Pax­ton Issues Con­sumer Alert to Help Inform Tex­ans of their Con­sumer Rights Fol­low­ing Last Week’s Ice Storms

Attorney General Paxton is monitoring reports of price gouging after Governor Abbott issued an Ice Storm Disaster Declaration for seven counties affected by last week’s storm, which triggered the Office of the Attorney General’s price gouging authority.  

February 08, 2023 | Press Release

Pax­ton Calls on Con­gress to Give States the Abil­i­ty to Bet­ter Com­bat Pris­on­ers’ Use of Con­tra­band Cell Phones

Attorney General Paxton joined a South Carolina-led letter sent to Congressional leadership in the House and Senate, urging them to pass legislation that would give states additional tools to limit criminal inmates’ use of contraband cell phones.  

February 08, 2023 | Press Release

Pax­ton Sues Biden to Stop HHS from Ille­gal­ly Forc­ing Phar­ma­cies to Pro­vide Abor­tion-Induc­ing Drugs

Attorney General Paxton filed a new lawsuit against the Biden Administration today to halt it from illegally forcing pharmacies across America to provide abortifacients, which are prescription or over-the-counter drugs that induce abortions. 

February 07, 2023 | Press Release

Pax­ton Joins Ami­cus Brief to Block the VA from Pro­vid­ing Tax­pay­er-Fund­ed Abortions

Attorney General Paxton has joined a Mississippi-led amicus brief supporting an injunction against a U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (“VA”) rule that allows veterans and certain beneficiaries to get elective, taxpayer-funded abortions.

February 07, 2023 | Press Release

Pax­ton Fights to Ensure that Those Who Encour­age Unlaw­ful Bor­der Cross­ings and Vio­lent Crimes Face Prosecution

Attorney General Paxton has joined a Montana-led amicus brief requesting the United States Supreme Court to protect a 70-year-old criminal law that has been reliably used to stop the encouragement and inducement of illegal immigration.  

February 07, 2023 | Press Release

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