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Rutledge Issues Guidance Following the Supreme Court’s Decision in Obergefell v. Hodges

June 26, 2015

LITTLE ROCK - Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today released the following memo to State and local officials to offer guidance in regards to the same-sex marriage ruling from the U.S. Supreme Court.

 

MEMORANDUM

 

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Rutledge Comments on U.S. Supreme Court Obergefell v. Hodges Decision

June 26, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today released a statement in response to the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Obergefell v. Hodges. The Supreme Court ruled that same-sex couples have a right to marry in all 50 states. …   - Read More >


Rutledge Comments on U.S. Supreme Court King v. Burwell Decision

June 25, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today released a statement in response to the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in King v. Burwell. The Supreme Court upheld a provision of the Affordable Care Act, affirming that 6.4 …   - Read More >


Attorneys General Rutledge and Miller to Co-Chair Newly Formed NAAG Agriculture Committee

June 24, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge and Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller today announced that they will co-chair the newly formed National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) Agriculture Committee. Following last …   - Read More >


Rutledge Receives Patriot Award from Arkansas Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve

June 23, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today was presented with the Patriot Award by the Arkansas Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), a U.S. Department of Defense agency. The award is given in recognition of …   - Read More >


Rutledge Adds Certified Officers to Medicaid Fraud Control Unit

June 19, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today announced that she has added sworn law enforcement officers to the Medicaid Fraud Control Unit, a first for the Arkansas Attorney General’s Office.

Rutledge also announced that …   - Read More >


Rutledge Welcomes Summer Interns

June 15, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge has accepted 16 students from across the State into the Attorney General’s Office internship program.

“Internships are a vital part of higher education,” said Attorney General Rutledge. …   - Read More >


Rutledge Requests Intervention in Regional Haze Case after EPA Continually Rejects State Plans from ADEQ

June 11, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today released a statement after submitting a motion to intervene in the case, Sierra Club v. McCarthy. Despite the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) submitting robust …   - Read More >


Rutledge Seeks Rehearing before Eighth Circuit on Arkansas Human Heartbeat Protection Act

June 10, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today released the following statement after filing a petition with the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals asking for en banc rehearing to determine the constitutionality of the Arkansas …   - Read More >


Rutledge Announces Mobile Office Locations for Remainder of June

June 10, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today announced mobile office locations for the remainder of June.

Attorney General Mobile Offices assist constituents who are having consumer issues and help them file consumer …   - Read More >