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Attorney General’s Office Accepting Applications for Spring Semester Interns

October 21, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today announced that her office is accepting applications for interns during the spring semester, which will begin on Jan. 4, 2016.

“Internships offer students a fulfilling learning …   - Read More >


Rutledge Comments on Arkansas Supreme Court’s Decision to Stay Executions

October 20, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today released a statement in response to the decision from the Arkansas Supreme Court to grant the prisoners’ request for a stay of executions until proceedings at the Circuit Court are …   - Read More >


Rutledge Announces Trumann Woman Sentenced for Medicaid Fraud

October 19, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge announced today that a Poinsett County woman has been sentenced to five years of probation on a Medicaid fraud charge.

Kelly Gregg, 43, of Trumann pleaded guilty to billing for Medicaid …   - Read More >


Rutledge: State Should Maintain its Authority over Drilling Permits

October 15, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today announced that she sent a letter to the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Director Neil Kornze raising concerns about the scope of the BLM’s proposed rules for onshore oil and gas …   - Read More >


Attorney General Co-Hosts VALOR Training

October 13, 2015

BRYANT – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today offered opening remarks to those attending the VALOR Training in Bryant, Arkansas. Over 100 law enforcement officers will attend the three-day event, which is hosted by the U.S. …   - Read More >


Rutledge Announces Medicaid Fraud Arrest of Texas Man

October 13, 2015

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

DeAndre L. Taybore, 32, of Desoto, Texas, was arrested on one count of Medicaid fraud. Taybore …   - Read More >


Rutledge Comments on Status of Executions in Arkansas

October 09, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today released a statement in response to the decision from Judge Wendell Griffen granting a temporary restraining order of the scheduled executions in Arkansas until a preliminary …   - Read More >


Attorney General’s Office Achieves New Milestone

October 08, 2015


ASH FLAT – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today announced that since launching the mobile office initiative in May, her office has achieved a new milestone by holding office hours in all 75 counties for the first time. Rutledge …   - Read More >


Rutledge Announces Medicaid Fraud Arrest of Pulaski County Man

October 08, 2015

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

Myron Thrash, 35, of Little Rock was arrested on one count of Medicaid fraud. Thrash …   - Read More >


Rutledge Honors 2015 Outstanding Law Enforcement Officers of the Year

October 07, 2015

NORTH LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today hosted the annual awards and recognition luncheon at the 2015 Arkansas Law Enforcement Summit at Camp Robinson. The Summit, in its 13th year, had a record 600 officers from …   - Read More >