Top-paid employee contracts (Office of the Attorney General)

Shawn Musgrave filed this request with the Office of the Attorney General of Rhode Island.
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From: Shawn Musgrave

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Rhode Island Access to Public Records Act ("APRA"), I hereby request the following records:

Contracts for the ten (10) employees with the highest salaries

I also request that, if appropriate, fees be waived as I believe this request is in the public interest. The requested documents will be made available to the general public free of charge as part of the public information service at, processed by a representative of the news media/press and is made in the process of news gathering and not for commercial usage.

In the event that fees cannot be waived, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 10 business days, as the statute requires.


Shawn Musgrave

From: Lisa Pinsonneault


Mr. Shawn Musgrave

MuckRock News

DEPT MR 10981

PO Box 55819

Boston, Massachusetts 02205-5819

Dear Mr. Musgrave:

Your Access to Public Records Act (“APRA”) request dated April 29, 2014, has been forwarded to me for response. Specifically, you seek:

“Contracts for the ten (10) employees with the highest salaries.”

After review of this Department’s records, it has been determined that this Department does not possess any records responsive to your request. Employees of the Department of Attorney General do not have contracts. Thus, we cannot provide any records under R.I. Gen. Laws § 38-2-3(h).

This decision can be appealed pursuant to R.I. Gen. Laws § 38-2-8.

Lisa A. Pinsonneault
Special Assistant Attorney General
Department of Attorney General
150 South Main Street
Providence, RI 02903
Tel.: (401) 274-4400, Ext. 2297
Fax: (401) 222-3016


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