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Rutledge Announces 13th Annual Arkansas Law Enforcement Summit

July 28, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today announced the 13th annual Arkansas Law Enforcement Summit will be Oct. 6 and 7. The event, which will be held at Camp Robinson in North Little Rock, was established to offer free …   - Read More >


Rutledge Statement on the Passing of Marion County Sheriff Roger Vickers

July 24, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge released a statement today in response to the passing of Marion County Sheriff Roger Vickers.

“I was saddened to learn today of the passing of Marion County Sheriff Roger Vickers,” said …   - Read More >


Rutledge Welcomes Summer Session II Law Clerks

July 23, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge has welcomed a new class of law clerks to the Attorney General’s Office. These students are doing legal research and drafting memos and legal documents for various departments within the …   - Read More >


Rutledge Announces Arrest of Licensed Professional Counselor for Medicaid Fraud

July 23, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today announced the arrest of Al Greggory Dodds, LPC, of Camden, by the Attorney General’s Medicaid Fraud Control Unit on one charge of Medicaid Fraud, a Class B felony. Dodds, 55, was …   - Read More >


Rutledge Calls on Phone Carriers to Offer Call-Blocking Technology without Delay

July 22, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today joined 44 other state attorneys general in a letter to AT&T, Sprint, Verizon, T-Mobile and CenturyLink, calling on them to offer call-blocking technology to their customers.

In a …   - Read More >


Rutledge Files Comments with the EPA Regarding Federal Regional Haze Proposal

July 16, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today announced that she has submitted comments to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) after it proposed a Regional Haze Federal Implementation Plan following rejection of the …   - Read More >


Rutledge Marks Military Consumer Protection Day

July 15, 2015

FORT SMITH – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today marked Military Consumer Protection Day at Fort Chaffee by holding her third Rutledge Roundtable with military and veteran leaders to discuss the unique challenges faced by veterans …   - Read More >


Rutledge Announces Mobile Office Locations for Remainder of July

July 14, 2015

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

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


Rutledge Launches Metal Theft Prevention Program

July 09, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today announced at a press conference at the State Capitol a new initiative from the Attorney General’s Special Investigations Division to combat the problem of metal theft. Rutledge was …   - Read More >


Arkansas Settles with Chase to Change Unlawful Credit Debt Collection Practices

July 08, 2015

Debt collectors are prohibited from using abusive, unfair practices to collect from consumers


LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today announced a $136 million joint state-federal settlement with Chase Bank USA N.A. and …   - Read More >