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Rhode Island wants some of the world’s biggest oil and gas companies to pay for the effects of climate change. 

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Rhode Island’s attorney general is suing the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for delaying enforcement of an air quality regulation aimed at reducing methane emissions from landfills. 

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Friday is the last day for public comment on the Trump administration’s proposal to open up New England waters to offshore oil and gas drilling. 

Former Rhode Island State Rep. Peter Palumbo, a Cranston Democrat, in plea deal with the attorney general’s office in a campaign finance case, has been found guilty of unlawful appropriation of more than $1,000 from his campaign fund, sentenced to probation and ordered pay restitution.

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Federal regulators will be accepting written comment from Rhode Islanders Wednesday on President Donald Trump’s proposal to drill for oil and gas off the coast of New England.

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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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