State Government Press Releases

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03/30/2017
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that three individuals have pleaded to unemployment insurance benefit fraud of nearly $50,000. To date this year, the Office has secured $254,027 in court-ordered restitution, which is deposited in the state's Unemployment Insurance Trust Fund. "We...
03/30/2017
VW Required to Pay $4.1 Million for Environmental Projects in Rhode Island and Commit to Sale of Three Types of Electric Vehicles Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today announced a settlement requiring Volkswagen to pay more than $4.1 million for violating Rhode Island state laws...
03/30/2017
In a letter to the House and Senate Appropriations Committees, attorneys general from 12 states and the District of Columbia expressed their opposition to all legislation or budgetary measures that would reduce funding for the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the many crucial programs the...
03/28/2017
Rhode Island Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin joined a coalition of 23 states, cities, and counties in opposing President Trump's executive order today that the administration described as paving the way to eliminating the Clean Power Plan rule. The coalition -- which includes the Attorneys...
03/24/2017
Companies to pay Rhode Island approximately $50 million upfront for disputed years 2004 through 2014 Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today announced that his office and the State of Rhode Island have reached a settlement in principle with various tobacco companies over disputes...
03/24/2017
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Henry Lopez (age 27), of Providence, was sentenced today to a total of 22 years to serve followed by 20 years suspended non-parolable for his role in the October 22, 2014 Providence shooting that left Terry Robinson dead and Delacy Andrade injured.
03/24/2017
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today announced that Superior Court Justice Michael Silverstein has issued a consent order enforcing terms within both the Asset Purchase Agreement (APA) among Landmark Medical Center (Landmark), the Rehabilitation Hospital of Rhode Island (the Rehab) and Prime...
03/23/2017
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today issued the following statement extending congratulations to newly-elected Senate President Dominick Ruggerio and Senate Majority Leader Michael McCaffrey. "As the longest serving member of the State Senate, President Dominick Ruggerio has always been a...
03/23/2017
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that two individuals have pleaded to unemployment insurance benefit fraud of more than $42,000. Ashley Petrangelo (age 33), of Cranston, pleaded nolo contendere yesterday before Superior Court Justice Joseph A. Montalbano to one count of...
03/22/2017
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Jimmy Seth (age 21), of Cranston, pleaded guilty today to assault with a dangerous weapon and discharging a firearm during the commission of a crime of violence resulting in injury. Under the terms of the plea, which took place before Superior...