Paxton Whistleblowers


Ken Paxton whistleblowers call on Texas Supreme Court to revive lawsuit over stalled payment

Posted on · The attorney general – who was acquitted in his Senate impeachment trial earlier this month – settled with the four former employees in February for $3.3 million, but the Texas Legislature has so far declined to approve the funds.


Votes on school vouchers and Paxton impeachment raise the risk of primary challenges for some Republican lawmakers

Posted on · Governor Greg Abbott told Texas pastors that he’ll back the primary opponents of GOP lawmakers who don’t vote for his private school voucher plan in an upcoming special session of the Legislature.

Houston Matters

The week in politics (Sept. 6, 2023)

Posted on · On Wednesday's show: We recap the first day of Ken Paxton’s impeachment trial and discuss other local, state, and national political developments in our weekly roundup. And Houston food writers give recommendations for solid pizza joints.

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.