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Rutledge Statement on the Passing of Former Congressman John Paul Hammerschmidt

April 01, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today released the following statement after learning of the passing of former Congressman John Paul Hammerschmidt:

“I am heartbroken by the news that my dear friend and campaign …   - Read More >


Rutledge Files Suit Against the U.S. Department of Labor; Federal Court Grants Injunction

March 26, 2015

Federal agency attempted to use the FMLA to legalize same-sex marriage nationwide via executive rulemaking

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge announced today that the State has joined Texas, Louisiana and Nebraska in a …   - Read More >


Rutledge: The EPA’s Proposed WOTUS Rule is ‘Complicated, Overreaching and Infringes on States’ Rights’

March 24, 2015
In testimony before the Senate Agriculture Committee, Attorney General Rutledge says, ‘My office will pursue all legal challenges necessary to prevent an unlawful rule from impacting the State of Arkansas.’
 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Arkansas …   - Read More >


Rutledge Accepts Invitation to Testify Before Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry

March 20, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge announced today that she has accepted an invitation to appear on Tuesday, March 24, before the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry for a hearing on the …   - Read More >


Rutledge Comments on Arkansas Supreme Court Decision to Uphold the State’s Lethal Injection Statute

March 19, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge issued the following statement after reviewing the decision of the Arkansas Supreme Court to uphold the State’s lethal injection statute:

“I am pleased that the State’s highest Court …   - Read More >


Rutledge Announces Pulaski County Man Pleads Guilty to Child Pornography Charges

March 19, 2015


LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge announced today that a Pulaski County man has pleaded guilty to child pornography charges and has been sentenced to 20 years in the Arkansas Department of Correction on five counts of …   - Read More >


Rutledge: EPA’s Proposed Ozone Rule is Harmful to the State of Arkansas

March 18, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge announced today she has submitted comments in a letter to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) concerning its proposed revision of the National Ambient Air Quality Standard for …   - Read More >


Rutledge Urges ATF to Discard Controversial Ammo Proposal

March 17, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge and 22 other state attorneys general have sent a letter to the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (ATF) urging the agency to permanently discard a proposed ban on M855 5.56 x 45mm …   - Read More >


Arkansas to Receive Settlement to Resolve Kickback Allegations Against a New Jersey based Pharmaceutical Company

March 16, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today announced that the National Association of Medicaid Fraud Control Units joined the federal government to reach an agreement in principle with the pharmaceutical manufacturer …   - Read More >


Rutledge Statement on Milligan Investigation

March 13, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today announced that she concluded her investigation of Treasurer of State Dennis Milligan and his hiring of a relative to his administration, a violation of Arkansas law. Rutledge …   - Read More >