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Rutledge: Supreme Court Says the EPA Cannot Ignore Costs

June 29, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today released a statement in response to the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Michigan v. EPA, a case in which Arkansas was a party. The Supreme Court ruled that the U.S. Environmental …   - Read More >


Rutledge Comments on U.S. Supreme Court Glossip v. Gross Decision

June 29, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today released a statement in response to the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Glossip v. Gross. The Supreme Court upheld a procedure used by some States to carry out executions by …   - Read More >


Rutledge Joins Lawsuit Challenging the EPA’s WOTUS Rule

June 29, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today joined with 12 other States in filing a complaint against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) challenging a new rule …   - Read More >


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 >