Biden Admin­is­tra­tion Rescinds Access to Health­care for Vul­ner­a­ble Texans

Attorney General Ken Paxton gave this statement after the Biden Administration rescinded the 1115 Medicaid waiver extension previously granted by the Trump Administration.

April 16, 2021 | Press Release

AG Pax­ton Vis­its San Anto­nio Migrant Cen­ter Amid Bor­der Crisis

Attorney General Ken Paxton visited the San Antonio migrant center at Freeman Coliseum amid the border crisis spurred on by President Joe Biden’s failed immigration policies.

April 14, 2021 | Press Release

AG Pax­ton Warns Beto O’Rourke PAC Against Unlaw­ful Col­lec­tion of Tex­ans’ Per­son­al Data

Attorney General Ken Paxton issued a letter to Powered by People, a PAC launched by Beto O’Rourke, warning against the unlawful collection and storage of Texans’ personal and health related data in exchange for vaccine registration and voter registration information.

April 14, 2021 | Noteworthy

Wash­ing­ton D.C. State­hood Vio­lates the Con­sti­tu­tion, is Bad for Texas and America

Attorney General Ken Paxton today sent a letter to President Joe Biden and Congressional leaders, warning that passing the “Washington, D.C. Admission Act” is unconstitutional, unsound policy, and would create a super-state with unrivaled power.  

April 13, 2021 | Noteworthy

AG Pax­ton Sues Biden Admin­is­tra­tion to Rein­state Migrant Pro­tec­tion Protocols

Attorney General Ken Paxton and Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt today filed a lawsuit against the Biden Administration to reinstate the Migrant Protection Protocols (MPP) to curb the criminal and humanitarian crisis at the border.

April 13, 2021 | Press Release

AG Paxton’s Law Enforce­ment Round Up

April 12, 2021 | Noteworthy

AG Pax­ton Defends the Depart­ment of Education’s Final Rule, Uphold­ing Pro­tec­tion for Stu­dents’ Rights

Attorney General Ken Paxton filed a motion to intervene in a lawsuit defending the Department of Education’s “Final Rule,” a reaffirmation of Title IX’s commitment to protecting students, which bolsters the anti-discrimination purpose of Title IX without infringing on the constitutional rights afforded to all Americans. 

April 09, 2021 | Noteworthy

Biden Administration’s Fail­ure to Take Cus­tody of Crim­i­nal Aliens Endan­gers Tex­ans, Americans

Attorney General Ken Paxton today sued the Biden Administration in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas decrying its refusal to take custody of criminal illegal aliens, including dangerous felons and drug manufacturers, as required by federal law. Texas’s lawsuit alleges President Biden implemented unlawful directives that allow dangerous illegal aliens already convicted of felony offenses to freely roam the United States.

April 06, 2021 | Press Release