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AG Racine Opposes USAO Prosecution Of Local Gun Cases In Federal Court

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today announced that his office filed two friend-of-the-court briefs opposing a policy from the United States Attorney’s Office for the District of Columbia (USAO) to prosecute felon-in-possession (FIP) gun cases in federal court.

Topics: Public Safety
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AG Racine Hires Jonathan Kravis as Special Counsel to Combat Public Corruption in the District

Attorney General Racine Karl A. Racine today announced that highly-regarded former federal prosecutor, Jonathan Kravis, has joined the Office of the Attorney General (OAG) as Special Counsel for Public Corruption.

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AG Racine Leads Coalition to Stop Trump SNAP Rule That Would Leave 3.1 Million Americans Hungry During Pandemic

Attorney General Karl A. Racine, along with New York Attorney General Letitia James, today led a coalition of 22 Attorneys General and the City of New York demanding that the Trump administration immediately suspend rulemaking that would cut food assistance for 3.1 million people.

Topics: Public Safety
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AG Racine Applauds DCSC Chief Judge Morin's Order To Triple Emergency Shelter Funding For Crime Victims During COVID-19

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today issued a statement supporting D.C. Superior Court Chief Judge Robert E. Morin’s order to temporarily raise the emergency shelter spending cap for the Crime Victims Compensation Program (CVCP) during the COVID-19 public health emergency.

Topics: Public Safety
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AG Racine Shares Resources To Help Domestic Violence Survivors During COVID-19

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today shared resources to help combat domestic violence in the District during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Topics: Public Safety

Newsletter: New Emergency Protections for D.C. Residents

We’re over a month into the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, and I know how much fear and uncertainty District residents are experiencing.

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Fiscal General Racine proporciona consejos a residentes y empresas del Distrito para videollamadas seguras

El Fiscal General Karl A. Racine emitió hoy consejos de seguridad que los residentes y las empresas del Distrito deben seguir al organizar o unirse a videollamadas.

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AG Racine Provides Security Tips to District Residents and Businesses for Safe Video Chats

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today issued security tips that District residents and businesses should follow when hosting or joining video chats.

ALERTA AL CONSUMIDOR (COVID-19): Estafas en pagos federales de auxilios por coronavirus

Los residentes del Distrito deben estar en alerta máxima por estafas relacionadas con pagos federales de auxilios por coronavirus o "pagos de impacto económico".

DC Youth: Chat with Us

In response to the COVID-19 public health emergency and social distancing guidelines, OAG has shifted to virtual programs, including weekly social media chats, to ensure we continue robust and educational conversations with D.C. youth.