Texas COVID-19 Test Col­lec­tion Sites

The following map allows Texans to find the nearest COVID-19 test collection site.

May 14, 2020 | Noteworthy

AG Pax­ton Issues Let­ter to CDC Request­ing Review of Inter­im Guidance

The Office of the Attorney General sent a letter to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, asking it to revise its Interim Guidance for Administrators and Leaders of Community- and Faith-Based Organizations to Plan, Prepare, and Respond to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19).

May 07, 2020 | Noteworthy

AG Pax­ton Joins Coali­tion Expand­ing Crack-Down on Robocallers

Attorney General Ken Paxton today announced that he joined a coalition of 52 attorneys general in a letter to USTelecom, urging them to continue developing robocall traceback and other ancillary capabilities suited to law enforcement needs.

May 04, 2020 | Noteworthy

Guid­ance Let­ter About Reopen­ing Non-Essen­tial Busi­ness­es Regard­ing GA-18

This letter responds to whether local governments may allow businesses to reopen if they are not essential or reopened services defined under Governor Abbott’s Executive Order GA-18.

April 30, 2020 | Noteworthy

AG Pax­ton Affirms Har­ris Coun­ty Law Enforce­ment Offi­cers Serv­ing on the Front­lines of the COVID-19 Pandemic

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton today affirms officers in the frontlines of the COVID-19 fight in Harris County.

April 22, 2020 | Noteworthy

Guid­ance Let­ter About Golf Cours­es Regard­ing GA-14

This letter responds to whether golf courses may remain open during the COVID-19 disaster if local authorities require social distancing protocols and compliance with public health instructions.

April 11, 2020 | Noteworthy

AG Pax­ton Gives State­ment on TRO Block­ing Enforce­ment of Gov­er­nor Abbott’s Order to Post­pone Unnec­es­sary Med­ical Procedures

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton today issued a statement after the U.S. District Court in Austin granted a temporary restraining order blocking Governor Abbott’s Executive Order GA-09.

April 09, 2020 | Noteworthy

CON­SUMER ALERT: AG Pax­ton Reminds Tex­ans to Be Aware of Cyber Scams Dur­ing Coro­n­avirus (COVID-19) Emergency

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton continues to caution Texans about scams emerging during the statewide Coronavirus disaster declaration announced by Governor Abbott last Friday.

March 17, 2020 | Noteworthy

AG Paxton’s Fugi­tive Appre­hen­sion Unit Reach­es Mile­stone with 12,000 Total Arrests

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton today commended the Fugitive Apprehension Unit of his office for reaching a significant milestone since its inception in 2003.

March 10, 2020 | Noteworthy

AG Pax­ton Releas­es State­ment on SCO­TUS Agree­ing to Con­sid­er Ques­tion of Oba­macare Validity

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton issued a statement after the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to consider whether a legislative change to Obamacare’s unlawful individual mandate renders the entire law unconstitutional.

March 02, 2020 | Noteworthy

AG Pax­ton Joins Let­ter to FDA Urg­ing Stronger Pro­tec­tions Against Fla­vored E‑Cigarettes

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton joined a bipartisan coalition of 26 attorneys general urging the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to strengthen its enforcement guidance on e-cigarettes.

February 28, 2020 | Noteworthy

AG Pax­ton Pro­motes Law­ful Edu­ca­tion on Elec­tions and Civic Process in Let­ter to School Districts 

Attorney General Ken Paxton today mailed educational materials to Texas school districts detailing the importance of educators’ role in the civic process and providing guidelines for legally and effectively leading both employees and students through the 2020 election.

January 28, 2020 | Noteworthy

AG Pax­ton State­ment on Dis­missal of Law­suit Chal­leng­ing UT Austin’s Relo­ca­tion of Con­fed­er­ate Monuments

Attorney General Ken Paxton today released the following statement after the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit ruled that parties protesting the relocation of Confederate monuments at the University of Texas do not have standing to pursue their lawsuit.

January 06, 2020 | Noteworthy

AG Pax­ton: State­ment on UK’s Assess­ment of Google in Com­pe­ti­tion and Mar­kets Author­i­ty Report

Today, the United Kingdom’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) released their Online Platforms and Digital Advertising Market Study Interim Report, which assesses the market power of Google and other online platforms.

December 18, 2019 | Noteworthy