News & Updates

Fighting District Polluters

Air pollution harms the health of thousands of people who live in, work in, and visit the District of Columbia—especially children, the elderly, and communities of color. 

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Press Release

AG Racine Sues Greyhound for Air Pollution Violations at Union Station

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today filed a lawsuit against Greyhound Lines Inc. for allowing buses to idle at Union Station for longer than the legal limit, polluting the air and endangering the health and safety of commuters and workers.

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Celebrating Unity and Community

This week, I was fortunate to join District residents at the Anacostia Coordinating Council’s Multicultural Holiday Celebration to light the Kwanzaa candle for Umoja, which means unity.

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Testimony

Testimony on Ban on Non-Compete Agreements Amendment Act of 2019

Statement of Randolph Chen Co-Acting Chief, Social Justice Section - Public Advocacy Division

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Press Release

AG Racine Sues JUUL For Creating a Teen Public Health Crisis and Deceiving District Residents About E-Cigarettes

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today announced a lawsuit against JUUL Labs, Inc., a major e-cigarette manufacturer, and its original parent company, for purposely marketing nicotine products to teenagers and misleading consumers about their highly-addictive quality.

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Testimony

Testimony on Safe Passage to School Expansion Act of 2019

Statement of Christina Jones Special Counsel, Strategic Youth Initiatives

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Tenants’ Rights: Tips for Reporting Problems with A Landlord or Housing Conditions

District residents deserve safe, habitable housing and to be treated fairly by their landlords.

Topics: Housing
Press Release

AG Racine Announces Owner of Park 7 Apartments Will Return $450K+ to Hundreds of Tenants Wrongfully Billed for Water

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today announced that the owner of Park 7 Apartments will refund at least $450,000 to more than 470 current and former tenants who were improperly billed for water.

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AG Racine and Zillow Partner to Target Discriminatory Online Housing Listings

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today announced Zillow, an online real estate and rental marketplace company, is working with the Office of the Attorney General (OAG) to prevent discriminatory housing advertisements from appearing on its platforms.

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