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Dustin McDaniel: New Gun Law Doesn't Allow Open Carry

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 7/9/2013 07:15 am

A state law that takes effect next month doesn't legalize the open carry of handguns despite the insistence of some gun rights advocates, Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel says in an advisory opinion to legislators.

State, Feds Seek Civil Penalties from ExxonMobil Over Mayflower Oil Spill

by Chuck Bartels, The Associated Press 6/13/2013 03:20 pm

State and federal authorities want a judge to find ExxonMobil broke the law when a pipeline failed at Mayflower and spilled an estimated 150,000 gallons of crude oil in a neighborhood and adjacent waterway, authorities announced Thursday.

Arkansas Attorney General OKs Wording of Medicaid Ballot Measure

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 6/12/2013 07:28 am

The attorney general's office on Tuesday approved the wording of a ballot measure aimed at repealing a plan Arkansas lawmakers approved this year to use federal Medicaid money to purchase private insurance for thousands of low-income workers.

Arkansas to Get $5.2M in Settlement with Indian Drug Maker

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/14/2013 01:43 pm

Attorney General Dustin McDaniel says Arkansas is part of a group that reached a settlement with generic medications manufacturer Ranbaxy of India over allegations that the company introduced adulterated drugs into the U.S. market.

Erika Gee Named Attorney General Dustin McDaniel's Chief of Staff

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/2/2013 02:28 pm

Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced Thursday that he's named Assistant Attorney General Erika Gee as his new chief of staff.

Blake Rutherford to Join McLarty Companies as VP

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/1/2013 02:33 pm

The McLarty Companies announced Wednesday that Blake Rutherford will join the company later this month as a vice president.

Former US Rep. Mike Ross Joins Arkansas Governor's Race

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 4/17/2013 10:30 am

Former U.S. Rep. Mike Ross has formally launched his bid to seek the Democratic nomination for governor next year.

Feds Send Corrective Order to Exxon After Mayflower Oil Leak

by Jeannie Nuss, The Associated Press 4/3/2013 07:17 am

Federal pipeline safety officials on Tuesday issued a corrective action order to ExxonMobil Pipeline Co. after one of its pipelines ruptured last week in central Arkansas.

Arkansas AG Dustin McDaniel Supported Plaintiffs' Attorneys in U.S. Supreme Court Case

by Mark Friedman 3/25/2013 12:00 am

Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel was one of the few state AGs who supported the plaintiffs' attorneys who used a perceived loophole in federal law to keep potential class-action lawsuits in state courts.

Democrats' Race for Arkansas Governor in '14 Unsettled (AP Analysis)

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 3/24/2013 03:04 pm

Bill Halter and Mike Ross are moving closer toward what could be one of the biggest party fights ever for the state's top office.

Dustin McDaniel Announces Agreement with Tobacco Companies

by Lance Turner 3/14/2013 10:50 am

Arkansas' attorney general says an arbitration panel has issued a ruling that will allow a settlement to proceed between Arkansas and several tobacco companies that signed a 1998 anti-smoking agreement.

Arkansas, Other States Settle with Google Over Street View Data

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/12/2013 11:51 am

Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel says Arkansas and other states have reached a $7 million settlement with search giant Google Inc. over allegations the company collected data from unsecured wireless networks while taking photographs for its Street View service.

Mike Beebe: More Than $17K in Trips Received Last Year

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 2/1/2013 08:13 am

Gov. Mike Beebe received more than $17,000 worth of airfare, lodging and other expenses for trips he went on last year, with most for a pair of economic development missions overseas, according to a financial interest report he filed Thursday.

The Other Shoe to Drop? Dustin McDaniel's Candidacy (AP Analysis)

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 1/27/2013 10:53 am

It was a surprising end to a campaign for the Democratic nomination that many believed was McDaniel's to lose.

Attorney General Dustin McDaniel Leaving Governor's Race

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 1/25/2013 02:02 pm

Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel says he is dropping out of the 2014 governor's race, having admitted to an "inappropriate" relationship with Hot Springs attorney Andrea Davis. "It would have been a very negative and bitter race that was not focused on issues but rather, I believe, on me," McDaniel says.

Here Is The Letter From Dustin McDaniel That Says He's Leaving the Arkansas Governor's Race

by Lance Turner 1/25/2013 01:10 pm

Dustin McDaniel says he's leaving the race for Arkansas governor.

More Execution Legislation To Be filed in Arkansas

by Jeannie Nuss 1/22/2013 07:35 am

More execution legislation is expected to crop up in the coming weeks as policymakers and lawmakers try to come up with a new lethal injection law after the Arkansas Supreme Court struck down the one on the books last year.

Dustin McDaniel Calls Obama's Gun Plan 'Distressing'

by Jeannie Nuss 1/18/2013 07:26 am

Democrat Dustin McDaniel's comments come nearly a month after the only announced Republican gubernatorial candidate, former U.S. Rep. Asa Hutchinson, was tapped to head a National Rifle Association effort to push for armed officers in the nation's schools.

Dustin McDaniel Raises $410K for 2014 Arkansas Governor Race

by Andrew DeMillo 1/15/2013 02:43 pm

Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel has raised more than $410,000 in the final months of last year in his bid for the Democratic gubernatorial nomination.

Dustin McDaniel Tries to Reset with Apology (AP Analysis)

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 1/13/2013 01:59 pm

Apologizing for an extramarital relationship and fighting for a political future that once seemed bright, Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel tried to reassure voters that there won't be any similar revelations as he seeks the state's top office.