News & Updates

Protecting the Environment for all Washingtonians

Last week, communities around the world gathered to celebrate Earth Day, and at the Office of the Attorney General, we are committed to using every legal tool available to protect the District’s abundant natural resources, fight for environmental justice, and ensure all Washingtonians have…

D.C. Voter Checklist: June 2024 Primary Election

The 2024 Primary Elections are soon approaching on June 4, 2024! Below are a few important reminders and resources to help you make this election season go smoothly.

Announcing the 2024 Impaired Driving Student Video Contest Winners

This winter, the Office of Attorney General and its partners held the second Impaired? No Time to Drive high school student video contest and is pleased to announce the winning video.

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Improving Public Safety with a New Grant Program

At the Office of the Attorney General (OAG), we recognize that along with policing and prosecution, prevention work is a key component of any comprehensive public safety strategy to help make the District safer now and in the future.

Council Oversight: Delivering for District Residents

Yesterday, I testified in front of the DC Council’s Judiciary and Public Safety Committee for the Office of Attorney General’s annual performance oversight hearing. Oversight hearings are an important part of serving as an elected official, and this hearing was a chance to talk with the Council…

Ushering in 2024 at OAG

Happy 2024! It’s hard to believe that January is already drawing to a close. Here at the Office of the Attorney General (OAG), we hit the ground running, kicking off the year with a new public safety grant program and a series of successful wage theft and consumer protection cases that put…

Reflecting on My First Year as Your Attorney General

When I was sworn into office nearly one year ago, humbled by the trust District residents placed in me to represent and advocate for them, I pledged to use the law to combat persistent equity gaps, defend and strengthen the fundamental rights of all who live and work here, ensure that our…

Taking on the Rental Housing Cartel

At the Office of Attorney General (OAG), we use the law to preserve and advocate for affordable housing, protect tenants, and hold abusive and neglectful landlords accountable. This month, we announced our lawsuit against RealPage, a Texas-based technology firm that offers various technology-…

The LARGEST Environmental Settlement in DC History

All District residents have the right to enjoy the natural treasures of our great city while living in safe and healthy neighborhoods. OAG will continue to work hard, everyday, to ensure that the law protects that right for everyone.

Highlighting the Incredible Talents of District Youth

There are so many young people in the District doing extraordinary things, often against extraordinary odds, and they aren’t celebrated nearly enough. Far too frequently, discussions about young people are overshadowed by negative stereotypes or misconceptions. That’s why, at the Office of the…