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Rutledge: Injunction Against President’s Unlawful Immigration Action Should be Maintained

April 18, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today released a statement after the Texas Attorney General’s office concluded oral arguments in the U.S. Supreme Court, asking that the injunction against President Obama’s unlawful …   - Read More >


Rutledge Commends the EPA for Not Penalizing Race Car Industry

April 15, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge applauded the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) after it removed language from a proposed rule that would have expanded the EPA’s statutory jurisdiction under the Clean Air Act to …   - Read More >


Rutledge, 24 Other Attorneys General, Fight to Save Veterans Memorial

April 15, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge has joined a bipartisan group of 25 attorneys general in fighting to protect a historic cross honoring World War I veterans.

“Across the United States, countless memorials and monuments …   - Read More >


Rutledge Proclaims April 10-16 Crime Victims’ Rights Week in Arkansas

April 13, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today spoke to over 100 advocates, victims and law enforcement at the Crime Victims’ Rights Week Ceremony at Heifer Village where she proclaimed April 10-16 as Crime Victims’ Rights Week …   - Read More >


Rutledge Statement on the Passing of Former Associate Justice Ray Thornton

April 13, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today released a statement after learning of the passing of former Arkansas Supreme Court Associate Justice Ray Thornton.

“Justice Ray Thornton spent his entire life devoted to serving …   - Read More >


Rutledge Amicus Brief Urges Court to Halt Labor Rule Before it Harms Small Businesses

April 13, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge led a group of 10 attorneys general today in filing an amicus brief in Arkansas federal district court urging the court to grant the plaintiffs’ motion for a preliminary injunction of …   - Read More >


Rutledge Settles First State Civil False Claims Lawsuit in 15 Years

April 12, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge has settled a lawsuit against Step by Step Senior Care Inc., an Arkansas home health care company. Rutledge filed the lawsuit last summer against the company and its then-operators, …   - Read More >


Rutledge Announces Medicaid Fraud Arrest of Clark County Man

April 11, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge announced the arrest of a Clark County man by the Clark County Sheriff’s Department in cooperation with the Attorney General’s Medicaid Fraud Control Unit.

Rodney Brothers Jr., 42, of …   - Read More >


Rutledge Hosts Youth Summit

April 05, 2016

ALMA – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge hosted a Youth Summit today for seventh through 12th graders, raising awareness of dating violence. The summit comes after Rutledge hosted five Break the Cycle trainings across the State for …   - Read More >


Rutledge Issues Urgent Warning About IRS Phone Scam

April 05, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today issued an urgent warning to Arkansans after her office received a large number of calls, reporting scam artists are posing as the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) demanding payment …   - Read More >