent consumer complaints filed with his Office, legislation filed at the request of Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin that would hold unlicensed and bad contractors accountable is scheduled to be heard by the House Committee on...
03/02/2016
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today announced that Michaela Sprague (age 53), of Cranston, pleaded nolo contendere on Monday to one count of financial elder exploitation before Superior Court Justice Kristin Rodgers. Under the terms of the plea agreement, Sprague was sentenced to five years...
03/01/2016
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today announced that Trenton Keith (age 21) of Pawtucket, was sentenced to a total of 17 years with 10 years to serve and the remainder suspended non-paroleable by Superior Court Justice Robert D. Krause. Keith pleaded guilty in December 2015 to two counts of...