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AG Racine Sues Wedding Venue For Refusing to Provide Refunds or Reschedule Events Cancelled Due To COVID-19 Pandemic

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today filed suit against a District event venue and its owner that refused to provide refunds or reschedule weddings and other events that were cancelled while the space was closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

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AG Racine Sues Construction Companies for Misclassifying Workers and Violating Workers' Rights

 Attorney General Karl A. Racine today announced a new lawsuit against Dynamic Contracting, Inc., a construction company that specializes in drywall installation, two of Dynamic’s general contractors, and four of Dynamic’s labor subcontractors for engaging in a scheme to reduce their costs…

Topics: Worker Rights

Working for the District for the Next 15 Months

Serving the city I love as the District’s first elected attorney general has been the honor of my life. Throughout my tenure, I’ve worked to amplify the voices of those across the city who aren’t always heard while building a strong, independent office. And I will keep doing that work for the…

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Testimony

OAG Testimony on the Operations of the Department of Forensic Sciences

Statement of Jose Marrero, Office of the Attorney General for the District of Columbia

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AG Racine Calls on 11 District Hospitals to Detail Their Efforts to Make Pricing Transparent & Accessible for Consumers

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today called on 11 hospitals throughout the District to fully comply with new federal hospital regulations that went into effect earlier this year that aim to make the pricing of medical services more transparent and accessible to consumers. 

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AG Racine Opening Statement For DC Council Hearing On His Bill To Reform The District's Juvenile Justice System

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today will participate in a DC Council hearing on legislation he introduced in June to improve public safety and increase fairness by modernizing the process for charging juveniles in adult court.

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Hosting the 2021 NAAG Presidential Summit

This week, I hosted the NAAG Presidential Summit, which focused on taking the politics out of hate by bringing together Democratic, Republican, and Independent state and territory attorneys general to address hate and hate-related violence nationwide. Law enforcement leaders, community advocates…

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AG Racine Hosts National Summit on Taking the Politics Out of Hate to Unite Attorneys General to Address Hate Incidents & Seek Solutions

Today, National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) President and District of Columbia Attorney General Karl A. Racine hosted a national summit on taking the politics out of hate by bringing together Democratic, Republican, and Independent state and territory attorneys general, as well as…

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AG Racine Statement on President Biden's Nomination of Solicitor General Loren AliKhan to Serve on the D.C. Court of Appeals

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today issued the following statement after President Joe Biden nominated District of Columbia Solicitor General Loren L. AliKhan to serve as an Associate Judge on the District of Columbia Court of Appeals.  

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