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AG Racine Leads 52 Attorneys General Urging Congress to Pass the Safeguarding America’s First Responders Act

Attorney General Karl A. Racine and Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody today co-led a coalition of 52 Attorneys General urging Congress to pass S.3607, the Safeguarding America’s First Responders Act (SAFR Act).

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AG Racine Announces Greyhound to Adopt National Anti-Idling Policies and Pay $125K for Air Pollution Violations

Attorney General Karl A. Racine announced today that Greyhound Lines, Inc. will be required to make company-wide policy changes to reduce air pollution and will prohibit excessive bus idling nationwide as part of a settlement with the Office of the Attorney General (OAG).

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AG Racine Announces Santander Will Provide $2 Million In Relief To District Consumers For Unfair, High-Risk Auto Loans

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today announced a $550 million multistate settlement with Santander Consumer USA, Inc. (Santander) for making unfair and high-risk auto loans to consumers nationwide.

Latest Tenant Protections for D.C. Residents

On May 5, 2020, the DC Council enacted critical emergency legislation to protect District residents during the COVID-19 crisis.

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AG Racine Announces DC, MD, and VA Intend to Sue EPA Over Failure to Protect Chesapeake Bay

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today announced that the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia intend to sue the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for failing to protect the Chesapeake Bay and local waters, including the Potomac River.

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AG Racine Releases COVID-19 Consumer Complaint Report

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today released the Office of the Attorney General’s (OAG) “Coronavirus (COVID-19) Consumer Complaint Report” about problems District consumers are experiencing during the District’s ongoing state of emergency.

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Statement by AG Racine and AG Frosh on Major Court Victory in Emoluments Lawsuit

District of Columbia Attorney General Karl A. Racine and Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh issued a joint statement on today’s favorable ruling from the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit in the Emoluments Clause lawsuit brought by the District and Maryland against…

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Bill Barr is Actively Threatening the Rule of Law

In describing why he fired former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn, President Donald Trump explained that Mr. Flynn lied to Vice President Mike Pence and the Federal Bureau of Investigation about his dealings with a Russian ambassador.

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Keep Kids Safe Online

Between distance-learning and social distancing during the coronavirus (COVID-19) emergency, District kids are now spending more time online than ever before.

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AG Racine Sues Monsanto for Knowingly Promoting and Selling Toxic Cancer-Causing Chemicals that Damaged the District's Environment

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today filed a lawsuit against Monsanto Company and two affiliated companies for manufacturing, promoting, and selling toxic chemicals that it knew would pollute waterways, kill wildlife, and endanger District residents.

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