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Judge Denies Request to Lift Hold on President’s Executive Action on Immigration

April 08, 2015

LITTLE ROCK, ARK. – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today released the following statement regarding a ruling by U.S. District Judge Andrew Hanen that finds the federal government misled the court regarding early implementation of …   - Read More >


Rutledge: 4th annual ‘Never Forgotten – Arkansas Takes Action’ event scheduled

April 03, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today announced June 10th as the date for the 4th annual Never Forgotten – Arkansas Takes Action event. The event was established to raise awareness of issues surrounding missing persons …   - Read More >


Rutledge, AARP Conduct Fraud Prevention Tele-Town Hall

April 01, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge and AARP Arkansas today announced that a Tuesday-evening fraud prevention tele-town hall was conducted with Arkansans from across the State. Maria Reynolds-Diaz, AARP Arkansas State …   - Read More >


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 >