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Attorney General’s Office Launches Military and Veterans Initiative Rutledge holds first Roundtable with stakeholders

May 01, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge announced that she is launching a Military and Veterans Initiative at the Attorney General’s Office. This initiative will assist active duty military, reservists, veterans and their …   - Read More >


Rutledge Comments on 8th Circuit Decision Not to Hear Argument in State’s Appeal of Amendment 83

April 29, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today released the following statement after an Eighth Circuit panel issued an order holding the State’s appeal in Jernigan v. McDaniel in abeyance pending the outcome of the same-sex …   - Read More >


Rutledge Announces Attorney General Mobile Offices

April 28, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge announced Saturday, April 25, at the Associated Press Managing Editors Association Annual Conference in Hot Springs that she is launching a new initiative to help take the Attorney …   - Read More >


Rutledge Signs Statement of Support for Guard and Reserve

April 27, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today signed a Statement of Support for the National Guard and Army Reserve. The statement encourages the employment of Guardsman and Reservists across the State and in the Attorney …   - Read More >


Rutledge Urges the EPA to Withdraw Federal Implementation Plan for Regional Haze

April 24, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today announced that she has submitted comments to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regarding a proposed consent decree that would obligate the EPA to promulgate a Federal …   - Read More >


Attorney General Calls on Arkansans to Participate in Prescription Drug Take Back Day

April 24, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today announced that she will participate in Arkansas’s Prescription Drug Take Back Day on Saturday, April 25, at Ferguson’s Furniture, the Benton Police Department’s collection site.

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CONSUMER ALERT: Disposing of Unused or Expired Prescription Medications

April 23, 2015



LITTLE ROCK – Many Arkansans have unused or expired prescription medications because they are unsure of how to properly dispose of them.
Common disposal mistakes include flushing medication down the toilet, crushing pills or throwing them …   - Read More >


Pulaski County Man Pleads Guilty to Child Pornography Charges

April 23, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge announced today that a Pulaski County man has pleaded guilty to child pornography charges and has been sentenced to 40 years in the Arkansas Department of Correction on 10 counts of …   - Read More >


Rutledge Marks 100 Days in Office

April 22, 2015


LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today marked her 100th day in office by highlighting several achievements made during her administration. She took office on Jan. 13, 2015.
 
“I am proud of the accomplishments that …   - Read More >


Attorney General and ADEQ Reach Consent Decree with ExxonMobil

April 22, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge and Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) Director Becky Keogh today announced that a consent decree has been reached with ExxonMobil Pipeline Company and Mobil Pipe Line …   - Read More >