News & Updates

Cure the Streets Spotlight: Timothy Doyle

Cure the Streets (CTS) violence interrupters working in Ward 5 at the Eckington and Truxton site take turns being on-call each night.

Topics: Public Safety

Investigating the Closure of Providence Hospital & Safeguarding Nonprofit Assets

In 2018, Ascension Health, a national nonprofit healthcare network based in Missouri, announced it would be closing Providence Hospital, a large nonprofit hospital it owned in the District.

Topics: Other
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AG Racine Urges FDA To Stop Orange Book Patent Listings That Prevent Consumers From Accessing Affordable, Life-Saving Drugs Like Insulin

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today led a bipartisan coalition of 23 state and territory attorneys general in a bipartisan letter urging the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to prohibit use of the FDA Orange Book to block competition.

Newsletter: Our Feet, Our Voices, Our Vote

Today marks the 57th anniversary of the 1963 March on Washington and it comes as thousands of people once again take to our streets demanding change. 

Topics: Civil Rights
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AG Racine Files Lawsuit To Stop Trump Effort Limiting Environmental Review Of Federal Actions

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today joined a coalition of 27 states, territories, cities and agencies in filing a lawsuit challenging the Trump administration’s unlawful rule curtailing requirements under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) that federal agencies review and assess the…

OP-ED: Welcome to the new civil rights era

My mother, Marie-Marcelle Buteau Racine, emigrated to the United States in 1963 from Haiti in hopes of creating a better life for our family.

Topics: Civil Rights
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AG Racine Sues Instacart for Charging District Consumers Millions in Deceptive Service Fees, Not Paying Sales Tax

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today announced a lawsuit against Instacart, a grocery delivery service, for charging District consumers millions of dollars in deceptive service fees and for failing to pay hundreds of thousands of dollars in District sales tax.

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AG Racine Announces $85 Million Multistate Settlement with Honda Over Concealing Airbag Safety Defects

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today announced that Honda will pay more than $85 million as part of a multistate settlement with 48 Attorneys General over allegations that the company concealed air bag safety issues in certain Honda and Acura vehicles sold in the United States. 

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Office of the Attorney General Moves to 400 6th Street NW

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today announced that the Office of the Attorney General (OAG) has relocated to 400 6th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001.

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AG Racine Joins Suit to Stop Trump's Postal Service Cuts to Undermine Election

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today joined a coalition of seven Attorneys General led by Pennsylvania in filing a lawsuit to stop the Trump administration from undermining the United States Postal Service (USPS) in order to interfere with the November election.

Topics: Civil Rights