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Abortion Ban Appeal Puts New Focus on Social Issues (Andrew DeMillo Analysis)

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 4/13/2014 7:28 am

Attorney General Dustin McDaniel's decision to appeal a ruling striking down Arkansas' 12-week abortion ban could inject a new focus on abortion and other social issues into dozens of statewide and legislative races.

Arkansas Election Board Approves Absentee Ballot Rules

by Associated Press 4/9/2014 2:51 pm

Arkansas' board of election commissioners has approved a set of proposed, permanent rules for absentee ballots.

Dustin McDaniel Asks Supreme Court to Reconsider Risperdal Ruling

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 4/8/2014 8:24 am

Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel asked the state Supreme Court on Monday to reconsider its decision tossing out a $1.2 billion judgment against drugmaker Johnson & Johnson, saying justices did "significant harm" to the state and broke from 170 years of precedent.

One Year After Spill, Clinton School Panel Discusses Lessons From ExxonMobil's Pipe Break in Mayflower

by Christina Huynh, The Associated Press 4/1/2014 7:26 am

A year after a major oil spill in a small Arkansas town, a congressman says that while communities believe they are ready for a disaster, there is always something else to do to prepare.

Dustin McDaniel Declines to Join Egg Lawsuit

by Associated Press 3/25/2014 1:48 pm

Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel says it's not appropriate for the state to join a Missouri lawsuit that challenges California restrictions on egg production, but he supports the border state's efforts.

Andrea Davis' Law License Suspended

by Mark Friedman 2/21/2014 3:54 pm

The Hot Springs attorney who was involved in an "inappropriate" relationship with Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel in 2012 has had her law license suspended.

Dustin McDaniel: No Extra Time for Absentee Voters in New Law

by Associated Press 2/10/2014 4:40 pm

Arkansas' attorney general says absentee voters who don't include proof of identification with their ballots shouldn't be given additional time to show their ID under a new state law.

Judge Orders Company to Pay APERS $16.5M

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/21/2014 2:05 pm

Pulaski County Circuit Judge Tim Fox rules that National Timber Partners LLC of Williamstown, Mass., breached its contract with the Arkansas Public Employees Retirement System and ordered the company to pay APERS $16.5 million.

Andrea Davis Arrested on Theft Charge

by Associated Press 1/17/2014 10:30 am

A Hot Springs attorney with whom Attorney General Dustin McDaniel admitted having an extramarital relationship has been arrested on a felony theft charge over a trailer reported stolen that was found at her home.

Dustin McDaniel Seeks Default Judgment in APERS Case

by Associated Press 1/8/2014 4:02 pm

Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel has filed a motion for default judgment against a Massachusetts-based real-estate company accused of breaching a contract with the Arkansas Public Employees Retirement System.

Dennis Hansen Joining PSC as Administrative Judge

by Associated Press 12/31/2013 9:32 am

The Arkansas attorney general says one of his deputies will be the new chief administrative law judge and chief of staff at the Arkansas Public Service Commission.

Arkansas Attorney General Rejects Wording of Marijuana Proposal

by Associated Press 12/24/2013 8:08 am

Attorney General Dustin McDaniel has again rejected the wording of a proposed ballot measure that would legalize marijuana in Arkansas.

Arkansas Reaches Settlement With Mortgage Servicer

by Associated Press 12/19/2013 2:35 pm

The state of Arkansas has reached a settlement with Ocwen Financial Corp. over allegations of misconduct involving Ocwen's mortgage-servicing practices.

Dustin McDaniel: Deal in Place to End Desegregation Lawsuit

by Associated Press 11/19/2013 1:51 pm

Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel says an agreement is in place to end a decades-long desegregation lawsuit involving three Little Rock-area school districts.

LRSD, Joshua Intervenors Support Desegregation Agreement

by Associated Press 11/19/2013 7:28 am

The Little Rock School District and a group of patrons known as the Joshua Intervenors are both now on board with a planned settlement of a 30-year-old desegregation lawsuit.

Is LRSD Gambling with Funding? (AP Analysis)

by Kelly P. Kissel, The Associated Press 11/18/2013 8:41 am

If Dustin McDaniel is right, the Little Rock School District could be taking a big gamble by withholding its approval of a deal that would end years of extra state payments to boost desegregation. If he is wrong, the district's gamble could be worth it.

Arkansas Lawmakers Approve Desegregation Proposal

by Associated Press 11/15/2013 12:45 pm

The Arkansas Legislative Council has approved a proposed settlement that would put an end to years of payments the state makes to boost desegregation efforts in three Little Rock-area school districts.

Arkansas, School Districts Reach Desegregation Pact

by Associated Press 11/14/2013 2:23 pm

The attorney general says the state of Arkansas and three Little Rock-area school districts have reached an agreement that would end years of special payments made to help desegregate schools.

Dustin McDaniel OKs Wording of Gay Marriage Ballot Item

by Associated Press 11/7/2013 2:14 pm

Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel has approved the wording of a ballot measure that would legalize same-sex marriage in the state.

Arkansas Attorney General Rejects Wording of Political Spending Item

by Associated Press 10/24/2013 8:09 am

Attorney General Dustin McDaniel has rejected the wording of a proposed ballot measure aimed at limiting corporate spending to influence elections in Arkansas.