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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 >


MCDANIEL LAUDS PASSAGE OF BILL TO BAN SEX OFFENDERS FROM WORKING AT DAYCARE CENTERS

April 04, 2011

LITTLE ROCK - Attorney General Dustin McDaniel today applauded Arkansas lawmakers for passage of Act 1023, which prohibits Level 3 and 4 sex offenders from working in proximity to children at daycare centers.

Gov. Beebe signed the Act …   - Read More >


MCDANIEL SUES CONWAY ROOFER OPERATING ALLEGED PONZI SCHEME

March 28, 2011

LITTLE ROCK -- Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced today that he has filed a consumer protection lawsuit against a Conway roofing company, claiming the company is engaging in a Ponzi scheme that has defrauded Arkansas consumers of …   - Read More >


MCDANIEL STATEMENT ON SENATE BILL 568

March 15, 2011

LITTLE ROCK -- Attorney General Dustin McDaniel issued the following statement today regarding Senate Bill 568, which was referred to interim study by the Senate Committee on Insurance and Commerce:

"I have fought consistently as Attorney …   - Read More >