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Matt Campbell Files Ethics Complaint Against Dan Kemp

by Associated Press 2/26/2016 7:41 am

A Democratic blogger and attorney has filed an ethics complaint against Arkansas Judge Dan Kemp that accuses the chief justice hopeful of violating judicial rules in a plea deal approved last year.

Panel to Investigate Milligan, Rutledge Iowa Campaign Trips

by Associated Press 2/18/2016 12:52 pm

A Little Rock attorney says the Arkansas Ethics Commission has opened an investigation into whether the state's attorney general and treasurer committed ethics violations by campaigning in Iowa last month for former Gov. Mike Huckabee as part of his now-suspended presidential campaign.

Arkansas Judicial Candidate Kent Tester Quits Over Text with Slur

by Claudia Lauer, Associated Press 2/17/2016 6:41 am

A central Arkansas district court candidate is withdrawing from the race after acknowledging that he sent a text message containing a racial epithet.

Lawyer Appeals Ethics Panel's Decision on Arkansas Treasurer

by Associated Press 2/11/2016 3:56 pm

Little Rock attorney Matt Campbell has filed a circuit court petition challenging the Arkansas Ethics Commission's recent decision on a complaint he filed against Arkansas Treasurer Dennis Milligan.

Ethics Panel Allows Dennis Milligan to Fix Campaign Complaints

by Claudia Lauer, The Associated Press 9/23/2015 7:03 am

The Arkansas Ethics Commission has removed eight of the 13 allegations from its investigation of Arkansas Treasurer Dennis Milligan after he filed more than a dozen revised campaign finance reports.

Ethics Commission to Investigate Complaint Against Milligan

by Associated Press 9/3/2015 12:36 pm

The Arkansas Ethics Commission will investigate portions of a complaint against Treasurer Dennis Milligan alleging violations in campaign expenditure reporting, use of government resources, hiring and other areas.

Ex-LR Schools Chief Dexter Suggs Loses Doctorate Amid Plagiarism Question

by Claudia Lauer, The Associated Press 9/1/2015 6:59 am

An Indiana university said Monday that the former head of the Little Rock School District no longer holds a doctorate from the school, and the district said it is no longer obligated to pay ex-Superintendent Dexter Suggs under the terms of a settlement agreement.

Lawyer Recuses from Representing Milligan

by Associated Press 8/26/2015 2:11 pm

A Benton attorney has recused himself from representing Arkansas Treasurer Dennis Milligan in a potential ethics complaint investigation, citing a conflict of interest.

Ethics Complaint Filed Against Arkansas Treasurer

by Associated Press 8/20/2015 3:48 pm

Little Rock lawyer and blogger Matt Campbell has filed a 113-page ethics complaint against State Treasurer Dennis Milligan and several staff members listing 14 separate allegations.

Blue Hog's Matt Campbell Suing Facebook Over Privacy Terms

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/8/2015 12:00 am

Blue Hog Report blogger and Little Rock lawyer Matt Campbell is the lead named plaintiff in a class-action lawsuit against Facebook.

Matt Campbell’s Greatest Hits: A Timeline of the Blue Hog Report

by Jan Cottingham 6/8/2015 12:00 am

Matt Campbell has broken a number of important stories that have led to resignations of public figures: Lt. Gov. Mark Darr, Circuit Judge Michael Maggio and interim Little Rock School Superintendent Dexter Suggs.

Matt Campbell of the Blue Hog Report Keeps on Digging

by Jan Cottingham 6/8/2015 12:00 am

Matt Campbell, viewing Arkansas politics with the eyes of a liberal outsider trained in the law, has brought down three major public officials in the last two years because, he says, he doesn’t like bullies and he thinks people should play by the rules.

Dexter Suggs Resigns From LRSD Amid Plagiarism Allegations

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/21/2015 9:37 am

Little Rock School District interim Superintendent Dexter Suggs has resigned from the district, the state Department of Education said Tuesday.

Ethics Panel Dismisses Complaint Against Leslie Rutledge

by Associated Press 1/23/2015 3:58 pm

The Arkansas Ethics Commission has dismissed a complaint against Attorney General Leslie Rutledge that accused her violating state law by appearing in an outside group's campaign ad last year.

Commission Investigates Judge Mike Maggio's Web Postings

by Associated Press 3/6/2014 2:00 pm

An Arkansas judge has admitted that he posted a series of anonymous online comments that critics say are racist, sexist and otherwise inappropriate, including one in which he revealed alleged details of confidential proceedings involving actress Charlize Theron's adoption of her son.

Update: Mark Darr Appears Before Ethics Commission

by Chuck Bartels, The Associated Press 12/18/2013 3:53 pm

Lt. Gov. Mark Darr went before the Arkansas Ethics Commission on Wednesday to face allegations from the group that he improperly spent about $44,000 from his campaign and office accounts.

Arkansas GOP Official Sues Mike Beebe Over Public Records

by Jeannie Nuss, The Associated Press 12/2/2013 2:50 pm

Megan Tollett, the executive director of the Republican Party of Arkansas, is suing Democratic Gov. Mike Beebe over a public records request.

Blogger Matt Campbell Sues Mark Darr Over Personal Cell Phone Number

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 10/28/2013 2:08 pm

A lawyer and blogger is suing Arkansas Lt. Gov. Mark Darr for withholding his personal cell phone number from an open records request.

Legislative Audit of Mark Darr's Office Underway

by Associated Press 9/13/2013 12:15 pm

State auditors have begun work on their annual review of Lt. Gov. Mark Darr's office, days after the Arkansas Ethics Commission said it was investigating his campaign spending.

Letter: Arkansas Ethics Panel Investigating Mark Darr

by Associated Press 9/9/2013 10:22 am

The Arkansas Ethics Commission says it's looking into a complaint that Lt. Gov. Mark Darr spent hundreds of dollars from his campaign at restaurants, gas stations and retail stores and illegally classified them as fundraising expenses.