Pax­ton Fights to Stop Large Out­side Groups from Receiv­ing More than Vic­tims in Class Action Cases

Attorney General Paxton has joined two Montana-led cert-stage amicus briefs before the U.S. Supreme Court, arguing against advocacy groups receiving large funds in settlement cases when the victims receive little or nothing

February 06, 2023 | Press Release

Pax­ton Noti­fies Biden Admin­is­tra­tion of Intent to Sue Over Fed­er­al Infringe­ment of Tex­ans’ Prop­er­ty Rights and the State’s Con­ser­va­tion Policies

Attorney General Paxton has issued a required Notice of Intent (“NOI”) to the Biden Administration to begin the process of suing the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (“Service”) and the U.S. Department of the Interior (“Interior”).   

February 06, 2023 | Press Release

Pax­ton Sends Let­ter to FDA Crit­i­ciz­ing Unlaw­ful Changes that Put Women and Unborn Chil­dren in Dan­ger from Abor­tion Drugs

Attorney General Paxton has joined a multistate letter sent to Commissioner Califf of the Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) after the FDA made radical changes to its policy regarding specific abortion drugs.  

February 03, 2023 | Press Release

Pax­ton Reach­es Set­tle­ment Worth Over Half a Mil­lion Dol­lars After Mag­el­lan Ter­mi­nals Hold­ings Vio­lat­ed the Texas Clean Air Act

Attorney General Ken Paxton has reached a settlement with Magellan Terminals Holdings, L.P. over violations of the Texas Clean Air Act that resulted from a large fire at its bulk petroleum terminal in Corpus Christi, Texas.

February 02, 2023 | Press Release

Pax­ton Leads Effort to Stop Biden Admin­is­tra­tion from Forc­ing Left-Wing Sex­u­al Ori­en­ta­tion” and Gen­der Iden­ti­ty” Poli­cies on States

Attorney General Paxton filed an amicus brief in the Cincinnati-based U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit to stop the Biden Administration’s relentless pursuit of new so-called sexual orientation and gender identity policies.  

February 01, 2023 | Press Release

Pax­ton Files Motion in Fed­er­al Court to End Unlaw­ful Biden DACA Rule

Attorney General Paxton is building upon his previous efforts to end President Biden’s unlawful Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (“DACA”) program by filing a motion for summary judgment in his case against the federal government.  

February 01, 2023 | Press Release

Pax­ton Com­mends SCOTX Rul­ing That Opens the Door for Bet­ter Edu­ca­tion­al Oppor­tu­ni­ties for Stu­dents in the Hous­ton School District

Attorney General Paxton announced his support for a recent Supreme Court of Texas opinion that has the potential to bolster the educational experience of students in the Houston Independent School District (“HISD”), Texas’s largest school district.  

February 01, 2023 | Press Release

Pax­ton Let­ter to House Judi­cia­ry and Over­sight Com­mit­tees Urges Action, Offers Sup­port for Inves­ti­ga­tion of the Biden Bor­der Crisis

Attorney General Paxton has sent a letter to Rep. Jim Jordan, Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, and Rep. James Comer, Chairman of the House Oversight Committee, in support of both committees’ upcoming hearings to investigate the chaos at our southern border, which has been caused by the Biden Administration.  

January 31, 2023 | Press Release

Pax­ton Sends Let­ter to Woke Com­pa­nies Attempt­ing to Force Share­hold­ers to Adopt a Left-Wing Agenda

Attorney General Paxton and Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes are leading a multistate coalition in sending a letter to International Shareholder Services, Inc. (“ISS”) and Glass, Lewis & Co. (“Glass Lewis”), which are companies that provide proxy voting advice to shareholders and aid them in the process of voting at shareholder meetings.  

January 30, 2023 | Press Release

Pax­ton Applauds Spe­cial Mas­ter Order to Make Rio Grande Agree­ment Doc­u­ments Avail­able to the Public

Attorney General Paxton has announced his support for a U.S. Supreme Court-appointed Special Master’s order that documents concerning an agreement between Texas, New Mexico, and Colorado be unsealed concerning the Rio Grande Compact.

January 30, 2023 | Press Release