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AG Racine Announces Wage Theft Lawsuit Against Company Operating Supported-Living Homes for Denying Frontline Workers Their Full Wages During the Pandemic

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today announced a wage theft lawsuit against a company operating supported-living facilities and its former owners for denying frontline health care workers the wages they were due after working extended hours for patients during the heart of the COVID-19 pandemic…

Topics: Worker Rights
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AG Racine Announces New Lawsuits to Protect Longtime District Residents from Displacement & Dangerous Housing Conditions

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today announced that his office filed two separate lawsuits against neglectful landlords to protect District residents in Ward 5 and Ward 2 from displacement and remedy hazardous housing conditions.

Topics: Tenant Rights

Calling on all Leaders to Make DC Safer

Many Washingtonians are understandably on edge about recent increases in crime. We all want our families, friends, neighbors, and every District resident to live in safe communities where our children can walk around without us having to worry about them. To achieve that goal, we must be clear…

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AG Racine Statement on OAG's Prosecution of Juvenile Violent Crime

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today issued the following statement about the Office of the Attorney General (OAG)’s prosecution of violent crime by juveniles. OAG prosecutes all incidents of violent crime committed by juveniles, where there is sufficient evidence to do so. These efforts are…

Topics: Public Safety
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AG Racine Leads Bipartisan Coalition in Suing Google Over Deceptive Location Tracking Practices That Invade Users' Privacy

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today sued Google, LLC for deceiving and manipulating consumers to gain access to their location data, including making it nearly impossible for users to stop their location from being tracked. Three other attorneys general also plan to file lawsuits in their own…

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AG Racine Announces Lawsuit Against Arise Virtual Solutions & Comcast Cable Communications Management for Failing to Pay Legally Due Wages to Customer Service Agents

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today announced a wage theft lawsuit against Arise Virtual Solutions, Inc. and Comcast Cable Communications Management, LLC. Arise is a customer service support company that contracts with companies like Comcast to outsource their customer service needs. The…

Topics: Worker Rights
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AG Racine Argues Criminal Prosecution of Federal Officers Who Killed Bijan Ghaisar Should Not Have Been Dismissed

Attorney General Karl A. Racine, along with nine other attorneys general, filed an amicus brief arguing that criminal charges against two U.S. Park Police officers who shot and killed an unarmed driver in Virginia should not have been dismissed. The brief, filed in the U.S. Court of Appeals for…

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Honoring the Life and Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

On Monday, we celebrate what would have been Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s 93rd birthday.

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AG Racine Concludes "Voices from Across My Office" Blog Series, Highlighting OAG's Broad Array of Work Serving District Residents

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today released the final post in the Office of the Attorney General’s (OAG) “Voices from Across My Office” blog series, concluding OAG’s eleven-part series highlighting the broad array of work OAG does to advocate for District residents.   

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AG Racine Announces Navient Will Provide $6.5 Million in Debt Relief & Restitution to DC Student Borrowers Over Unfair Practices

Attorney General Karl A. Racine announced that Navient, one of the nation’s largest student loan servicers, will be required to provide nearly $6 million in debt forgiveness for 190 District residents and over $450,000 in restitution to 1,709 District residents as part of a multistate consumer…

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