Published on: Sep 2, 2010
The next Attorney General needs to take a strong stance on crime. For 24 year, I served as a police officer – starting as an officer on patrol and rising to the rank of captain and officer-in-charge of prosecution. I have seen firsthand the dangers that gang violence pose to our neighborhoods.
Published on: Jul 12, 2010
Times are tough for Rhode Islanders. Unemployment remains above twelve percent and our neighbors are having trouble paying their bills. These economic woes, due in part to a tumultuous housing market, keep our state from moving towards a stronger and more secure future.
Many of our hous... read more
Published on: Jul 7, 2010
Devastation caused by the recent BP oil spill serves as yet another example of why we must reduce our dependence on oil. In Rhode Island, we can lead the charge in making a transition from oil to cleaner, smarter energy sources that will move us towards a new green energy economy.
Published on: Jun 30, 2010
Ensuring that Rhode Island seniors can access affordable health care is critical as our state moves towards a stronger future. Medicare has successfully served that role in Rhode Island for years. According to the Rhode Island Department of Elderly Affairs, nearly 176,000 seniors in the Ocean State ... read more
Published on: Jun 17, 2010
Within the past couple of years, we have seen more of our friends and neighbors struggling financially. From Woonsocket to Newport, thousands of Rhode Islanders remain out of work while others live in the constant fear of losing their jobs. Now more than ever, we must take action to preserve an... read more
Published on: Jun 14, 2010
In the midst of this difficult economic landscape, more and more people in the Ocean State are being taken advantage of by perpetrators of internet scams. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, nearly 75 percent of Rhode Island households are connected to the internet and people all ages ar... read more
Published on: Apr 8, 2010
Hello Rhode Islanders and welcome to the Peter F. Kilmartin for Attorney General blog.
In an effort to further inform readers about progress with the Campaign, we will be updating the blog frequently with commentary on Peter F. Kilmartin’s vision for moving the Ocean ... read more