News & Updates

Cure the Streets Spotlight: Cotey Wynn

As a Program Supervisor with OAG’s Cure the Streets, Cotey Wynn leads a team of six violence interrupters and outreach workers. 

Topics: Public Safety

Know Your Rights: Tenants and COVID-19

Check out our resource with answers to common questions tenants have asked during this pandemic.

Topics: Housing
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AG Racine Sues Trump Administration For Allowing Health Care Discrimination

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today joined a coalition of 23 Attorneys General in filing a lawsuit to stop a new Trump Administration rule that makes it easier for health care providers and insurance companies to discriminate against certain vulnerable and protected classes of Americans.

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AG Racine Files Lawsuit to Resolve Presence of Dueling Boards at District Nonprofit Open Technology Fund

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today filed a lawsuit to resolve a dispute between two dueling Boards of Directors that has paralyzed the Open Technology Fund (OTF), a District nonprofit.

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AG Racine Announces Monsanto Will Pay $52 Million To District Over Toxic PCB Contamination

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today announced that Monsanto will pay $52 million to resolve a lawsuit over the company’s production, promotion, and sale of toxic polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) that damaged the District’s natural resources and put the health of residents at risk.

Topics: Public Safety
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AG Racine Sues To Stop Trump Repeal Of Critical Student Borrower Protections

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today joined a coalition of 23 Attorneys General in a lawsuit against Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos and the U.S. Department of Education (ED) to stop the unlawful repeal of the 2016 “borrower defense” regulations that protect student borrowers. 

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AG Racine Announces Castle Management to Pay $3.5 Million to Ward 8 Tenants and the District Over Deplorable Housing Conditions

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today announced that Castle Management and other defendants, which owned and managed the Forest Ridge and The Vista Apartment complexes (398 units) in Ward 8, will pay $3.5 million to settle a lawsuit over dangerous and deplorable conditions at its properties.

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AG Racine Joins Multistate Lawsuit To Stop Trump Effort That Threatens To Block International Students From Studying In United States

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today joined a coalition of 18 Attorneys General in filing a lawsuit to stop a new federal rule that threatens to block hundreds of thousands of international students from studying in the United States.

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Recursos para DREAMers

El mes pasado, la Corte Suprema afirmo la Acción Diferida (DACA), un programa federal que ha permitido que cientos de miles de DREAMers vivan y trabajen en los Estados Unidos sin temor a ser deportados.

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Resources for DREAMers

Last month, the Supreme Court upheld Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), a federal program that has allowed hundreds of thousands of DREAMers to live and work in the U.S. without fear of deportation.

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