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Rutledge Reaches Settlement with MoneyGram

February 11, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today has reached a settlement with Dallas-based MoneyGram Payment Systems Inc. resolving a multistate investigation that tied MoneyGram to fraudulent activities based on complaints from …   - Read More >


Rutledge to Offer Trainings to Combat Dating Violence

February 10, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge is continuing her push to raise awareness of domestic violence, sexual assault and dating violence by teaming up with Break the Cycle, a leading national nonprofit organization providing …   - Read More >


Rutledge Statement on the U.S. Supreme Court’s Decision to Stay the EPA’s Clean Power Plan

February 09, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today released a statement after the U.S. Supreme Court stayed the Environmental Protection Agency’s so-called Clean Power Plan.

“The U.S. Supreme Court has given the people of Arkansas …   - Read More >


Rutledge Fights Proposed Labor Rule that Targets Small Businesses

February 09, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge has sent a letter with 12 other states to the U.S. Office of Management and Budget voicing opposition to the Obama Administration’s proposed Persuader Advice Exemption Rule, which could …   - Read More >


Rutledge Announces Medicaid Fraud Convictions

February 08, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today announced the convictions of a Pulaski County man and a Dallas County, Texas, man for Medicaid fraud. The two men pleaded guilty in unrelated cases in the Pulaski County District …   - Read More >


Rutledge Reaches $470 Million Joint State-Federal Settlement with HSBC

February 05, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge along with 49 other states, the District of Columbia, the U.S. Department of Justice, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau …   - Read More >


Rutledge Welcomes Spring Law Clerks to the Attorney General’s Office

February 05, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge welcomed a new class of law clerks to the Attorney General’s office. These law students work in various departments assisting with legal research and drafting memos and legal documents. …   - Read More >


Rutledge Joins Bipartisan Effort, Objects to the EPA’s Cap-And-Trade Rule

February 03, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge has joined officials from 18 other states in challenging a proposal that will effectively force a cap-and-trade program upon Arkansas if it does not comply with the Environmental …   - Read More >


Rutledge Speaks to National Association of State Departments of Agriculture

February 02, 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today spoke to State commissioners, directors and secretaries of agriculture from across the U.S. at the National Association of State Departments of Agriculture winter conference …   - Read More >


Rutledge Files Lawsuit Against Automatic Auto Finance

February 02, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today filed a consumer-protection lawsuit in Pulaski County Circuit Court against Automatic Auto Finance Inc. (AAF), Jorja Trading Company Inc., CashFish Motor Pawn Inc. and their …   - Read More >