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AG Racine Joins Multistate Suit To Stop Trump Administration From Stripping Workers Of Key Labor Protections

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today announced that he has joined 16 other attorneys general in filing a lawsuit to stop the Trump Administration from making it harder to hold companies accountable for violating labor laws.

Topics: Worker Rights
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AG Racine Announces Real Estate Company to Pay $900K for Discriminating Against Low-Income District Renters

Attorney General Karl A. Racine announced today that Curtis Investment Group, Inc., a large local real estate company, will be required to pay $900,000 to the District to resolve a 2019 housing discrimination lawsuit.

Topics: Housing
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AG Racine Sues Major District Landlord Responsible For Nearly 1,000 Apartments Over Source of Income Discrimination

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today announced a lawsuit against three real estate companies—DARO Management Services, DARO Realty, and Infinity Real Estate—and company executive Carissa Barry, for illegally discriminating against low-income District residents who receive housing assistance.

Topics: Housing
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AG Racine Welcomes 2020 Class of Charles F.C. Ruff Fellows

Attorney General Karl A. Racine has welcomed 15 recent graduates from area law schools to join the Office of the Attorney General (OAG) as part of the 2020 Charles F.C. Ruff Fellowship.

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AG Racine Joins Multistate Lawsuit Challenging Trump Administration Attack on Health Care Access and Reproductive Rights

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today joined six other Attorneys General in filing a lawsuit to stop the Trump administration from threatening access to safe and legal abortion care for individuals who purchase health insurance through state health care exchanges.

Topics: Other
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AG Racine Joins Multistate Lawsuit To Stop Trump Administration From Gutting Safety Protections For Chemical Accidents

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today joined a coalition of 15 attorneys general and the City of Philadelphia in suing the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for gutting safeguards to prevent and limit harms from dangerous chemical accidents.

Topics: Public Safety
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AG Racine Joins Lawsuit To Stop Trump Administration Effort To Expand Access To Untraceable 3D-Printed Guns

Attorney General Karl A. Racine announced today that he joined a coalition of 21 Attorneys General suing the Trump Administration to stop it from allowing 3D-printed gun files to be released on the internet. 

Topics: Public Safety
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AG Racine Sues Presidential Inaugural Committee and Trump Entities for Abusing Nonprofit Funds to Enrich Trump Family

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today announced a lawsuit against the 58th Presidential Inaugural Committee and two entities that own or control the Trump International Hotel in Washington, D.C. for abusing nonprofit funds to enrich the Trump family.

Topics: Other
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AG Racine Leads Multistate Lawsuit to Stop Trump Administration From Eliminating Food Assistance for Nearly 700,000 Struggling Americans

Attorney General Karl A. Racine, along with New York State Attorney General Letitia James, today led a group of 15 Attorneys General and New York City in a lawsuit to stop the Trump administration from eliminating food assistance for nearly 700,000 Americans.

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AG Racine Announces National Electrical Contractor Will Pay $2.75 Million to Workers and the District to Resolve Wage Theft Lawsuit

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today announced that Power Design, Inc., a national electrical contractor, will be required to pay $2.75 million to workers and the District as part of a settlement in a wage theft and worker misclassification case.

Topics: Worker Rights