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Rutledge Announces Mobile Office Locations for February

January 29, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today announced mobile office locations for February.

Attorney General Rutledge created the mobile office initiative to make the office accessible to everyone, particularly to those who …   - Read More >


Rutledge Announces Austin Man Sentenced for Crimes Involving Children

January 28, 2016

LONOKE – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge announced today that a Lonoke County man has been sentenced to 40 years in the Arkansas Department of Correction on child exploitation charges.

John Herndon, 64, of Austin pleaded guilty to …   - Read More >


Rutledge Adds Prescription Drug Take Back Boxes to Mobile Offices

January 27, 2016

BENTON – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today said that she is expanding the services offered at Attorney General Mobile Offices to include Prescription Drug Take Back boxes. Constituents will continue to receive help with …   - Read More >


Rutledge Calls on CDC to Adopt Guidelines for Prescribing Pain Medications

January 26, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge has joined with other attorneys general, calling on the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) to act quickly to adopt the proposed federal guidelines for prescribing opioids for chronic …   - Read More >


Rutledge to Make Parent/Teacher Child Safety Booths Available at Local Schools

January 25, 2016

POCAHONTAS – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today visited Alma Spikes Elementary School in Pocahontas to share with parents, teachers and administrators the resources the Attorney General’s office has to offer at the new …   - Read More >


Rutledge Announces Little Rock Man Sentenced for Crimes Involving Children

January 22, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge announced today that a Pulaski County man has been sentenced to 30 years in the Arkansas Department of Correction on child exploitation charges.

Roberto Almaraz, 49, of Little Rock …   - Read More >


Rutledge: Government Must Protect, Not Curtail, Beliefs of Religious Nonprofits

January 21, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge has joined with 20 states to file an amicus brief to the U.S. Supreme Court arguing that the contraceptive mandate contained in the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare, infringes upon the …   - Read More >


Rutledge: The EPA Should Withdraw the MATS Rule

January 21, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge has submitted comments to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in response to the EPA’s Mercury and Air Toxics Standards (MATS) supplemental finding on costs.

“The EPA should …   - Read More >


Rutledge: 332 Years in Prison for Those Sentenced for Crimes Involving Children

January 20, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today announced the 2015 statistics from the Attorney General’s Cyber Crimes Unit.

Law enforcement officers arrested six individuals from across the State for crimes involving the …   - Read More >


Rutledge Statement on Supreme Court’s Decision to Hear Immigration Case

January 19, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today released a statement in response to the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to grant certiorari in the challenge to President Obama’s executive action on immigration.

“The President’s …   - Read More >