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Blue Hog Blogger Matt Campbell Joins Arkansas Times

The Little Rock lawyer known for exposing official wrongdoing through the Arkansas FOIA is shifting to full-time reporting. read more >
Little Rock lawyer Matt Campbell writes political blog Blue Hog Report.
Government & Politics / Legal / Media & Marketing / Tourism

Trough Runneth Over For Matt Campbell and Blue Hog

It seems everybody’s high on the Blue Hog. OK, perhaps not Little Rock Mayor Frank Scott and his team. read more >

A Fish Story (Editorial)

Land Commissioner John Thurston has countered criticisms of his spending $27,000 of taxpayers’ money on a boat by calling the criticism “D.C. politics.” We can’t see where Washington enters into it. Unless ... read more >
Legal / Media & Marketing

Facebook Settles Matt Campbell’s Privacy Lawsuit

A lawsuit filed by Little Rock lawyer Matt Campbell against Facebook over alleged privacy violations has been settled. read more >
Hank Bates
Legal / Media & Marketing

Little Rock Law Firm Carney Bates Going Into the Breach Against Google

Carney Bates & Pulliam PLLC, the Little Rock law firm representing Matt Campbell in his lawsuit against Facebook, also is handling a potential class-action privacy lawsuit against Google and is involved in several other high-profile data breach cases. read more >
Legal / Media & Marketing

Matt Campbell Lawsuit Against Facebook Advances

Little Rock lawyer and blogger Matt Campbell’s lawsuit against Facebook cleared a big hurdle this week when a federal judge in California granted in part a motion to certify it as a class action. read more >
Matthew Campbell, a trial lawyer and founding member of the Pinnacle Law Firm writes the The Blue Hog Report and it has a huge impact on the political landscape of Arkansas. 
Government & Politics / Legal

Matt Campbell Files Ethics Complaint Against Dan Kemp

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. read more >
Government & Politics / Legal

Arkansas Judicial Candidate Kent Tester Quits Over Text with Slur

A central Arkansas district court candidate is withdrawing from the race after acknowledging that he sent a text message containing a racial epithet. read more >
Matthew Campbell, a trial lawyer and founding member of the Pinnacle Law Firm writes the The Blue Hog Report and it has a huge impact on the political landscape of Arkansas. 
Government & Politics / Legal / Media & Marketing

Matt Campbell of the Blue Hog Report Keeps on Digging

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. read more >
Education / Government & Politics / Legal / Media & Marketing

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

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. read more >
Legal / Media & Marketing

Blue Hog’s Matt Campbell Suing Facebook Over Privacy Terms

Blue Hog Report blogger and Little Rock lawyer Matt Campbell is the lead named plaintiff in a class-action lawsuit against Facebook. read more >
Dexter Suggs
Education / Government & Politics

Intellectual Dishonesty (Editorial)

Under Associated Press style rules, most of which we have adopted at Arkansas Business, the honorific Dr. is reserved for medical doctors, dentists, veterinarians and the like — not for Ph.Ds. Therefore, we would never have called the interim superintendent of the Little Rock School District “Dr.” Dexter Suggs in the first place. read more >
Dexter Suggs
Education / Government & Politics

Dexter Suggs Resigns From LRSD Amid Plagiarism Allegations

Little Rock School District interim Superintendent Dexter Suggs has resigned from the district, the state Department of Education said Tuesday. read more >
From left: former state Sen. Gilbert Baker of Conway, Michael Morton, former Faulkner County Circuit Judge Michael Maggio
Government & Politics / Health Care / Legal

Nursing Home Magnate Michael Morton Considered a Top Political Donor

Nursing home magnate Michael Morton has long been considered a go-to guy for those looking to raise political campaign money in Arkansas. read more >
Government & Politics

Mark Martin Pays Back $2,100 for Homestead Tax Credits

Arkansas Secretary of State Mark Martin has paid $2,100 to Benton County for improperly receiving tax credits on two homes over the past three years, and indicated he planned to make more payments for claiming both houses as his primary residence. read more >
Government & Politics / Legal / Media & Marketing

Blogger Matt Campbell Sues Mark Darr Over Personal Cell Phone Number

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

Letter: Arkansas Ethics Panel Investigating Mark Darr

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. read more >
Arkansas Lt. Gov. Mark Darr
Government & Politics

Mark Darr Reports Campaign Errors to Ethics Panel

Arkansas Lt. Gov. Mark Darr filed an ethics complaint against himself on Friday over hundreds of dollars his campaign spent at gas stations and restaurants shortly after he took office that were classified as fundraising expenses. Meanwhile, the lawyer who first questioned the spending said he's also filed a complaint with the panel over the reports. read more >
Arkansas Lt. Gov. Mark Darr
Government & Politics

Mark Darr: Trying to Correct Errors Made on Campaign Reports

Arkansas Lt. Gov. Mark Darr says he's trying to correct errors he made on his finance reports after a website questioned hundreds of dollars he had reported spending on fundraising shortly after taking office. read more >