As state attorney general, Stein has defended reproductive freedom in North Carolina, reduced the state’s testing backlog on sexual assault kits, defended voting rights, and helped negotiate a national opioid settlement.
With national figures pushing President Biden to decriminalize marijuana, about 68% of North Carolina voters support legalizing cannabis, polling shows.
North Carolina is located in what’s known as the “stroke belt” of the country. Here are some common symptoms to look out for.
NC Attorney General Josh Stein co-chaired a racial equity task force that proposed dozens of state policy changes and legislation following Floyd's killing.
A week after Andrew Brown Jr. was killed by NC deputies, William Barber II questioned whether local prosecutors can handle the investigation.
Cooper's racial justice task force, created after George Floyd's killing, wants more training, fairer drug laws, and police accountability.
A racial justice task force reporting to Gov. Roy Cooper recommended North Carolina do away with criminal penalties, citing how Black and Latino residents are disproportionately convicted.
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