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Intervention Granted for the State of Arkansas in Regional Haze Case

August 24, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today announced that the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Arkansas has granted the State’s motion to intervene in the case, Sierra Club v. McCarthy. Arkansas sought to …   - Read More >


Rutledge and 48 Other State Attorneys General Reach $71 Million Settlement with Amgen

August 24, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today announced that she along with 48 other State Attorneys General have reached a $71 million settlement with Amgen Inc. to resolve allegations that Amgen unlawfully promoted biologic …   - Read More >


Rutledge Announces Speakers for Expanded Law Enforcement Summit

August 21, 2015

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


Joint Federal-State Partnership Launches to Fight Disability Fraud

August 18, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today launched the Arkansas Cooperative Disability Investigations Program, or CDI, to fight Social Security disability fraud across the state. CDI is a joint effort among federal and …   - Read More >


Rutledge Announces Medicaid Fraud Arrest of Craighead County Man

August 17, 2015

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

Emmitt Paul Milam, 45, of Jonesboro was arrested on one count of Medicaid fraud. …   - Read More >


Rutledge Joins with 14 Other States Asking Court to Stay the EPA’s Clean Power Plan

August 14, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today announced she has joined a coalition of 15 State Attorneys General in asking the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit to issue an emergency stay that would postpone deadlines …   - Read More >


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 >