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Prescription Drug Abuse Summit Held in Hot Springs

November 03, 2015

HOT SPRINGS – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today, along with the Arkansas Office of the Drug Director, Arkansas State Board of Pharmacy and the Criminal Justice Institute, a division of the University of Arkansas System, hosted …   - Read More >


ICYMI: One Victim is Too Many

October 29, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – Today, an op-ed written by Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge appeared in the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. The piece detailed actions Rutledge intends to take to raise awareness of and bring an end to domestic violence and …   - Read More >


Rutledge Joins Challenge to the EPA’s Ozone Rule

October 28, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today announced that she has joined a multistate lawsuit challenging the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) rule that will lower the current National Ambient Air Quality Standards …   - Read More >


Rutledge Announces Upcoming Mobile Office Locations

October 23, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today announced upcoming mobile office locations.

Attorney General Rutledge created the mobile office initiative to reach consumers where they live. Earlier this month the initiative …   - Read More >


Rutledge Joins Challenge to the EPA’s Carbon Rule

October 23, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today announced that she has joined 23 other States in filing a lawsuit that challenges the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) unlawful “Clean Power Plan,” which was published in …   - Read More >


Attorney General’s Office Accepting Applications for Spring Semester Interns

October 21, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today announced that her office is accepting applications for interns during the spring semester, which will begin on Jan. 4, 2016.

“Internships offer students a fulfilling learning …   - Read More >


Rutledge Comments on Arkansas Supreme Court’s Decision to Stay Executions

October 20, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today released a statement in response to the decision from the Arkansas Supreme Court to grant the prisoners’ request for a stay of executions until proceedings at the Circuit Court are …   - Read More >


Rutledge Announces Trumann Woman Sentenced for Medicaid Fraud

October 19, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge announced today that a Poinsett County woman has been sentenced to five years of probation on a Medicaid fraud charge.

Kelly Gregg, 43, of Trumann pleaded guilty to billing for Medicaid …   - Read More >


Rutledge: State Should Maintain its Authority over Drilling Permits

October 15, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today announced that she sent a letter to the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Director Neil Kornze raising concerns about the scope of the BLM’s proposed rules for onshore oil and gas …   - Read More >


Attorney General Co-Hosts VALOR Training

October 13, 2015

BRYANT – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today offered opening remarks to those attending the VALOR Training in Bryant, Arkansas. Over 100 law enforcement officers will attend the three-day event, which is hosted by the U.S. …   - Read More >