Post Tagged with: "Ken Paxton"

AG Paxton Applauds Signing of Texas’ Voter ID Bill, Notifies District Court of Law’s Passage

AG Paxton Applauds Signing of Texas’ Voter ID Bill, Notifies District Court of Law’s Passage

from Texas Attorney General’s Office AUSTIN – Last night, Attorney General Ken Paxton filed an advisory with a district court judge in Corpus Christi after Governor Greg Abbott signed Senate Bill 5 into law earlier this week. Senate Bill 5 includes changes to Texas’ voter ID law ordered by the[Read More…]

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by June 2, 2017 Texas
AG Paxton Statement on Redistricting Panel’s Decision

AG Paxton Statement on Redistricting Panel’s Decision

(from Texas Attorneys General Office) Paxton Disagrees With Fifth Circuit Ruling. AUSTIN – Attorney General Ken Paxton today released the following statement regarding a federal court panel’s decision in Texas’ redistricting case:   “We respectfully disagree with the redistricting panel’s majority decision. As Fifth Circuit Judge Jerry Smith observed in[Read More…]

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by March 13, 2017 Texas
Paxton Files Motion to Intervene in Lawsuit Challenging Texas Right to Honor ICE Detainers

Paxton Files Motion to Intervene in Lawsuit Challenging Texas Right to Honor ICE Detainers

(from Texas Attorney General Press Office) AG Paxton Files Motion to Intervene in Lawsuit Challenging Texas’ Right to Honor ICE Detainers AUSTIN – Late yesterday, Attorney General Ken Paxton moved to intervene in a lawsuit on behalf of Texas, supporting the right and duty of Dallas County and Sheriff Lupe[Read More…]

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by March 9, 2017 Political
AG Paxton Statement on the President’s Revised Immigration Order

AG Paxton Statement on the President’s Revised Immigration Order

(from Texas Attorney General’s Office) AUSTIN – Attorney General Ken Paxton today released the following statement regarding President Trump’s revised executive order on immigration: “The executive order issued today by President Trump is a direct response to an ongoing weakness in the refugee vetting process, which was identified to Congress[Read More…]

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by March 6, 2017 Political
Paxton Files Lawsuit to Stop Housing Scam Targeting Hispanic Consumers in Texas

Paxton Files Lawsuit to Stop Housing Scam Targeting Hispanic Consumers in Texas

(from Texas Attorney General Press Office)   AUSTIN—Attorney General Ken Paxton today announced that his office filed a lawsuit in Hidalgo County against a Mission, Texas-based construction company, and that a court has granted a restraining order stopping the company and its administrators from allegedly targeting Hispanics in a home[Read More…]

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by February 23, 2017 Texas
Texas AG Leads Six-State Coalition on Brief in Support of Religious Liberty

Texas AG Leads Six-State Coalition on Brief in Support of Religious Liberty

(from Texas Attorney General’s Office)   AUSTIN – Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton today led a coalition of six states in filing an amicus brief with the U.S. Supreme Court, asking it to take up an important religious liberty case. The case, Portico Benefit Services v. Bacon, involves a dispute[Read More…]

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by February 14, 2017 Political
AG Paxton: Committee Substitute for Senate Bill 4 is Legally Valid 

AG Paxton: Committee Substitute for Senate Bill 4 is Legally Valid 

2/7/17 (from Texas AG Office) AUSTIN – Attorney General Ken Paxton today issued a letter on the committee substitute for Senate Bill 4 (CSSB 4), determining the legislation, as drafted, is constitutional and that the legal concerns raised at the hearing on the bill are unfounded. During the 16-hour hearing[Read More…]

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by February 7, 2017 Political
39,000 Texans Eligible for Restitution in $5m Western Union  Settlement

39,000 Texans Eligible for Restitution in $5m Western Union Settlement

1/31/17 (From Texas AG Office) AG Paxton: 39,000 Texans Eligible for Restitution in $5 Million Western Union Consumer  Protection Settlement   AUSTIN – Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton today announced a $5 million settlement with Western Union to protect consumers from wire fraud scams. The deal, which involves 49 states[Read More…]

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by January 31, 2017 Texas
U.S. Supreme Court Won’t Review Hazlewood Act

U.S. Supreme Court Won’t Review Hazlewood Act

AG Paxton: U.S. Supreme Court Won’t Review Hazlewood Act, Assuring Victory for Texas Taxpayers and Veterans 1/9/17 (from Texas Attorney General)   AUSTIN – Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton today praised the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to deny review of a ruling that upholds the constitutionality of the state’s Hazlewood[Read More…]

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by January 9, 2017 Education, Texas
Texas Granted Preliminary Injunction Blocking New Obamacare Rules

Texas Granted Preliminary Injunction Blocking New Obamacare Rules

AG Paxton: Texas Wins Nationwide Preliminary Injunction in Lawsuit to Protect Texans and Physicians from New Obamacare Mandate January 2, 2017 from Texas Attorney General AUSTIN – A federal court yesterday granted Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton a nationwide preliminary injunction blocking the Obama administration’s new federal health rules from[Read More…]

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by January 2, 2017 Health, Texas