AG accused unlicensed contractor of cheating Triangle residents
January 30Attorney General Josh Stein filed a lawsuit Wednesday against a contractor accused of taking money from Triangle residents without doing the work they’ve promised to perform.
Stein has done his best for WNC. Now Mission's leaders must follow through
January 30The state has negotiated important safeguards into the sale of Mission Health. Now it’s up to those who will lead both the new Mission Heath and the foundation that will handle proceeds from the sale to HCA Healthcare to ensure these guidelines are followed and WNC is well-served by the deal.
Attorney general approves ‘rearticulated’ Mission-HCA deal
January 30Stein announced that his office had developed a new asset purchase agreement after months of “extensive negotiations” involving Mission, HCA and the Dogwood Health Trust, the nonprofit foundation that will administer the proceeds of the sale. He explained that the changes would s…
NC attorney general takes alleged price gouger to court
January 30Attorney General Josh Stein Wednesday filed a lawsuit against National Emergency Restoration Services LLC and its Director of Operations Ricardo (“Rick”) Aleman for allegedly price gouging a Guilford County homeowner for tree removal during the state of emergency declared for Hur…
AG Stein pushing for same-sex domestic violence protections
January 14North Carolina is the only state in the U.S. that doesn't issue domestic violence restraining orders for victims in same-sex dating relationships.
Josh Stein: State’s Department of Justice fought for NC residents in 2018
January 14As we begin 2019, I want to highlight some of the work the North Carolina Department of Justice has done in the past year to prevent crime, support law enforcement, safeguard consumers and defend North Carolina and its people.
2018 Actions Show North Carolina Attorney General Emerging as Leading Privacy Enforcer
January 14If his 2018 activity is any indication, North Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein should be top of mind when privacy practitioners name the most active privacy enforcers in the U.S.
Wells Fargo To Pay $575 Million To Settle With States
January 7Wells Fargo has agreed to a $575 million settlement with 50 states in a lawsuit alleging unfair and deceptive trade practices. North Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein said the state will receive $15.1 million.
JOSH STEIN: Affordable Care Act protects people and must be saved
January 7The ACA has clearly succeeded in helping more North Carolinians get coverage. But the benefits go much broader. Nearly 5 million North Carolinians have a preexisting condition and could be priced out of the insurance market. More than 1.6 million people in our state have benefitted from prev…
NC joins the legal fight over ACA
January 7North Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein says the ruling in the Texas courts affects both ACA customers and those with private insurance. According to Stein, doing away with the ACA could have an effect on health care costs for anyone with a pre-existing condition or those who get lower pr…