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Rutledge Comments on Status of Executions in Arkansas

October 09, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today released a statement in response to the decision from Judge Wendell Griffen granting a temporary restraining order of the scheduled executions in Arkansas until a preliminary …   - Read More >


Attorney General’s Office Achieves New Milestone

October 08, 2015


ASH FLAT – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today announced that since launching the mobile office initiative in May, her office has achieved a new milestone by holding office hours in all 75 counties for the first time. Rutledge …   - Read More >


Rutledge Announces Medicaid Fraud Arrest of Pulaski County Man

October 08, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge announced the arrest of a Pulaski County man by the Attorney General’s Medicaid Fraud Control Unit.

Myron Thrash, 35, of Little Rock was arrested on one count of Medicaid fraud. Thrash …   - Read More >


Rutledge Honors 2015 Outstanding Law Enforcement Officers of the Year

October 07, 2015

NORTH LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today hosted the annual awards and recognition luncheon at the 2015 Arkansas Law Enforcement Summit at Camp Robinson. The Summit, in its 13th year, had a record 600 officers from …   - Read More >


Rutledge asks U.S. Supreme Court to Decide Constitutionality of the Arkansas Human Heartbeat Protection Act

October 06, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today filed a petition for a writ of certiorari asking the U.S. Supreme Court to uphold the constitutionality of the Arkansas Human Heartbeat Protection Act. Rutledge announced her …   - Read More >


Rutledge Reacts to EPA’s Implementation of Ozone Rule

October 02, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge released a statement today following the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) decision to issue its final rule that will lower the current National Ambient Air Quality Standards for …   - Read More >


Rutledge Announces Annual Arkansas Prescription Drug Abuse Summit

October 01, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today announced the fourth annual Arkansas Prescription Drug Abuse Summit will be Nov. 3. The event, which will be held at the Hot Springs Convention Center, was established as a free …   - Read More >


Attorney General Partners with Children’s Advocacy Centers of Arkansas to host Crimes Against Children Training

September 28, 2015

NORTH LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today offered opening remarks to the Technologically Facilitated Crimes Against Children Training at Camp Robinson. More than 60 law enforcement, child advocacy service providers …   - Read More >


Rutledge Joins Multistate Investigation into Volkswagen

September 28, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today announced the State of Arkansas joined the executive committee of a multistate investigation into Volkswagen for altering emissions software to produce favorable test results.

“I am …   - Read More >


Attorney General Urges Arkansans to ‘Take Back’ Unused Medication

September 25, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today announced that she will participate in Arkansas’s Prescription Drug Take Back Day on Saturday, Sept. 26, at a Little Rock Police Department Take Back site on Kanis Road.

“Unused …   - Read More >