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For Immediate Release: Thursday, October 7, 2021 Contact: Nazneen Ahmed (919) 716-0060 (RALEIGH) Attorney General Josh Stein today announced $350,000 in grants to preserve and enhance the environment in western North Carolina through the Environmental Enhancement Grant (EEG) program. Across the state, Attorney General Stein will award nearly $3 million in grants to 27 grantees. […]

For Immediate Release: Thursday, October 7, 2021 Contact: Nazneen Ahmed (919) 716-0060 (RALEIGH) Attorney General Josh Stein today filed a complaint against the U.S. Postal Service with the Postal Regulatory Commission over Postmaster General Louis DeJoy’s 10-year Postal Service plan. Attorney General Stein and a coalition of 20 attorneys general assert that DeJoy adopted the […]

For Immediate Release: Tuesday, October 5, 2021 Contact: Nazneen Ahmed (919) 716-0060 (RALEIGH) Attorney General Josh Stein and a bipartisan coalition of 52 attorneys general expressed strong support for U.S. Senate hearings about youth social media use and the safety concerns for children and teens using social media. Attorney General Stein is responsible for enforcing […]

For Immediate Release: Thursday, September 30, 2021 Contact: Nazneen Ahmed (919) 716-0060 (RALEIGH) Attorney General Josh Stein today filed a friend-of-the-court brief arguing that states have the right to enact reasonable, age-based gun protections to keep people safe and prevent gun violence. Attorney General Stein joined a coalition of 20 attorneys general defending a Pennsylvania […]

For Immediate Release: Thursday, September 30, 2021 Contact: Nazneen Ahmed (919) 716-0060 (RALEIGH) Attorney General Josh Stein today released the following statement after Duke Energy announced it was voluntarily extending its moratorium on utility disconnections through March 2022 for customers who qualify for energy assistance funding programs. “I commend Duke Energy for prioritizing the health […]

For Immediate Release: Wednesday, September 29, 2021 Contact: Nazneen Ahmed (919) 716-0060 (RALEIGH) Attorney General Josh Stein announced that Brittany White of Charlotte pleaded guilty to medical assistance provider fraud in Mecklenburg County Superior Court. She was sentenced to four to 14 months in prison and ordered to pay $23,401.05 in restitution. The active sentence was […]

For Immediate Release: Friday, September 24, 2021 Contact: Nazneen Ahmed (919) 716-0060 (RALEIGH) Attorney General Josh Stein today urged the U.S. Department of Education (ED) to fix the broken Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program and make loan forgiveness a reality for public servants across the country. “The federal government promised millions of young people […]

For Immediate Release: Monday, September 20, 2021 Contact: Nazneen Ahmed (919) 716-0060 (RALEIGH) Attorney General Josh Stein today urged federal lawmakers to strengthen and improve several pieces of legislation currently in Congress that would modernize federal antitrust laws. “I’m grateful to Congress for taking a close look at our antitrust laws and working to improve […]

For Immediate Release: Monday, September 20, 2021 Contact: Nazneen Ahmed (919) 716-0060 (RALEIGH) Attorney General Josh Stein reached a consent judgment with Stepping Stone Phlebotomy LLC (also known as Stepping Stone Medical), a medical training program in Statesville he sued in June 2020 for operating without license. Stepping Stone later applied for and received a license in November […]

For Immediate Release: Monday, September 20, 2021 Contact: Nazneen Ahmed (919) 716-0060 (RALEIGH) Attorney General Josh Stein, who has made fighting robocalls a top priority, today released an update on telecom companies’ progress in implementing the Anti-Robocall Principles he negotiated in 2019. Since September 2019, companies that agreed to these Principles have identified more than […]