Paxton Says Biden Administration Should Extend Comment Period for New Rules that Infringe on States’ Rights
Attorney General Paxton joined a Montana-led comment letter sent to the Department of the Interior requesting that the Bureau of Indian Affairs (“BIA”) extend the public comment period for new rules that would have a sweeping impact on state gambling laws.
Paxton Files New Lawsuit Challenging the Biden Administration’s Radical Attempt to Control State Wildlife Management
Attorney General Paxton filed a lawsuit against Biden’s Fish and Wildlife Service (“Service”) and Department of the Interior (“Interior) to challenge the federal government’s listing of the Lesser Prairie-Chicken so that Texas can protect and manage its own natural resources.
Paxton Notifies Biden Administration of Intent to Sue Over Federal Infringement of Texans’ Property Rights and the State’s Conservation Policies
Attorney General Paxton has issued a required Notice of Intent (“NOI”) to the Biden Administration to begin the process of suing the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (“Service”) and the U.S. Department of the Interior (“Interior”).
Paxton Steps Up to Defend States’ Rights After Biden Admin Forces Alaska to Adopt Left-Wing Hunting Policies
Attorney General Paxton joined a West Virginia-led cert-stage amicus brief before the U.S. Supreme Court to stop the Biden Administration’s attempts to encroach upon states’ rights and make it more difficult for Americans to hunt.
Biden Administration Gives Up on Case, Leaving in Place Major Paxton Victory Striking Down Woke HHS Policies
On October 1, Attorney General Paxton won a major victory when the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas struck down two Biden Administration agency rules concerning “sexual orientation” and “gender identity.”
Paxton Wins Major Non-Delegation Case in the Fifth Circuit, Stops Unaccountable Private Regulators from Harming the Horseracing Industry
Attorney General Paxton has secured a significant victory in the New Orleans-based U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, with the court striking down the federal Horseracing Integrity and Safety Act (HISA) as unconstitutional.
Paxton Sends Letter to Biden Admin Criticizing Unlawful Rule that Forces States to Adopt Woke Gender Policies
Attorney General Paxton joined a Tennessee-led comment letter to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Xavier Becerra demanding that HHS scrap its proposed rule, which expands Section 1557 of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act far beyond what was ever intended.
Paxton Secures Another Major Victory Against Biden Administration, Stopping Their Attempts to Force Woke Gender Policy on Texans
Attorney General Paxton has secured another major victory over the Biden Administration with the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas ruling in favor of Texas and halting implementation of two woke Biden Administration rules.
Paxton Sends Letter to U.S. Senate Demanding Rejection of a Bill that Would Undermine States’ Authority and American Energy
Attorney General Paxton has joined a Louisiana-led coalition in strongly opposing the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2022 and sending a letter to Senator Chuck Schumer and Senator Mitch McConnell expressing the reasons for such opposition.
AG Paxton Leads Coalition Challenging Court’s Decision Eroding Constitutional Separation of Powers, Federalism Concerns
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton led an 18-state coalition amicus brief in support of Utah’s challenge in the Denver-based U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit, opposing a court order requiring Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes to sit for an hours-long oral deposition about an employment dispute