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AG Racine Joins Multistate Lawsuit To Stop Secretary Devos From Siphoning Pandemic Relief Funds Away From Public Schools

Attorney General Racine today joined a coalition of six Attorneys General in a lawsuit against U.S. Department of Education (Department) Secretary Betsy DeVos’ unlawful attempt to siphon pandemic relief funds away from K-12 public schools.

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AG Racine Leads 10-State Coalition Supporting States’ Right To Enact Public Health Policies That Prevent Opioid Overdoses

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today led a coalition of 10 Attorneys General in supporting the rights of states to enact public health policies that can prevent opioid overdoses and save lives.

Topics: Public Safety

Newsletter: Closer to D.C. Statehood

In a historic move last week, the U.S. House of Representatives finally voted to grant the District of Columbia’s more than 700,000 residents one of the most fundamental American rights: equal representation.

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Reducing Violence Amid Coronavirus

June is dedicated to Gun violence awareness. Gun violence is one of the leading causes of death in adolescents nationwide.

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AG Racine Statement on House Passage of H.R. 51, Supporting D.C. Statehood

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today released a statement on today’s vote in the U.S. House of Representatives to pass H.R. 51, a bill to make the District of Columbia the 51st state.

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AG Racine Leads 15-State Coalition Backing State Efforts Limiting Local Resources For Federal Immigration Crackdowns

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today led a group of 15 Attorneys General in defending a New Jersey directive that limits when and how local law enforcement can cooperate with federal immigration authorities.

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Remarks

Prepared Remarks: Exxon Mobil/BP/Chevron/Shell Lawsuit

Delivered by Attorney General Karl A. Racine

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AG Racine Sues Exxon Mobil, BP, Chevron, and Shell for Misleading Consumers About the Role Fossil Fuels Play in Climate Change

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today sued Exxon Mobil, BP, Chevron, and Shell for systematically and intentionally misleading District consumers about the role their products play in causing climate change.

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AG Racine Joins 18-State Coalition Fighting Trump Repeal Of Critical Protections For Students Considering For-Profit Schools

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today filed a lawsuit with 18 other Attorneys General to stop U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos from eliminating critical protection for students considering enrolling in for-profit colleges and vocational schools. 

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AG Racine Sues Gun Manufacturer Polymer80 for Illegally Advertising and Selling Untraceable Firearms to District Consumers

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today filed a lawsuit against Polymer80, Inc., a gun manufacturer that sells untraceable partially-assembled semi-automatic rifles and handguns, for advertising and selling illegal guns to District consumers.

Topics: Public Safety