Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton applauded the Supreme Court of Texas for granting the state’s petition and directing the court of appeals to enjoin enforcement of Austin Mayor Steve Adler’s and Travis County Judge Andy Brown’s illegal local orders,
AG Paxton Urges Third Court of Appeals to Halt Unlawful City of Austin and Travis County Shutdown Orders
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton today announced that he filed an appeal in the Austin-based Third Court of Appeals, urging the court to halt enforcement of Austin Mayor Steve Adler’s and Travis County Judge Andy Brown’s orders, which illegally impose a four-day shutdown of dine-in food and beverage services
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton today filed a lawsuit against Georgia, Michigan, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin in the United States Supreme Court.
ICYMI: SCOTUS Backs Texas Attorney General’s Office in its Representation of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice
Attorney General Ken Paxton commended the U.S. Supreme Court for denying inmates’ request to re-impose burdensome COVID-19 requirements that unnecessarily exceeded professional measures already implemented by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ).
AG Paxton Files for Temporary Injunction to Halt El Paso County Judge’s Unlawful Lockdown Order
Attorney General Ken Paxton filed a motion for temporary injunction to stop El Paso County Judge Ricardo Samaniego’s unlawful lockdown order, which flies in the face of Gov. Greg Abbott’s executive orders on COVID-19.
Attorney General Ken Paxton today joined a coalition of businesses suing El Paso County Judge Ricardo Samaniego for imposing restrictions on local public health orders that are inconsistent with Governor Greg Abbott’s disaster orders.
Texas Supreme Court Reverses Third Court Order, Preserves Governor Abbott’s Order on Ballot Drop-Off Locations
Today, the Supreme Court of Texas reversed a Third Court of Appeals ruling and dissolved a district court injunction challenging Governor Greg Abbott’s order, which allows counties to have only one ballot return location during early voting.
AG Paxton: Fifth Circuit Grants Stay Halting District Court Order, Secures Ballot Hand-Delivery Locations
Attorney General Ken Paxton gave this statement after the United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals granted a stay, blocking a district court order that purported to override Governor Greg Abbott’s proclamation regarding mail-in ballot drop-off locations