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Arkansas AG, prodded by court, OKs ballot pitches

updated: 05/24/2018 12:25 p.m. Comments 8

An ultimatum issued by the Arkansas Supreme Court on Wednesday spurred Attorney General Leslie Rutledge to again begin endorsing citizen-driven proposals for the 2018 ballot.

Arkansas attorney general approves 4 ballot measures hours after high court's ruling

updated: 05/23/2018 6:52 p.m. Comments 5

Hours after being told by the state's highest court to take action in approving one ballot measure on her desk, Attorney General Leslie Rutledge approved four Wednesday.

Petition seeks to limit Arkansas legislators' terms to 10 years

posted: 05/20/2018 4:30 a.m. Comments 5

While much attention has been given lately to unsuccessful efforts on ballot proposals, not much publicity has been given to a proposal being circulated in a statewide petition drive this election year.

Arkansas attorney general moves ballot initiative lawsuit to federal court before hearing

posted: 05/19/2018 4:30 a.m. Comment 1

Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge, who is being sued over some of her decision-making practices, sidestepped Pulaski County Circuit Judge Wendell Griffen's order requiring her to submit to questioning under oath Friday by transferring the lawsuit to federal court and out of his jurisdiction.

Arkansas attorney general moves ballot initiative lawsuit to federal court ahead of hearing

posted: 05/18/2018 11:20 a.m. Comments 4

Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge, under court order to answer questions about some of her decision-making practices, blocked Friday’s inquiry hearing at the last minute by transferring the case from state court to federal court.

Judge rules Arkansas AG must face queries in ballot-bid lawsuit

updated: 05/16/2018 5:05 p.m. Comments 9

Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge must submit to questioning under oath about her ballot-initiative review process, Pulaski County Circuit Judge Wendell Griffen ruled Tuesday.

Ballot title for measure aimed at increasing Arkansas' minimum wage fails again

posted: 05/16/2018 4:30 a.m. Comments 3

For the third time in the past month, Attorney General Leslie Rutledge has balked at signing off on proposed ballot language for an initiated measure that would increase the state's minimum wage from the current $8.50 an hour.

Ballot title still faulty, state attorney general says in 5th rejection of casinos proposal

posted: 05/10/2018 4:30 a.m. Comments 6

For the fifth time, Attorney General Leslie Rutledge on Wednesday rejected proposed ballot language for a constitutional amendment advanced by the Driving Arkansas Forward committee that would authorize the creation of casinos to raise more money for highways.

Casino proposal rejected by Rutledge

posted: 05/09/2018 1:01 a.m. Discuss

For the second time, Attorney General Leslie Rutledge has nixed proposed ballot language for a proposed constitutional amendment that would authorize the creation of four casinos at specific locations in Benton, Boone, Miller and Pulaski counties to raise more money for highways.

Wage-rise ballot title rejected

posted: 05/06/2018 1:01 a.m. Discuss

Attorney General Leslie Rutledge on Friday rejected a proposed initiated act that would gradually increase the state’s minimum wage from $8.50 to $12 an hour by 2022 and allow local governments to set higher minimum wages.

Group files suit to amend charter; attorneys claim AG Rutledge undercut voters’ rights

posted: 05/03/2018 4:30 a.m. Discuss

A group of attorneys wanting to expand their power to sue the state have done just that in hopes of getting their proposal before voters.

Revised base-pay ballot bid in works

posted: 04/28/2018 2:53 a.m. Discuss

Attorney David Couch of Little Rock said Friday he intends to submit to the attorney general's office on Monday a proposed initiated act that would raise the state's minimum wage from $8.50 an hour to $12 an hour by Jan. 1, 2022.

Casinos group asks Arkansas high court to take up case

posted: 04/18/2018 4:30 a.m. Discuss

After having its proposed ballot wording for a state constitutional amendment denied four times by Attorney General Leslie Rutledge, the group pushing a proposal on casino gambling in Arkansas appealed to the state Supreme Court on Tuesday.

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