AG Pax­ton Oppos­es Revi­sions to Mod­el Penal Code That Would Pro­tect Sex Predators

Attorney General Ken Paxton joined Mississippi in sending a multistate letter to the American Law Institute (ALI) opposing changes to the Model Penal Code (MPC).

May 17, 2022 | Noteworthy

AG Pax­ton Sends Let­ter in Sup­port of Pub­lic Safe­ty Officials

Attorney General Paxton sent a letter with the support of several states, urging the U.S. Congress to pass The Public Safety Officer Support Act of 2022, which addresses gaps in support for public safety officers who suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) associated with their high-risk jobs.

April 25, 2022 | Noteworthy

Pax­ton Reach­es Agreed Judg­ment on Sun­screen Com­pa­ny that Deceived Consumers

Attorney General Ken Paxton obtained an agreed judgment against DRINK UVO, a California company that sold a drinkable sunscreen product that was promoted as providing hours of sun protection which misled consumers with false and grossly exaggerated claims. 

April 22, 2022 | Noteworthy

Texas Cou­ple Con­vict­ed of $1 Mil­lion Medicare Fraud Scheme

A federal jury convicted a Texas couple, Lindell King and Ynedra Diggs, for a $1 million Medicare fraud scheme.

April 18, 2022 | Noteworthy

AG Pax­ton Joins Mul­ti­state Push Against EPA Regard­ing Pow­er Plants

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton and 18 other state attorneys general sent a comment letter to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regarding their proposed rule on the regulation of hazardous air pollutants generated by coal and oil-fired power plants.

April 14, 2022 | Noteworthy

AG Pax­ton Leads Coali­tion Defend­ing the Death Penalty

Attorney General Ken Paxton led a multi-state coalition in support of Georgia’s efforts to fend off a challenge to the only methods of execution currently permitted under current Georgia law, by lethal injection.

April 12, 2022 | Noteworthy

AG Pax­ton Sup­ports Kentucky’s Chal­lenge to Fed­er­al Con­trac­tor Vac­cine Mandate

Attorney General Paxton joined 20 other states in filing an amicus brief in the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals, supporting Kentucky’s multistate coalition challenging the federal vaccine contractor mandate.

March 14, 2022 | Noteworthy

Texas Bor­der­lands | The Dan­ger­ous Life of Texas Ranch­ers — Ep.3

In episode three of Texas Borderlands, we hear from ranchers and landowners as they discuss the dangers that illegal immigration poses to their every day lives.

March 09, 2022 | Noteworthy

Paxton’s Human Traf­fick­ing Divi­sion Begins Jury Tri­al in Case involv­ing Child Abuse, Pup­py Mill

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton announced that the jury trial has begun in in Greenville, Texas, in the State of Texas v. Jeffrey Barrett.

February 17, 2022 | Noteworthy

Texas vs. Fed­er­al Vac­cine Mandates

February 07, 2022 | Noteworthy

Pax­ton Joins Mul­ti­state Coali­tion to Pro­tect Sec­ond Amend­ment Rights

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton joined a multistate coalition in filing an amicus brief with the United States Supreme Court that opposes Maryland’s unconstitutional ban on certain firearms, including any semi-automatic centerfire rifle with a detachable magazine that has at least two of a folding stock, a grenade or flare launcher, or a flash suppressor.

January 27, 2022 | Noteworthy

Pax­ton Urges Sec­re­tary of State to Fight Fen­tanyl Epidemic

Attorney General Paxton joined 16 states in urging the U.S. Department of State to take a tougher approach to stemming the influx of deadly fentanyl into our country, causing the deaths of thousands of Americans.

January 19, 2022 | Noteworthy

AG Pax­ton Reminds Tex­ans to Be Cau­tious of COVID Pop-Up Sites Dur­ing Omi­cron Surge

Attorney General Ken Paxton is warning Texans about potential scams during the Omicron Coronavirus variant surge.

January 13, 2022 | Noteworthy

Pax­ton Joins Ami­cus Brief in Defense of Employ­ee Retire­ment Investments

Attorney General Ken Paxton has joined a multistate amicus brief, led by Utah, opposing the Department of Labor’s support for Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) management of pension funds that are administered under the terms of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA).

December 20, 2021 | Noteworthy