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AG Racine Announces Area Developer & Landlord To Pay $35,000 Penalty for Violating District Lead Laws & Failing to Inform Tenants About Toxic Lead Paint

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today announced an area developer and landlord agreed to pay a $35,000 penalty for violating the District’s lead paint laws and misleading tenants about the presence of toxic lead paint. 

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Testimony

OAG Testimony on Local Control of Parole in the District of Columbia

Statement of Emily Gunston, Deputy Attorney General for Legislative Affairs and Policy, Office of the Attorney General for the District of Columbia

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AG Racine & AG Tong Host Landmark National Convening on Combating Anti-AAPI Hate

Today, National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) President and District of Columbia Attorney General Karl A. Racine co-hosted a landmark national convening with Connecticut Attorney General William Tong and the Attorney General Alliance (AGA) on countering anti-AAPI (Asian American and…

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Testimony

OAG Testimony on The Operations of the Department of Forensic Science

Statement of Karl A. Racine, Attorney General for the District of Columbia, Office of the Attorney General for the District of Columbia

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AG Racine Sues Fitness Training Company for Fraudulent Medicaid Billing Scheme

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today announced a lawsuit against Oji Fit World, a fitness training company, for filing false Medicaid claims and defrauding the District.

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AG Racine Statement on House Passage of H.R. 51 To Make DC a State

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today issued the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 51 which would make the District of Columbia a state.

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OAG Testimony on School Security in District of Columbia Public and Public Charter Schools

Statement of Seema Gajwani, Special Counsel for Juvenile Justice Reform and Chief of the Restorative Justice Section, Office of the Attorney General for the District of Columbia

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AG Racine Sues Baby Food Company Beech-Nut for Misleading Parents About the Health & Safety of Its Products

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today filed a lawsuit against Beech-Nut Nutrition Company, one of the largest manufacturers of baby food in the United States, for misleading parent-consumers about the health and safety of its products.

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Statement by AG Racine on the Guilty Verdict of Derek Chauvin

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today issued the following statement after the guilty verdict of Derek Chauvin for the murder of George Floyd.

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AG Racine Announces Washington Sports Club Must Pay $100K Penalty for Flouting COVID-19 Emergency Orders

Today, Attorney General Karl A. Racine announced the parent company of Washington Sports Club will be required to pay a $100,000 fine to the District to resolve allegations that the company failed to adhere to the District’s COVID-19 health and safety orders, misinformed its patrons, and put the…