Pax­ton Sues Biden Admin­is­tra­tion to Stop It From Risk­ing Amer­i­can Work­ers’ Retire­ments by Pro­mot­ing Woke ESG Goals

Attorney General Paxton is co-leading a multistate lawsuit against the Biden Administration to stop a new U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) rule that prioritizes woke Environmental, Social, and Governance (“ESG”) investing over protecting the retirement savings of approximately two-thirds of the U.S. population, which is around 152 million workers.  

January 26, 2023 | Press Release

Pax­ton Announces Kris­ten House as Direc­tor of Communications

Attorney General Ken Paxton today announced the appointment of Kristen House as Director of Communications for the Office of the Attorney General of Texas.

January 25, 2023 | Press Release

Pax­ton Sues Biden Admin­is­tra­tion to Stop New Pro­gram that Would Allow Hun­dreds of Thou­sands of Aliens to Come into the Coun­try Every Year

Attorney General Paxton is leading a multistate coalition that is suing the Biden Administration over a new Department of Homeland Security (“DHS”) program that unlawfully creates a de facto pathway to citizenship for hundreds of thousands of aliens.  

January 24, 2023 | Press Release

Pax­ton Announces Inves­ti­ga­tion of Home Title Lock for Poten­tial­ly Mis­lead­ing Texas Consumers

Attorney General Paxton has announced an investigation of Home Title Lock for potentially violating the Texas Deceptive Trade Practices Act by misleading consumers with deceptive statements concerning the prevalence of home title theft and the need for Home Title Lock’s services.    

January 24, 2023 | Press Release

Attor­ney Gen­er­al Paxton’s Law Enforce­ment Round-Up: Decem­ber 1 – 312022

The law enforcement round-up is comprised of important arrests from the Child Exploitation and Fugitive Apprehension Units.

January 23, 2023 | Press Release

Pax­ton Joins Ami­cus Brief to Defend Indi­vid­ual Rights and Strength­en the Non­del­e­ga­tion Doctrine

Attorney General Paxton has joined a West Virginia-led cert-stage amicus brief in the United States Supreme Court, to strengthen the enforcement of the nondelegation doctrine, which would prevent unelected agency bureaucrats from exercising authority that the Congress has not granted them.  

January 23, 2023 | Press Release

Pax­ton Secures Over $10 Bil­lion in Opi­oid Funds from CVS and Walgreens

Attorney General Paxton announced that Texas is joining finalized opioid agreements with CVS and Walgreens totaling $10.7 billion nationally, with CVS paying $5 billion and Walgreens paying $5.7 billion.

January 20, 2023 | Press Release

Pax­ton Announces that Texas Has Joined $2.37 Bil­lion Set­tle­ment With Opi­oid Man­u­fac­tur­er Allergan

Attorney General Paxton announced that Texas is joining a $2.37 billion settlement with opioid manufacturer Allergan for its role in the nationwide opioid epidemic.

January 20, 2023 | Press Release

Pax­ton Sues Biden’s Depart­ment of Health and Human Ser­vices to Pre­vent the WHO from Exert­ing Alarm­ing Author­i­ty Over the Unit­ed States

Attorney General Paxton, along with the State of Oklahoma, is suing the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (“HHS”) to remove an illegal regulation from federal law that cedes our sovereignty to the World Health Organization (“WHO”).  

January 18, 2023 | Press Release

Pax­ton Files Law­suit to Strike Down the Biden Administration’s Unlaw­ful Waters of the Unit­ed States Rule

Attorney General Paxton has filed a lawsuit defending Texans from the Biden Administration’s unlawful rule defining “waters of the United States” (“WOTUS”), which would assert federal control over Texas land.  

January 18, 2023 | Press Release