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AG Pax­ton Chal­lenges Mil­i­tary Vac­cine Man­date Again

Attorney General Ken Paxton joined several states in an amicus brief supporting military service member Lt. Col. Jonathan Dunn’s request for a religious exemption from the federal vaccine mandate.

April 14, 2022 | Press Release

Pax­ton Joins Let­ter Demand­ing Biden Admin­is­tra­tion Halt Head Start Mask Mandate

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, along with 22 other states, sent a letter to the Biden Administration demanding that it immediately rescind the Head Start mask mandate.

March 14, 2022 | Press Release

AG Pax­ton Sup­ports Kentucky’s Chal­lenge to Fed­er­al Con­trac­tor Vac­cine Mandate

Attorney General Paxton joined 20 other states in filing an amicus brief in the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals, supporting Kentucky’s multistate coalition challenging the federal vaccine contractor mandate.

March 14, 2022 | Noteworthy

City of Den­ton Repeals Mask Man­date After AG Pax­ton Lawsuit

Attorney General Paxton has announced that the City of Denton has rescinded its mask mandate and repealed all COVID ordinances, following Attorney General Paxton’s filing of a lawsuit against it for violating Governor Abbott’s Executive Order GA-38. 

March 04, 2022 | Press Release

AG Pax­ton Sues City of Den­ton Over Unlaw­ful Mask Mandate

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton is suing the City of Denton after it refused to pull down its unlawful mask mandate in response to a notice letter from the Attorney General’s Office.

February 23, 2022 | Press Release

AG Pax­ton Sends Let­ter to City of Den­ton, Demand­ing End of Mask Mandate

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton sent a letter to the City of Denton demanding the end of a new policy requiring city employees to wear a mask in all common areas or suffer corrective action.

February 17, 2022 | Press Release

AG Pax­ton Sues Biden Over Ille­gal Air­line, Air­port Mask Mandate

Attorney General Ken Paxton, alongside the Texas Public Policy Foundation (TPPF) on behalf of Congresswoman Beth Van Duyne, sued the Biden Administration for its illegal mask mandate for airlines and airports.

February 16, 2022 | Press Release

Pax­ton Joins Let­ter Against OSHA Mandate

Attorney General Ken Paxton has joined several states in a comment letter opposing the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) proposed Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS), which requires companies with 100+ employees to force them to be vaccinated or to test negative on a weekly basis. 

January 20, 2022 | Press Release

AG Pax­ton Reminds Tex­ans to Be Cau­tious of COVID Pop-Up Sites Dur­ing Omi­cron Surge

Attorney General Ken Paxton is warning Texans about potential scams during the Omicron Coronavirus variant surge.

January 13, 2022 | Noteworthy

Pax­ton Joins Com­ment Let­ter Against Vac­cine Man­date for CMS Health­care Employees

Attorney General Ken Paxton has joined several states in a comment letter against the Biden Administration’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), which requires vaccination of all healthcare workers at CMS facilities throughout the country.  

January 04, 2022 | Press Release