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Pax­ton Secures Vic­to­ry in FOIA Law­suit Shed­ding Light on the Biden Administration’s Label­ing of Par­ents as Domes­tic Terrorists”

Attorney General Paxton filed an Indiana-led stipulation for dismissal in his multistate Freedom of Information Act (“FOIA”) lawsuit against the Biden Administration.  

March 28, 2023 | Press Release

Pax­ton Announces Kris­ten House as Direc­tor of Communications

Attorney General Ken Paxton today announced the appointment of Kristen House as Director of Communications for the Office of the Attorney General of Texas.

January 25, 2023 | Press Release

Judge Rules That the Texas State Bar’s Law­suit Against AG Paxton’s First Assis­tant Vio­lates the Constitution

A Texas judge has ruled that the Texas State Bar’s lawsuit against First Assistant Attorney General Brent Webster violates the separation of powers secured by the Texas Constitution.

September 20, 2022 | Press Release

Pax­ton Calls Atten­tion to Domes­tic Vio­lence on Go Pur­ple Day

For the seventh year, on October 21, 2021, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton and the OAG employees participated in the Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM) Purple Day event.

October 21, 2021 | Press Release

Pax­ton State­ment on Vac­ci­na­tion Mandates

Attorney General Ken Paxton condemns Democrats’ attempts to mandate COVID-19 vaccines for state and federal employees.

July 29, 2021 | Press Release

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Attorney General Ken Paxton gave this statement after the Biden Administration rescinded the 1115 Medicaid waiver extension previously granted by the Trump Administration.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

Attor­ney Gen­er­al Pax­ton Announces Staff Pro­mo­tions: Les­ley French as Chief of Staff and Shawn Cowles as Deputy AG for Civ­il Litigation

Attorney General Ken Paxton today announced the promotions of Lesley French and Shawn Cowles within the Office of the Attorney General.

November 06, 2020 | Noteworthy

AG Pax­ton State­ment on Con­fir­ma­tion of Jus­tice Amy Coney Bar­rett to Unit­ed States Supreme Court

Attorney General Ken Paxton gave this statement following Amy Coney Barrett’s confirmation as the newest justice of the United States Supreme Court.

October 26, 2020 | Press Release