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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

Pax­ton Files Pre­lim­i­nary Injunc­tion Over Vac­cine and Mask Mandates

Attorney General Ken Paxton filed a preliminary injunction against the Biden Administration to stop the implementation of the vaccine mandate for all staff and volunteers of the Head Start program.

December 14, 2021 | Press Release

AG Pax­ton to Inves­ti­gate Pro­mo­tion of Puber­ty Block­ers in Children

Attorney General Ken Paxton is investigating Endo Pharmaceuticals, Inc., and AbbVie Inc. under the Texas Deceptive Trade Practices Act.

December 13, 2021 | Press Release

Attor­ney Gen­er­al Pax­ton Files Ami­cus Brief to Hold Face­book Accountable

The State of Texas has filed an amicus brief in the U.S. Supreme Court arguing against Facebook’s vague and inaccurate legal interpretation of Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act, intended to shield it from liability for human trafficking that was facilitated using the social media platform.

October 27, 2021 | Press Release