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Attorney General Warns That State Crime Victims Program Faces Shortfall

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 12/17/2014 7:39 am

A program that grants money to Arkansas crime victims to pay for funeral expenses, medical care and other needs faces a budget shortfall next year and needs at least another $2 million to continue, outgoing Attorney General Dustin McDaniel warned Tuesday.

Arkansas AG Says 2 Arrested for Medicaid Fraud

by Associated Press 12/16/2014 4:47 pm

Arkansas' attorney general says health care workers from Pulaski and Phillips counties have been arrested for alleged Medicaid fraud.

Arkansas Attorney General Announces Plans to Start Law Firm

by Associated Press 12/10/2014 12:13 pm

Outgoing Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel says he's starting a private law firm with two of his top assistants when he leaves office next month.

Arkansas Attorney General: 3 Arrested for Medicaid Fraud

by Associated Press 12/9/2014 3:31 pm

Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel says health care workers in Benton, Craighead and Mississippi counties have been arrested in separate Medicaid fraud investigations.

Arkansas AG: Woman Pleads Guilty to Medicaid Fraud

by Associated Press 12/8/2014 12:31 pm

Arkansas' attorney general says a Crittenden County woman has pleaded guilty to Medicaid fraud.

Arkansas to Get $60,000 in Sirius XM Settlement

by Associated Press 12/5/2014 1:58 pm

Arkansas will receive $60,178 from Sirius XM Radio Inc. in a national settlement to resolve complaints about misleading advertising and billing practices.

State Court Signals Ruling on Marriage (Andrew DeMillo Analysis)

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 11/23/2014 12:03 pm

As he urged Arkansas' highest court to strike down the state's ban on gay marriage last week, attorney Jack Wagoner tried to illustrate just how much the national landscape had changed since he filed a lawsuit last year on behalf of 20 same-sex couples.

Attorney General Warns Residents to Use Caution Shopping Online

by Associated Press 11/21/2014 8:06 am

Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel is warning residents to use caution when they go online to shop for gifts this holiday season.

Arkansas to Drop Lawsuit Against Former Director of Fire Protection Licensing Board

by Associated Press 11/5/2014 3:40 pm

Attorney General Dustin McDaniel says the former executive director of the Arkansas Fire Protection Licensing Board has repaid the state more than $15,000 for unauthorized purchases made on a state charge card.

Brad Phelps Hired as Arkansas State Associate General Counsel

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/20/2014 12:25 pm

Brad Phelps, Arkansas' chief deputy attorney general, has been hired by Arkansas State University as associate general counsel.

Arkansas Supreme Court Won't Delay Proceedings in Gay Marriage Case

by Associated Press 10/9/2014 10:11 am

The Arkansas Supreme Court has refused to delay proceedings in a lawsuit challenging the legality of the state's constitutional ban on gay marriage.

Leslie Rutledge Registers to Vote

by Associated Press 10/3/2014 9:00 pm

Republican Arkansas attorney general candidate Leslie Rutledge on Friday filed "under protest" her voter registration application with the Arkansas secretary of state's office after her name was removed from voter rolls earlier this week.

Arkansas Gets $620K in Settlement with Shire Pharmaceuticals

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/25/2014 2:02 pm

Attorney General Dustin McDaniel says Arkansas, other states and the federal government have reached an agreement with Shire Pharmaceuticals LLC to settle allegations that the drug manufacturer illegally marketed five of its drugs.

Arkansas AG: Mark Martin's Office to Defend Voter ID

by Associated Press 9/24/2014 2:32 pm

Attorney General Dustin McDaniel says the secretary of state's office will argue for upholding the state's voter ID law when the case goes before the Arkansas Supreme Court.

Arkansas Attorney General Released From Hospital

by Associated Press 9/16/2014 1:40 pm

Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel has been released from a Little Rock hospital after he was admitted a day earlier for an adverse reaction to a new medication.

Arkansas Asks Court to Uphold Gay Marriage Ban

by Andrew DeMillo 9/15/2014 3:07 pm

A county judge was wrong to find that Arkansas' ban on same-sex marriage violated the state and federal constitutions, the attorney general's office argued Monday as it asked the state's highest court to uphold the prohibition.

Dustin McDaniel Hospitalized

by Associated Press 9/15/2014 3:01 pm

Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel has been hospitalized after a reaction to a new blood-pressure medication he is taking.

Arkansas Holding Annual Prescription Drug Summit

by Associated Press 9/10/2014 8:35 am

More than 600 medical professionals, pharmacists, law enforcement officers and educators are gathering in Arkansas for the state's third annual summit on prescription drug abuse.

Arkansas Attorney General Sues Ex-Board Director

by Associated Press 9/5/2014 8:02 am

Attorney General Dustin McDaniel is suing the former executive director of the Arkansas Fire Protection Licensing Board, alleging she used a state charge card to make unauthorized purchases.

AG's Office: Mark Darr Has Repaid Arkansas Nearly $11K

by Associated Press 9/4/2014 2:55 pm

Former Arkansas Lt. Gov. Mark Darr has repaid the state nearly $11,000 he owes for improper reimbursements he received before stepping down earlier this year.