Office of the Attor­ney Gen­er­al Files Ami­cus Brief to Defend Texas’s Right to Pro­tect its Citizens

The Office of the Attorney General of Texas (“OAG”) filed a multistate amicus brief in the Philadelphia-based U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit to prevent the federal government from unduly preempting state laws designed to safeguard Americans’ health.  

May 31, 2023 | Press Release

Office of the Attor­ney Gen­er­al Issues Con­sumer Alert Warn­ing Tex­ans of Com­pa­nies that May Appear to Be Gov­ern­ment Agencies

The Office of the Attorney General (“OAG”) issues this consumer alert to help ensure that Texans are not deceived by companies appearing as though they may be government agencies.  

May 30, 2023 | Press Release

UPDAT­ED: Office of the Attor­ney Gen­er­al Releas­es Out­side Law Firm’s Report Find­ing No Vio­la­tions of the Law or Agency Procedure

The Office of the Attorney General (“OAG”) released a comprehensive report that unequivocally refutes incorrect testimony that was heard in the House General Investigating Committee.

May 27, 2023 | Press Release

Pax­ton Secures $340 Mil­lion for Texas in Opi­oid Set­tle­ment With Walgreens

Attorney General Paxton announced a $5.7 billion settlement with Walgreens, with over $340 million designated for Texas, for their role in the nationwide opioid epidemic.

May 27, 2023 | Press Release

AG Pax­ton Secures $85 Mil­lion Set­tle­ment in Prin­ci­ple with Volk­swa­gen and Audi Over Their Vio­la­tions of Texas Envi­ron­men­tal Laws

Attorney General Paxton has agreed to a settlement agreement in principle with Volkswagen and Audi after the car manufacturers employed the use of illegal emission-evading technology in violation of Texas environmental laws.

May 25, 2023 | Press Release

Pax­ton Files Law­suit Against IRS Over Biden Plan to Impair Child Sup­port Program

Attorney General Paxton sued the Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) after a devastating policy change that would severely limit the ability of child support enforcement agencies (“CSEAs”) across the country to utilize valuable contractor resources to support the families they serve.

May 25, 2023 | Press Release

Pax­ton Announces Law­suit Against Hilton For Vio­la­tions of Texas Con­sumer Pro­tec­tion Laws and Lack of Price Transparency

Attorney General Paxton filed another lawsuit against a global hotel chain for misleading consumers about the true costs of hotel rooms in violation of Texas consumer protection laws.

May 24, 2023 | Press Release

Pax­ton Sues Biden Admin­is­tra­tion Over Their Ille­gal Use of a Mobile Phone App to Bring Count­less Ille­gal Aliens into the Country

Attorney General Paxton filed a lawsuit against the Biden Administration to challenge a rule that encourages illegal immigrants to use a mobile application to schedule their unlawful crossing into the United States. 

May 23, 2023 | Press Release

Pax­ton Fights to Ensure that Vet­er­ans Receive Their Full Edu­ca­tion­al Benefits

Attorney General Paxton joined a multistate amicus brief that is in support of a U.S. Army veteran seeking full access to the educational benefits earned from his patriotic service to the country and multiple tours of duty.

May 22, 2023 | Press Release

Pax­ton Secures 18-year Prison Sen­tence for Dan­ger­ous Repeat Sex Offender

The efforts of Attorney General Paxton’s Criminal Prosecution Division have led to repeat sex offender Daniel Barbosa, 37, being sentenced to 18 years in prison by Judge Jennifer Pena from the 290th District Court of Bexar County, Texas.

May 19, 2023 | Press Release