PROVIDENCE — R.I. Superior Court Judge Melissa Long ruled Monday that RI Attorney General Peter Kilmartin must waive fees for any additional documents that are delivered as part of state Representative […]
PROVIDENCE — On Monday, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin joined a bipartisan coalition of 21 Attorneys General urging congressional leaders to improve American cyber security and protect the integrity of […]
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin joined a coalition of 17 Attorneys General filing in opposition to the Trump Administration’s proposal to rescind a rule that allows all employees to keep the tips they have earned.
PROVIDENCE — Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin joined a coalition of 22 Attorneys General Tuesday in filing a multi-state lawsuit to block the Federal Communications Commission’s illegal rollback of Net Neutrality. […]
Prepaid cards, often used by consumers with limited or no access to traditional bank accounts, are in danger of losing key Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CPFB) protection, a fate RI Attorney General Peter Kilmartin and 12 other states attorneys general and the District of Columbia are urging Congress to avoid.
PROVIDENCE, RI — After receiving a phone call from a local business alerting us to a scam, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin is warning all businesses of an emerging email scam that purports to be from company executives and requests personal information of employees.
PROVIDENCE, RI — Rhode Island Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin invoked the Ocean State’s history of religious tolerance in joining 15 attorneys general who announced the filing of an amicus brief in support of Washington and Minnesota in a federal lawsuit challenging the Trump Administration’s executive order banning entry to the US of refugees and travelers from seven predominantly Muslim countries.
The Senate is not required to approve the President’s appointment outright, but it is bound to hold hearings in a reasonable attempt to vet the nominee. The denial of even a hearing for President Barack Obama’s nominee for the seat, Merrick Garland, at the time the Chief Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, was in defiance of the fundamental law of this country, and must not be allowed to stand.
RHODE ISLAND — Rhode Island officials have roundly condemned President Donald J. Trump’s Friday executive order suspending all refugees from entry to the country for 120 days, specifically barring Syrian refugees and blocking entry to citizens of seven Muslim countries: Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen.
PROVIDENCE, RI — Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today announced the state is dropping a child snatching charge leveled against Elaine Yates, arrested Jan. 17 in Texas for abducting her two daughters […]