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Arkansas and Texas Lead Coalition Against Delaware to Reclaim Money

June 09, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge and Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton today are co-leading a group of 21 states in an original action filing in the U.S. Supreme Court against the State of Delaware. At a minimum, …   - Read More >


Rutledge Releases Statement After Meeting with CFPB Director

June 08, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge released a statement today after meeting with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Richard Cordray in Little Rock.

“I appreciated the opportunity to meet with Director …   - Read More >


ICYMI: New and Dangerous Labor Rule Hurts Small Businesses

June 08, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Today, an op-ed written by Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge appeared in the Washington Examiner, which explains why she has taken a leading role in fighting the Labor Department’s Persuader Advice Exemption Rule.

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Rutledge Disappointed in CFPB for Disregarding Her Request and Moving Forward with Controversial Rule

June 02, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge expressed disappointment with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) for moving forward and proposing new federal standards for – and limitations on – credit lines, installment …   - Read More >


Rutledge Announces Malvern Man Sentenced for Medicaid Fraud

June 02, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today announced the conviction of a Hot Spring County man for Medicaid fraud. Dantelle Knight pleaded guilty in Pulaski County Circuit Court. Knight will serve five years probation and …   - Read More >


Rutledge: U.S. Supreme Court Protects Private Property Rights

May 31, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today praised the U.S. Supreme Court for unanimously protecting private property owners, a position Rutledge had urged in a friend of the court brief. 

The federal government argued …   - Read More >


Rutledge Celebrates Memorial Day

May 30, 2016

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

“Without the ultimate sacrifice of countless brave men and women across generations, we would not be able to enjoy the freedom …   - Read More >


Rutledge Announces 5th Annual Never Forgotten – Arkansas Takes Action Event

May 25, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge will host the Never Forgotten – Arkansas Takes Action event on Thursday, July 7 at Camp Robinson in North Little Rock. The event, which is in its fifth year, was established to raise …   - Read More >


Rutledge Intervention Request Granted in Challenge to Labor’s Persuader Rule

May 20, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge said today that a federal judge granted Arkansas and nine other states the right to intervene in a case challenging the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) Persuader Advice Exemption Rule. …   - Read More >


Rutledge Announces Medicaid Fraud Arrest of a Phillips County Woman

May 18, 2016

HELENA-WEST HELENA – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge announced the arrest of a Phillips County woman by the Attorney General’s Medicaid Fraud Control Unit.

Jacqueline Young, 36, turned herself in to the Phillips County Sheriff’s …   - Read More >