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AG Pax­ton Joins Mul­ti­state Let­ter to May­orkas Demand­ing Dis­band­ing of Biden Administration’s Dis­in­for­ma­tion Gov­er­nance Board

Attorney General Ken Paxton has joined several states in a letter to Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas, insisting that he immediately disband the new Disinformation Governance Board, which would endanger the First Amendment by policing free speech in America in furtherance of the Biden Administration’s political agenda.

May 05, 2022 | Press Release

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

AG Pax­ton Joins Fight Against Coun­ty School Board for Racial Discrimination

Attorney General Ken Paxton joined a multi-state amicus brief in an emergency application to the U.S. Supreme Court in a racial discrimination case against Fairfax County School Board in Virginia, the state’s largest school district.

April 14, 2022 | Press Release

Pax­ton Asks DirecTV to Renew Con­tract with One Amer­i­ca News Network

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton sent a joint letter to DirecTV after it announced its plan to not renew its contract with One American News Network (OAN).

March 10, 2022 | Press Release

AG Pax­ton Sues Biden Admin­is­tra­tion for Silenc­ing Par­ents, Label­ing Them Ter­ror­ists”

Attorney General Ken Paxton has joined Indiana in a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit to force the Biden Administration to release documents that will shed light on its labeling parents domestic terrorists for voicing their opinions at school board meetings across the country.

March 04, 2022 | Press Release

Pax­ton Sues Biden Admin for Uncon­sti­tu­tion­al, Ille­gal Min­i­mum Wage Hike for Fed­er­al Contractors

Attorney General Ken Paxton has sued the Biden Administration for unilaterally and unlawfully imposing an increase in the minimum wage for all federal contractors by executive order.

February 10, 2022 | Press Release

Pax­ton Urges FDA to Pre­serve State Reg­u­la­tion of Over-the-Counter Hear­ing Aids

Attorney General Paxton joined 42 states urging the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to preserve state authority to enforce pro-consumer state laws governing the sale of over-the-counter hearing aids.

January 18, 2022 | Press Release

Pax­ton Joins Ami­cus Brief Oppos­ing SEC and NAS­DAQ Quo­tas for Cor­po­rate Board Mem­bers Based on Race, Sex, and Sex­u­al Orientation

Attorney General Ken Paxton has joined an amicus brief in the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, opposing a rule, issued by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and NASDAQ, requiring NASDAQ-listed companies to compose their boards of directors using explicit quotas based on race, sex, and sexual orientation.

December 30, 2021 | Press Release

Pax­ton Joins Ami­cus that Chal­lenges Affir­ma­tive Action Poli­cies at UNC

Attorney General Paxton has joined a multistate cert-stage amicus brief in the United States Supreme Court, challenging the affirmative action admissions policies of the University of North Carolina (UNC). 

December 20, 2021 | Noteworthy

Pax­ton Stops Vac­cine Man­date for Health­care Workers

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton secured a preliminary injunction for the State of Texas, stopping the Biden Administration from imposing vaccine mandates on the employees of Medicaid and Medicare providers and suppliers. 

December 16, 2021 | Press Release