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Arkansas alarm company settles allegations of illegal sale tactics

By Marian Johns | Dec 11, 2018

LITTLE ROCK — An Arkansas alarm company has settled charges of violating the state's Deceptive Trade Practices Act and Home Solicitation Sales Act with its sales practices and misleading of customers, according to the state's Attorney General's Office.

Environmentalists allege violations of Clean Air Act in Arkansas federal court

By Bree Gonzales | Nov 28, 2018

LITTLE ROCK — Environmental activists are suing Entergy Arkansas Inc., Entergy Power LLC, and Entergy Mississippi Inc., power plant owners/operators, citing alleged violations of the Clean Air Act.

Arkansas attorney general proposes nearly $6 million budget cuts for 2020-21 fiscal year

By Marian Johns | Nov 21, 2018

LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge has proposed more than $5.8 million in cuts for her office's fiscal years 2020 and 2021 budgets in what the attorney general says is an effort to utilize taxpayer funds more effectively.

Arkansas attorney general defends Trump administration's Corporate Average Fuel Economy changes

By Marian Johns | Nov 7, 2018

LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge is among five other state attorneys general defending the Trump administration's efforts to change the Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) guidelines.

Arkansas asks U.S. Supreme Court to uphold state law regulating pharmacy reimbursements

By Marian Johns | Nov 2, 2018

LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to uphold a state law that allows pharmacies to be reimbursed by pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs) for prescriptions they dispense to insured individuals at wholesale inventory costs.

ARKANSAS ATTORNEY GENERAL: Rutledge welcomes fall law clerks

By Press release submission | Sep 30, 2018

Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge welcomed a new class of law clerks for the fall session to the Attorney General’s office.

ARKANSAS ATTORNEY GENERAL: Rutledge announces arrest of Two Arkansas Women for Medicaid Fraud

By Press release submission | Sep 13, 2018

Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge announced the arrest of Crittenden County and Desha County women.

ARKANSAS ATTORNEY GENERAL: Rutledge announces arrest of Warren Dentist for Medicaid Fraud

By Press release submission | Sep 9, 2018

Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge announced the arrest of a Bradley County dentist.

Arkansas attorney general alleges Alert America closed doors without paying third parties for services

By Marian Johns | Sep 7, 2018

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Legal Newsline) – The state of Arkansas and Attorney General Leslie Rutledge have filed a consumer-protection lawsuit against a company that allegedly sold third-party alarm monitoring and then closed its business without returning money customers had prepaid for services.

New Jersey man fights to keep his house, seeks reversal of $12.5M ruling in junk fax suit

By John Sammon | Sep 5, 2018

A New Jersey man whose business is in Chapter 11 bankruptcy and who might lose his home is fighting a $12.5 million judgment against him in an Arkansas court because of what he maintains was the innocent sending of a single fax.

Arkansas attorney general lauds Trump's rollback of Clean Power Plan

By Marian Johns | Sep 3, 2018

LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge has praised the Trump administration's recent rollback of the Clean Power Plan, a law aimed at lowering carbon dioxide emissions.

Arkansas circuit court finds auto dealer liable for nearly 60 violations

By Marian Johns | Sep 3, 2018

LITTLE ROCK — A circuit court judge has found an Arkansas auto dealer liable for nearly 60 violations of the state's Deceptive Trade Practices Act and $590,000 in civil penalties.

Arkansas attorney general applauds FDA warning on unwashed poppy seeds

By Marian Johns | Aug 27, 2018

LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge is applauding a recent warning by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regarding unwashed poppy seeds and online sales.

ARKANSAS ATTORNEY GENERAL: Rutledge announces arrest of Clinton Woman for Stealing Opioids

By Press release submission | Aug 11, 2018

Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge announced the arrest of a Van Buren County woman.

ARKANSAS ATTORNEY GENERAL: Settlement reached with Medical Device Company

By Press release submission | Aug 3, 2018

Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge announced that she has joined a coalition of all 50 states, the District of Columbia and the federal government to settle allegations against Delaware-based medical device maker, Alere Inc

Arkansas requests online retailers to remove unwashed poppy seeds after morphine intoxication death

By Marian Johns | Jul 27, 2018

LITTLE ROCK — The state of Arkansas is asking online retailers to remove "unwashed" poppy seeds from their product selections after an Arkansas man died from morphine intoxication as a result of consuming tea made from the unwashed seeds.

Hormel Foods, other companies alleged to have conspired to fix prices of pork

By Bree Gonzales | Jul 24, 2018

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (Legal Newsline) – A Jamestown, New York company alleges that it has paid more for pork because of a conspiracy among companies in the wholesale pork market.

Arkansas AG's office adds division to fight public corruption

By Carol Ostrow | Jul 19, 2018

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Legal Newsline) — Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge recently established a new sector within the AG office’s Special Investigations Department called the Public Integrity Division, assigning two extra investigators to focus on public corruption.

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