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Rhode Island Attorney General Peter Kilmartin is urging the U.S. Interior Department to terminate a plan that would allow oil and gas drilling off the coast.

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Rhode Island's Attorney General Peter Kilmartin has announced his opposition to a natural gas power plant that has been proposed for the Town of Burrillville by a Chicago-based energy company called Invenergy.  


It's starting to actually feel like fall, and the news keeps coming fast and furious. So thanks for stopping by for my weekly column. As usual, your tips and comments are welcome, and you can follow me through the week on the twitters. Here we go.

Rhode Island Attorney General Peter Kilmartin is among 4 attorneys general calling on the Federal Communications Commission to reject the proposed merger of Sinclair Broadcast Group, which owns WJAR-TV, Channel 10, and Tribune Media.

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Memorial Hospital in Pawtucket announced plans last week to close, citing financial troubles. RIPR political analyst Scott MacKay says that while politicians protest, no one should be surprised at this development. 


Mid-October is here and we're zipping through the calendar. So thanks for stopping by for my weekly column. As usual, your tips and comments are welcome, and you can follow me through the week on the twitters. Here we go.

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Former U.S. Attorney Peter Neronha announced Tuesday his Democrat campaign to become Rhode Island's next attorney general, vowing to focus in part on prosecuting corruption and standing up to the Trump administration on certain issues.

Rhode Island inexorably moves toward a fresh campaign season as we leave summer behind. So thanks for stopping by. As usual, your tips and comments are welcome, and you can follow me through the week on the twitters. Here we go.

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Peter F. Neronha of Jamestown, the former U.S. Attorney for Rhode Island, will announce his candidacy for the Democratic nomination for Rhode Island attorney general.  Neronha, a Jamestown native and Democrat, will make his announcement on Tuesday, Oct. 3, at the Jamestown ferry landing.

Nothing like a long afternoon-into-night at the Rhode Island Statehouse to add a dash of September excitement, right? We've got it all covered, so thanks for stopping by for my weekly column. As usual, your tips and comments are welcome, and you can follow me through the week on the twitters. Here we go.

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Rhode Island Attorney General Peter Kilmartin is joining with counterparts in other states to sue the federal government over the end of the DACA program. The U.S. Justice Department announced Tuesday that it would end the program known as Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA. The program, implemented in 2012, allowed undocumented residents brought to the country as children to defer deportation.

Blink a few times and fall will be here before we know it -- right? -- so enjoy summer while you can. Meanwhile, thanks for stopping by for my weekly column. As usual, your tips and comments are welcome, and you can follow me through the week on the twitters. Here we go.

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Rhode Island Secretary of State Nellie Gorbea joins Political Roundtable to discuss the debate about voter fraud, the question of whether enough is being done to retain the PawSox, and the policing of enforcement with the state's open records law.

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Attorney General Peter Kilmartin joined 19 other attorneys general this week, in suing U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos for suspending Obama-era rules protecting students from for-profit colleges.

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State Attorney General Peter Kilmartin is the latest to join a bipartisan investigation into pharmaceutical companies’ marketing tactics of prescription opioids.

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