News & Updates

Vaping Dangers: What Parents Should Know

Parents should know the facts about e-cigarettes and how to talk with their kids about the dangers of vaping.

Topics: Public Safety
Testimony

Testimony on Worker Misclassification and Payroll Fraud Prevention Act

Statement of Karl A. Racine Attorney General of the District of Columbia Office of the Attorney General

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CONSUMER ALERT: OAG Cautions Use of At-Home Sexual Assault Evidence Kits

Attorney General Racine recommends District residents NOT use new at-home forensic testing kits that claim to help sexual assault survivors collect evidence of an assault themselves.

Close the Ammunition Sale Loophole

This week, Attorney General Racine and a coalition of 20 Attorneys General sent a letter to Congressional leaders urging their support of “Jaime’s Law,” legislation which would extend existing background check requirements on firearm sales to also include ammunition sales.

Topics: Public Safety
Press Release

AG Racine Leads 24-State Coalition Opposing Trump Rule That Would Take Food Assistance Away from Millions

Attorney General Karl A. Racine, along with New York Attorney General Letitia James, today led a coalition of 24 Attorneys General opposing the Trump administration’s proposed changes to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).

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Press Release

AG Racine Leads Bipartisan Coalition of 21 States In Urging Congress To Pass Cannabis Banking Bill

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today led a bipartisan coalition of 21 Attorneys General urging Congress to pass the “Strengthening the Tenth Amendment Through Entrusting States (STATES) Act” (H.R. 2093; S. 1028) or similar measures that would allow legal cannabis-related businesses to access…

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Press Release

AG Racine Statement on Historic DC Statehood Hearing

Attorney General Karl A. Racine released the following statement on today’s landmark Congressional hearing on making the District of Columbia the 51st state.

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Don’t Take the Bait: Consumer Sweepstakes Scams

Have you received a call from someone claiming to be from a government agency about a sweepstakes prize? Don’t take the bait!

Press Release

AG Racine Statement on Purdue Pharma Negotiations

Attorney General Karl A. Racine released the following statement on Purdue Pharma negotiations.

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