AG Stein says 3D printed guns are a 'threat to public safety'
August 3Attorney General Josh Stein says North Carolina is joining the fight against 3D printed guns.
North Carolina AG challenging Duke Energy coal ash charges
August 3North Carolina's top state lawyer is challenging a decision allowing Duke Energy to charge consumers billions of dollars to clean up coal ash dumps while tacking on a potential profit margin.
N.C. joins 17 other states in suing Trump administration over migrant family separations
August 3Seventeen states, including North Carolina, New York and California, sued President Donald Trump's administration Tuesday in an effort to force officials to reunite migrant families who have been separated at the U.S.-Mexico border.
Editorial: Stein right to go after drug firms as major part of opioid abuse
August 3Stein is right to be assertive and aggressive in making sure that those responsible for this community-wrecking problem are held to account to remedy it. These companies should enter in sincere and expedited negotiations with Stein and other states.
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.