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AG Racine Sues NRA Foundation for Diverting Charitable Funds to Support Wasteful Spending by NRA and Its Executives

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today filed a lawsuit against the NRA Foundation and the National Rifle Association (NRA) for misusing charitable funds to support wasteful spending by the NRA and its executives.

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AG Racine Leads 20-State Coalition Urging Facebook to Aggressively Combat the Spread of Hate and Disinformation Online

Attorney General Karl A. Racine, New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal, and Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul today co-led a coalition of 20 state Attorneys General calling on Facebook, Inc. (Facebook), to adopt additional preventive measures against the spread of hate and…

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AG Racine Leads 20-State Coalition Against Florida’s Unlawful Pay-To-Vote System For Formerly Incarcerated Citizens

Attorney General Karl A. Racine and Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul today led a coalition of 20 Attorneys General in opposing a Florida “pay-to-vote” law that creates barriers to voting for formerly incarcerated citizens.

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AG Racine Sues 16 Real Estate Companies and Professionals for Illegal Housing Discrimination Against District Voucher Holders

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today announced that the Office of the Attorney General (OAG) filed eight separate lawsuits against 16 real estate companies and professionals for illegal housing discrimination in the District.

Topics: Housing
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AG Racine Sues Trump Administration For Allowing Health Care Discrimination

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today joined a coalition of 23 Attorneys General in filing a lawsuit to stop a new Trump Administration rule that makes it easier for health care providers and insurance companies to discriminate against certain vulnerable and protected classes of Americans.

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AG Racine Files Lawsuit to Resolve Presence of Dueling Boards at District Nonprofit Open Technology Fund

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today filed a lawsuit to resolve a dispute between two dueling Boards of Directors that has paralyzed the Open Technology Fund (OTF), a District nonprofit.

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AG Racine Announces Monsanto Will Pay $52 Million To District Over Toxic PCB Contamination

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today announced that Monsanto will pay $52 million to resolve a lawsuit over the company’s production, promotion, and sale of toxic polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) that damaged the District’s natural resources and put the health of residents at risk.

Topics: Public Safety
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AG Racine Sues To Stop Trump Repeal Of Critical Student Borrower Protections

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today joined a coalition of 23 Attorneys General in a lawsuit against Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos and the U.S. Department of Education (ED) to stop the unlawful repeal of the 2016 “borrower defense” regulations that protect student borrowers. 

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AG Racine Announces Castle Management to Pay $3.5 Million to Ward 8 Tenants and the District Over Deplorable Housing Conditions

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today announced that Castle Management and other defendants, which owned and managed the Forest Ridge and The Vista Apartment complexes (398 units) in Ward 8, will pay $3.5 million to settle a lawsuit over dangerous and deplorable conditions at its properties.

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AG Racine Joins Multistate Lawsuit To Stop Trump Effort That Threatens To Block International Students From Studying In United States

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today joined a coalition of 18 Attorneys General in filing a lawsuit to stop a new federal rule that threatens to block hundreds of thousands of international students from studying in the United States.

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