AG Pax­ton Announces Over $620 Mil­lion Col­lect­ed by Bank­rupt­cy and Col­lec­tions Divi­sion Dur­ing His Tenure

Attorney General Paxton is pleased to announce that the Bankruptcy and Collections Division of the Office of the Texas Attorney General has collected a total of $51,573,667 for fiscal year 2022, outstripping its $50 million goal for that time period.

May 17, 2022 | Press Release

AG Pax­ton Oppos­es Revi­sions to Mod­el Penal Code That Would Pro­tect Sex Predators

Attorney General Ken Paxton joined Mississippi in sending a multistate letter to the American Law Institute (ALI) opposing changes to the Model Penal Code (MPC).

May 17, 2022 | Noteworthy

Paxton’s Law Enforce­ment Round Up

The law enforcement round up highlights important arrests made with the assistance of the Child Exploitation, Human Trafficking, and Fugitive Apprehension units in April.

May 12, 2022 | Press Release

AG Pax­ton Joins Coali­tion to Pro­tect Children’s Health Against the Pre­da­tions of the Gen­der-Ide­o­log­i­cal Left

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton joined a multistate amicus brief in support of Alabama’s Vulnerable Child Protection Act, which prohibits the use of puberty blockers, cross-sex hormones, and surgery to cosmetically alter children and adolescents in order to facilitate their “gender transition.”

May 11, 2022 | Press Release

AG Pax­ton Inves­ti­gates Texas Bar Foun­da­tion for Facil­i­tat­ing Mass Influx of Ille­gal Aliens

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has opened an investigation into the Texas Bar Foundation for its possibly aiding and abetting the mass influx of illegal aliens.

May 06, 2022 | Press Release

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 Secures $14 Mil­lion in Resti­tu­tion for Con­sumers in Set­tle­ment with Intu­it Tur­bo Tax

Attorney General Paxton announced a significant settlement against Inuit Inc., who markets the popular product “Turbo Tax.” Texas will receive more than $14 million in restitution for Texas consumers as part of a $141 million multistate settlement, which resolves an investigation begun over two years ago.

May 04, 2022 | Press Release

AG Pax­ton Again Sues Biden Over Bor­der: New Immi­gra­tion Rules Dras­ti­cal­ly Low­er Asy­lum” Bar, Form­ing New Incen­tives for Next Flood of Aliens

This morning Attorney General Paxton filed his 11th immigration-related lawsuit against the Biden Administration—the 27th overall against Biden since he was inaugurated in January 2021.

April 28, 2022 | Press Release

AG Pax­ton and Mis­souri AG Schmitt Hold Press Con­fer­ence Fol­low­ing SCO­TUS Argu­ments in Remain in Mex­i­co” Case

Attorney General Paxton held a press conference with Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt following oral arguments before the U.S. Supreme Court in Texas v. Biden, a case jointly filed by Texas and Missouri in 2021 over the Biden Administration’s cancellation of the “Remain in Mexico” policy.

April 26, 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