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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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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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AG Racine Files a Notice of Appeal in Purdue Pharma & Sackler Bankruptcy Plan

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today announced that he filed a notice of appeal in Purdue Pharma’s flawed bankruptcy plan. He asserted that the plan is inadequate, and that a bankruptcy court does not have the authority to prevent attorneys general from enforcing state law, including the…

Topics: Public Safety
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Ahead of Labor Day, AG Racine Hosts Roundtable Discussion with Workers & Advocates to Help Workers Understand Their Rights

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today hosted a roundtable discussion with workers and advocates ahead of Labor Day to help District workers understand their rights and make sure they get the wages and fair treatment they deserve. 

Topics: Worker Rights
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AG Racine Supports Biden Administration Effort to Strengthen Protections Against Housing Discrimination

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today urged the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to reinstate a rule protecting Americans from housing discrimination that was scrapped by the Trump administration.

Topics: Civil Rights
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AG Racine Calls on Justice Department to Better Regulate Ghost Guns to Improve Public Safety

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today announced that he called on the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) to finalize federal regulations which would make clear that ghost guns are firearms under federal law and help address the epidemic of gun violence. Such action would help improve public safety…

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