Group of House Republicans Condemn Attorney General’s Lack of Transparency Decry Unprofessional, Opaque Treatment of Requests Demand Reform for More Open State Government
Providence, RI - House Republican leaders are denouncing Attorney General Peter Kilmartin and his staff for their lack of transparency surrounding the 2012 Google Settlement documents. The group of representatives includes Leader Patricia Morgan, Senior Deputy Leader Anthony Giarrusso, and Representatives Sherry Roberts, Bob Quattrocchi, Justin Price, and Ken Mendonça. The representatives are condemning the actions of the Attorney General’s office in their handling of the release of the Google Settlement documents.
Providence, RI - House Minority Leader Patricia Morgan is criticizing Attorney General Peter Kilmartin for cost increases and obscured information in the Google settlement documents. Since paying almost $4,000 to the Attorney General’s office, Leader Morgan received the first batch of documents related to the $230 million 2012 Google Settlement, of which the Attorney General received $60 million. The documents have revealed inappropriate expenses, including utility bills and promotional pins. However, many of the documents are almost completely obscured with redactions.
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