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STATEMENT FROM THE ATTORNEY GENERAL

May 20, 2013

LITTLE ROCK -- Attorney General Dustin McDaniel issued the following statement today: "Having reviewed the Criminal Complaint filed this morning, I am deeply disturbed about the
allegations against State Treasurer Martha Shoffner. If …   - Read More >


APRIL 2013 CRIME VICTIM REPARATIONS ANNOUNCED

May 16, 2013

LITTLE ROCK – Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced today that the Arkansas Crime Victims Reparations Board awarded $219,952.84 to victims of crime in April. Awards were made in 132 new cases, with additional expenses paid in six …   - Read More >


FORMER NURSE PLEADS GUILTY TO PILL THEFT

May 15, 2013

LITTLE ROCK – Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced today that a Conway woman has pleaded guilty to a felony charge of obtaining drugs by fraud.

Mary Carlene Burns, 46, of Conway entered the guilty plea this morning in Conway County …   - Read More >


MCDANIEL ANNOUNCES SETTLEMENT WITH PHARMACEUTICAL COMPANY

May 14, 2013

LITTLE ROCK – Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced today that Arkansas, other states and the federal government have reached a settlement with an India-based manufacturer of generic medications over allegations that the company …   - Read More >


MCDANIEL ASKS FDA FOR NEW WARNINGS ON PRESCRIPTION PAIN PILLS

May 13, 2013

LITTLE ROCK – Attorney General Dustin McDaniel and other state attorneys general called on the U.S. Food and Drug Administration today to strengthen warnings about the risks of prescription painkiller use during pregnancy.

McDaniel and …   - Read More >


ATTORNEY GENERAL PROVIDES ADDITIONAL OIL SPILL INFORMATION

May 09, 2013

LITTLE ROCK – Attorney General Dustin McDaniel today continued to provide information and resources to the people of Arkansas related to the Mayflower oil spill, adding a toll-free hotline and releasing air-quality findings based on samples …   - Read More >


MCDANIEL SELECTS GEE AS CHIEF OF STAFF

May 02, 2013

LITTLE ROCK - Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced today that he has named Assistant Attorney General Erika Gee to be his new chief of staff.

Gee is currently an attorney in the office's State Agencies Division, where she represents …   - Read More >


ATTORNEY GENERAL FILES SUIT AGAINST FAULKNER COUNTY AUTO DEALER

May 02, 2013

LITTLE ROCK - Attorney General Dustin McDaniel today filed a consumer-protection lawsuit against a Greenbrier used car dealership accused of selling vehicles while being unable to provide a clear title to the consumers who purchased those …   - Read More >


STATEMENT FROM THE ATTORNEY GENERAL

May 01, 2013

LITTLE ROCK - Attorney General Dustin McDaniel issued the following statement today upon the announcement of the departure of Chief of Staff Blake Rutherford:

"Blake's energy and professionalism brought my administration unprecedented …   - Read More >


MCDANIEL ENCOURAGES PARTICIPATION IN PRESCRIPTION DRUG TAKE BACK DAY

April 25, 2013

LITTLE ROCK - Attorney General Dustin McDaniel today encouraged Arkansans to safely dispose of their unwanted, unused or expired prescription drugs on Saturday during National Prescription Drug Take Back Day. Collection sites will be set up …   - Read More >