Office of the Attorney General Files Amicus Brief to Defend Texas’s Right to Protect its Citizens
The Office of the Attorney General of Texas (“OAG”) filed a multistate amicus brief in the Philadelphia-based U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit to prevent the federal government from unduly preempting state laws designed to safeguard Americans’ health.
Office of the Attorney General Issues Consumer Alert Warning Texans of Companies that May Appear to Be Government Agencies
The Office of the Attorney General (“OAG”) issues this consumer alert to help ensure that Texans are not deceived by companies appearing as though they may be government agencies.
UPDATED: Office of the Attorney General Releases Outside Law Firm’s Report Finding No Violations of the Law or Agency Procedure
The Office of the Attorney General (“OAG”) released a comprehensive report that unequivocally refutes incorrect testimony that was heard in the House General Investigating Committee.
Paxton Secures $340 Million for Texas in Opioid Settlement With Walgreens
Attorney General Paxton announced a $5.7 billion settlement with Walgreens, with over $340 million designated for Texas, for their role in the nationwide opioid epidemic.
AG Paxton Secures $85 Million Settlement in Principle with Volkswagen and Audi Over Their Violations of Texas Environmental Laws
Attorney General Paxton has agreed to a settlement agreement in principle with Volkswagen and Audi after the car manufacturers employed the use of illegal emission-evading technology in violation of Texas environmental laws.
Paxton Files Lawsuit Against IRS Over Biden Plan to Impair Child Support Program
Attorney General Paxton sued the Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) after a devastating policy change that would severely limit the ability of child support enforcement agencies (“CSEAs”) across the country to utilize valuable contractor resources to support the families they serve.
Paxton Announces Lawsuit Against Hilton For Violations of Texas Consumer Protection Laws and Lack of Price Transparency
Attorney General Paxton filed another lawsuit against a global hotel chain for misleading consumers about the true costs of hotel rooms in violation of Texas consumer protection laws.
Paxton Sues Biden Administration Over Their Illegal Use of a Mobile Phone App to Bring Countless Illegal Aliens into the Country
Attorney General Paxton filed a lawsuit against the Biden Administration to challenge a rule that encourages illegal immigrants to use a mobile application to schedule their unlawful crossing into the United States.
Paxton Fights to Ensure that Veterans Receive Their Full Educational Benefits
Attorney General Paxton joined a multistate amicus brief that is in support of a U.S. Army veteran seeking full access to the educational benefits earned from his patriotic service to the country and multiple tours of duty.
Paxton Secures 18-year Prison Sentence for Dangerous Repeat Sex Offender
The efforts of Attorney General Paxton’s Criminal Prosecution Division have led to repeat sex offender Daniel Barbosa, 37, being sentenced to 18 years in prison by Judge Jennifer Pena from the 290th District Court of Bexar County, Texas.