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Attorney General Ken Paxton gave this statement after the Biden Administration rescinded the 1115 Medicaid waiver extension previously granted by the Trump Administration.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

AG Pax­ton State­ment on Trag­ic Death of Hous­ton Police Sergeant

Attorney General Ken Paxton gave this statement following the horrific news of Houston Police Department Sergeant Harold Preston’s death in the line of duty

October 20, 2020 | Press Release

AG Pax­ton Estab­lish­es Resource Web­page for Vol­un­teer Secu­ri­ty in Hous­es of Worship

Attorney General Ken Paxton today launched a webpage containing educational materials and resources for volunteer security teams to legally and effectively protect houses of worship.

March 11, 2020 | Press Release

AG Pax­ton Con­grat­u­lates Attor­neys David Ash­ton and Nick Grim­mer on Win­ning Pres­ti­gious NAAG Antitrust Award

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton today congratulated Assistant Attorneys General David Ashton and Nick Grimmer of his Antitrust Division on receiving an award from the National Association of Attorneys General’s Antitrust Task Force.

September 25, 2019 | Noteworthy