State Government Press Releases

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11/22/2017
Joining a bipartisan coalition of 11 attorneys general, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today expressed his strong opposition to the National Park Service's (NPS) proposal to dramatically increase entrance fees at 17 national parks. Under the proposal, the per vehicle entrance fee during the...
11/21/2017
The Office of Attorney General filed a complaint in Rhode Island Superior Court citing the Town of North Kingstown for a reckless and/or willing and knowing violation of the Access to Public Records Act (APRA) when the Town failed to respond in a timely manner in accordance with APRA to a March 15,
11/20/2017
With the recent data breach at Equifax and the increased need for consumers to have greater control in protecting their identity from hackers, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today announced his intention to file legislation that would prohibit credit bureaus from charging all Rhode Island...
11/17/2017
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Richard Baribault (age 42) and Troy Gunderway (age 47), both of Warwick, RI, were sentenced today by Superior Court Justice Brian P. Stern for the August 1, 2015 murder of Fernando Silva, who was affectionately known as "Captain Fredy." Troy...
11/17/2017
Today, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin joined a coalition of 16 Attorneys General in filing a new amicus brief opposing President Trump's third travel ban. The amicus brief, filed in support of the plaintiffs in IRAP v. Trump, urges the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit to affirm...
11/17/2017
Monies Represent State's Share from Mylan Qui Tam Settlement Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today presented a check for $1,505,081.43 to the Executive Office of Health and Human Services, which represented the state's share of a qui tam settlement previously entered into between the...
11/17/2017
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Born Smith (age 31), of Providence, pleaded guilty today before Superior Court Justice Sarah Taft-Carter to one count of first degree murder and one count of first degree arson. Under the terms of the plea, Smith was sentenced to life in prison...
11/15/2017
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today applauded Fidelity's announcement on the steps the company has taken to better protect client personal and account information when sharing with third-party websites. "In light of the massive data breach at Equifax, among other high-profile breaches, it...
11/10/2017
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Antonio Braithwaite (age 30), of Providence, pleaded nolo contendere yesterday to one count of first degree robbery. Under the terms of the plea before Superior Court Justice Richard Licht, Braithwaite was sentenced to 20 years with 10 years to...
11/08/2017
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Geordan Kostas, age 23, of Woonsocket, waived indictment and pleaded guilty yesterday before Superior Court Justice Luis Matos to one count of first degree child molestation. Under the terms of the plea, he was sentenced to 25 years with nine...