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AG Racine Joins 14 States Urging Amazon And Whole Foods To Expand Paid Sick Leave For Workers During Covid-19 Emergency

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today joined a group of 14 other Attorneys General urging Amazon and Whole Foods to expand paid sick and family leave for their employees and independent contractors during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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AG Racine and 33 Attorneys General Urge Amazon, Craigslist, eBay, Facebook, and Walmart to Crack Down on Online Price Gouging

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today joined with 33 fellow Attorneys General to urge Amazon, Craigslist, eBay, Facebook, and Walmart to crack down on online price gouging on their platforms.

CONSUMER ALERT (COVID-19): New Emergency Protections for DC Residents

This week, the D.C. Council took swift action to pass emergency legislation to protect District residents during the COVID-19 public health emergency. 

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Viruses Don’t Discriminate

This week, President Trump stoked the flames of racism and discrimination against Asians and Asian Americans when he referred to  COVID-19 as the “Chinese Virus.”

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AG Racine to Enforce New Emergency Protections for District Residents

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today announced that the Office of the Attorney General (OAG) will vigorously enforce new protections for tenants and consumers included in the Council’s COVID-19 Response Act, which passed unanimously today.

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AG Racine Praises Councilmember David Grosso's Courage

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today voiced his respect for Councilmember David Grosso, following Grosso’s public disclosure that, as a minor, he was abused by a clergyman assigned to Saint Francis de Sales Church in Purcellville, Va.

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AG Racine Supports D.C. Superior Court's Operating Status During COVID-19 Emergency

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today issued a statement supporting Chief Judge Robert E. Morin’s decision to adjust the operating status of the Superior Court of the District of Columbia to prevent the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) while continuing essential operations that protect public…

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AG Racine Announces Federal Court Blocks Trump Administration From Cutting Food Benefits

Attorney General Karl A. Racine tonight announced that the Honorable Chief Judge Beryl A. Howell of the United States District Court for the District of Columbia issued an injunction in the District and New York State’s lawsuit to stop the Trump administration from unlawfully cutting…

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AG Racine Announces Office of the Attorney General to Telework

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today announced that the Office of the Attorney General (OAG) will shift its operating status to telework during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) emergency.

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CẢNH BÁO DÀNH CHO NGƯỜI TIÊU DÙNG: Vi-rút Corona (COVID-19): Biết Các Quyền Của Quý Vị

Văn Phòng Tổng Chưởng Lý (OAG, Office of the Attorney General) đang giám sát chặt chẽ tình hình y tế công cộng của vi-rút corona (COVID-19) và tuân thủ tuyên bố tình trạng khẩn cấp mà Thị Trưởng đưa ra hôm nay.