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Attorney General Calls on Arkansans to Participate in Prescription Drug Take Back Day

April 24, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today announced that she will participate in Arkansas’s Prescription Drug Take Back Day on Saturday, April 25, at Ferguson’s Furniture, the Benton Police Department’s collection site.

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CONSUMER ALERT: Disposing of Unused or Expired Prescription Medications

April 23, 2015



LITTLE ROCK – Many Arkansans have unused or expired prescription medications because they are unsure of how to properly dispose of them.
Common disposal mistakes include flushing medication down the toilet, crushing pills or throwing them …   - Read More >


Pulaski County Man Pleads Guilty to Child Pornography Charges

April 23, 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 40 years in the Arkansas Department of Correction on 10 counts of …   - Read More >


Rutledge Marks 100 Days in Office

April 22, 2015


LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today marked her 100th day in office by highlighting several achievements made during her administration. She took office on Jan. 13, 2015.
 
“I am proud of the accomplishments that …   - Read More >


Attorney General and ADEQ Reach Consent Decree with ExxonMobil

April 22, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge and Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) Director Becky Keogh today announced that a consent decree has been reached with ExxonMobil Pipeline Company and Mobil Pipe Line …   - Read More >


Rutledge Holds 1st Rutledge Roundtable in Jonesboro

April 21, 2015

JONESBORO – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge released the following statement today after holding the first of what will be a regular series of Rutledge Roundtables. Last Friday, April 17, Rutledge met with more than 15 community and …   - Read More >


Rutledge: Court Hears Arguments Challenging the EPA’s Proposed 111(d) Rule

April 16, 2015

Occurs same day that the EPA is holding a public hearing in Arkansas to discuss the federal implementation plan for regional haze

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today announced that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the …   - Read More >


Rutledge Announces Child Safety Poster Contest Winners

April 16, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today announced the winners of the 2015 Child Safety Poster Contest, which is sponsored annually by the Attorney General’s Office. This year’s poster theme was Bring Our Missing Children …   - Read More >


Rutledge to Hold First Statewide Tele-Town Hall on Arkansas FOIA

April 13, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today announced that she will hold a statewide tele-town hall meeting to educate the public about the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). Rutledge released the following …   - Read More >


Rutledge Seeks to Raise Greater Awareness of Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence

April 10, 2015


LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge issued the following statement after addressing the Arkansas Coalition Against Domestic Violence membership meeting:
 
“April is Sexual Assault Awareness month, and I am committed to …   - Read More >