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Rutledge Announces Pulaski County Man Pleads Guilty to Child Pornography Charges

March 19, 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 20 years in the Arkansas Department of Correction on five counts of …   - Read More >


Rutledge: EPA’s Proposed Ozone Rule is Harmful to the State of Arkansas

March 18, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge announced today she has submitted comments in a letter to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) concerning its proposed revision of the National Ambient Air Quality Standard for …   - Read More >


Rutledge Urges ATF to Discard Controversial Ammo Proposal

March 17, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge and 22 other state attorneys general have sent a letter to the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (ATF) urging the agency to permanently discard a proposed ban on M855 5.56 x 45mm …   - Read More >


Arkansas to Receive Settlement to Resolve Kickback Allegations Against a New Jersey based Pharmaceutical Company

March 16, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today announced that the National Association of Medicaid Fraud Control Units joined the federal government to reach an agreement in principle with the pharmaceutical manufacturer …   - Read More >


Rutledge Statement on Milligan Investigation

March 13, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today announced that she concluded her investigation of Treasurer of State Dennis Milligan and his hiring of a relative to his administration, a violation of Arkansas law. Rutledge …   - Read More >


Rutledge: Solicitor General would Benefit Arkansas

March 10, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today testified before the General Assembly Joint Budget Subcommittee on Personnel to discuss the Attorney General’s Office budget and to request approval for the reclassification of a …   - Read More >


Intervention Granted for the State of Arkansas Against EPA’s Proposed 111(d) Rule

March 09, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge announced today that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia has granted the State’s motion to intervene in a federal lawsuit against the Environmental Protection Agency’s …   - Read More >


Rutledge: Amendment 83 Stay will remain as Appeal moves forward

March 04, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today released the following statement after U.S. District Court Judge Kristine Baker issued an order denying the plaintiffs’ request to lift the stay of her ruling in the challenge to …   - Read More >


Rutledge Delivers Testimony before U.S. House Oversight Subcommittee on the Interior

February 26, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today appeared before the U.S. House of Representatives Oversight Subcommittee on the Interior to offer testimony on U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulations and their …   - Read More >


Rutledge to Testify before House Oversight Subcommittee on the Interior

February 24, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge announced today that she will appear before the U.S. House of Representatives Oversight Subcommittee on the Interior on Thursday, Feb. 26, to offer testimony on the U.S. …   - Read More >