News & Updates

Newsletter: Saving Lives by Interrupting Violence

Tragically, the District has seen a spike in gun-related violence over the past few weeks that has raised the number of gun fatalities to over 90 this year.

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AG Racine Sues Ward 7 Landlord for Exposing Tenants to Toxic Lead Paint

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today announced a lawsuit against Starkoda C. Plummer, the owner of Ward 7 apartment building, for endangering the health and safety of District residents by exposing them to toxic lead-based paint.

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How to Get Relief If You Were Harmed by Equifax’s Data Breach

This week, AG Racine announced a historic $600 million multistate settlement with Equifax over its 2017 data breach that exposed the personal information of more than 350,000 District residents and nearly half of the US population. 

Listening to Our Youth: OAG’s New High School Advisory Council

This summer, the Office of Attorney General (OAG) launched its High School Advisory Council (HSAC), a new program designed for youth to learn advocacy and policymaking and to inform OAG’s work.

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AG Racine Leads 18-State Coalition Supporting California's Ban on Large Capacity Magazines to Protect Public Safety

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today led a group of 18 State Attorneys General to defend California’s ban on large-capacity magazines that hold more than 10 rounds of ammunition.

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50 Attorneys General Secure $600 Million From Equifax In Largest Data Breach Settlement In History

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today announced that Equifax will pay up to $600 million in restitution and penalties to resolve an investigation by 50 Attorneys General into a massive 2017 data breach.

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AG Racine Leads 37 Attorneys General Urging FDA to Partner with States to Protect Consumers of Cannibis-Derived Products

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today led a coalition of 37 Attorneys General urging federal cooperation with the states to protect consumers from false advertising and potential harms to their health from products containing cannabis or cannabis-derived compounds, including cannabidiol (CBD…

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AG Racine Leads Coalition of 18 AGs Urging Regulators to Protect Workers from Harmful Anticompetitive Labor Practices

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today led a coalition of 18 states in submitting comments to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) urging collaboration between regulators to protect workers from anticompetitive labor practices that depress wages, limit job mobility, and limit opportunities for…

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Newsletter: Targeting Discrimination in the District

OAG recently established a Civil Rights Section to enforce civil rights protections and address the spike in hate crimes in the District that have targeted the LGBTQ community, immigrants, and other vulnerable populations.

Testimony

Testimony on Protecting Children Through Mandatory Reporting Amendment Act of 2019

Statement of Erin Cullen Deputy Attorney General – Family Services Division

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