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ATTORNEY GENERAL ANNOUNCES SETTLEMENT WITH PHARMACEUTICAL COMPANY

May 05, 2011

LITTLE ROCK -- Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced today that Arkansas, along with other states and the federal government, has reached a settlement with pharmaceutical manufacturer EMD Serono, Inc., over allegations of false or …   - Read More >


MCDANIEL OBTAINS COURT ORDERS TO BAR ONLINE PAYDAY LENDERS

May 04, 2011

LITTLE ROCK -- Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced today that his office has obtained court orders barring two online payday lenders from conducting illegal lending activities in the state. Lawsuits filed by McDaniel in Pulaski …   - Read More >


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 >