AG Pax­ton Prais­es Statewide Recog­ni­tion of Dis­abled Amer­i­can Veterans

Attorney General Ken Paxton today joined Governor Greg Abbott in memorializing today, September 25, as Disabled American Veterans Day in honor of the national charity’s centennial anniversary

September 25, 2020 | Noteworthy

Lead­ers of Five Major Texas Health Sys­tem Applaud Gov­er­nor Abbott, Lieu­tenant Gov­er­nor Patrick, Attor­ney Gen­er­al Pax­ton for Lead­er­ship in With­draw­ing Med­ic­aid Fis­cal Account­abil­i­ty Regulation

The leaders of five major health systems in Texas sent a letter to Governor Abbott, Lieutenant Governor Patrick, and Attorney General Paxton, thanking them for exposing the consequences of the Medicaid Fiscal Accountability Regulation (MFAR) and supporting President Trump's decision to withdraw it.

September 18, 2020 | Noteworthy

AG Pax­ton Urges Full Fifth Cir­cuit to Pre­vent Fed­er­al Gov­ern­ment from Grant­i­ng Pri­vate Enti­ties the Abil­i­ty to Tax States

Attorney General Ken Paxton today filed a petition with the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, urging the entire court to rehear a case involving the legality of a Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) rule delegating power to a private entity to impose taxes on States.

September 15, 2020 | Noteworthy

Gov­er­nor Abbott, Lieu­tenant Gov­er­nor Patrick, Attor­ney Gen­er­al Pax­ton Issue State­ment On With­draw­al Of Med­ic­aid Fis­cal Account­abil­i­ty Regulation

Governor Greg Abbott, Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick, and Attorney General Ken Paxton today issued a statement following President Trump's decision to withdraw the Medicaid Fiscal Accountability Regulation (MFAR)

September 14, 2020 | Noteworthy

OP-ED: Mail-In Bal­lots: A Threat to Democracy

September 01, 2020 | Noteworthy

AG Pax­ton Joins Ami­cus Brief Defend­ing States’ Sov­er­eign Immunity

After Nebraska filed an en banc petition with the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton joined an amicus brief arguing that the Eleventh Amendment and sovereign immunity bar attempts by death-penalty inmates to gain access to confidential information about other states’ death-penalty drugs, suppliers, and protocols.

August 31, 2020 | Noteworthy

AG Pax­ton Announces $84 Mil­lion Mul­ti­state Set­tle­ment with Hon­da Motor Company

Attorney General Ken Paxton announced an $84,151,210 multistate settlement with American Honda Motor Co., Inc. and Honda of America Mfg., Inc., with Texas receiving $5,697,785.

August 27, 2020 | Noteworthy

AG Pax­ton Com­mends Pres­i­dent Trump for Sign­ing the Vet­er­an Treat­ment Court Coor­di­na­tion Act into Law

On Saturday, August 8, 2020, President Trump signed into law the Veteran Treatment Court Coordination Act, which directs the United States Department of Justice to establish a veteran treatment court program to coordinate grants, training, and technical assistance for states, municipalities, and American Indian tribes to set up and operate special courts for veterans accused of nonviolent crimes.

August 10, 2020 | Noteworthy

Infor­mal Guid­ance Con­cern­ing Fore­clo­sure Sales

Informal guidance concerning whether local governmental bodies have authority to limit in-person attendance at a judicial or non-judicial foreclosure sale to 10 persons or fewer.

August 02, 2020 | Noteworthy

AG Pax­ton Con­grat­u­lates Appre­hen­sion Unit on Arrest of Top 10 Most Want­ed Fugitive

Attorney General Ken Paxton today congratulated the Sexual Offender Apprehension Unit for arresting Randall Keith Murray, a confirmed gang member who failed to comply with the terms of his parole following a four-year prison sentence for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon in Galveston County.

July 29, 2020 | Noteworthy

AG Pax­ton Joins Sec­ond Let­ter in Sup­port of Law Enforcement

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton today joined a coalition of 17 states, led by Georgia Attorney General Christopher Carr, in a letter to President Trump, Attorney General Barr and Congressional leaders in support of law enforcement.

June 25, 2020 | Noteworthy

OP-ED: Only Reform Will Achieve Results

June 12, 2020 | Noteworthy

AG Pax­ton Files Mul­ti­state Ami­cus Defend­ing Reli­gious Lib­er­ty for Fos­ter Care Providers

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton today led 13 states in a friend-of-the-court brief filed with the United States Supreme Court in support of several foster parents – affiliated with Catholic Social Services – who are suing the city of Philadelphia over its policy blocking foster care providers who hold traditional beliefs about marriage.

June 03, 2020 | Noteworthy