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AG Racine Leads 20-State Coalition Urging Facebook to Aggressively Combat the Spread of Hate and Disinformation Online

Attorney General Karl A. Racine, New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal, and Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul today co-led a coalition of 20 state Attorneys General calling on Facebook, Inc. (Facebook), to adopt additional preventive measures against the spread of hate and…

Stopping Deceptive Billing Practices at Nursing Homes

Admitting a loved one to a nursing facility can be a difficult and costly choice. Family members making this decision should have the peace of mind that they are being treated fairly during the process.

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AG Racine Joins 18-State Coalition Fighting Trump Repeal Of Critical Protections For Students Considering For-Profit Schools

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today filed a lawsuit with 18 other Attorneys General to stop U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos from eliminating critical protection for students considering enrolling in for-profit colleges and vocational schools. 

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AG Racine Joins Coalition Filing Third Lawsuit In Ongoing Antitrust Investigation Into Generic Drug Industry

Attorney General Racine today joined a coalition of 51 states in filing a lawsuit against 26 generic drug manufacturers for conspiring to artificially inflate and manipulate drug prices, reduce competition, and unreasonably restrict trade for generic drugs sold across the United States.

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AG Racine Sues Predatory Online Lender For Illegal High-Interest Loans To District Consumers

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today filed a lawsuit against Elevate, an online lender, for deceptively marketing high-cost loans carrying interest rates far above the District’s cap on interest rates.

Apply for Child Support Online

When children receive financial support from both parents, they can thrive and have a bright future.

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AG Racine Announces Santander Will Provide $2 Million In Relief To District Consumers For Unfair, High-Risk Auto Loans

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today announced a $550 million multistate settlement with Santander Consumer USA, Inc. (Santander) for making unfair and high-risk auto loans to consumers nationwide.

Latest Tenant Protections for D.C. Residents

On May 5, 2020, the DC Council enacted critical emergency legislation to protect District residents during the COVID-19 crisis.

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AG Racine Releases COVID-19 Consumer Complaint Report

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today released the Office of the Attorney General’s (OAG) “Coronavirus (COVID-19) Consumer Complaint Report” about problems District consumers are experiencing during the District’s ongoing state of emergency.

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AG Racine Announces New Funeral Home Consumer Protections

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today alerted District residents about new consumer protections that increase transparency in the funeral industry during the COVID-19 emergency.