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Arkansas Attorney General Rejects Marijuana Proposal

by Associated Press 8/23/2016 6:55 am

Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge has again rejected a proposed constitutional amendment for the 2018 ballot to legalize marijuana in the state.

Donald Trump Names Leslie Rutledge, Others to Agriculture Panel

by Associated Press 8/16/2016 10:56 am

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has named Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge to his newly created Agriculture Advisory Committee.

Leslie Rutledge Rejects Marijuana Proposal for 2018

by Associated Press 8/2/2016 6:50 am

Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge has rejected a proposed constitutional amendment for the 2018 ballot that would legalize marijuana in the state.

Griffin, Rutledge Say GOP Has to Show Contrast From Clinton

by Associated Press 7/20/2016 3:51 pm

Arkansas' lieutenant governor suggests that marketing this year's presidential candidates is like selling a truck - say good things about your product and pointing out shortcomings about the other guy's offerings.

Video: Watch Asa Hutchinson, Leslie Rutledge Speak at the Republican National Convention

by Lance Turner 7/20/2016 6:50 am

Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson and state Attorney General Leslie Rutledge spoke during last night's Republican National Convention in Cleveland, with both criticizing Hillary Clinton more than they praised the GOP nominee, Donald Trump.

Rule Shows Religious Objections Debate Not Over (Andrew DeMillo Analysis)

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 7/18/2016 7:06 am

A new rule allowing counselors to refer clients elsewhere if they have a religious or moral objection to treating them is a sign that the debate over a law that was upended in the final days of last year's legislative session is far from over.

Arkansas' Delegation Relishes Spotlight at GOP Convention

by Associated Press 7/18/2016 7:01 am

With three of its top political figures tapped for primetime speeches, Arkansas Republicans heading to the GOP's national convention will have a much higher profile than it did when it was a Democratic stronghold.

Arkansas Says It Has All Drugs Needed for Executions

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 7/13/2016 6:48 am

Arkansas said Tuesday that it has a new supply of a drug used for lethal injections that had expired last month, potentially clearing the way for the state to resume executions after a decade-long hiatus.

Leslie Rutledge, John Nabholz to Have Hand in Drafting GOP Platform

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 7/11/2016 7:06 am

Attorney General Leslie Rutledge and businessman John Nabholz say they hope to avoid fights over specific policies and instead focus on the GOP's principles.

Mackey Yokem Joins United Methodist Foundation as Grants Administrator (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/11/2016 12:00 am

Rev. Mackey Yokem, former executive director of the office of mission and ministry for the Arkansas Conference of the United Methodist Church, recently retired as a United Methodist elder and will join the staff of the United Methodist Foundation of Arkansas as grants administrator.

Court Ruling Latest Wrinkle for Anti-Abortion Push (Andrew DeMillo Analysis)

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 7/5/2016 6:55 am

The U.S. Supreme Court ruling striking down a Texas abortion law is the latest wrinkle for efforts in Arkansas to further restrict the procedure now that Republicans are firmly in control.

Rutledge Evaluating Abortion Ruling's Impact on Arkansas

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 6/28/2016 7:14 am

Attorney General Leslie Rutledge is evaluating how a U.S. Supreme Court decision striking down a Texas abortion law will affect a lawsuit over Arkansas' restrictions on how the abortion pill is administered.

Leslie Rutledge Approves Wording of Casino Ballot Measure

by Associated Press 6/2/2016 6:46 am

Attorney General Leslie Rutledge has cleared the way for supporters of a proposal to legalize casinos in three Arkansas counties to begin gathering signatures to put the measure on the November ballot.

Arkansas Court Rejects Lawsuit Over Campaign Finance Measure

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 5/19/2016 3:46 pm

The Arkansas Supreme Court has rejected a lawsuit challenging the attorney general's decision to reject the wording of a ballot measure that would impose new campaign finance and ethics restrictions on elected officials.

Arkansas Attorney General Rejects Wording of Casino Ballot Measure

by Associated Press 5/13/2016 7:31 am

Attorney General Leslie Rutledge has rejected the wording of a proposed ballot measure aimed at allowing three casinos to operate in Arkansas.

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.