By Associated Press | 04/16/14 12:45 PM
Democratic gubernatorial hopeful Mike Ross on Tuesday reported besting the Republican candidates for Arkansas governor in fundraising last month, rebounding after his chief GOP rival had raised more money for two straight months.
04/03/14 06:31 PM
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel said Thursday he plans to ask the state Supreme Court to reconsider its decision tossing out a $1.2 billion judgment against drugmaker Johnson & Johnson over the marketing of the antipsychotic drug Risperdal. McDaniel told the...
04/03/14 02:48 PM
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Legal Newsline) – Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel filed a petition on Tuesday seeking to compel a Fort Worth, Texas-based credit repair company to respond to his requests for information about the company’s business practices. McDaniel asked the Pulaski...
03/20/14 04:07 PM
McDaniel LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Legal Newsline) – The Arkansas Supreme Court has joined its neighbor in reversing a massive verdict against Johnson & Johnson over the prescription drug Risperdal. On Thursday, the Supreme Court overturned a $1.2 billion verdict assessed by Pulaski County...
03/20/14 02:41 PM
McDaniel LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Legal Newsline) – Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced a $168,000 order on Tuesday against a Florida-based telemarketer that allegedly violated state and federal law. Financial Management Partners Inc. and Eric Pugh, the company’s owner,...
03/20/14 09:30 AM
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — The Arkansas Supreme Court has thrown out a $1.2 billion judgment against Johnson & Johnson in a lawsuit challenging its marketing of the antipsychotic drug Risperdal. The Thursday ruling comes in an appeal of lawsuit filed by Arkansas against the drugmaker and...
03/19/14 05:45 PM
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Arkansas Legislature on Wednesday overrode Gov. Mike Beebe's veto of a $5 million tax exemption for natural gas drillers, despite the governor's warning that including the tax break in a budget bill was unconstitutional and jeopardizes pay raises proposed for state...
By Associated Press | 03/19/14 09:22 AM
Arkansas lawmakers are returning to the state Capitol to formally end this year's session, but first are expected to consider whether to override Gov. Mike Beebe's veto of a $5 million tax exemption for natural gas drillers.
By Joel Gehrke | 03/18/14 02:23 PM
Republican voters have more enthusiasm for the next election than Democrats, but it's not quite as high as it was in the 2010 midterms, according to recent polling.
By Associated Press | 03/17/14 09:14 AM
An Oscar-winning actor and the head of a national relief agency are scheduled to visit Arkansas on Monday to talk about the importance of breakfast among school children whose hunger distracts them while they are also trying to learn.
03/12/14 09:16 AM
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — A jury convicted former Arkansas Treasurer Martha Shoffner of federal bribery and extortion charges Tuesday, saying her acceptance of $36,000 from a bond trader who did business with the state was a felony rather than just a lapse in ethical judgment. Shoffner wept...
By Paul Bedard | 03/11/14 10:47 AM
Former Arkansas governor and 2008 Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee said that donors are rushing him with offers of big-dollar support, clearing away his highest hurdle to entering the 2016 GOP primaries. The biggest difference between 2008 and this year, he said, is that...
By Charles Hoskinson | 03/10/14 04:36 PM
A new poll in Arkansas shows that most voters disagree with Sen. Mark Pryor about who's entitled to represent them next year.
By Charles Hoskinson | 03/05/14 10:01 AM
One of the most vulnerable Democrats in the Senate my have just gotten more vulnerable. In an interview aired Wednesday morning on MSNBC's "Morning Joe," Sen. Mark Pryor, D-Ark., said his GOP opponent, Rep. Tom Cotton, feels entitled to the seat because of his service as an Army infantry...
By Associated Press | 03/05/14 08:56 AM
Ending a budget standoff reminiscent of the fight that shuttered the federal government last year, Arkansas lawmakers have spared the state's first-in-the nation plan to use Medicaid funds to purchase private insurance for the poor.
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