AG Pax­ton Seeks Stay After Fed­er­al Judge Revers­es Course and Orders Straight-Tick­et Voting

 Attorney General Ken Paxton issued the following statement today after U.S. District Judge Marina Garcia Marmolejo blocked Texas’ law to eliminate straight-ticket voting after dismissing a previous lawsuit raising nearly identical claims.

September 26, 2020 | Press Release

AG Pax­ton Releas­es State­ment on U.S. Supreme Court Nom­i­nee Amy Coney Barrett

Attorney General Ken Paxton today released the following statement regarding President Trump’s nomination of Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court of the United States.

September 26, 2020 | Press Release

AG Pax­ton Prais­es Statewide Recog­ni­tion of Dis­abled Amer­i­can Veterans

Attorney General Ken Paxton today joined Governor Greg Abbott in memorializing today, September 25, as Disabled American Veterans Day in honor of the national charity’s centennial anniversary

September 25, 2020 | Noteworthy

AG Pax­ton Sues Pre­cious Met­als IRA and Bul­lion Coin Scheme that Defraud­ed Senior Investors of Over $185 Million

Attorney General Ken Paxton and the Texas State Securities Board joined the Commodity Futures Trading Commission and 29 other states to prevent, Chase Metal, Barrick Capital, and others from continuing to defraud elderly people across the United States by convincing them to convert their retirement savings into precious metals.

September 25, 2020 | Press Release

AG Pax­ton Announces Joint Pros­e­cu­tion of Gregg Coun­ty Orga­nized Elec­tion Fraud in Mail-In Bal­lot­ing Scheme

Attorney General Ken Paxton today announced that authorities arrested Gregg County Commissioner Shannon Brown, Marlena Jackson, Charlie Burns, and DeWayne Ward on charges in connection with an organized vote harvesting scheme during the 2018 Democratic primary election.

September 24, 2020 | Press Release

Lead­ers of Five Major Texas Health Sys­tem Applaud Gov­er­nor Abbott, Lieu­tenant Gov­er­nor Patrick, Attor­ney Gen­er­al Pax­ton for Lead­er­ship in With­draw­ing Med­ic­aid Fis­cal Account­abil­i­ty Regulation

The leaders of five major health systems in Texas sent a letter to Governor Abbott, Lieutenant Governor Patrick, and Attorney General Paxton, thanking them for exposing the consequences of the Medicaid Fiscal Accountability Regulation (MFAR) and supporting President Trump's decision to withdraw it.

September 18, 2020 | Noteworthy

AG Pax­ton: For­mer Texas ITT Stu­dents to Receive $27 Mil­lion in Debt Relief Set­tle­ment with PEAKS Trust

Attorney General Ken Paxton today announced a settlement agreement with PEAKS Trust, a private loan program run by ITT Tech and affiliated with Deutsche Bank entities, granting over $27 million in debt relief to former ITT students in Texas.

September 17, 2020 | Press Release