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Rutledge Adopts Digital You as New Internet Safety Program

January 14, 2016

SEARCY – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today announced that her office is adopting a new Internet safety program. Digital You is a comprehensive, interactive educational program created by AT&T and Common Sense Media to offer …   - Read More >


Attorney General, Press Association Publish 17th Edition of Arkansas Freedom of Information Handbook

January 13, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge and the Arkansas Press Association today announced that the 17th edition of the Freedom of Information Handbook is now available online and in print.

“The Arkansas Freedom of …   - Read More >


Rutledge Expands Reach of Office, Protects Consumers During First Year

January 13, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge marked her first full year in office today and said that in 2015 her office resolved 8,000 formal consumer complaints to directly benefit the consumer. From $0.60 on a billing dispute …   - Read More >


Rutledge Files Suit Against Local Car Dealer for Consumer-Protection Violations

January 12, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge filed a consumer-protection lawsuit today against Jacksonville-based Miracle Motors Corp. and its owners for advertising the sale of used vehicles and failing to provide the vehicle …   - Read More >


Rutledge Marks Record Year for Medicaid Fraud Control Unit

January 12, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today announced that the Medicaid Fraud Control Unit (MFCU) investigated more cases in 2015 than ever before, with 108 new investigations. Previously, the unit opened an average of 81 …   - Read More >


Rutledge Develops Nursing Home Checklist

January 12, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today began providing a new resource to Arkansans having to choose an appropriate nursing home or long-term residential care facility for a loved one. Rutledge has made available a …   - Read More >


Rutledge Statement on the Passing of Berryville Chief of Police David Muniz

January 08, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today issued a statement after learning of the passing of long-time Berryville Police Chief David Muniz.

“Chief David Muniz was a fighter, and I am saddened to learn of his passing,” …   - Read More >


ICYMI: Shut it Down

January 08, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Today, an op-ed written by Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge appeared in Independent Journal, or IJ Review, which is a social first, mobile first news company serving millions of Americans with shareable, informative and …   - Read More >


Rutledge Files Suit Against Arkansas Funeral Care

January 07, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge filed a consumer-protection lawsuit today against Jacksonville-based Arkansas Funeral Care (AFC) because the business did not provide various funeral-care services in a timely, …   - Read More >


Rutledge Urges Court to Protect Marine’s Religious Expression

January 07, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge has joined with nine States to file an amicus brief to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces asking to correct a misinterpretation of the Religious Freedom Restoration Act …   - Read More >