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Rutledge Selects New Deputy Attorney General for Public Protection

February 10, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge announced today that she has named Sarah Page Tacker, of Conway, a longtime attorney in the Public Protection Department to be the Deputy Attorney General for the department. Rutledge …   - Read More >


Rutledge Congratulates New Arkansas National Guard Adjutant General Mark Berry

February 07, 2015


NORTH LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge released the following statement after attending today’s Arkansas National Guard Adjutant General changing of the guard ceremony at Camp Robinson:

“Major General Mark Berry has …   - Read More >


$1.375 Billion State-Federal Settlement Reached with Standard & Poor’s

February 03, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge announced today that Arkansas, the U.S. Department of Justice and a coalition of 18 other states and the District of Columbia have reached a settlement agreement with Standard & Poor’s …   - Read More >


Judge Sides with the State, Orders Credit-Repair Agency to Cease Operation

January 30, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge announced today that Pulaski County Circuit Judge Chris Piazza has granted the Attorney General’s Office petition to enforce a civil investigative demand against a Texas company, known …   - Read More >


Rutledge Announces Warren Man Sentenced for Adult Abuse

January 26, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge announced today that a Bradley County man has been sentenced to five years in the Arkansas Department of Correction, with three years suspended, on one count of adult abuse and one count …   - Read More >


Rutledge Statement on the Passing of Cleburne County Sheriff Richard Swain

January 26, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge released the following statement today in response to the passing of Cleburne County Sheriff Richard Swain:
"For the second time in less than a week, Arkansas has lost another dedicated …   - Read More >


Rutledge Seeks Second Oral Argument in Challenge Against Amendment 83

January 23, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge announced today that she has submitted a motion to the Arkansas Supreme Court requesting a second oral argument in the appeal of the challenge against Amendment 83 to the Arkansas …   - Read More >


Rutledge Statement on the Passing of Rogers Chief of Police, James Allen

January 22, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge released the following statement today after learning that Chief James Allen of the Rogers Police Department passed away:

“I am saddened by the loss of Chief James Allen. Chief Allen …   - Read More >


Rutledge Encourages Participation in Child Safety Poster Contest

January 21, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge released the following statement today to remind Arkansas’s students in kindergarten through fifth grade of the approaching deadline for the Child Safety Poster Contest, an annual …   - Read More >


Rutledge Mourns Passing of State Senator David Wyatt

January 15, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today attended funeral services for State Senator David Wyatt. Rutledge released the following statement:
 
“Senator David Wyatt was a tireless advocate for the people of his home …   - Read More >