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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 >


Rutledge Files Suit Against the U.S. Department of Labor; Federal Court Grants Injunction

March 26, 2015

Federal agency attempted to use the FMLA to legalize same-sex marriage nationwide via executive rulemaking

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge announced today that the State has joined Texas, Louisiana and Nebraska in a …   - Read More >


Rutledge: The EPA’s Proposed WOTUS Rule is ‘Complicated, Overreaching and Infringes on States’ Rights’

March 24, 2015
In testimony before the Senate Agriculture Committee, Attorney General Rutledge says, ‘My office will pursue all legal challenges necessary to prevent an unlawful rule from impacting the State of Arkansas.’
 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Arkansas …   - Read More >


Rutledge Accepts Invitation to Testify Before Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry

March 20, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge announced today that she has accepted an invitation to appear on Tuesday, March 24, before the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry for a hearing on the …   - Read More >