Attorney General Karl A. Racine announced today that his office has reached a settlement with Briggs Chaney Wireless, Inc., a company that operated two MetroPCS cell phone stores in the District, to resolve claims that the company failed to pay workers the District’s minimum wage for nearly a year.
Attorney General Karl A. Racine today filed a lawsuit seeking to force U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officials to provide answers about recent ICE enforcement actions in the District.
Attorney General Karl A. Racine today announced multiple lawsuits against the owners and managers of six residential apartment buildings in Wards 7 and 8 for neglecting their properties and forcing hundreds of tenants to live in conditions that threaten their health and safety.
Attorney General Karl A. Racine today announced that the Office of the Attorney General (OAG) has filed lawsuits against three personal care aides alleging that they cheated the District’s Medicaid program out of more than $85,000 by filing false timesheets.
Attorney General Karl A. Racine today announced that the District of Columbia has reached a settlement with Aetna, Inc., resolving a multi-state investigation into the company’s mishandling of protected health information and improper disclosures of patients’ HIV status.
Attorney General Karl A. Racine has joined 10 states to urge the U.S. Department of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and Federal Student Aid Acting Chief Operating Officer Jim Manning to address the severe shortage of applicants to the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program who have had their federal student loans forgiven.
Statement of Elizabeth Wilkins
Senior Counsel for Policy
Statement of Benjamin M. Wiseman
Office of Consumer Protection
Statement of Deputy Attorney General Toni Michelle Jackson
Public Interest Division
WASHINGTON, D. C. – Attorney General Karl A. Racine today led a group of 19 state attorneys general to stop the Trump Administration from arbitrarily blocking immigrants who seek asylum from domestic violence or gang terrorism in their home countries. In a friend-of-the-court brief filed in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia, AG Racine and his counterparts argue that the Trump Administration ignored decades of federal law and policy designed to protect asylum-seekers who are persecuted in their home countries because of their gender,