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CRIME VICTIMS RECEIVED MORE THAN $3.3 MILLION IN 2010

January 13, 2011

LITTLE ROCK - Arkansas crime victims received more than $3.3 million in reparations in 2010, Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced today.

The Arkansas Crime Victims Reparations Board awarded the money last year to a total of 1,705 …   - Read More >


MCDANIEL BEGINS SECOND TERM AS ATTORNEY GENERAL

January 11, 2011

MCDANIEL BEGINS SECOND TERM AS ATTORNEY GENERAL

LITTLE ROCK -- Attorney General Dustin McDaniel was sworn in to his second term today during a ceremony at the State Capitol. McDaniel was re-elected to another four-year term in November.

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AG’S OFFICES TO REOPEN TUESDAY WITH TWO-HOUR DELAY

January 10, 2011

LITTLE ROCK -- The Attorney General's Office will reopen Tuesday, Jan. 11, with an inclement weather policy in effect, allowing employees an extra two hours to get to work because of the possibility of hazardous road conditions.


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ATTORNEY GENERAL’S OFFICE CLOSED MONDAY

January 09, 2011

LITTLE ROCK -- The Arkansas Attorney General's Office will be closed Monday, Jan. 10, because of inclement weather.

 


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MCDANIEL TO SUPPORT BILL TO TOUGHEN PENALTIES ON ROGUE ATHLETIC AGENTS

January 06, 2011

LITTLE ROCK - Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced today that a key piece of his legislative agenda this year will be a bill that toughens penalties on unscrupulous sports agents and others that violate NCAA rules regarding payments …   - Read More >


MCDANIEL, FERRELLGAS REACH AGREEMENT OVER CONSUMER CONTRACT CONCERNS

December 21, 2010

LITTLE ROCK - Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced today that he has reached an agreement with Ferrellgas over allegations that the liquid propane company violated the Arkansas Deceptive Trade Practices Act by unilaterally modifying …   - Read More >


NOVEMBER CRIME VICTIM REPARATIONS ANNOUNCED

December 20, 2010

LITTLE ROCK -Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced today that the Arkansas Crime Victims Reparations Board awarded $255,687.03 in reparations to 136 crime victims during November. Additional expenses were paid in three previously …   - Read More >


SETTLEMENT REACHED WITH PHARMACEUTICAL COMPANIES

December 16, 2010

LITTLE ROCK -- Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced today that he has reached agreements in principle with two pharmaceutical companies to settle claims that the companies improperly marketed the anti-epileptic drug, Zonegran, for …   - Read More >


ARKANSAS, OTHER STATES REACH SETTLEMENT WITH DANNON OVER ADVERTISING CLAIMS

December 15, 2010

LITTLE ROCK - Attorney General Dustin McDaniel joined 38 other attorneys general today in filing settlement agreements with The Dannon Company, Inc., to settle allegations that the company made unsubstantiated and unlawful marketing claims …   - Read More >


DIRECTV AGREES TO PAY STATES $13.25 MILLION, CHANGE BUSINESS PRACTICES

December 15, 2010

LITTLE ROCK -- Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced today that Arkansas and other states have entered into an agreement with DirecTV to settle allegations that the satellite provider engaged in deceptive and misleading practices in …   - Read More >