“Mayor Smith was elected to serve the people of Glenwood and instead he chose to use his position to privately and financially benefit himself,” said Attorney General Rutledge.
The letter follows a 6-3 decision by the U.S. Supreme Court last week blocking the Biden Administration’s OSHA vaccine mandate in response to a legal challenge brought by Attorney General Rutledge and other state attorneys general in addition to trade groups, nonprofits and private businesses.
Attorney General Rutledge is calling for the FCC to require gateway providers – the companies that allow foreign calls into the United States – to take steps to reduce the number of illegal robocalls that enter the U.S. telephone network
LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today announced an almost $8 million dollar civil settlement with Empower Healthcare Solutions, LLC (Empower). The false claims settlement was based on a joint investigation conducted by the Medicaid Fraud Control Unit (MFCU) of the Attorney General’s Office and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General. The investigation was initiated after the Arkansas Department of Human Services (DHS) and the Arkansas Medicaid Inspector General raised questions concerning how Empower was reporting expenses in 2020.
The federal Head Start program provides educational and related services to low-income families of preschool-age children. Arkansas has 177 Head Start locations for children 3-5 years old and 130 Early Head Start locations for children from infant to 3 years old.
“The Sixth Circuit’s decision is extremely disappointing for Arkansans because it will force them to get the shot or lose their jobs,” said Attorney General Rutledge.
Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge announced recent noteworthy arrests and convictions by the Medicaid Fraud Control Unit (MFCU) of the Arkansas Attorney General’s Office.