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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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

Tenant Rights Now that the Public Health Emergency Has Ended

Check out our resource with answers to common questions tenants have asked during this pandemic.

Topics: Tenant Rights

Holding Gun Manufacturers Accountable

Over the past several years, we’ve seen a drastic increase in ghost guns in the District. These are guns that are sold without background checks and lack identifying information, such as serial numbers, rendering them untraceable by law enforcement. The Metropolitan Police Department has…

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Don't wait, vaccinate!

It’s been a challenging year and a half. We’re all tired of the COVID-19 pandemic. But unfortunately, we’re now seeing the spread of a new variant. Now is the time for everyone to double down, get vaccinated and wear masks. The more we take these safety precautions right now, the higher…

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New 18-month Designation of Haiti for Temporary Protected Status

On August 3, 2021, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (“DHS”) issued a new 18-month designation of Haiti for Temporary Protected Status (“TPS”). This new TPS designation enables Haitian nationals (and individuals without nationality who last resided in Haiti) who have continuously resided…

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Addressing Violent Crime in the District

Gun violence and violent crime are impacting the entire District, and residents deserve a thoughtful and long-term response.

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Keeping District Children Safe

At the Office of the Attorney General for the District of Columbia (OAG), our top priority is protecting the District’s most vulnerable residents—including children.

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