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Rutledge: Court Hears Arguments Challenging the EPA’s Proposed 111(d) Rule

April 16, 2015

Occurs same day that the EPA is holding a public hearing in Arkansas to discuss the federal implementation plan for regional haze

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today announced that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the …   - Read More >


Rutledge Announces Child Safety Poster Contest Winners

April 16, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today announced the winners of the 2015 Child Safety Poster Contest, which is sponsored annually by the Attorney General’s Office. This year’s poster theme was Bring Our Missing Children …   - Read More >


Rutledge to Hold First Statewide Tele-Town Hall on Arkansas FOIA

April 13, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today announced that she will hold a statewide tele-town hall meeting to educate the public about the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). Rutledge released the following …   - Read More >


Rutledge Seeks to Raise Greater Awareness of Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence

April 10, 2015


LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge issued the following statement after addressing the Arkansas Coalition Against Domestic Violence membership meeting:
 
“April is Sexual Assault Awareness month, and I am committed to …   - Read More >


Rutledge Distributes Funds from S&P Settlement to Help Arkansans and Provide for Public Safety Needs

April 10, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge announced today that the $21.5 million from the Standard & Poor’s (S&P) settlement will be distributed in accordance with Act 763 of 2013.

This follows her Feb. 3 announcement of the …   - Read More >


Attorney General’s Office to Launch Intern Program

April 09, 2015

LITTLE ROCK, ARK. – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge announced today that her office is launching an intern program for college students seeking to learn more about a career in government and public service.

“Internships can be …   - Read More >


Judge Denies Request to Lift Hold on President’s Executive Action on Immigration

April 08, 2015

LITTLE ROCK, ARK. – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today released the following statement regarding a ruling by U.S. District Judge Andrew Hanen that finds the federal government misled the court regarding early implementation of …   - Read More >


Rutledge: 4th annual ‘Never Forgotten – Arkansas Takes Action’ event scheduled

April 03, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today announced June 10th as the date for the 4th annual Never Forgotten – Arkansas Takes Action event. The event was established to raise awareness of issues surrounding missing persons …   - Read More >


Rutledge, AARP Conduct Fraud Prevention Tele-Town Hall

April 01, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge and AARP Arkansas today announced that a Tuesday-evening fraud prevention tele-town hall was conducted with Arkansans from across the State. Maria Reynolds-Diaz, AARP Arkansas State …   - Read More >


Rutledge Statement on the Passing of Former Congressman John Paul Hammerschmidt

April 01, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today released the following statement after learning of the passing of former Congressman John Paul Hammerschmidt:

“I am heartbroken by the news that my dear friend and campaign …   - Read More >