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Rutledge Announces Restitution for Victims of Sprint and Verizon Mobile Cramming

May 12, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today announced that she, along with 49 other state attorneys general, the District of Columbia, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) and the Federal Communications Commission …   - Read More >


Rutledge Announces Additional Mobile Office in Benton County

May 08, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today announced an additional mobile office location to be held in Benton County on Tuesday, May 12. In addition to the already scheduled office in Bella Vista, a mobile office will be …   - Read More >


Rutledge: ‘Second Amendment Must be Applied Equally’

May 06, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge has joined a bipartisan group of attorneys general from 20 other states in an amicus brief led by the State of Alabama to the Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals urging the court to …   - Read More >


Attorney General’s Office Launches Military and Veterans Initiative Rutledge holds first Roundtable with stakeholders

May 01, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge announced that she is launching a Military and Veterans Initiative at the Attorney General’s Office. This initiative will assist active duty military, reservists, veterans and their …   - Read More >


Rutledge Comments on 8th Circuit Decision Not to Hear Argument in State’s Appeal of Amendment 83

April 29, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today released the following statement after an Eighth Circuit panel issued an order holding the State’s appeal in Jernigan v. McDaniel in abeyance pending the outcome of the same-sex …   - Read More >


Rutledge Announces Attorney General Mobile Offices

April 28, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge announced Saturday, April 25, at the Associated Press Managing Editors Association Annual Conference in Hot Springs that she is launching a new initiative to help take the Attorney …   - Read More >


Rutledge Signs Statement of Support for Guard and Reserve

April 27, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today signed a Statement of Support for the National Guard and Army Reserve. The statement encourages the employment of Guardsman and Reservists across the State and in the Attorney …   - Read More >


Rutledge Urges the EPA to Withdraw Federal Implementation Plan for Regional Haze

April 24, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today announced that she has submitted comments to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regarding a proposed consent decree that would obligate the EPA to promulgate a Federal …   - Read More >


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 >