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Rutledge Joins Request for U.S. Supreme Court to Review EPA’s Runoff Regulations

December 11, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge is part of a bipartisan group of 22 State attorneys general asking the U.S. Supreme Court to review a lower court’s decision that allows the EPA to usurp a State’s authority to regulate …   - Read More >


Arkansas Department of Veterans Affairs and Arkansas Attorney General launch Veterans non-profit verification service

December 10, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – The Arkansas Department of Veterans Affairs (ADVA) in partnership with Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge unveiled “ADVA Verified” in a press conference at the state capitol Thursday afternoon. 

The voluntary program …   - Read More >


Rutledge Announces Cabot Man Sentenced for Crimes Involving Children

December 09, 2015

LONOKE – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge announced today that a Lonoke County man has been sentenced to 35 years in the Arkansas Department of Correction on child exploitation charges.

Jason Kurtz, 28, of Cabot pleaded guilty to 30 …   - Read More >


Rutledge Roundtables Reach all 75 Counties

December 08, 2015

TEXARKANA – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today held a Rutledge Roundtable in Texarkana with local business and community leaders. The stop in Miller County marks a milestone for Rutledge as she has held at least one roundtable …   - Read More >


Kickback Allegations Resolved in Settlement with Novartis Pharmaceuticals

December 07, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today announced that she has reached a settlement with Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corp. to resolve kickback claims. Novartis is accused of providing kickbacks to certain specialty …   - Read More >


Rutledge: RadioShack Gift Card Balances Can Now be Recovered

December 04, 2015

Full balance on cards from the company, the company’s website or any of its authorized sellers will be repaid

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today announced that a settlement has been reached with the former …   - Read More >


Rutledge Announces Mobile Office Locations for December

December 01, 2015

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, Other Attorneys General, Reach Settlement with Millennium Health

December 01, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge, joined by 48 other States and the District of Columbia, today announced that Arkansas will receive $121,568.64 as part of a $256 million settlement with Millennium Health, formerly …   - Read More >


Rutledge Announces Arrest of Warren Woman for Adult Abuse

November 23, 2015

WARREN – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge announced the arrest of a Bradley County woman by the Attorney General’s Medicaid Fraud Control Unit.

Haley Lewis, 29, of Warren was arrested on one count of abuse of an endangered or …   - Read More >


Rutledge Announces Charges Against Highest Billers within Mental Health Practitioner Program

November 19, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today announced that a five-month investigation by the Medicaid Fraud Control Unit (MFCU) has culminated in 20 felony charges against the two highest billers in the Arkansas Medical …   - Read More >