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North Carolina Attorney General

Current State AG
Josh Stein (D)
Political Party
Democrat
Assumed Office

2017

Current Leadership Positions
NAAG President-Elect

Josh Stein was elected Attorney General in 2016 and again in 2020.  Before that, he served in the North Carolina Senate for two terms, where he focused on public education, clean energy and public safety. From 2001 to 2008 he was Senior Deputy AG for Consumer Protection. AG Stein also worked as a campaign manager and deputy chief of staff for U.S. Senator John Edwards from 1997 to 2000. AG Stein began his legal career serving as a legal counsel in the U.S. Senate.

Josh Stein was elected Attorney General in 2016 and again in 2020.  Before that, he served in the North Carolina Senate for two terms, where he focused on public education, clean energy and public safety. From 2001 to 2008 he was Senior Deputy AG for Consumer Protection. AG Stein also worked as a campaign manager and deputy chief of staff for U.S. Senator John Edwards from 1997 to 2000. AG Stein began his legal career serving as a legal counsel in the U.S. Senate.

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The AG is an elected position in North Carolina.

  • Next Election:November 5, 2024
  • Election Process:Elected
  • Term/Limit:4 years / none


Latest North Carolina Attorney General News & Insights

Hello Mother, Hello Father: Bipartisan AG Coalition Calls on TikTok for Stronger Parental Controls, Content Moderation

North Carolina AG Josh Stein and Mississippi AG Lynn Fitch led a bipartisan coalition of 44 AGs in calling on popular social media applications TikTok and Snapchat to strengthen internal parental content controls and content moderation and urging the companies to collaborate with third party parental control applications that alert parents when their child has been exposed to potentially harmful messages.

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51 Attorneys General Urge FCC to Implement Stronger Barriers Against Robocallers

The National Association of Attorneys General (“NAAG”) sent a comment letter to the Federal Communications Commission (“FCC”) in support of its efforts to reduce illegal robocallers’ access to legitimate phone numbers to make unending robocalls and scam people out of money.

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Amicus Brief Argues that Consumer Reporting Agency Is Not Legally Shielded from Fair Credit Reporting Act by Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act

North Carolina AG Josh Stein, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (“CFPB”), and the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) filed an amicus brief in the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit in support of the consumer plaintiffs’ position in Henderson v. The Source for Public Data, L.P. (“Public Data”), No. 21-1678, that Section 230 of the…

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