Covid bout forces Little Rock attorney, blogger to withdraw FOIA lawsuit

Blue Hog’s Campbell, sick with covid, withdraws litigation with plan to refile

Blogger Matt Campbell (center) converses with Little Rock City Attorney Tom Carpenter (right) as Deputy City Attorney Alan Jones listens prior to appearing before Pulaski County Circuit Judge Chip Welch on Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2022, in Little Rock. (Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/Staci Vandagriff)

The much-anticipated courtroom showdown Thursday between Blue Hog Report blogger Matt Campbell and state lawyers over Arkansas State Police records involving Gov. Sarah Huckabee Sanders' travel and security did not happen because Campbell got sick with covid.