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Pax­ton Pro­tects Edu­ca­tion: Mul­ti­state Let­ter Suc­ceeds in Pres­sur­ing Biden Depart­ment of Edu­ca­tion to Let Char­ter Schools Flourish 

The Biden Administration recently acceded to criticism from Attorney General Ken Paxton and other attorneys general regarding a new regulatory proposal restricting public charter school grants. 

July 26, 2022 | Press Release

AG Pax­ton Demands Biden With­draw Guid­ance Tying School Lunch Pro­grams to Rad­i­cal Sex and Gen­der Agenda

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton joined a Tennessee-led multistate letter to President Biden urging him to withdraw new guidance from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) regarding “sex discrimination” for schools and programs that receive federal nutritional assistance.

June 22, 2022 | Press Release

AG Pax­ton Files Ami­cus Brief Defend­ing Pri­va­cy and Safe­ty of Boys, Girls Using Sex-Seg­re­gat­ed Restrooms in Pub­lic Schools

Attorney General Ken Paxton filed an Indiana-led amicus brief with the Chicago-based U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit defending the privacy and safety of boys and girls using sex-segregated restrooms in public schools.

June 22, 2022 | Press Release

AG Pax­ton Files Ami­cus Brief in Sup­port of Race-Neu­tral, Mer­i­to­crat­ic Admis­sions Cri­te­ria, Against Equity”-Based Reverse Racism

Attorney General Paxton filed a Virginia-led amicus brief with the Richmond, VA-based U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit in support of race-neutral, meritocratic public-school admissions criteria.

June 22, 2022 | Press Release

AG Pax­ton Joins Mul­ti­state Let­ter to May­orkas Demand­ing Dis­band­ing of Biden Administration’s Dis­in­for­ma­tion Gov­er­nance Board

Attorney General Ken Paxton has joined several states in a letter to Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas, insisting that he immediately disband the new Disinformation Governance Board, which would endanger the First Amendment by policing free speech in America in furtherance of the Biden Administration’s political agenda.

May 05, 2022 | Press Release

AG Pax­ton Sends Let­ter in Sup­port of Pub­lic Safe­ty Officials

Attorney General Paxton sent a letter with the support of several states, urging the U.S. Congress to pass The Public Safety Officer Support Act of 2022, which addresses gaps in support for public safety officers who suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) associated with their high-risk jobs.

April 25, 2022 | Noteworthy

AG Pax­ton Joins Fight Against Coun­ty School Board for Racial Discrimination

Attorney General Ken Paxton joined a multi-state amicus brief in an emergency application to the U.S. Supreme Court in a racial discrimination case against Fairfax County School Board in Virginia, the state’s largest school district.

April 14, 2022 | Press Release

Pax­ton Asks DirecTV to Renew Con­tract with One Amer­i­ca News Network

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton sent a joint letter to DirecTV after it announced its plan to not renew its contract with One American News Network (OAN).

March 10, 2022 | Press Release

AG Pax­ton Sues Biden Admin­is­tra­tion for Silenc­ing Par­ents, Label­ing Them Ter­ror­ists”

Attorney General Ken Paxton has joined Indiana in a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit to force the Biden Administration to release documents that will shed light on its labeling parents domestic terrorists for voicing their opinions at school board meetings across the country.

March 04, 2022 | Press Release

Pax­ton Sues Biden Admin for Uncon­sti­tu­tion­al, Ille­gal Min­i­mum Wage Hike for Fed­er­al Contractors

Attorney General Ken Paxton has sued the Biden Administration for unilaterally and unlawfully imposing an increase in the minimum wage for all federal contractors by executive order.

February 10, 2022 | Press Release