Posted on · Darryl George, a 17-year-old student at Barbers Hill High School in Mont Belvieu, has been serving an in-school suspension since Aug. 31 because school district officials say his dreadlocks violate their dress code. George's family accuses Texas Gov. Greg Abbott and Attorney General Ken Paxton of failing to enforce the CROWN Act, a new state law outlawing racial discrimination based on hairstyles.
Posted on · Paxton, who has been suspended, faced 16 articles of impeachment tied to allegations that he abused his office to protect a political donor. The Senate vote reinstates Paxton as attorney general.
Posted on · Former top deputy Jeff Mateer said his relationship with Paxton soured after he ignored warnings from colleagues about his relationship with Austin real estate developer Nate Paul.
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.
Posted on · Early issues to be decided will be whether the “prior-term doctrine” prohibits most of the charges from going forward and whether Paxton himself can be made to testify.
Posted on · In addition to state securities fraud charges, suspended Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton faces the possibility of federal charges for abuse of office, growing out of the same allegations that led to his impeachment.
Posted on · Scott will step down this Friday just six weeks after temporarily taking over for the impeached Ken Paxton as Texas’s top law enforcement officer.
Posted on · Paxton, a 60-year-old Republican who was criminally indicted in 2015 but has yet to stand trial, also faces an impeachment trial in the Texas Senate this summer.
Posted on · In an unanimous decision, a Republican-led investigative committee that spent months quietly looking into Paxton recommended impeaching the state's top lawyer.
Posted on · The Harris County Commissioners Court certified the final results of the 2022 midterms on Tuesday afternoon and included a report identifying the contested ballots.
Posted on · The statewide sweep comes as the incumbents campaigned heavily on issues like border security and the economy.
Posted on · Gov. Greg Abbott looks to win a third term and Republicans hope to maintain their statewide dominance.
Posted on · Houston Public Media details four key races on the ballot this fall -- three of them are statewide contests and the other is in Harris County.
Posted on · In an affidavit, a process server said that the state’s top attorney tried to evade him as he attempted to deliver a subpoena from an abortion fund’s lawsuit against the state.
Posted on · Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton argues the Biden administration is violating the state’s “sovereign interest” by reassuring the nation’s doctors they can perform abortions in medical emergencies.