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For Immediate Release: Thursday, February 10, 2022 Contact: Nazneen Ahmed (919) 716-0060 (RALEIGH) Attorney General Josh Stein and Sen. Jim Burgin (R-12) today held a roundtable at Central Carolina Community College in Sanford to discuss the recent wave of health care consolidation in North Carolina and how it affects North Carolinians’ health care costs, quality, […]

For Immediate Release: Friday, December 17, 2021 Contact: Nazneen Ahmed (919) 716-0060 (RALEIGH) The North Carolina Task Force for Racial Equity in Criminal Justice, co-chaired by Attorney General Josh Stein and Associate Justice Anita Earls, today delivered an update to Gov. Roy Cooper on the Task Force’s work to implement its 2020 recommendations to improve criminal justice […]

For Immediate Release: Tuesday, December 14, 2021 Contact: Nazneen Ahmed (919) 716-0060 (RALEIGH) Attorney General Josh Stein today praised the FCC for shortening the time that smaller telephone companies have to implement caller ID authentication technology to help cut down on illegally-spoofed robocalls. In August, Attorney General Stein co-led a bipartisan group of 51 attorneys […]

For Immediate Release: Tuesday, November 16, 2021 Contact: Nazneen Ahmed (919) 716-0060 (RALEIGH) Attorney General Josh Stein released the following statement on the state budget: “I am encouraged by the legislature’s ongoing partnership to address the critical issue of untested sexual assault kits in our state. The budget provides both funding and additional scientists, which […]

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: Monday, September 13, 2021 Contact: Nazneen Ahmed (919) 716-0060 (RALEIGH) Attorney General Josh Stein today called on the U.S. Supreme Court to preserve critical legal tools that help fight discrimination against people with disabilities. “People with disabilities have the right to be included in every part of our society,” said Attorney General […]

For Immediate Release: Friday, September 10, 2021 Contact: Nazneen Ahmed (919) 716-0060 (RALEIGH) Attorney General Josh Stein today applauded a federal appeals court decision in Lindenbaum v. Realgy that upholds the Telephone Consumer Protection Act’s (TCPA) robocall ban and allows state attorneys general to continue fighting robocalls. Attorney General Stein and Indiana Attorney General Todd Rokita co-led […]

For Immediate Release: Wednesday, August 25, 2021 Contact: Nazneen Ahmed (919) 716-0060 (RALEIGH) Attorney General Josh Stein today led a coalition of 23 attorneys general urging the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to reinstate a rule on disparate impact liability that would protect people from discrimination in housing. Along with Attorney General […]

For Immediate Release: Friday, August 20, 2021 Contact: Nazneen Ahmed (919) 716-0060   (RALEIGH) Attorney General Josh Stein today applauded a court decision in Napco v. Landmark that upholds the NC Abusive Patents Assertions Act, a 2014 North Carolina law designed to curb abusive practices by patent trolls, which are businesses that largely exist to bring patent […]

For Immediate Release: Wednesday, July 21, 2021 Contact: Nazneen Ahmed (919) 716-0060 (RALEIGH) Attorney General Josh Stein today announced a historic $26 billion agreement that will help bring desperately needed relief to people across the country who are struggling with opioid addiction. The agreement includes Cardinal, McKesson, and AmerisourceBergen – the nation’s three major pharmaceutical […]