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MCDANIEL ENCOURAGES PARTICIPATION IN DRUG TAKE-BACK DAY

April 29, 2011

LITTLE ROCK - Law enforcement agencies statewide will be accepting unused, expired or unwanted prescription drugs for disposal Saturday as part of the second Prescription Drug Take-Back Day.

Attorney General Dustin McDaniel today reminded …   - Read More >


NURSE PLEADS GUILTY IN PILL THEFT

April 27, 2011

LITTLE ROCK - Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced today that Merrilee Tarpley, 41, of Malvern, pleaded guilty in Garland County Circuit Court to a felony charge of obtaining drugs by fraud.

McDaniel's office pursued charges against …   - Read More >


MCDANIEL FILES SUIT AGAINST CREDIT-REPAIR COMPANY

April 26, 2011

LITTLE ROCK - Attorney General Dustin McDaniel today filed a consumer protection lawsuit against a Texas-based company that pledges to offer a quick fix a consumer's damaged credit history. The complaint alleges that offered services are …   - Read More >


MCDANIEL RELEASES REPORTS ON SCHOOL DISTRICT DESEGREGATION SPENDING

April 21, 2011

LITTLE ROCK - Attorney General Dustin McDaniel today released to the public the results of a forensic analysis into how two Pulaski County school districts account for their State desegregation funding.

McDaniel hired the accounting firm …   - Read More >


STATE RECEIVES $49.5 MILLION IN TOBACCO SETTLEMENT PROCEEDS

April 20, 2011

LITTLE ROCK - Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced today that the State received $49,507,462.34 this week as its annual share of proceeds from the 1998 Master Settlement Agreement with tobacco companies.

The disbursement brings to …   - Read More >


MARCH CRIME VICTIMS REPARATIONS ANNOUNCED

April 14, 2011

LITTLE ROCK - Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced today that the Arkansas Crime Victims Reparations Board awarded $352,499.91 in reparations to 145 crime victims during March.

McDaniel's office administers the state's Crime Victims …   - Read More >


NEW LAW HELPS HOMEOWNERS PRIOR TO FORECLOSURES

April 12, 2011

LITTLE ROCK - Attorney General Dustin McDaniel joined Rep. Tiffany Rogers of Stuttgart today to applaud a new state law that equips homeowners with necessary information prior to a foreclosure and encourages loss mitigation or loan …   - Read More >


WINNERS ANNOUNCED IN YOUTH SUICIDE PREVENTION PSA, POETRY CONTESTS

April 11, 2011

LITTLE ROCK - Attorney General Dustin McDaniel recognized students from five Arkansas schools as winners in his office's annual Youth Suicide Prevention poetry and public service announcement contests.

A team of students from Springdale …   - Read More >


SETTLEMENT FUNDS WILL HELP FIGHT HUNGER IN ARKANSAS

April 08, 2011

LITTLE ROCK -Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced today that three Arkansas hunger-relief organizations will receive a share of $425,000 to help them fulfill their mission to provide food for Arkansans in need.

McDaniel will provide …   - Read More >


NEW LAW WILL BAN COMMERCIAL CIGARETTE ROLLING MACHINES

April 07, 2011

LITTLE ROCK - Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced today that commercial "roll-your-own" cigarette machines will be prohibited in Arkansas under a new law also aimed at deterring illegal activity by tobacco wholesalers and …   - Read More >