Attorney General Ken Paxton today released the following statement following the inauguration of Texas Governor Greg Abbott and Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick:

“I congratulate Governor Abbott and Lieutenant Governor Patrick on their inauguration and look forward to continuing to work alongside them to serve the people of this great state. Both are men of great faith who care deeply about Texas and the lives of Texans. Their courageous and effective leadership has made and kept Texas the best place in the nation to live, work, raise a family and start a business. As Attorney General, I’ll continue to be with them every step of the way to keep Texas moving forward.”