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Rutledge Welcomes Spring Interns

February 22, 2016

LITTLE ROCK - Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge has accepted five students from across the State into the Attorney General’s office internship program.

“My intent is to provide experiential learning opportunities for these interns as …   - Read More >


Rutledge Selects New Deputy Attorney General for Civil Department

February 18, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today named Ryan Owsley of Little Rock deputy attorney general for the Civil Department. Owsley is an experienced attorney who has been an assistant attorney general in the Opinions …   - Read More >


Rutledge Unveils a Laura’s Card to Assist Victims of Domestic Violence

February 17, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today unveiled a Laura’s Card to assist and empower victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. Participating in the announcement were Representatives Charlotte Douglas (R-Alma) and …   - Read More >


Rutledge Statement on the Passing of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia

February 13, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge released a statement today in response to the passing of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia.

“The United States has suffered a terrible loss with the passing of Supreme Court …   - Read More >


Rutledge Reaches Settlement with MoneyGram

February 11, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today has reached a settlement with Dallas-based MoneyGram Payment Systems Inc. resolving a multistate investigation that tied MoneyGram to fraudulent activities based on complaints from …   - Read More >


Rutledge to Offer Trainings to Combat Dating Violence

February 10, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge is continuing her push to raise awareness of domestic violence, sexual assault and dating violence by teaming up with Break the Cycle, a leading national nonprofit organization providing …   - Read More >


Rutledge Statement on the U.S. Supreme Court’s Decision to Stay the EPA’s Clean Power Plan

February 09, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today released a statement after the U.S. Supreme Court stayed the Environmental Protection Agency’s so-called Clean Power Plan.

“The U.S. Supreme Court has given the people of Arkansas …   - Read More >


Rutledge Fights Proposed Labor Rule that Targets Small Businesses

February 09, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge has sent a letter with 12 other states to the U.S. Office of Management and Budget voicing opposition to the Obama Administration’s proposed Persuader Advice Exemption Rule, which could …   - Read More >


Rutledge Announces Medicaid Fraud Convictions

February 08, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today announced the convictions of a Pulaski County man and a Dallas County, Texas, man for Medicaid fraud. The two men pleaded guilty in unrelated cases in the Pulaski County District …   - Read More >


Rutledge Reaches $470 Million Joint State-Federal Settlement with HSBC

February 05, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge along with 49 other states, the District of Columbia, the U.S. Department of Justice, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau …   - Read More >