AG Pax­ton State­ment on Trag­ic Death of Hous­ton Police Sergeant

Attorney General Ken Paxton gave this statement following the horrific news of Houston Police Department Sergeant Harold Preston’s death in the line of duty

October 20, 2020 | Press Release

AG Pax­ton Sues Google for Ille­gal­ly Main­tain­ing Monop­o­lies in Inter­net Search and Search Adver­tis­ing Services

Attorney General Ken Paxton announced today that Texas is suing Google for engaging in anticompetitive and exclusionary practices that eliminate competition for internet searches and search advertising.

October 20, 2020 | Press Release

AG Pax­ton: Fifth Cir­cuit Grants Stay Pro­tect­ing Elec­tion Fraud Pre­ven­tion Measures

Attorney General Ken Paxton commended the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit for granting a stay that preserves critical anti-fraud provisions in the Texas Election Code.

October 19, 2020 | Press Release

Fifth Cir­cuit Blocks Bur­den­some Require­ments That Harmed Prison’s Abil­i­ty to Pro­tect Inmates and Staff from COVID-19

Attorney General Ken Paxton gave this statement after the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit stayed burdensome COVID-19 requirements that unnecessarily exceed several measures already implemented by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ).

October 13, 2020 | Press Release

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

October 13, 2020 | Press Release

AG Pax­ton: Updat­ed Set­tle­ment Reached with Opi­oid Man­u­fac­tur­er Mallinck­rodt Fol­low­ing Com­pa­ny Bankruptcy

Attorney General Ken Paxton today announced an update to a global settlement framework agreement between state attorneys general, local subdivisions, and the opioid manufacturer Mallinckrodt (MNK), its subsidiaries, and other affiliates.

October 12, 2020 | Press Release