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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.

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.