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AG Racine Announces Three New Clinics With Local Organizations to Help Residents Access STAY DC Support to Pay Rent & Utility Bills

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today announced his office is partnering with local nonprofit organizations to sponsor three additional in-person STAY DC clinics to help residents navigate the application process so they can get support to pay their rent and utility bills, as many have struggled…

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AG Racine Leads 18 AGs in Supreme Court Brief Opposing Discrimination Against U.S. Territories

District of Columbia Attorney General Karl A. Racine and Guam Attorney General Leevin T. Camacho led a coalition of 18 attorneys general in filing a friend-of-the-court brief urging the Supreme Court to reject the exclusion of Americans living in territories from nationwide federal aid programs…

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OP-ED: Violence Interruption Programs Can Break the Cycle of Violence  

As recent high-profile shootings have focused the city’s attention on gun violence, more needs to be done to address it.  

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Protecting Workers' Rights

At my office, we work every day to stand up for District workers who may not always have a voice, including by fighting wage theft and protecting workers’ rights. Since 2017, my office has opened over 50 wage theft investigations, and has recovered more than $3.2 million in restitution for…

Topics: Worker Rights

Protegiendo Los Derechos de Los Trabajadores y Reportar Violaciones de Robo de Salario

En la Oficina del Fiscal General (OAG- Office of the Attorney General), trabajamos todos los días para abogar y proteger los trabajadores del Distrito que muchas veces no tienen una voz, incluyéndose para reportar robos de salarios, proteger sus derechos, y fiscalizando a patronos si violentan…

Topics: Worker Rights

Protecting Workers’ Rights and Reporting Wage Theft Violations 

At OAG, we work every day to stand up for District workers who may not always have a voice, including by fighting wage theft, protecting workers’ rights, and holding employers accountable if they violate District law.

Topics: Worker Rights
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AG Racine Leads Bipartisan Coalition of 25 AGs Calling on Congress to Clarify First Step Act & Apply Fair Sentencing Reforms to Low-Level Drug Offenses

Attorney General Karl A. Racine, along with Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes, today led a bipartisan coalition of 25 attorneys general urging Congress to amend the First Step Act and extend critical resentencing reforms to individuals convicted of the lowest-level crack cocaine offenses.

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AG Racine Files a Notice of Appeal in Purdue Pharma & Sackler Bankruptcy Plan

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today announced that he filed a notice of appeal in Purdue Pharma’s flawed bankruptcy plan. He asserted that the plan is inadequate, and that a bankruptcy court does not have the authority to prevent attorneys general from enforcing state law, including the…

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Ahead of Labor Day, AG Racine Hosts Roundtable Discussion with Workers & Advocates to Help Workers Understand Their Rights

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today hosted a roundtable discussion with workers and advocates ahead of Labor Day to help District workers understand their rights and make sure they get the wages and fair treatment they deserve. 

Topics: Worker Rights
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AG Racine Supports Biden Administration Effort to Strengthen Protections Against Housing Discrimination

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today urged the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to reinstate a rule protecting Americans from housing discrimination that was scrapped by the Trump administration.

Topics: Civil Rights