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Rutledge Statement on Appointment of Gov. Perdue to be Secretary of Agriculture

January 19, 2017

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge released a statement today following President-elect Donald Trump’s selection of former Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue to be the Secretary of Agriculture.

“Governor Sonny Perdue is an …   - Read More >


Rutledge: New Administration Should Withdraw Critical Habitat Rules

January 19, 2017

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge, along with 13 other states, sent a letter to the Trump Transition Team, urging the incoming administration to issue an executive order that restores the definition of “critical …   - Read More >


Rutledge Calls on U.S. Senate to Confirm EPA Administrator Nominee Scott Pruitt

January 18, 2017

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today released a statement after she attended the U.S. Senate Environment and Public Works Committee confirmation hearing of President-elect Donald Trump’s nominee to lead the …   - Read More >


Rutledge Celebrates Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

January 16, 2017

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge released a statement today in observance of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday.

“Communities across Arkansas and the nation are pausing today to remember Dr. Martin Luther King …   - Read More >


Rutledge Praises District Court for Protecting State-Federal Partnership Model

January 13, 2017

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today praised a decision from the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana that protects state-federal partnerships as an integral part of the Clean Water Act and its …   - Read More >


Rutledge Urges U.S. Supreme Court to Protect Students’ Privacy Rights

January 11, 2017

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge has joined a bi-partisan coalition of 23 states, led by West Virginia, filing an amicus brief in the U.S. Supreme Court urging the protection of the privacy rights of all students.

In …   - Read More >


Attorney General’s Office to Host Winter Webcast Series

January 11, 2017

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today opened registration for a Winter Webcast Series of trainings on internet safety, dating violence prevention, common scams, identity theft and the Arkansas Freedom of Information …   - Read More >


Rutledge Statement on Law Enforcement Appreciation Day

January 09, 2017

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today released a statement in recognition of Law Enforcement Appreciation Day.

“On this annual day of appreciation, I want to express my sincere thanks and steadfast commitment to the …   - Read More >


Rutledge Selects New Leadership for State Agencies Department

January 07, 2017

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today named Olan “Butch” Reeves of Bryant as deputy attorney general for the State Agencies Department and Nga Mahfouz of Hot Springs as the senior assistant attorney general.

“Butch …   - Read More >


Rutledge Announces Arrest of Two Arkansas Women for Medicaid Fraud

December 28, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today announced the arrest of a Craighead County woman and Hot Spring County woman.

Jamie Anderson, 28, of Jonesboro was arrested by the Craighead County Sheriff’s office and held at …   - Read More >