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Rutledge: For-Profit Higher Education Company to Change Practices, Forgive Loans

November 16, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today announced that a for-profit higher education company, Education Management Corp. (EDMC), will significantly reform its recruiting and enrollment practices, and forgive more than …   - Read More >


Rutledge Announces Lake City Woman Sentenced for Medicaid Fraud

November 13, 2015

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

Martha Renshaw, 51, of Lake City pleaded guilty to billing for …   - Read More >


Rutledge Celebrates Veterans Day

November 11, 2015

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

“Today, we pause to celebrate and thank the brave men and women who have worn our nation’s uniform for generations to …   - Read More >


5th Circuit sides with Rutledge, Blocks Executive Immigration Action

November 10, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today released a statement in response to the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals decision to affirm and maintain the injunction on President Barack Obama’s executive action on immigration.

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Rutledge Provides Resources to ADVA to Help Open Veteran Service Offices Across State

November 10, 2015

FAYETTEVILLE – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today joined the Arkansas Department of Veterans Affairs (ADVA) in partnership with the Arkansas Department of Workforce Services for a ribbon cutting of the District 2 Veteran Service …   - Read More >


Rutledge Announces Mobile Office Locations for Remainder of November

November 06, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today announced mobile office locations for the remainder of November.

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


Rutledge Holds Two Companies Accountable for Theft from the Arkansas Medicaid Program

November 05, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today announced that Arkansas has joined with other States and the federal government to settle allegations that AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP and Cephalon Inc. overcharged State …   - Read More >


Settlement Reached to Resolve Kickback Allegations Against a Pharmaceutical Company

November 03, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today announced that Arkansas, along with all 50 States, the District of Columbia, the National Association of Medicaid Fraud Control Units and the federal government have reached a $102 …   - Read More >


Prescription Drug Abuse Summit Held in Hot Springs

November 03, 2015

HOT SPRINGS – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today, along with the Arkansas Office of the Drug Director, Arkansas State Board of Pharmacy and the Criminal Justice Institute, a division of the University of Arkansas System, hosted …   - Read More >


ICYMI: One Victim is Too Many

October 29, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – Today, an op-ed written by Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge appeared in the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. The piece detailed actions Rutledge intends to take to raise awareness of and bring an end to domestic violence and …   - Read More >