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Stories with organization: Arkansas Attorney General's Office
  • Arkansas attorney general: Law allows 'open carry' of guns 
    Updated: Aug-28-15 6:29 pm

    LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - A 2013 Arkansas law allows people to openly carry handguns if they don't plan on using them illegally against someone, Attorney General Leslie Rutledge said Friday, contrasting with her Democratic predecessor's stance.

  • Arkansas launches program to prevent disability fraud 
    Updated: Aug-18-15 5:50 pm

    LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - A new partnership between state and federal officials will help Arkansas investigate and prevent attempts to fraudulently obtain Social Security disability benefits before money is paid out, officials said Tuesday.

  • Rutledge joins other attorneys general to ask for EPA stay 
    Updated: Aug-14-15 7:14 pm

    LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge has joined 15 other state attorneys general in asking the U.S. Court of Appeals in the D.C. Circuit to issue an emergency stay on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Clean Power Plan.

  • Arkansas AG issues consumer alert for military families 
    Updated: Aug-13-15 3:08 am

    LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge has issued a consumer alert to educate Arkansas's active-duty servicemen and women and their families about the safeguards that are in place if they own a home or plan to buy one.

  • State says judge's suit over age rule should be thrown out 
    Updated: Aug-11-15 2:40 pm

    LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - The Arkansas attorney general's office contends that a Union County circuit judge has no grounds to sue over judicial retirement statutes and says his lawsuit should be thrown out.

  • Arkansas AG approves wording of term limits amendment 
    Updated: Aug-06-15 6:02 pm

    LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge on Thursday approved the wording of a proposal to impose stricter term limits on legislators, clearing the way for supporters to try and put the measure on next year's ballot.

  • Arkansas AG: Unclear whether JPs must officiate gay weddings 
    Updated: Aug-05-15 6:28 pm

    LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - It's unclear whether courts would require a justice of the peace to officiate over a same-sex wedding, even though clerks are required to issue licenses to gay couples, Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge said Wednesday.

  • Arkansas AG, lawmakers denounce Obama power plant rules 
    Updated: Aug-03-15 5:40 pm

    LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - Attorney General Leslie Rutledge and other top Republicans in Arkansas are criticizing and vowing to fight President Barack Obama's plan to dramatically cut emissions from U.S. power plants.