News & Updates

Financial Scams Target Residents Who Are Already Struggling. We’re Fighting Back.

Bad actors and scammers are targeting DC residents with the least financial resources, hitting them with hidden fees, high-interest loans, or even higher costs for services.

Press Release

AG Racine & AG Raoul Urge Biden Administration to Expand Temporary Protected Status for Haitian Immigrants

Attorney General Karl A. Racine – a Haitian immigrant – and Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul – born to Haitian parents – urged the President and U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to redesignate Haiti for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) and protect Haitian residents in the United…

Topics: Immigration
Testimony

OAG Testimony on on Attendance, Chronic Absenteeism, and Truancy in the District

 Statement of Dana Edwards, Case Manager, Public Safety Division, Office of the Attorney General for the District of Columbia 

Topics: Child Support
Press Release

AG Racine and 44 AGs Call for Extension of Pandemic Telehealth Flexibilities to Provide Those With Opioid Use Disorder More Accessible Treatment

District of Columbia Attorney General Karl A. Racine joined a bipartisan coalition of 45 attorneys general urging the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) to permanently extend telehealth flexibilities beyond the expiration…

Topics: Other
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AG Racine Leads Group of 17 Attorneys General in Warning Congressional Leaders About Republican Misinformation Campaign Against ESG Investing

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today led a group of 17 state attorneys general in warning the chairs and ranking members of the Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee and the House Financial Services Committee about Republican efforts to interfere with financial institutions’…

Topics: Other
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AG Racine Sues Washington Commanders for Cheating District Ticket Holders Out of Hundreds of Thousands of Dollars

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today announced a new lawsuit against Pro Football Inc., which owns the Washington Commanders football team, for implementing an illegal scheme to cheat District ticket holders out of their deposits for season tickets and use the money for its own purposes.

Supporting Survivors of Crime and Returning Residents

Hearing from people who have been through the system always reminds me how much work must still be done to make our justice system create better outcomes for our community.

Topics: Public Safety
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AG Racine Announces Settlement with Drizly That Requires Payment of $6 Million For Soliciting Tips That Did Not Go to Delivery Drivers & Failing to Pay Sales Tax

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today announced that Drizly, an alcohol delivery company, will be required to pay an estimated total of $6.46 million to resolve allegations that it failed to ensure delivery drivers received tips left by consumers and failed to pay required  taxes.

Topics: Worker Rights
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AG Racine Announces DC High School Students' Video Contest

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today launched the first annual “Impaired? – No Time to Drive” student video contest encouraging District high school students to submit brief videos. Eligible submissions will count toward community service credit to graduate and qualify students for valuable…

Topics: Other
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AG Racine Announces New Public Safety Grant Programs to Support Survivors of Crime and Returning Residents

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today announced two new grant programs to improve public safety and reduce crime.

Topics: Public Safety