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Leslie Rutledge Rejects Wording of Campaign Finance Measure

by Associated Press 4/27/2016 6:56 am

Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge has rejected the wording of a proposed constitutional amendment that would expand the state's ban on lobbyist gifts to elected officials.

Leslie Rutledge Approves Wording of Marijuana Proposal

by Associated Press 4/26/2016 7:04 am

Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge has approved the wording of a proposal to legalize recreational and medical marijuana, allowing supporters to begin gathering signatures to put the measure on the November ballot.

Arkansas AG Approves Ballot Measure Wording on Court Damages

by Associated Press 4/21/2016 5:55 am

Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge has approved the wording of a measure to limit lawsuit damages awarded against health care providers, clearing the way for supporters to try and put the proposal on the November ballot.

Leslie Rutledge Rejects Marijuana Proposal Again

by Associated Press 4/7/2016 2:34 pm

Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge is again rejecting a proposed state constitutional amendment by Mary Berry of Summit to legalize marijuana in Arkansas.

Lawyers: Court Should Void Arkansas Execution Law

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 4/5/2016 6:54 am

Attorneys for death row inmates urged the Arkansas Supreme Court on Monday to toss the state's execution law, saying provisions that allow the state to withhold information about its lethal injection drugs are unconstitutional and therefore undermine the entire law.

Arkansas Appealing Ruling on City's LGBT Protections

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 3/30/2016 11:59 am

Arkansas' attorney general is appealing a judge's ruling that a city ban on discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity doesn't conflict with a state law aimed at blocking local protections for gays and lesbians.

Arkansas Attorney General Again Rejects Marijuana Proposal

by Associated Press 3/18/2016 10:41 am

Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge has again rejected a proposed state constitutional amendment by Mary Berry of Summit to legalize marijuana in Arkansas.

Judge Blocks Arkansas Abortion Pill Restrictions

by Associated Press 3/15/2016 6:56 am

A federal judge on Monday issued a new order blocking Arkansas from enforcing its limits on how the abortion pill is administered in the state, expressing skepticism about the benefit of the restrictions approved last year.

Panel to Investigate Milligan, Rutledge Iowa Campaign Trips

by Associated Press 2/18/2016 12:52 pm

A Little Rock attorney says the Arkansas Ethics Commission has opened an investigation into whether the state's attorney general and treasurer committed ethics violations by campaigning in Iowa last month for former Gov. Mike Huckabee as part of his now-suspended presidential campaign.

Arkansas Attorney General Approves Wording of Medical Marijuana Proposal

by Associated Press 2/18/2016 6:47 am

Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge approved the wording of a proposal to legalize medical marijuana on Wednesday, clearing the way for supporters to try and put the measure on the November ballot.

Several Ballot Measures Just Need Signatures

by Gwen Moritz 2/15/2016 12:00 am

Marijuana, alcohol and a new limit on legislative referrals have been certified and may appear on the statewide ballot later this year if enough signature are collected from registered voters.

Leslie Rutledge: Ruling to Block Clean Power Plan Is Good News

by Associated Press 2/10/2016 7:03 am

Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge says the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to temporarily block President Barack Obama's plan to cut power plant emissions is good news. Arkansas is one of 27 states suing to halt implementation of the Clean Power Plan.

Pharmacists Still Tackling Drug Rates

by Mark Friedman 2/8/2016 12:00 am

The Arkansas Pharmacists Association said it will be surveying its members in the coming weeks to determine if the reimbursement rates for generic medications paid by pharmacy benefit managers have improved since a new law went into effect in July.

Arkansas Attorney General Again Rejects Marijuana Amendment

by Associated Press 2/3/2016 7:00 am

Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge has again rejected a proposed constitutional amendment to legalize marijuana in Arkansas.

After Huckabee Exits, Arkansas Republicans Looking for New Presidential Candidate

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 2/2/2016 2:58 pm

With favorite son and former Gov. Mike Huckabee no longer an option, top Republicans in Arkansas said Tuesday they're weighing which of the other candidates to support in the presidential race.

Supreme Court Ruling Could Affect 50 Arkansas Inmates

by Associated Press 1/26/2016 6:44 am

A U.S. Supreme Court ruling issued Monday will allow more than 50 Arkansas inmates serving life sentences without parole for murders they committed as juveniles a chance to one day be free, but how that will happen is still in question.

Supreme Court Rejects Arkansas Bid to Revive Abortion Law

by Associated Press 1/19/2016 9:13 am

The Supreme Court is refusing to revive an Arkansas law that would have banned abortions after the 12th week of pregnancy if doctors can detect a fetal heartbeat.

Rutledge Files Lawsuit Against Arkansas Funeral Care

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/7/2016 4:27 pm

Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge filed a consumer-protection lawsuit Thursday against Arkansas Funeral Care & Crematory of Jacksonville, which lost its license last year.

Arkansas Attorney General Asks Court to Review Abortion Law

by Associated Press 12/21/2015 3:20 pm

Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to uphold the state's overturned 12-week abortion ban.

Arkansas Attorney General Rejects Marijuana Amendment

by Associated Press 12/15/2015 4:08 pm

This is the fourth time Leslie Rutledge has rejected the proposal to legalize marijuana in Arkansas in the last three months.