Ken Paxton


Embattled but defiant, suspended Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton enters impeachment trial today

Posted on · Three months after being suspended from his duties as the state’s top prosecutor, the Texas Senate will begin what could be a weeks-long hearing to decide whether Paxton will be permanently removed from office.


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.