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Rhode Island Attorney General and FTC Team Up to Block Merger of Healthcare Systems

Rhode Island AG Peter Neronha issued a decision pursuant to his authority under Rhode Island’s Hospitals Conversions Act denying a proposed merger between healthcare systems Lifespan Corporation and Care New England Health System as a violation of both state and federal antitrust laws.

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Past as Future: AGs’ Prior Experience Can Shape Their Priorities and Policies

This is the second in a series of articles by the Cozen O’Connor State AG team providing guidance on what corporate America needs to know in planning legal, regulatory and political strategies to anticipate and react to shifts in the AG landscape.

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Burning Rubber: Rhode Island Scrap Metal Processor Pays Penalty for Allegedly Spewing Toxic Chemicals into the Air

Rhode Island AG Peter Neronha and the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management reached a settlement with scrap metal processor SMM New England Corporation, d/b/a SIMS Metal Management (“SIMS”) to resolve allegations that SIMS engaged in polluting practices in its metal-shredding operations in violation of the Rhode Island Clean Air Act.

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RI attorney general candidate disrupts vigil for victims of fatal synagogue shooting

(Local NBC Affiliate) - Alan Gordon, who is the Compassion Party candidate for state attorney general, marched to the front of a large crowd outside the Jewish Alliance of Greater Rhode Island while Rev. Donnie Anderson was calling on local political leaders “to be leaders of courage” and “pass meaningful gun legislation” to prevent gun violence. Read more here.

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