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AG Racine Releases Report on Payroll Fraud in District Construction Industry

Report Details How Companies Evade Taxes and Reduce Workers’ Take-Home Pay by Illegally Misclassifying Workers as Independent Contractors

Topics: Worker Rights

DC’s Red Flag Law: Removing Guns from Potentially Dangerous Persons

Learn how you can use the District’s “Red Flag Law” to remove a firearm from a potentially dangerous individual.

Topics: Public Safety
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AG Racine Announces New Senior Leadership Appointments

Attorney General Karl A. Racine announced the appointment of several individuals to leadership positions within the Office of the Attorney General (OAG).

Topics: Other
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AG Racine Sues 16 MD and VA Parents in Back-to-School Residency Fraud Sweep

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today announced lawsuits against 16 Maryland and Virginia parents—including six current or former District government employees—for falsifying District residency to send children to District schools for free and acquire District public benefits.

Topics: Other
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AG Racine Submits Court Brief On Community’s Views Regarding Potential Sentence Reduction For Rayful Edmond

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today submitted a friend-of-the-court brief reflecting the divided opinions and varied concerns of District of Columbia community members regarding a potential sentence reduction for convicted drug trafficker Rayful Edmond.

Topics: Other
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AG Racine Moves To Stop The Trump Administration’s Harmful Public Charge Rule Targeting Legal Immigrants

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today joined a coalition of five Attorneys General led by California in filing a motion for preliminary injunction to block the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Public Charge Rule from taking effect while litigation continues.

Topics: Other
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AG Racine Joins Lawsuit Opposing Trump Administration’s Rule Allowing Prolonged Detention Of Children

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today joined a coalition of 20 Attorneys General in filing a lawsuit opposing the Trump Administration’s new rule circumventing the Flores Settlement Agreement, which has governed the treatment of children in immigration custody since 1997.

Topics: Other

Opposing the Death Penalty

The government is meant to protect its citizens—it should not be in the business of killing them.

Topics: Other
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AG Racine Announces Major Window Company to Stop Discriminating Against Consumers East of the Anacostia River

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today announced that a window-replacement company—Renewal by Andersen LLC—will stop excluding District consumers east of the Anacostia River from its regular service area as part of a settlement agreement with the Office of the Attorney General.

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AG Racine Sues Trump Administration Over “Public Charge” Policy That Targets Legal Immigrants

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today joined a coalition of five Attorneys General in filing a lawsuit challenging the Trump administration’s Inadmissibility on Public Charge Grounds Final Rule, known as the “Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Public Charge Rule.”

Topics: Other