Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton joined Lubbock ISD in suing to stop Head Start from requiring staff and volunteers in the early childhood program to be fully vaccinated by Jan. 31.

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Texas AG says counties can spend COVID relief funds on extra pay for elected officials without public notice

Posted on · The nonbinding legal opinion states local elected and appointed officials can receive up to $25,000 for work done during the COVID-19 pandemic on top of their regular salaries. Unlike other pay raises, these “premium pay” bonuses don’t need to be declared to the public ahead of time.