News Releases

News Releases | Consumer Alerts |

Rutledge Statement on the Passing of Berryville Chief of Police David Muniz

January 08, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today issued a statement after learning of the passing of long-time Berryville Police Chief David Muniz.

“Chief David Muniz was a fighter, and I am saddened to learn of his passing,” …   - Read More >


ICYMI: Shut it Down

January 08, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Today, an op-ed written by Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge appeared in Independent Journal, or IJ Review, which is a social first, mobile first news company serving millions of Americans with shareable, informative and …   - Read More >


Rutledge Files Suit Against Arkansas Funeral Care

January 07, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge filed a consumer-protection lawsuit today against Jacksonville-based Arkansas Funeral Care (AFC) because the business did not provide various funeral-care services in a timely, …   - Read More >


Rutledge Urges Court to Protect Marine’s Religious Expression

January 07, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge has joined with nine States to file an amicus brief to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces asking to correct a misinterpretation of the Religious Freedom Restoration Act …   - Read More >


Rutledge Announces Mobile Office Locations for January

January 06, 2016

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

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


Rutledge Statement on the President’s Action to Implement Gun Control through Executive Order

January 05, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today released a statement after President Barack Obama announced executive actions to restrict gun rights of law-abiding Americans.

“Enhancing public safety and reducing the impact of …   - Read More >


Rutledge Statement on the Passing of Former Senator Dale Bumpers

January 02, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today released the following statement after learning of the passing of former Senator Dale Bumpers:

“Dale Bumpers served the people of Arkansas for years with dedication and …   - Read More >


Rutledge Reaches Settlement with Texarkana Pawn Shop

December 30, 2015


LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge and Tri-State Pawn of Texarkana Inc. have reached a settlement to resolve allegations that consumers were charged excessive interest rates on title loans, a violation of Arkansas law.
  …   - Read More >


Rutledge Warns Arkansans of Scams Following Weekend Storms and Flooding

December 29, 2015

Rutledge Warns Arkansans of Scams Following Weekend Storms and Flooding
Says, ‘the Attorney General’s office is here to protect Arkansans’


LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today is urging Arkansans to be on guard …   - Read More >


Rutledge Urges FCC to Keep Text Messages ‘Spam Free’

December 22, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge has joined other attorneys general in a comment letter to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) asking that the current safeguards and filters used to protect consumers from spam …   - Read More >