Election 2022

With primaries under way in Texas, Ken Paxton’s bid for a 3rd term is marked by legal troubles

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.

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Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton sues Facebook alleging social media giant violated state law

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.

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Texas GOP officials praise ruling blocking federal vaccine, mask mandate for Head Start program

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.