Josh Stein

JOSH STEIN

North Carolina is among six states filing lawsuits today against drug manufacturer Purdue Pharma, accusing the company of using deceptive marketing that helped fuel the opioid crisis.

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North Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein says his office has determined that more than 2.5 million state residents were affected by Facebook’s privacy breaches.

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North Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein has joined a bipartisan coalition of 37 attorneys general to “demand answers” from Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg.

More Than 15,000 Untested Sex Assault Kits In NC

Feb 28, 2018
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There are more than 15,000 sexual assault evidence collection kits in North Carolina that have yet to be tested, according to the numbers compiled by the Department of Justice and made available by Attorney General Josh Stein’s office and the state crime lab.

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North Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein is requesting more information on the merger of Atrium Health, formerly known as Carolinas Healthcare System, and UNC Health Care.

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It was a bit of a Valentine's Day 'downer' on Wednesday, delivered by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and North Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein. Officials used the day to remind would-be romantics about the dangers of 'Sweetheart Scams.' That’s when criminals use what looks like a romantic interest to set victims up for not only a heartbreak, but also a financial fall. 

Duke Energy headquarters in Charlotte.
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Duke Energy says it will pass along to customers some of the savings from new federal tax cuts that took effect Jan. 1.  In filings with utilities regulators in the Carolinas, Florida and Kentucky, the company says federal tax windfalls will go to reducing bills and offsetting future rate increases.

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North Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein says he's been forced to lay off 45 people in his office, some of them attorneys with more than 30 years of experience, as a result of a $10 million budget cut handed down from the General Assembly.

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North Carolina’s attorney general and 18 other AGs are suing the U.S. Department of Education for indefinitely delaying enforcement of rules that would give protections to students who attend for-profit colleges.

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North Carolina's attorney general is joining the legal fight over President Trump's executive action on immigration. Josh Stein, a Democrat, says his office will join a brief with about 16 other states arguing the executive action should remain on hold while the case plays out.