NC attorney general fights for Affordable Care Act at Supreme Court
November 12North Carolina is among 20 states that stood on the side of the Affordable Care Act at the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday. The court took up the latest challenge to the decade-old health care law commonly known as "Obamacare," with Republican-led states and President Donald Trump's administr…
10 under-the-radar races to watch in November
October 26The battle for control of the White House this year will break every spending record anyone has bothered to keep. The fight for power in Congress will cost billions more. This year, incumbent Josh Stein (D) is seeking a second term against Jim O’Neill (R), the district attorney in For…
The White House, Senate and Supreme Court Could All Hinge on North Carolina
September 22“We have more of an ability to shape the future of the state, nation and world than anybody else,” said Josh Stein, the state’s Democratic attorney general who is also on the ballot and has used that line to rally supporters at drive-in church services and other Covid-era g…
NC Attorney General Josh Stein sues over Postal Service changes
August 25Following days of news about sweeping changes to the financially strained U.S. Postal Service ahead of the general election, Attorney General Josh Stein filed a lawsuit Friday to block the changes. North Carolina joined five other states and the District of Columbia in the lawsuit.
Attorney General Josh Stein Sues to Protect North Carolinians from Predatory Payday Lenders
August 21Attorney General Josh Stein today filed a lawsuit challenging the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation’s (FDIC) final rule that exempts buyers of high-interest loans from state interest rate caps. These caps play a critical role in regulating payday loans and other high-cost lending t…
NC attorney general joins multi-state lawsuit over Postal Service changes
August 19Attorney General Josh Stein said his office is joining a coalition of states that will file a lawsuit against the U.S. Postal Service over operational changes to mail delivery that were causing widespread delays and threatening mail-in voting for the upcoming November election.
NC Attorney General Josh Stein says he will 'protect this election,' speaks against Trump's comments on USPS
August 17North Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein took exception to comments made by President Donald Trump relating to the United States Postal Service and its role in the upcoming election.
Attorney General Josh Stein Sues DeVos and Dept. of Education Over Borrower Defense Regulations
August 3Attorney General Josh Stein today filed a lawsuit against Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos and the U.S. Department of Education (ED) challenging their action to unlawfully repeal the 2016 borrower defense regulations and replace them with regulations that benefit predatory for-profit schoo…
NC attorney general doubles down in battle over Duke Energy rate hikes
July 22Duke Energy Corp. has agreed to partial rate-case settlements to shore up its grid improvement spending while the state's attorney general has doubled down on his contention that hikes for the company's two N.C. utilities should be significantly cut.
NC consumers to receive more than $27.6 million after subprime auto financing settlement
May 22North Carolina consumers will receive more than $27.6 million in relief thanks to a settlement Attorney General Josh Stein reached with a subprime auto financing company, according to a Tuesday news release.