Paxton’s Crim­i­nal Pros­e­cu­tions Divi­sion Secures Guilty Ver­dict Against Man Who Sex­u­al­ly Assault­ed a Child

Attorney General Ken Paxton’s Criminal Prosecutions Division trial team secured a guilty plea against a man who committed sexual assault of a child.

December 01, 2022 | Press Release

Pax­ton Con­cludes Data Breach Inves­ti­ga­tions, Col­lects Set­tle­ments of Over $1.5 Mil­lion from Exper­ian and T‑Mobile

Attorney General Ken Paxton has announced that his office, along with a coalition of other state attorneys general, has obtained settlements totaling more than $16 million with Experian Data Corp., Experian Information Solutions, and T-Mobile.  

November 30, 2022 | Press Release

Paxton’s Team Appear­ing Before SCO­TUS to Stop Biden Admin From Releas­ing Vio­lent Ille­gal Aliens into Communities

Lawyers from Attorney General Ken Paxton’s office are representing Texas before the U.S. Supreme Court today concerning a case where Paxton sued to stop the Biden Administration from illegally refusing to enforce immigration laws.  

November 29, 2022 | Press Release

Pax­ton Leads Coali­tion to Push Back Against New EPA Stan­dards That Put Amer­i­can Ener­gy and Nation­al Secu­ri­ty at Risk

Attorney General Paxton led a multistate coalition that filed a brief in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit to halt the implementation of radical climate regulations promulgated by the Biden Administration’s Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).  

November 28, 2022 | Press Release

Attor­ney Gen­er­al Paxton’s Law Enforce­ment Round Up: Octo­ber 16 – 312022

The law enforcement round up is comprised of important arrests from the Child Exploitation and Fugitive Apprehension Units.

November 23, 2022 | Press Release

Pax­ton Express­es Seri­ous Con­cerns With the EPA’s Pro­posed Revival of Oba­ma-Era Envi­ron­men­tal Jus­tice” Rule

Attorney General Paxton joined an Oklahoma-led comment letter sent to Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Michael Regan that lays out numerous problems with a new and onerous proposed rule.  

November 17, 2022 | Press Release

Fed­er­al Court Issues Opin­ion Allow­ing Texas Law That Pre­vents Vot­er Fraud to Stand and Take Effect

Attorney General Paxton has secured another major victory for election integrity after the New Orleans-based U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit issued an opinion in favor of Paxton and a Texas law aimed at securing our elections.  

November 17, 2022 | Press Release

Pax­ton Expands Inves­ti­ga­tion into Com­pa­nies Deny­ing Par­ents and Guardians Access to Their Children’s Med­ical Records

Attorney General Paxton has announced that he is expanding the scope of his investigation into hospitals and corporations that are denying parents the ability to access the medicals records of their children by issuing a Civil Investigative Demand (“CID”) to Epic Systems Corporation.  

November 17, 2022 | Press Release

Pax­ton Inves­ti­gates Health Care Indus­try Schemes to Inflate Insulin Prices

Attorney General Ken Paxton announced an investigation into potential violations of law related to the pricing of the life-saving drug Insulin.

November 16, 2022 | Press Release

Pax­ton Inves­ti­gates Poten­tial Vio­la­tions of State Law by Zucker­berg-Backed Cen­ter for Tech and Civic Life

Attorney General Ken Paxton issued a Civil Investigative Demand (CID) to the Center for Tech and Civil Life (CTCL) as part of an investigation to determine whether the nonprofit solicited donations under the pretext of protecting voters from Covid-19 while instead using the funds to support partisan electioneering efforts or election oversight roles normally left to state and local officials. 

November 10, 2022 | Press Release