Prison

The government is meant to protect its citizens—it should not be in the business of killing them.

Career Fair

August is Child Support Awareness Month and while OAG’s Child Support Services focuses on helping District families all year long, this month they roll out special efforts to help parents support their children.

Cigarettes

Attorney General Racine and a coalition of 43 states called on streaming companies like Netflix and Amazon to limit tobacco use in their video content.

home construction

When considering a remodel or a construction project on your property, it’s important to know how to find a reputable home contracting professional.

Water Testing

“Forever” chemicals are toxic, manmade substances that resist degradation in the environment—hence the “forever” name—and are found in things like textiles with Scotchgard, Teflon products, food packaging, and firefighting foam.

Vigil for Karon Brown

Tragically, the District has seen a spike in gun-related violence over the past few weeks that has raised the number of gun fatalities to over 90 this year.

Equifax

This week, AG Racine announced a historic $600 million multistate settlement with Equifax over its 2017 data breach that exposed the personal information of more than 350,000 District residents and nearly half of the US population. 

High School Advisory Council

This summer, the Office of Attorney General (OAG) launched its High School Advisory Council (HSAC), a new program designed for youth to learn advocacy and policymaking and to inform OAG’s work.

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OAG recently established a Civil Rights Section to enforce civil rights protections and address the spike in hate crimes in the District that have targeted the LGBTQ community, immigrants, and other vulnerable populations.

Fireworks

The Fourth of July is a time where family and friends gather to observe our nation’s independence with parties, parades, and fireworks—food and alcohol too.