Providence, RI - Superior Court Judge Melissa Long ruled yesterday that the Attorney General must release any additional information relating to how the office spent the Google Settlement Funds to Representative Morgan with all fees waived. Judge Long cited “inherent public interest in the records.” Representative Morgan had paid $3,750 for prior documents and calls today a “partial victory.”
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.
House Minority Leader Patricia Morgan Receives American Conservative Union Foundation Conservative Achievement Award Honors Commitment to core principles written in the US Constitution
Providence, RI - House Minority Leader Patricia Morgan has received the Award of Conservative Achievement from the American Conservative Union Foundation. Leader Morgan received a rating of 88%, which signifies a voting record consistent with “the ideals articulated in the U.S. Constitution: limited and transparent government, individual rights, personal responsibility, and lasting cultural values’.
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Providence, RI - House Minority Leader Patricia Morgan appeared at Kent County Superior Court today to request an omnibus hearing in her bid to make Rhode Island schools safer. This was her second visit to the court, as she continues to seek release of the remaining Google settlement funds held by Attorney General Peter Kilmartin. Leader Morgan’s request seeks relief from the $3,770 fee the Attorney General is charging for search and retrieval of documentation concerning the Google funds. Her hearing was granted and will take place on June 15, 2018 at 9:30am at the Kent County Superior Court located at the Noel Judicial Complex.
Released in response to the Attorney General’s Press Release criticizing town officials, who are seeking a share of the Google settlement funds to make their students and teachers safer.
Providence, RI - Yesterday the Attorney General chose to malign elected officials and concerned parents who seek information, transparency, and a spirit of service to our communities. Instead of answering the questions of concerned public officials in a professional manner, the Attorney General instead chose the path of name-calling and attempting to silence opposing opinions with ridicule.
Providence, RI - House Minority Leader Patricia Morgan recently submitted a letter to Bernard Buonnano, Jr, Chairman of the RI Convention Center Authority (RICCA), requesting information about Authority’s efforts to increase value to the people of Rhode Island.
Morgan Files Complaint in Superior Court Seeking Waiver of $3770 Retrieval Fees for Google Documents, Remaining Funds Would Provide Every School with $75,000 for Security Upgrades
Providence, RI - On Monday, May 7 at 12:00 PM, RI House Minority Leader Patricia Morgan will submit a complaint to the Kent County Superior Court. The complaint asks for the Court to grant relief from the $3,770 fee that Attorney General is demanding to produce documents related to the spending of the Google Settlement Funds.
Providence, RI - Minority Leader Patricia Morgan is questioning the Attorney General’s reporting of individuals to the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS).
STATE HOUSE -- House Minority Leader Patricia Morgan (R-District 26 Coventry, Warwick, W. Warwick) continues to call on the Rhode Island Office of Attorney General to release nearly $23 million in Google settlement funds to upgrade security in Rhode Island schools.