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AG Racine Urges Facebook to Halt Weapon Accessory Advertisements Amid Heightened Threats Ahead of Inauguration

Attorney General Karl A. Racine, along with Illinois AG Kwame Raoul, Massachusetts AG Maura Healey, and New Jersey AG Gurbir S. Grewal, today issued a letter urging Facebook to halt advertisements of military tactical gear and weapon accessories until after the inauguration.

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Statement by AG Racine on OAG’s Effort to Reinstate D.C. Moratorium on Eviction Filings

Attorney General Karl A. Racine issues statement regarding the effort by OAG to appeal a D.C. Superior Court judge’s decision striking down the moratorium on eviction filings enacted by the Council during the COVID-19 public health emergency.

Topics: Tenant Rights
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AG Racine Sues Ward 5 Trash Transfer Facility for Polluting the District’s Waters

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today announced a lawsuit against Rodgers Brothers Custodian Services, Inc. (Rodgers Brothers), a construction materials processing and recycling facility in Ward 5; its president, George Rodgers, Jr.; and a vice president, Mark Uhar, for repeatedly discharging…

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AG Racine Leads Bipartisan Coalition of 50 Attorneys General Condemning Violent Attack on U.S. Capitol

Attorney General Karl A. Racine, along with Colorado AG Phil Weiser, Idaho AG Lawrence Wasden, and Nebraska AG Doug Peterson, today co-led a bipartisan coalition of 50 Attorneys General and the National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) condemning the January 6 attacks on the U.S. Capitol…

Topics: Public Safety
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AG Racine Announces Ward 5 Property Owners Charged $350k Penalty for Toxic Oil Leaks And Spills, Cleanup Required

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today announced a settlement with Andrew Schaeffer and 2201 Channing St., LLC, the owners of a Ward 5 commercial property where a group of auto repair and sales businesses violated environmental laws for several years.

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Statement by AG Racine in Response to Breach of U.S. Capitol Building

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today issued a statement as protests downtown resulted in a breach of the U.S. Capitol Building.

Topics: Public Safety
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AG Racine Joins Multistate Lawsuit Against Trump Administration Rule Allowing Predatory Lenders to Gut State Consumer Protections

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today joined a coalition of eight Attorneys General in filing a lawsuit challenging a Trump administration rule that would make it easier for predatory lenders to bypass state interest rate caps.

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AG Racine Sues Public Media Lab and Manifold Productions for Funneling Over $4 Million in Nonprofit Funds to Michael Pack

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today filed suit against the Public Media Lab (PML), and Manifold Productions, Inc. (Manifold), for using millions of dollars in nonprofit funds to enrich Michael Pack, the founder of Manifold and Chief Executive Officer for PML.

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Statement by AG Racine on Hate Groups Demonstrating in D.C. on January 5 & 6

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today issued the following statement regarding the upcoming demonstrations that will take place in downtown D.C. on January 5 and 6.

Topics: Civil Rights
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AG Racine Leads 23-State Coalition Encouraging Diversity and Local Ownership in Broadcast Media

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today led a coalition of 23 Attorneys General voicing concern with the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) repeal of rules designed to promote diversity and local ownership in broadcast media.

Topics: Civil Rights