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Rutledge Statement on the Passing of Former Senator Dale Bumpers

January 02, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today released the following statement after learning of the passing of former Senator Dale Bumpers:

“Dale Bumpers served the people of Arkansas for years with dedication and …   - Read More >


Rutledge Reaches Settlement with Texarkana Pawn Shop

December 30, 2015


LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge and Tri-State Pawn of Texarkana Inc. have reached a settlement to resolve allegations that consumers were charged excessive interest rates on title loans, a violation of Arkansas law.
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Rutledge Warns Arkansans of Scams Following Weekend Storms and Flooding

December 29, 2015

Rutledge Warns Arkansans of Scams Following Weekend Storms and Flooding
Says, ‘the Attorney General’s office is here to protect Arkansans’


LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today is urging Arkansans to be on guard …   - Read More >


Rutledge Urges FCC to Keep Text Messages ‘Spam Free’

December 22, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge has joined other attorneys general in a comment letter to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) asking that the current safeguards and filters used to protect consumers from spam …   - Read More >


Rutledge Announces Jonesboro Woman Sentenced for Adult Abuse

December 17, 2015

JONESBORO – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge said today that a Craighead County woman has been sentenced to 90 days in the Arkansas Department of Correction and assessed a $1,000 fine on one count of adult abuse, a Class D felony.

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Rutledge: Never Forgotten Event Helps Identify Missing Person’s Remains

December 15, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge, Medical Examiner Dr. Charles Kokes and Arkansas Crime Information Center Director Jay Winters today announced that the remains found in the Arkansas River last week were identified as …   - Read More >


Rutledge Joins Request for U.S. Supreme Court to Review EPA’s Runoff Regulations

December 11, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge is part of a bipartisan group of 22 State attorneys general asking the U.S. Supreme Court to review a lower court’s decision that allows the EPA to usurp a State’s authority to regulate …   - Read More >


Arkansas Department of Veterans Affairs and Arkansas Attorney General launch Veterans non-profit verification service

December 10, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – The Arkansas Department of Veterans Affairs (ADVA) in partnership with Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge unveiled “ADVA Verified” in a press conference at the state capitol Thursday afternoon. 

The voluntary program …   - Read More >


Rutledge Announces Cabot Man Sentenced for Crimes Involving Children

December 09, 2015

LONOKE – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge announced today that a Lonoke County man has been sentenced to 35 years in the Arkansas Department of Correction on child exploitation charges.

Jason Kurtz, 28, of Cabot pleaded guilty to 30 …   - Read More >


Rutledge Roundtables Reach all 75 Counties

December 08, 2015

TEXARKANA – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today held a Rutledge Roundtable in Texarkana with local business and community leaders. The stop in Miller County marks a milestone for Rutledge as she has held at least one roundtable …   - Read More >