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Rutledge to Welcome San Bernardino’s Lt. Brad Toms as Law Enforcement Summit Keynote

September 06, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today announced the slate of speakers for the 14th annual Arkansas Law Enforcement Summit, which will be Oct. 4 and 5. The event, to be held at Camp Robinson in North Little Rock, is a …   - Read More >


Rutledge Announces Little Rock Man Sentenced for Crimes Involving Children

September 02, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge announced today that a Pulaski County man has been sentenced to 12 years in the Arkansas Department of Correction on child exploitation charges.

Michael Don Cox, 34, of Little Rock, …   - Read More >


Rutledge Statement on the EPA’s Regional Haze Federal Implementation Plan for Arkansas

September 01, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge released a statement today after the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released its Federal Implementation Plan (FIP) to combat regional haze in Arkansas.

“The EPA refuses to …   - Read More >


Rutledge Announces Mobile Office Locations for September

August 30, 2016

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

Rutledge created the mobile office initiative in 2015 to make the office accessible to everyone, particularly to those who live …   - Read More >


Rutledge Statement on the Passing of Arkansas Sheriffs’ Association Executive Director Ronnie Baldwin

August 29, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today issued a statement after learning of the passing of Arkansas Sheriffs’ Association Executive Director Ronnie Baldwin.

“Ronnie Baldwin was a selfless public servant,” said Attorney …   - Read More >


Rutledge: CFPB Arbitration Rule Harms Consumers

August 24, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge is calling on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) to withdraw its proposed 377-page arbitration rule that seeks to limit companies and providers from including mandatory …   - Read More >


Rutledge Statement on Court’s Decision Blocking President’s Bathroom Directive

August 22, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today released a statement after U.S. District Judge Reed O’Connor issued a nationwide injunction prohibiting the Obama administration from enforcing a directive on public schools across …   - Read More >


Rutledge Announces Two Arkansans Sentenced for Medicaid Fraud

August 18, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today announced the conviction of eastern Arkansans for Medicaid fraud. Andrea Jefferson of Crittenden County pleaded guilty in Pulaski County District Court. She has been ordered to pay …   - Read More >


Rutledge Urges D.C. Circuit to Strike Down Unlawful Firearm Law

August 17, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge has joined a bipartisan coalition of attorneys general, urging the Washington D.C. Court of Appeals to strike down a restrictive and unlawful firearm law put in place by the Washington …   - Read More >


Rutledge Announces Two Women Arrested by Medicaid Fraud Control Unit

August 15, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge announced the arrest of an Izard County woman and a Bradley County woman by the Attorney General’s Medicaid Fraud Control Unit.

Anna Moore, 59, of Melbourne, turned herself in to the …   - Read More >