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Leslie Rutledge
Banking & Finance / Government & Politics / Health Care

Arkansas AG Says Lawmakers Should Have Say in Opioid Funds

Funds are being directed to general revenue with the recommendation that a commission be established to oversee spending. read more >
Health Care / Legal

CVS, Walgreens Finalize $10B in Settlements Over Opioids

States announced final details Monday of settlements that the two largest pharmacy chains in the U.S. offered last month. read more >
Doug McMillon, Walmart president and CEO, received $23.6 million in total compensation last year.
Legal / Public Companies / Retail

Walmart Reports Q3 Loss, Announces $3.1B Opioid Settlement

Sales at stores opened at least a year rose 8.2%, higher than the 6.5% in the previous quarter. read more >
Health Care / Legal

Teva Settles Arkansas Price-Fixing Case for $931K

Under the terms of the settlement, the state will dismiss all of its claims against Teva and its affiliates once payment has been made. read more >
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Health Care / Legal / Media & Marketing

Arkansas Gets $13.6M in Settlement With Vape Maker Juul

It's part of a nearly $440 million settlement with 33 states over the company's marketing to teens. read more >
Jason Rapert
Government & Politics / Legal

Settlement Requires Arkansas Senator to Unblock Critics

American Atheists announced the settlement in its federal lawsuit against Arkansas over Republican Sen. Jason Rapert's social media. read more >
Media & Marketing / Public Companies

Uniti Reaches $39M Settlement With Investors

The company was accused of concealing known risks connected to a $310 million judgment against Windstream in 2019. read more >
Agriculture & Poultry / Government & Politics / Legal / Restaurants & Food

Smithfield Foods Settles Pork Price-Fixing Lawsuit for $42M

Additional price-fixing lawsuits have also been filed against chicken producers. Nearly $200 million of settlements have been approved in those chicken cases. read more >
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Banking & Finance / Education / Investments / Legal

Fund Manager Pleads Guilty to Fraud After Arkansas Teacher Pension Losses

Allianz Global Investors U.S. has agreed to pay more than $6 billion in penalties and restitution to investors. read more >
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Government & Politics / Legal / Public Companies

Walmart, Kohl’s Settle With FTC Over False Marketing Allegations

The companies marketed dozens of home textile products as environmentally friendly bamboo when they were actually rayon, according to regulators. read more >