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.
Posted on · The House voted 121-23 to suspend the attorney general and refer him to the Senate for trial on charges of bribery, abuse of office and obstruction. It was the first such impeachment since 1975.
Posted on · If a majority of House members vote to impeach Paxton, the attorney general will be suspended from his duties until the Senate runs a trial and votes on whether to convict him.
Posted on · A federal judge who previously quashed the subpoena ruled that the attorney general must take the witness stand in a lawsuit from abortion funds.
Posted on · Republican incumbent Ken Paxton is locked in a tight race for a third term against Democratic challenger Rochelle Garza.
Posted on · Incumbent AG Ken Paxton prevailed over Land Commissioner George P. Bush despite Paxton facing a 2015 state securities fraud indictment and an ongoing FBI corruption investigation.
Posted on · Attorney General Ken Paxton has been under indictment for securities fraud since 2015 and is now under FBI investigation for alleged bribery and corruption. Three Republicans and five Democrats are on the ballot seeking to replace him.
Posted on · The lawsuit, filed by Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton and U.S. Rep. Beth Van Duyne, is the latest in a string of measures to limit coronavirus safety measures.
Posted on · Attorney General Ken Paxton asserts that the company, which recently rebranded itself as Meta, violated state law when it captured users' facial features without proper consent. Paxton was also questioned if his choice of venue for the announcement had anything to do with one of his primary opponents.
Posted on · Paxton argues the Biden administration policy is federal overreach and would harm the Texas economy.
Posted on · Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton is expected to appeal the decision to the Texas Supreme Court.
Posted on · As the lawsuit continues to play out in federal court, a U.S. District judge last week halted one of the Biden Administration’s COVID-19 vaccine and mask mandates in Texas through a preliminary injunction. The suit was brought by Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton and Lubbock’s largest school district.
Posted on · The lawsuit came one day after the White House’s announcement of an OSHA rule implementing the vaccine or testing mandate first announced in September.
Posted on · Attorneys for former employees who were fired after accusing Paxton of abuse of office say report is "full of half-truths, outright lies, and glaring omissions." Meanwhile, the FBI is also reportedly investigating.
Posted on · Attorney General Ken Paxton has threatened to sue the county unless it withdraws the creation of the office and voids the appointment of Isabel Longoria.