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Rutledge Calls on CDC to Adopt Guidelines for Prescribing Pain Medications

January 26, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge has joined with other attorneys general, calling on the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) to act quickly to adopt the proposed federal guidelines for prescribing opioids for chronic …   - Read More >


Rutledge to Make Parent/Teacher Child Safety Booths Available at Local Schools

January 25, 2016

POCAHONTAS – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today visited Alma Spikes Elementary School in Pocahontas to share with parents, teachers and administrators the resources the Attorney General’s office has to offer at the new …   - Read More >


Rutledge Announces Little Rock Man Sentenced for Crimes Involving Children

January 22, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge announced today that a Pulaski County man has been sentenced to 30 years in the Arkansas Department of Correction on child exploitation charges.

Roberto Almaraz, 49, of Little Rock …   - Read More >


Rutledge: Government Must Protect, Not Curtail, Beliefs of Religious Nonprofits

January 21, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge has joined with 20 states to file an amicus brief to the U.S. Supreme Court arguing that the contraceptive mandate contained in the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare, infringes upon the …   - Read More >


Rutledge: The EPA Should Withdraw the MATS Rule

January 21, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge has submitted comments to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in response to the EPA’s Mercury and Air Toxics Standards (MATS) supplemental finding on costs.

“The EPA should …   - Read More >


Rutledge: 332 Years in Prison for Those Sentenced for Crimes Involving Children

January 20, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today announced the 2015 statistics from the Attorney General’s Cyber Crimes Unit.

Law enforcement officers arrested six individuals from across the State for crimes involving the …   - Read More >


Rutledge Statement on Supreme Court’s Decision to Hear Immigration Case

January 19, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today released a statement in response to the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to grant certiorari in the challenge to President Obama’s executive action on immigration.

“The President’s …   - Read More >


Rutledge Statement on the United States Supreme Court’s Decision to Not Hear the Human Heartbeat Protection Act Case

January 19, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today released a statement in response to the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision not to grant her request for a writ of certiorari to uphold the constitutionality of the Arkansas Human …   - Read More >


Rutledge: The King Holiday is a Day of Remembrance and Active Service

January 18, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge released a statement today in observance of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday.

“Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. worked tirelessly to bring freedom and justice to all,” said Attorney …   - Read More >


Rutledge Takes Action Against Orientacion Latina

January 15, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge filed a consumer-protection lawsuit on Tuesday against “notario” Yovana Hartin, also known as Yovana Diaz, and her business Orientacion Latina in Little Rock for false advertising. …   - Read More >