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Rutledge Statement on the Resignation of Arkansas Chief Justice Jim Hannah

August 13, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge released a statement today in response to Arkansas Supreme Court Chief Justice Jim Hannah’s announcement that he will step down from the Court at the end of August due to health …   - Read More >


Rutledge Announces Settlement with Accredo Pharmacy

August 13, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today announced that a settlement has been reached to resolve kickback allegations against Accredo Health Group Inc. The agreement resolves claims that Accredo recommended the drug …   - Read More >


Rutledge Announces Mobile Office Locations for Remainder of August

August 12, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today announced mobile office locations for the remainder of August.

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


Rutledge Joins 16 States in Challenging the EPA’s Rejection of Plans Regarding Startup, Shutdown or Malfunction of Power Plants

August 11, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today announced that she has joined Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi in a 17-State coalition to challenge the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for illegally invalidating the …   - Read More >


Rutledge Announces Arrest of Lonoke County Man for Crimes Involving Children

August 07, 2015

LONOKE – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today announced the arrest of John Elwain Herndon of Austin on 30 counts of distributing, possessing or viewing matter depicting sexually explicit conduct involving a child, a Class B felony. …   - Read More >


Protecting Arkansas

August 06, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – Today, an op-ed written by Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge appeared in the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. The piece detailed why Rutledge has challenged the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on its Waters of the U.S. …   - Read More >


Rutledge Joins with 15 Other States to ask the EPA for Stay in its Clean Power Plan

August 05, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today released a statement after she joined 15 other States to ask the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for an immediate stay of its Clean Power Plan pending the outcome of an …   - Read More >


Rutledge Calls EPA’s Clean Power Plan ‘Unlawful’ and ‘Out-of-Touch’

August 03, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today released a statement following the announcement from President Barack Obama and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) of the final Clean Power Plan. The Clean Power Plan seeks …   - Read More >


Rutledge Announces Medicaid Fraud Arrest of Mississippi County Woman

August 01, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge announced the arrest of a Mississippi County woman by the Attorney General’s Medicaid Fraud Control Unit.

Lenisha Nicole Daniels, 31, of Blytheville, was arrested on one count of …   - Read More >


Attorney General Announces Medicaid Fraud Convictions

July 30, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today announced the convictions of a Jefferson County woman and a Mississippi County woman for Medicaid fraud. The two women pleaded guilty in unrelated cases in the Pulaski County …   - Read More >