Peter Neronha said other states have law that allows files from closed cases to be opened.
But Attorney General Kilmartin has already obtained a court order delaying release of the material.
His office said it needs time to “seek a legal determination as to what is required and what is prohibited from being released.”
The bill would require the release of “any investigatory records generated or obtained” by Rhode Island State Police or the attorney general…
The bill is identical to a bill passed unanimously by the House in March.
“This Court finds that the Petitioner has not met her burden of demonstrating that the need for disclosure outweighs the need for secrecy.”
The attorney general’s office argued the governor has “done nothing but fuel misguided speculation” about the investigation.
The state’s economic development agency will pay a $50,000 penalty over the video game deal. It did not admit wrongdoing.
The Rhode Island Commerce Corporation has been given more time to respond to charges in a lawsuit brought against it.
The head of the Rhode Island State Police lashed out at Curt Schilling for “questioning the integrity” of her agency.
The documents do not include records that eventually went before a grand jury.
The House voted unanimously Wednesday to approve legislation seeking release of 38 Studios investigation records.
The company, founded by Curt Schilling, collapsed in 2012 after receiving a taxpayer-backed loan of $75 million.
Attorney General Peter Kilmartin discusses why he does not want to release the documents from the 38 Studios criminal investigation.
Gov. Gina Raimondo said Friday she will formally ask the courts next week to release grand-jury materials from the 38 Studios criminal inves…
The attorney general said it would be “fruitless” to pursue the investigation without state police support.
WPRI.com reporter Ted Nesi follows the money to answer your questions about the state’s disastrous deal with Curt Schilling.
The agreement ends the litigation that then-Gov. Lincoln Chafee filed after Curt Schilling’s taxpayer-backed company collapsed in 2012.
EDC member Karl Wadensten said he wishes he had been wrong about 38 Studios, and that the company had thrived.
Schilling claims he “signed autographs for the people that were coming in to do the inspections.”
The former Red Sox star spoke out about the failed 38 Studios deal during a marathon three-hour radio interview on Wednesday.
Radio host John Depetro told Eyewitness News the former Red Sox pitcher would have as much time as he wanted to tell his story.
Curt Schilling will appear on WPRO Radio Tuesday morning just days after writing an op-ed in the Providence Journal.
In the op-ed, Schilling calls Chafee an “inept, simple-minded phony,” and says while the former Governor promised to help make the 38 Studio…
“I am firmly on the side that we should release everything,” the governor said at Common Cause’s annual meeting.