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AG Racine Announces $188.6 Million Multistate Settlement with Medical Device Manufacturer Boston Scientific Corporation

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today announced a multistate settlement with Boston Scientific Corporation (Boston Scientific) to resolve allegations that the company deceptively marketed transvaginal surgical mesh devices to patients.

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AG Racine Announces Nonprofit Housing Corporation Will Remedy Health and Safety Issues at Shaw Property

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today announced that the owner of the Foster House Apartments, a federally subsidized complex in the Shaw neighborhood, has agreed to remedy emergency housing conditions that threaten the health and safety of tenants, many of whom are elderly or have disabilities…

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AG Racine Sues Security Company for Underpaying Workers in Violation of the District's Minimum Wage and Sick Leave Laws

Today, Attorney General Karl A. Racine announced a lawsuit against Executive Security Services LLC (ESS) and its founder, Justin Allen, for failing to pay workers minimum wage, overtime, and sick leave required by District law. 

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AG Racine Urges Federal Government to Revise Antiquated Aircraft Noise Policy that Affects Residents Near National Airport

Attorney General Karl A. Racine urged the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to revise its outdated and inadequate noise policy and apply the policy consistently. 

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Coalition of 24 Attorneys General Express Opposition to Opioid Manufacturer Purdue Pharma's Bankruptcy Plan

Attorney General Karl A. Racine joined 23 other state attorneys general in issuing a statement expressing disappointment in a plan filed by opioid manufacturer Purdue Pharma in bankruptcy court.

Know Your Rights: The Ban on Non-Compete Agreements Amendment Act of 2020

A new law, the Ban on Non-Compete Agreements Amendment Act of 2020, takes effect on March 16, 2021. The law bans the use of non-compete clauses for most workers in the District.     

Celebrating Women’s History Month

Women’s History Month gives well deserved recognition to women and their contributions, achievements, and roles in society throughout history.

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AG Racine Announces Settlement with American Medical Collection Agency Over 2019 Data Breach Affecting 12,530 District Residents

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today announced a settlement with American Medical Collection Agency (“AMCA”) resolving a multistate investigation into a 2019 data breach that exposed the personal information of up to 21 million individuals, including 12,530 District residents.

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AG Racine Sues Washington Sports Club For Flouting COVID-19 Emergency Orders

Attorney General Karl A. Racine filed a lawsuit against the parent company of Washington Sports Club for failing to comply with the District’s health and safety orders related to COVID-19.

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States are working to restrict voting. It's time to fight against the passage of suppression laws

States are debating more than 250 bills that would restrict voters, so it is time to fight against this voter suppression.

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