Attorney General Karl A. Racine released the following statement in support of Councilmember Robert White’s introduction of the Restore the Vote Amendment Act of 2019.

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today sued opioid manufacturer Purdue Pharma L.P., Purdue Pharma Inc., and a former top executive, Dr. Richard Sackler, for making false and misleading claims about the safety and effectiveness of opioids to get more people to take these addictive drugs and to increase profits.

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today announced that the Office of the Attorney General (OAG) for the first time has been appointed by a federal court to represent the views of the community in an adult criminal matter in which it does not have prosecutorial authority.

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today led a coalition of 25 states opposing the Trump administration’s efforts to eliminate rules protecting consumers from abusive payday and vehicle title loans.

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today led a bipartisan coalition of 38 Attorneys General urging Congress to pass the Secure and Fair Enforcement (SAFE) Banking Act (H.R. 1595) or similar measures that would allow legal marijuana-related businesses to access the banking system.

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today announced an estimated $224,000 judgment in its lawsuit against Xquisite Basements & Kitchens, Inc., a home renovation contractor, and Newton Gaynor, its owner and operator, for providing illegal and incomplete construction work to District consumers and for failing to pay workers.

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today announced that Airway Sheet Metal Co., Inc. will pay more than $100,000 in unpaid wages to 40 sheet metal workers as part of a settlement in a wage-theft case with the Office of the Attorney General (OAG).

Attorney General Karl A. Racine released the following statement in response to recent interactions between the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) and the community.

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

Tomorrow, Tuesday, April 23, Attorney General Karl A. Racine will honor more than 180 District students who participated in the “Do the Write Thing Challenge,” a national contest that gives middle school students an opportunity to examine how violence affects them and propose solutions to break cycles of violence in their communities.