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Rutledge Announces Two Arkansans Sentenced for Medicaid Fraud

November 29, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today announced the convictions of two Arkansans for Medicaid fraud.

Jennifer Casey, formerly of Benton County and currently of Pulaski County, pleaded guilty in Pulaski County Circuit …   - Read More >


Rutledge Requests Ten Percent Budget Reduction; Joint Budget Committee Approves

November 23, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge on Monday sent the biennial budget of the Attorney General’s office for fiscal years 2017-2019 to the Legislature for consideration and approval. The budget, which cuts spending 10 …   - Read More >


Rutledge Statement After Court Grants Preliminary Injunction Against Overtime Rule

November 23, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today released a statement after District Judge Amos L. Mazant granted the request of 21 states to enjoin the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) overtime rule.

“Today’s injunction is an …   - Read More >


Rutledge Files Challenge to EPA’s Regional Haze Federal Implementation Plan for Arkansas

November 22, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today filed a challenge to the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Federal Implementation Plan for regional haze in Arkansas.

“Imposing a federal directive that goes far beyond what …   - Read More >


Rutledge Announces Mobile Office Locations for December

November 21, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today announced mobile office locations for December.

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


Rutledge: Permanent Injunction Granted in Labor’s Persuader Rule

November 16, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today released a statement following the federal district court’s issuance of a nationwide permanent injunction against the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) Persuader Advice Exemption …   - Read More >


Rutledge Presented Arkansas Right to Life Award

November 16, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge was presented with the Arkansas Right To Life Mary Rose Doe Award during a reception in Little Rock Tuesday evening.

The award is given to a recipient who has gone the extra mile in …   - Read More >


Rutledge Statement on the Selection of Reince Priebus to be White House Chief of Staff

November 14, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today released the following statement after the announcement that Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus would be President-elect Donald J. Trump’s Chief of Staff:

“I …   - Read More >


Rutledge Celebrates Veterans Day

November 11, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today released a statement in recognition of Veterans Day.

“Today is a day to celebrate and thank the brave men and women who have put their lives on the line in the military to protect …   - Read More >


Rutledge, Adobe Reach Settlement Regarding Unauthorized Access to Servers

November 11, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge has reached a multistate settlement agreement with the software company Adobe Systems Inc. to resolve an investigation and allegations into the 2013 data breach of certain Adobe servers …   - Read More >