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AG Racine Sues Presidential Inaugural Committee and Trump Entities for Abusing Nonprofit Funds to Enrich Trump Family

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today announced a lawsuit against the 58th Presidential Inaugural Committee and two entities that own or control the Trump International Hotel in Washington, D.C. for abusing nonprofit funds to enrich the Trump family.

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Remarks

Prepared Remarks: Multistate SNAP ABAWD Lawsuit

Delivered by Attorney General Karl A. Racine

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AG Racine Leads Multistate Lawsuit to Stop Trump Administration From Eliminating Food Assistance for Nearly 700,000 Struggling Americans

Attorney General Karl A. Racine, along with New York State Attorney General Letitia James, today led a group of 15 Attorneys General and New York City in a lawsuit to stop the Trump administration from eliminating food assistance for nearly 700,000 Americans.

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AG Racine Announces National Electrical Contractor Will Pay $2.75 Million to Workers and the District to Resolve Wage Theft Lawsuit

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today announced that Power Design, Inc., a national electrical contractor, will be required to pay $2.75 million to workers and the District as part of a settlement in a wage theft and worker misclassification case.

Topics: Worker Rights

Sex Trafficking: Learn the Signs. Stop the Crime.

Sex traffickers can target anyone, a friend or a family member, and children are most at risk. Here are some of the most common misconceptions about sex trafficking. 

Topics: Public Safety
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AG Racine Leads Multistate Coalition Opposing Trump Move To Double Asylum Seekers’ Wait To Legally Work

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today led a coalition of 21 states in opposing an unlawful Trump administration effort to obstruct asylum seekers from applying for work permits.

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Chief Deputy AG Natalie Ludaway Named Senior Staff Member of the Year by National Association of Attorneys General

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today congratulates Chief Deputy Attorney General Natalie O. Ludaway for receiving the 2019 Senior Staff Member of the Year Award from the bipartisan National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG).

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AG Racine Announces Two District Employers Must Pay Nearly $500K In Unpaid Wages To Workers And Penalties

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today announced that the Office of the Attorney General (OAG) resolved two wage theft enforcement actions against two District employers that require them to pay nearly $500,000 in relief to harmed workers and penalties to the District.

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AG Racine Leads Multistate Coalition Opposing Trump Effort that Puts Haitian Born Residents at Risk of Deportation

Attorney General Karl A. Racine, along with his counterparts from California and Massachusetts, today led a group of 21 State Attorneys General in challenging the Trump administration’s effort to revoke Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Haitian nationals.

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Fighting District Polluters

Air pollution harms the health of thousands of people who live in, work in, and visit the District of Columbia—especially children, the elderly, and communities of color. 

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