News & Updates

Staying Safe This Weekend & Combating Hate

The District has faced a great deal over the past year and a half. This weekend, we are expecting people to come to our city to hold a rally supporting the extremists who stormed the Capitol as part of the January 6 insurrection. I know many across the District are anxious and upset about this…

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AG Racine Leads Multistate Coalition Opposing Minnesota's Voting Restrictions for Returning Citizens

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today led a coalition of 17 attorneys general opposing a discriminatory Minnesota law that bars those convicted of felonies from voting until they have completed the terms of their parole, probation, or supervised release.

Topics: Civil Rights
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AG Racine Announces Settlement With StubHub Over Cancelled Tickets During COVID-19 Pandemic

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today announced a settlement with StubHub, Inc. (StubHub), a ticket resale company, resolving a multi-state investigation into the company’s refusal to pay refunds to consumers – including over $3.6 million to District consumers – for concerts, sporting and other…

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AG Racine Leads Coalition of 18 AGs in Supreme Court Brief Defending Disability Discrimination Protections

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today led a coalition of 18 attorneys general urging the Supreme Court to preserve critical legal tools to fight discrimination against Americans with disabilities. 

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AG Racine Announces Three New Clinics With Local Organizations to Help Residents Access STAY DC Support to Pay Rent & Utility Bills

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today announced his office is partnering with local nonprofit organizations to sponsor three additional in-person STAY DC clinics to help residents navigate the application process so they can get support to pay their rent and utility bills, as many have struggled…

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AG Racine Leads 18 AGs in Supreme Court Brief Opposing Discrimination Against U.S. Territories

District of Columbia Attorney General Karl A. Racine and Guam Attorney General Leevin T. Camacho led a coalition of 18 attorneys general in filing a friend-of-the-court brief urging the Supreme Court to reject the exclusion of Americans living in territories from nationwide federal aid programs…

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Protecting Workers' Rights

At my office, we work every day to stand up for District workers who may not always have a voice, including by fighting wage theft and protecting workers’ rights. Since 2017, my office has opened over 50 wage theft investigations, and has recovered more than $3.2 million in restitution for…

Topics: Worker Rights

Protegiendo Los Derechos de Los Trabajadores y Reportar Violaciones de Robo de Salario

En la Oficina del Fiscal General (OAG- Office of the Attorney General), trabajamos todos los días para abogar y proteger los trabajadores del Distrito que muchas veces no tienen una voz, incluyéndose para reportar robos de salarios, proteger sus derechos, y fiscalizando a patronos si violentan…

Topics: Worker Rights

Protecting Workers’ Rights and Reporting Wage Theft Violations 

At OAG, we work every day to stand up for District workers who may not always have a voice, including by fighting wage theft, protecting workers’ rights, and holding employers accountable if they violate District law.

Topics: Worker Rights
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AG Racine Leads Bipartisan Coalition of 25 AGs Calling on Congress to Clarify First Step Act & Apply Fair Sentencing Reforms to Low-Level Drug Offenses

Attorney General Karl A. Racine, along with Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes, today led a bipartisan coalition of 25 attorneys general urging Congress to amend the First Step Act and extend critical resentencing reforms to individuals convicted of the lowest-level crack cocaine offenses.

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