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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.

Dustin McDaniel Offers Settlement Proposal in Desegregation Case

by Associated Press 10/17/2013 2:08 pm

Attorney General Dustin McDaniel is offering a $119 million settlement to three districts involved in a long-running school desegregation case.

Little Rock Schools Offer to Phase Out Desegregation Money

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 10/16/2013 7:14 am

A proposal by the Little Rock School District to phase out desegregation payments it receives from Arkansas is a "non-starter," Attorney General Dustin McDaniel said Tuesday, because it attaches too many conditions.

Dustin McDaniel Files Lawsuit Against Online Payday Lenders

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/1/2013 2:15 pm

Attorney General Dustin McDaniel files a lawsuit against three companies and two people he accuses of offering illegal payday loans to Arkansans while claiming to be affiliated with a Native American tribe.

Dustin McDaniel Among Attorneys General Urging E-Cigarette Regulation

by Associated Press 9/24/2013 1:58 pm

Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel is among 40 attorneys general urging the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to meet its own deadline and regulate electronic cigarettes in the same way it regulates tobacco products.

Video: Bret Bielema's $3M Contract, Dustin McDaniel, Jeff Gardner, Obamacare & More in Your 'Week in Review'

by Lance Turner 9/21/2013 10:50 am

Bret Bielema, Oaklawn expansion, Dustin McDaniel's new business, Jeff Gardner goes to Washington, and Obamacare comes to Arkansas. All in this week's "Arkansas Business THV 11 News Week in Review."

Dustin, Bobbi McDaniel Buy Argenta Limo

by Gwen Moritz 9/17/2013 9:40 am

Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel and his wife, Bobbi, have purchased a Little Rock limousine service, McDaniel told Arkansas Business.

Dustin McDaniel Rejects Wording of Marijuana Proposal

by Associated Press 9/13/2013 2:45 pm

McDaniel on Friday cited several problems with the wording of the proposed constitutional amendment submitted by Marjorie LeClair of Shirley.

Arkansas Panel Blocks Plan to Arm Teachers, Staff

by Associated Press 8/14/2013 11:52 am

A regulatory panel has blocked Arkansas schools from using a little known law to arm teachers and staff as volunteer security guards.

Dustin McDaniel: School Must Name Teachers in Gun Program

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 8/6/2013 7:36 am

An Arkansas school district that trained more than 20 teachers and staff to carry concealed handguns on campus through a program that faces questions over its legality was wrong to make secret the names of the employees, the state's top attorney said Monday.

Clarksville Superintendent: AG Ruling on Guns 'Failed Policy'

by Associated Press 8/2/2013 3:39 pm

The superintendent of an Arkansas school district that wanted to let teachers and janitors carry 9mm handguns on campus says the district will find other ways to protect its 2,500 students.

Arkansas Attorney General: Schools Can't Arm Teachers, Staff

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 8/1/2013 3:45 pm

Arkansas' attorney general says school districts can't use a state law to employ teachers and staff as licensed, armed security guards on campus.

Settlement to Return $167k to Arkansas Health Care

by Associated Press 7/30/2013 3:49 pm

A pharmaceutical company that has agreed to pay almost $491 million to settle allegations it illegally marketed an organ transplant drug will return more than $27 million to state health care programs, including nearly $167,000 to Arkansas.