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Rutledge Applauds CDC for Adopting Guidelines for Prescribing Pain Medications

March 16, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today applauded the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) for acting quickly to adopt federal guidelines for prescribing opioids for chronic pain. The adoption comes after Rutledge and 35 …   - Read More >


Rutledge to Host Youth Summit

March 15, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge is continuing her push to raise awareness of dating violence by making it the theme of a Youth Summit for seventh through 12th graders. The Youth Summit will be from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. …   - Read More >


Rutledge Announces Blytheville Woman Sentenced for Medicaid Fraud

March 11, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today announced the conviction of a Mississippi County woman for Medicaid fraud. Lenisha Daniels pleaded guilty in Pulaski County Circuit Court. Daniels will serve three years probation …   - Read More >


Rutledge Urges U.S. Supreme Court to Allow States to Protect the Health and Safety of Women

March 09, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge has joined with 23 other states to file a bipartisan amicus brief to the U.S. Supreme Court urging that states continue the long-standing practice of being able to protect patients and …   - Read More >


Rutledge: D.C. Circuit Grants Stay of Costly FCC Order

March 07, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today released a statement after the Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit granted in part a motion to stay an order of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) that effectively …   - Read More >


Rutledge Discusses EPA’s Unlawful Carbon Plan at CPAC

March 03, 2016

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge participated today in a panel discussion, “The Lights Go Down in the City: The Journey to Energy Self Sufficiency,” at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in …   - Read More >


Attorney General’s Office Accepting Applications for Summer Interns

March 02, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today announced that her office is accepting applications for summer interns. The summer internship session will begin on May 23.

“Internships can be invaluable for college students to …   - Read More >


Attorney General, Press Association Announce 2016 FOIA Roadshows

February 26, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge and the Arkansas Press Association (APA) today announced the 2016 schedule for the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Roadshows, which are informal workshops on the act and include the …   - Read More >


Rutledge Seeks to Challenge Costly FCC Order

February 24, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today has filed a motion to intervene in a federal lawsuit against the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). The lawsuit challenges an FCC order that would effectively limit the …   - Read More >


Rutledge Announces Mobile Office Locations for March

February 24, 2016

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

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