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Rutledge Part of $19.5 Million Bristol-Myers Squibb Settlement

December 08, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge has reached a settlement, along with 41 other states and the District of Columbia, with Bristol-Myers Squibb. The settlement ends a multistate investigation into unfair or deceptive …   - Read More >


Rutledge Announces Fouke Man Sentenced for Crimes Involving Children

December 08, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge announced today that a Miller County man has been sentenced to 300 years in the Arkansas Department of Correction and a fine of $300,000 on child exploitation charges.

Ronald Anthony …   - Read More >


Rutledge Congratulates Oklahoma Attorney General Pruitt on being Selected to Lead the EPA

December 08, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge released a statement today following President-elect Donald Trump's announcement that he would appoint Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt as the director of the Environmental …   - Read More >


Rutledge Announces Camden Man Sentenced for Medicaid Fraud

December 01, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today announced the conviction of a Ouachita County man for Medicaid fraud. Al Dodds pleaded guilty in Pulaski County Circuit Court, and Judge Wendell Griffin sentenced Dodds to pay …   - Read More >


Rutledge, Strange Lead Coalition Challenging Expansion of Critical Habitat Definition

November 29, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge and Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange are leading a coalition of 18 states in a lawsuit challenging new federal rules that broadly expand the definition of “critical habitats” for …   - Read More >


Rutledge Announces Two Arkansans Sentenced for Medicaid Fraud

November 29, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today announced the convictions of two Arkansans for Medicaid fraud.

Jennifer Casey, formerly of Benton County and currently of Pulaski County, pleaded guilty in Pulaski County Circuit …   - Read More >


Rutledge Requests Ten Percent Budget Reduction; Joint Budget Committee Approves

November 23, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge on Monday sent the biennial budget of the Attorney General’s office for fiscal years 2017-2019 to the Legislature for consideration and approval. The budget, which cuts spending 10 …   - Read More >


Rutledge Statement After Court Grants Preliminary Injunction Against Overtime Rule

November 23, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today released a statement after District Judge Amos L. Mazant granted the request of 21 states to enjoin the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) overtime rule.

“Today’s injunction is an …   - Read More >


Rutledge Files Challenge to EPA’s Regional Haze Federal Implementation Plan for Arkansas

November 22, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today filed a challenge to the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Federal Implementation Plan for regional haze in Arkansas.

“Imposing a federal directive that goes far beyond what …   - Read More >


Rutledge Announces Mobile Office Locations for December

November 21, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today announced mobile office locations for December.

Attorney General Rutledge created the mobile office initiative to make the office accessible to everyone, particularly to those who …   - Read More >