Attorney General Schwalb Releases 2023 Impact Report

WASHINGTON, DC – Attorney General Brian L. Schwalb today released a 2023 Impact Report detailing how over the past year, The Office of the Attorney General has delivered for District residents, securing $610 million in total savings and benefits – over four times its annual budget.

Highlights include:

  • $57 million secured through environmental enforcement actions
  • $45.7 million in child support collected and distributed for District children and families
  • $36.6 million secured from companies that illegal profited from the opioid epidemic
  • $3.9 million in unpaid wages and damages returned to workers
  • $2 million in rent refunds, credits, and benefits for tenants
  • Prosecuting over 1,000 cases involving crimes for juveniles
  • Charging over 2,000 adult misdemeanors, including over 1,000 adult DUIs
  • $8 million in grants for violence interruption programs
  • Over 170 successful placements in the foster care system
  • Led or joined over 70 legal briefs advocating for guns safety laws, reproductive rights, LGBTQ+ rights, and racial and environmental justice
  • Fought alongside 23 attorneys general to protect access to mifepristone – a safe abortion medication

The full report is available here.