Where's the money to test backlog of rape kits, Josh Stein asks lawmakers
May 31"At the direction of the legislature, my office recently conducted a survey to determine the number of untested sexual assault kits sitting in local law enforcement offices," Stein said. ". . . I have asked the legislature for funding to test these kits and to develop a tracking system to en…
NC leaders push for change in wake of latest school shooting
May 22In the wake of the shooting at a Texas high school, North Carolina leaders are pushing for change. "School resource officers play such a critical role in keeping our kids safe at school," North Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein said. Which is why he said he’s been pushing for specia…
AG Stein watches Mission/HCA deal closely
May 22The state attorney general is closely monitoring the deal to sell Buncombe County's nonprofit hospital to for-profit HCA Healthcare.
North Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein sues OxyContin maker
May 22The maker of the widely used opioid OxyContin used false or misleading information to persuade doctors to prescribe the painkiller, state Attorney General Josh Stein said here Wednesday after his department filed suit against Purdue Pharma.
Attorney General Josh Stein stays connected, and accountable
May 22Stein is definitely a 21st-century public servant. He leverages the engagement opportunities provided by having active social media accounts, treating each like they are – as a two-way communicator rather than a one-trick megaphone. It has made him arguably the most connected atto…
Josh Stein, the product of a bluer North Carolina, is on the front lines fighting Trump
April 29Josh Stein, who grew up in Chapel Hill in a family committed to civil rights then got his undergraduate and law degrees from Ivy League schools, wants to return the state to its long tradition of moderate liberalism as a progressive leader of the New South.
NC Attorney General Josh Stein Appealing Duke Energy Rate Increase
April 26State Attorney General Josh Stein's office on Wednesday said he considers the decision by the North Carolina Utilities Commission to be "unlawful, unjust, unreasonable, or unwarranted." Stein is appealing the February decision to the state Supreme Court.
Attorney General Josh Stein On His Role In Today’s Political Landscape
April 26Host Frank Stasio talks to Stein about how the role of attorney general is changing in a hyper-partisan environment. Stein also talks about some of the policy issues he’s been working on, like the opioid epidemic and protecting North Carolinians from data breaches.
Attorney General Seeks Info on Election Tampering in North Carolina
February 20North Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein has sent a letter to U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen asking for information on election security and possible tampering in North Carolina following last week's indictment of 13 Russian nationals and three Ru…
AG demands information on Atrium, UNC Health deal: ‘We need details’
February 19North Carolina’s attorney general is demanding more details on a proposed combination between Atrium Health and UNC Health Care, saying it’s impossible for his office to review the deal off the little information he’s been given.