News & Updates
OAG Recovers $1.5 Million from Assisted Living Company that Failed to Pay Frontline Workers' Wages
D.C. Attorney General Brian L. Schwalb today announced that Azure Health Services, LLC (Azure), which operated assisted-living facilities across the District, will pay $1,510,000 to resolve allegations that it failed to pay frontline health care workers the wages they earned during the height of…
AG Schwalb Announces Leadership Team
Attorney General Brian L. Schwalb today announced the appointments of six individuals to the Office of the Attorney General’s (OAG) senior leadership team.
Consumer Alert: Questions and Answers on Abortion Care and Freedom of Expression in the District of Columbia
At the Office of Attorney General, we stand up for people’s rights, including their rights to access health care and to peacefully protest.
AG Schwalb Statement on January 6 Insurrection
Attorney General Brian L. Schwalb today issued the following statement on the two-year anniversary of the January 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol Building
Brian L. Schwalb Sworn In As Attorney General for the District of Columbia
Today, Brian L. Schwalb was sworn in as the Attorney General for the District of Columbia. In his inaugural remarks, AG Schwalb committed to using the law to ensure the city’s resources and opportunities are equitably shared, to defend and strengthen fundamental democratic rights of District…
AG Racine Secures $3.5 Million from Grubhub for Illegally Charging Hidden Fees, Using Deceptive Marketing Tactics to Boost Profits at Expense of Customers
Attorney General Karl A. Racine today announced that Grubhub Holdings, Inc. and Grubhub, Inc. (Grubhub) will pay $3.5 million for charging customers hidden fees and using deceptive marketing techniques to increase profits in violation of District consumer protection laws.
AG Racine Announces Google Must Pay $9.5 Million for Using "Dark Patterns" and Deceptive Location Tracking Practices that Invade Users' Privacy
Attorney General Karl A. Racine today announced that Google will pay $9.5 million to resolve allegations that it deceived and manipulated consumers to gain access to their location data, including making it nearly impossible for users to stop their location from being tracked.
AG Racine Secures $950,000 from Washington Hebrew Congregation's Preschool for Violating DC Childcare Safety Laws and Putting Children at Risk
Attorney General Karl A. Racine today announced that Washington Hebrew Congregation (WHC), a synagogue that also runs a childcare center, will pay $950,000 to affected families and the District for violating DC laws designed to protect children and creating an environment that put children at…
AG Racine Leads New Coalition Challenging Florida's "Don't Say Gay" Law, Which Bans Discussion of LGBTQ Issues in Schools
Attorney General Karl A. Racine today led a coalition of 18 Attorneys General in again opposing Florida’s discriminatory “Don’t Say Gay” law, which prevents classroom discussion of sexual orientation or gender identity, posing a serious threat to LGBTQ+ students who are particularly vulnerable…
My term as attorney general is rapidly coming to a close—but before it does, I wanted to take the opportunity to thank each and every one of you for putting your trust in me and for allowing me the opportunity to serve as your Attorney General for the past eight years.