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R.I. ATTORNEY GENERAL Peter F. Kilmartin joined a lawsuit with 15 other states to challenge President Donald Trump for rescinding the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Kilmartin joins lawsuit against DACA reversal

PROVIDENCE – R.I. Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin joined attorneys general from 15 other states in filing a lawsuit to challenge President Donald Trump’s...
U.S. SEN. SHELDON Whitehouse, left, and Lifespan primary investigator Dr. Peter J. Quesenberry discuss his team’s research at Lifespan’s research lab at 1 Hoppin St. in Providence. / PBN PHOTO/ROB BORKOWSKI

Whitehouse warns hospital consolidation could hurt innovation, economy

PROVIDENCE ­– As U.S. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse spoke to Lifespan researchers celebrating a $10 million stem cell biology research grant Aug. 29, he warned...

Kilmartin: Data breach settlement reached with Nationwide

PROVIDENCE – A multistate settlement has been reached with Nationwide Mutual Insurance Co. and its subsidiary, Allied Property & Casualty Insurance Co., regarding a...
RHODE ISLAND HAS received nearly $3 million in a settlement of a U.S. case that claimed the drugmaker Mylan NV defrauded taxpayers by misclassifying its allergy-shot EpiPen product as a generic drug . /BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/DANIEL ACKER

Rhode Island to receive $3M in EpiPen settlement

NEW YORK - Mylan NV’s $465 million settlement of a U.S. case that claimed the drugmaker defrauded taxpayers by misclassifying its allergy-shot EpiPen product...
DANIEL DOYLE OF WEST Hartford, Conn., was sentenced to 15 years for embezzlement involving the Institute for International Sport. Doyle will serve 7 years in prison and the remainder on probation. / COURTESY THE INSTITUTE FOR INTERNATIONAL SPORT

Doyle sentenced to 15 years in prison

SOUTH KINGSTOWN - Daniel Doyle of West Hartford, Conn., was sentenced Thursday for embezzlement involving the Institute for International Sport, an organization he founded,...
PETER F. KILMARTIN is the state's top attorney. / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Kilmartin: Let’s build ‘a ballpark at Slater Mill’

In 1972, as a Pawtucket kid, I attended my first professional baseball game at McCoy Stadium.  I remember going there in sixth grade to...
PETER F. KILMARTIN JOINED A coalition of Attorneys General filing a complaint against an EPA ruling delaying Congressionally mandated standards of safety in chemical plants.

R.I. AG and others file suit against EPA delay of Chemical...

PROVIDENCE – R.I. Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin, as part of an 11-state coalition, filed a lawsuit against the Environmental Protection Agency Monday claiming...
DRAFTKINGS AND FANDUEL, two of the most successful startups in daily fantasy-sports betting, have terminated their proposed merger after the U.S. Federal Trade Commission voiced antitrust concerns last month.

DraftKings, FanDuel declare proposed merger dead

PROVIDENCE – Fantasy-sports betting rivals DraftKings and FanDuel have announced an end to their bid for a merger, after federal regulators blocked the proposal...
OVER 400 PEOPLE were arrested in a government crackdown on health care fraud. /BLOOMBERG FILE HPTO/KIYOSHI OTA

6 arrested in R.I. as part of $1.3B health care fraud...

NEW YORK - More than four hundred people were charged in a sweeping crackdown on health care fraud that cost taxpayers $1.3 billion, in...
THE R.I. GENERAL ASSEMBLY last week approved legislation establishing a criminal offense for residential-mortgage fraud. The bill, backed by R.I. Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin, above, makes residential-mortgage fraud a felony. Guilty offenders face imprisonment up to 10 years, a fine of $10,000, or both. /PBN FILE PHOTO/ MICHAEL SALERNO

General Assembly approves bill making residential-mortgage fraud a felony

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. General Assembly last week approved legislation establishing a criminal offense for residential-mortgage fraud.The bill, backed by R.I. Attorney General Peter...
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