Attor­ney Gen­er­al Pax­ton Announces Glob­al Opi­oid Settlement

Attorney General Ken Paxton announced a historic $26 billion agreement that will bring desperately needed relief to Texans who are struggling with opioid addiction. The agreement includes Cardinal, McKesson, and AmerisourceBergen – the nation’s three major pharmaceutical distributors – and Johnson & Johnson, which manufactured and marketed opioids.

July 23, 2021 | Press Release

Pax­ton Seeks Pre­lim­i­nary Injunc­tion After Biden Admin­is­tra­tion Ille­gal­ly Revoked Med­ic­aid Waiver

Attorney General Ken Paxton sought a preliminary injunction to enjoin the Biden Administration’s illegal action rescinding the extension of the Medicaid Section 1115 waiver negotiated between Texas and the federal government.

July 20, 2021 | Press Release

Pax­ton Joins Mul­ti­state Coali­tion in Pro­tect­ing Chil­dren from Dan­ger­ous, Life-Alter­ing Procedures

Attorney General Ken Paxton joined a multistate coalition in support of Arkansas’ defense of its recently-enacted law banning the use of hormones and surgery to treat gender dysphoria in children.

July 15, 2021 | Press Release

Pax­ton Joins Mul­ti­state Coali­tion to Stop the EPA from Allow­ing Cal­i­for­nia to Set Stan­dards for the Auto­mo­tive Industry

Attorney General Ken Paxton joined a coalition of 15 other states in urging the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency not to reinstate California’s waiver under the Clean Air Act, which unconstitutionally allows California—and only California—to regulate which cars we may drive.

July 12, 2021 | Press Release

Pax­ton Joins Mul­ti­state Coali­tion Call­ing for Halt to Biden Admin’s Unlaw­ful Expan­sion of Dubi­ous Bostock Decision

Attorney General Ken Paxton joined a multistate coalition demanding protection of students from the Biden Administration’s unlawful expansion of the Supreme Court’s 2020 decision in Bostock v. Clayton County, GA.

July 12, 2021 | Press Release