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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

Pax­ton Sues Biden Over Unlaw­ful Vac­cine Man­date for Texas State Troops

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton sued the Biden Administration over an unconstitutional vaccine mandate being imposed on the Texas Army National Guard and the Texas Air National Guard.

January 04, 2022 | Press Release

Pax­ton Wins Fed­er­al Court Rul­ing to Stop Head Start Vac­cine and Mask Mandates

Attorney General Ken Paxton obtained a Texas-wide preliminary injunction from a Lubbock Federal District Court Judge that immediately halts implementation of the Biden Administration’s vaccine and mask mandate for the early childhood education program known as Head Start.

January 03, 2022 | Press Release

Pax­ton Joins Com­ment Let­ter Against Head Start Pro­gram Vac­cine and Mask Mandates

Attorney General Ken Paxton has joined a comment letter challenging the “Head Start Rule” that gives all Head Start staff and volunteers until January 31, 2022 to get the COVID-19 vaccine, and also requires all staff and children over 2 years of age to wear a mask.

January 03, 2022 | Press Release

Pax­ton Joins Com­ment Let­ter Denounc­ing Vac­cine Con­trac­tor Mandates

Attorney General Ken Paxton joined several states in a comment letter to the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) denouncing the Biden Administration’s previously-issued vaccine contractor mandate. 

December 22, 2021 | Press Release

Pax­ton Files Law­suit Against Biden Administration’s Vac­cine Man­date for Health­care Workers

Attorney General Ken Paxton filed a lawsuit against the Biden Administration challenging its “Vaccine Mandate Rule.”

November 15, 2021 | Press Release

Pax­ton Files Motion to Stop Biden’s Vac­cine Con­trac­tor Mandate

Attorney General Ken Paxton filed a motion for a temporary restraining order and preliminary injunction to stop President Biden’s unlawful vaccine mandate against federal contractors

November 15, 2021 | Press Release

Pax­ton Sues Biden Admin­is­tra­tion for Uncon­sti­tu­tion­al Vac­cine Mandate

Attorney General Paxton and several allied states and companies sued the Biden Administration for its illegal and unconstitutional vaccine mandate imposed on private businesses.

November 05, 2021 | Press Release