Tagged: dustin mcdaniel

PR Man Among Women, Aaron Sadler Tells a Human Story

by Kyle Massey 8/14/2017 12:00 am

Aaron Sadler chuckles at the idea that he broke the glass ceiling — in reverse — at Ghidotti Communications in Little Rock.

Leaders Form Arkansas Medical Marijuana Association

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/9/2017 2:57 pm

Leaders in the health care, agricultural and legal sectors have formed the Arkansas Medical Marijuana Association.

Facing Lawsuit, Procurement Chief Says There's No Appealing His Rulings in Protests

by Kyle Massey 6/12/2017 12:00 am

Arkansas Procurement Director Edward Armstrong's answer to being sued over a ruling that gave a fourth-place bidder a major state contract boils down to four words: His word is final. So far, the law seems to agree with him.

American College of Trial Lawyers Recognizes Steve Quattlebaum (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/3/2017 12:00 am

Steven Quattlebaum has been inducted as a fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers.

Stop Payday Lending – Again (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 3/20/2017 12:00 am

Arkansans have repeatedly affirmed at the ballot box that they oppose predatory lending, but two state legislators are trying to make it easier for predatory lenders to operate.

Truth in Lending (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 11/28/2016 12:00 am

Black Friday isn’t what it used to be, but the arrival of the spending season prompts concern about a looming threat to Arkansas consumers: the return of the illegal loan sharks euphemistically known as payday lenders.

Arkansas Delegates Look for Rebound at Democratic Convention

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 7/25/2016 6:58 am

Arkansas' delegates hope having Hillary Clinton at the top of the ticket will energize a state party that's been routed by Republicans over the past three elections.

Arkansas Democrats Select Delegates for Party Convention

by Associated Press 6/13/2016 7:02 am

The Arkansas Democratic Party has selected its delegates for the national presidential nominating convention in Philadelphia.

Several Ballot Measures Just Need Signatures

by Gwen Moritz 2/15/2016 12:00 am

Marijuana, alcohol and a new limit on legislative referrals have been certified and may appear on the statewide ballot later this year if enough signature are collected from registered voters.

Dustin McDaniel Becomes DC Lawyer, Registers as Arkansas Lobbyist

by Associated Press 2/9/2016 6:52 am

Former Attorney General Dustin McDaniel has been sworn in as a lawyer in Washington and will also begin lobbying lawmakers in Arkansas.

Court Fights Likely over Gun, Discrimination Laws (Andrew DeMillo Analysis)

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 9/8/2015 7:07 am

Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge tried to provide some clarity on two hotly contested state laws with a pair of legal opinions on the open carry of handguns and local anti-discrimination protections. Instead, it's increasingly likely courts or the Legislature will have to resolve both issues.

At Rally, Dustin McDaniel Opposes #HB1228

by Associated Press 3/30/2015 8:17 am

Several dozens of people, including former Attorney General Dustin McDaniel, have gathered in Little Rock to show their distaste for a proposed law that critics say would sanction discrimination against gays and lesbians.

Senate Rejects Bill to Address Crime Victim Fund's $2M Shortfall

by Associated Press 3/26/2015 7:01 am

The Arkansas Senate has rejected a bill aimed at addressing a $2 million shortfall in a program that grants money to Arkansas crime victims to pay for funeral expenses, medical care and other needs.

Dustin McDaniel Urges $97K Raise for Successor

by Associated Press 1/12/2015 2:57 pm

The outgoing Democratic attorney general of Arkansas is urging a panel reviewing elected officials' salaries to more than double his Republican successor's pay.

Dustin McDaniel Presents Funds to ASU Engineering School

by Associated Press 12/26/2014 10:39 am

Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel has distributed settlement funds to Arkansas State University's College of Engineering.

Dustin McDaniel: Appeal Coming in Gay Marriage Case

by Kelly P. Kissel, The Associated Press 12/23/2014 2:07 pm

Arkansas' attorney general says he will appeal a federal judge's ruling that voters were wrong to ban gay marriage during a referendum 10 years ago.

Arkansas Attorney General: Deal Reached with T-Mobile Over 'Cramming'

by Associated Press 12/22/2014 11:44 am

Arkansas' attorney general says the state will receive more than $230,000 after reaching a settlement involving "mobile cramming" allegations against mobile communications provider T-Mobile.

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.