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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 >


Rutledge Announces Medicaid Fraud Conviction of Little Rock Woman

February 23, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today announced the conviction of a Pulaski County woman for Medicaid fraud. Quashonna Evans pleaded guilty in Pulaski County Circuit Court. Evans will serve one year probation and pay a …   - Read More >


Rutledge Welcomes Spring Interns

February 22, 2016

LITTLE ROCK - Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge has accepted five students from across the State into the Attorney General’s office internship program.

“My intent is to provide experiential learning opportunities for these interns as …   - Read More >


Rutledge Selects New Deputy Attorney General for Civil Department

February 18, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today named Ryan Owsley of Little Rock deputy attorney general for the Civil Department. Owsley is an experienced attorney who has been an assistant attorney general in the Opinions …   - Read More >


Rutledge Unveils a Laura’s Card to Assist Victims of Domestic Violence

February 17, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today unveiled a Laura’s Card to assist and empower victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. Participating in the announcement were Representatives Charlotte Douglas (R-Alma) and …   - Read More >


Rutledge Statement on the Passing of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia

February 13, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge released a statement today in response to the passing of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia.

“The United States has suffered a terrible loss with the passing of Supreme Court …   - Read More >


Rutledge Reaches Settlement with MoneyGram

February 11, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today has reached a settlement with Dallas-based MoneyGram Payment Systems Inc. resolving a multistate investigation that tied MoneyGram to fraudulent activities based on complaints from …   - Read More >


Rutledge to Offer Trainings to Combat Dating Violence

February 10, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge is continuing her push to raise awareness of domestic violence, sexual assault and dating violence by teaming up with Break the Cycle, a leading national nonprofit organization providing …   - Read More >