News & Updates

Holding Polluters Accountable

Every District resident deserves clean air to breathe, clean water to drink, affordable and efficient utilities and a healthy environment to live in.

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AG Racine Receives Expert Recommendations on Combatting Public Corruption in the District

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today announced that highly-regarded former federal prosecutor Jonathan Kravis has provided recommendations that will guide the creation of a new public corruption unit at the Office of the Attorney General (OAG).

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AG Racine Recovers $142K in Unpaid Wages for District Restaurant Workers

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today announced that Matchbox Food Group, LLC, which owns and operates Matchbox restaurants, will pay more than $142,000 in unpaid wages to over 100 workers as part of a settlement with the Office of the Attorney General (OAG).

Topics: Worker Rights

Stopping Unsafe Disposal of Used PPE

Recently, the residents of the District’s Burleith Community in Ward 2 reported to the Office of the Attorney General (OAG) that medical waste from MedStar Georgetown University Hospital (“MedStar”) was being improperly discarded in their neighborhood by staff members after they exited the…

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AG Racine Files Lawsuits to Protect District Seniors Defrauded by Family Members and Home Health Aide

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today announced that the Office of the Attorney General (OAG) filed five lawsuits against family members and a home health aide alleging they financially exploited vulnerable adults in the District.

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AG Racine Joins Coalition Filing Third Lawsuit In Ongoing Antitrust Investigation Into Generic Drug Industry

Attorney General Racine today joined a coalition of 51 states in filing a lawsuit against 26 generic drug manufacturers for conspiring to artificially inflate and manipulate drug prices, reduce competition, and unreasonably restrict trade for generic drugs sold across the United States.

Testimony

Testimony for FY 2021 Budget Oversight Hearing

Statement of Karl A. Racine, Attorney General for the District of Columbia

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Cure the Streets Boosts Census Participation in Ward 8

In addition to their important work interrupting and de-escalating violence in target neighborhoods in the District, OAG’s Cure the Streets teams have been busy encouraging people to complete the Census.

Topics: Public Safety

AG Racine Sues DCHA for Endangering Thousands of Tenants at 10 Public Housing Properties

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today filed a lawsuit against the District of Columbia Housing Authority (DCHA) for endangering over 5,000 tenants at 10 public housing properties—as well as the surrounding communities in Wards 1, 5, 6, and 7—by failing to confront drug- and firearm-related…

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Celebrating Pride Month

Happy Pride Month, D.C.! This month, we honor all members of the LGBTQ+ community, both past and present

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