News & Updates

Seeking job opportunities? Career Fair for Parents with Active Child Support Cases

August is Child Support Awareness Month and while OAG’s Child Support Services focuses on helping District families all year long, this month they roll out special efforts to help parents support their children.

Topics: Child Support
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AG Racine Joins Lawsuit Against Trump’s Dirty Power Rule

Attorney General Karl A. Racine joined a coalition of 22 states and 7 local governments in announcing a lawsuit against the Trump Administration’s recently released“ACE” – aka “Dirty Power” – rule.

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AG Racine Joins National Coalition Taking Action To Stop Census Meddling

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today joined a 26-member coalition from around the country—including 15 states, three counties, six cities, and the U.S. Conference of Mayors—in opposing the State of Alabama’s attempt to advance a discriminatory agenda and tilt the power within Congress and the…

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Protect Teen Health by Limiting Tobacco Imagery in Streaming Video

Attorney General Racine and a coalition of 43 states called on streaming companies like Netflix and Amazon to limit tobacco use in their video content.

Topics: Public Safety
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AG Racine Recovers $10K+ In Unpaid Wages For District Food Service Workers

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today announced that Turning Natural, Inc.—a local chain of juice bars—will pay more than $10,000 in unpaid wages to 22 employees as part of a settlement in a wage theft case with the Office of the Attorney General (OAG).

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7 Tips to Prevent Home Contractor Scams

When considering a remodel or a construction project on your property, it’s important to know how to find a reputable home contracting professional.

Testimony

Testimony on Second Look Amendment Act of 2019

Statement of Elizabeth A. Wieser Chief, Juvenile Section - Public Safety Division

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AG Racine Leads Multistate Coalition Challenging Trump's Move To Gut Protections For Asylum Seekers Fleeing Persecution

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today led a group of 21 State Attorneys General to challenge the Trump administration’s proposed changes to asylum standards.

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AG Racine Sues Precision Contracting Solutions Over Shoddy and Destructive Home Construction Work

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today filed a lawsuit against a local home contracting company and its father-son management team—Precision Contracting Solutions, LP and Derrick and Stephen Sieber—for deceiving consumers about home construction services and damaging homes across the District.…

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Urging Congress to Address the Threat of “Forever” Chemicals

“Forever” chemicals are toxic, manmade substances that resist degradation in the environment—hence the “forever” name—and are found in things like textiles with Scotchgard, Teflon products, food packaging, and firefighting foam.

Topics: Public Safety