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MCDANIEL ASKS EXXON MOBIL TO RETAIN RECORDS ON OIL SPILL

April 02, 2013

LITTLE ROCK - Attorney General Dustin McDaniel requested today that Exxon Mobil Corp. preserve and maintain all documents and all other information related to Fridays extensive oil spill and ongoing cleanup efforts in Mayflower.

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SETTLEMENT REACHED IN SUIT OVER PAYDAY LOAN DEBT COLLECTION

March 28, 2013

LITTLE ROCK - Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced today that he has reached an agreement with a Kansas-based debt collection agency that requires the collector to stop attempting to collect on illegal payday loan debt in Arkansas.

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MCDANIEL LAUDS SUPREME COURT FOR DECISION IN FOREST ROADS CASE

March 20, 2013

LITTLE ROCK - Attorney General Dustin McDaniel applauded the U.S. Supreme Court's decision today in a case that had the potential to force burdensome federal regulations on state environmental agencies and the timber industry.

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FEBRUARY CRIME VICTIM REPARATIONS ANNOUNCED

March 19, 2013

LITTLE ROCK - The Arkansas Crime Victims Reparations Board awarded $332,357.38 to victims of crime in February, Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced today. Awards were made in 132 cases, with additional expenses paid in 29 previously …   - Read More >


UNION COUNTY MAN CONVICTED ON CHILD PORNOGRAPHY CHARGES

March 18, 2013

LITTLE ROCK - Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced today that a Union County man arrested in October by agents from his office pleaded guilty late last week to child pornography charges and was sentenced to 60 years in prison.

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FRANKLIN COUNTY MAN ENTERS GUILTY PLEA

March 15, 2013

LITTLE ROCK - A Franklin County man arrested on child pornography charges by agents from the Attorney General's Office and convicted on those counts last year pleaded guilty today in Crawford County to one count of rape, Attorney General …   - Read More >


MCDANIEL ANNOUNCES AGREEMENT WITH TOBACCO COMPANIES OVER MSA DISPUTE

March 14, 2013

LITTLE ROCK - Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced today that an arbitration panel has issued a ruling that will allow a settlement to proceed between Arkansas and the tobacco companies that signed the Master Settlement Agreement. The …   - Read More >


ATTORNEY GENERAL OBTAINS JUDGMENT AGAINST FAYETTEVILLE ROOFER

March 12, 2013

LITTLE ROCK - Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced today that a Pulaski County Circuit Court judge has ordered the owner of a now-defunct Fayetteville roofing company to pay more than $137,000 over allegations that he took money from …   - Read More >


MCDANIEL JOINS IN MULTISTATE SETTLEMENT WITH GOOGLE OVER STREET VIEW SERVICE

March 12, 2013

LITTLE ROCK - Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced today that Arkansas and other states have reached a $7 million settlement with Internet giant Google over allegations that the company collected data from unsecured wireless networks …   - Read More >


ATTORNEYS GENERAL REQUEST NEW STANDARDS FOR GENERIC PRESCRIPTION PAIN PILLS

March 11, 2013

LITTLE ROCK - Attorney General Dustin McDaniel and other state attorneys general called on the Food and Drug Administration today to implement new rules that would make generic versions of popular pain relievers more difficult to abuse.

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