NC AG wins price-gouging lawsuit against Henderson business
October 11North Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein announced on Tuesday that a judgment was issued in a price-gouging lawsuit against Henderson County resident Nicholas Downey and his company, Action Tree Pros, Inc.
More Powerful NC Memorial honors lives lost to addiction, overdose
October 11Attorney General Josh Stein launched the More Powerful NC Memorial to honor North Carolinians who lost their lives to addiction or overdose, in advance of International Overdose Awareness Day on Aug. 31.
NC Prosecutor Expands Fight Against Youth Vaping
October 11North Carolina's top prosecutor expanded his efforts to halt e-cigarette sales to teens on Monday by suing eight more manufacturers of vaping products.
Attorney General Josh Stein leads 51 attorneys general, 12 companies in fight to stop robocalls
August 24Attorney General Josh Stein announced that as a result of his leadership in bringing together a bipartisan, public/private coalition of 51 attorneys general and 12 phone companies, the phone companies have agreed to adopt eight principles to fight illegal robocalls.
Attorney General Josh Stein sues EPA over Trump administration rollbacks of clean air rule
August 24“The Clean Power Plan is essential to addressing the climate change crisis and beneficial for our economy and health,” said Attorney General Josh Stein in a prepared statement.
Governor, Attorney General urge court to outlaw partisan gerrymandering
August 24Gov. Roy Cooper and Attorney General Josh Stein believe GOP lawmakers have used their power over redistricting to insulate the legislature from the votes of many North Carolinians, according to a brief they filed jointly Wednesday with the Wake County Superior Court.
North Carolina attorney general calls for gun law changes following mass shootings in Texas, Ohio
August 24"Enough is well past enough. It's time for action," said Josh Stein.
North Carolina AG Josh Stein Reaches $6 Million Settlement with Cisco Systems
August 24North Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein Thursday reached a $6 million multi-state settlement with Cisco Systems Inc. over security surveillance system software that Cisco sold to North Carolina, other states, and the federal government.
New NC bill would make it illegal to not report child sexual abuse
August 2The Safe Child Act has broad bi-partisan support. It will make it a misdemeanor to not report knowledge of a juvenile who is the victim of violence and sexual abuse. It also makes it illegal for a high-risk sex offender to communicate with someone online who they believe is under 16 years old.
Equifax to Pay $4.5 Million to NC for 2017 Data Breach
July 22Attorney General Josh Stein announced Monday that he has reached a settlement with Equifax as the result of an investigation into a massive 2017 data breach.